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Development Manager

Location: Sacramento, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 167547

Position Title: DM

External Description:

Quality Assurance - Development Manager

The Quality Assurance - Development Manager and team are accountable for defining and delivering the Strategic Planning and Operational Vision for the Quality Assurance group. You will work with partner managers to establish schedules, establish budgets and ensure the creation of test coverage and project metrics.

Most of your time will be focused on ensuring project deliverables are completed on time through active participation in the test responsibilities and processes while maintaining EA's high standard of quality. You will focus on improving the operational effectiveness of the QA effort by assessing current QA practices and incorporating new QA strategies.

You will spend time managing a direct staff of project leaders, engaging in daily test responsibilities and mentoring and support junior level leadership within the department contributing to the development of their careers. Establishing working relationships within the QA department, and the outside partners are necessary to success in this role.

Primary responsibilities are as follows:

  • Help us to continue improving process and workflow management through multiple development and live project cycles
  • Resource management/planning, financial capacity planning, resource validation and skill-gap assessment
  • Project and quality management through test scope / scheduling, evaluating Return on investment and cost vs benefit analysis
  • Work with our partners and groups whilst maintaining the quality benchmark and project Indicators
  • Help us Develop talent, mentors and cultivate others within their project team
  • Monitor and promote product quality Indicators throughout project duration to give a constant heartbeat on product quality
  • Ensure testing processes are followed, and work with partners where needed to protect and uphold product quality
  • Work with all partners across a range of technology disciplines and geographic locations
  • Promote quality upstream and advocating best practices to achieve this
  • Produce and present reports to partners using data that represent product quality Indicators

Experience

  • QA Project Managers are expected to have at a minimum:
  • 7+ years of experience in a software development environment
  • 5 years Project Management or Project Lead experience
  • 5 years minimum of leadership experience
  • Risk Management techniques and solutions
  • Experience tracking product quality by using indicators and analytics
  • Experience working with engineering disciplines with and eye to promote outstanding quality principles
  • Test case test management software experience i.e. TestRail, TM4J, Xray
  • Excellent knowledge of production life cycle
  • Experience in a Scrum / Agile software development environment

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EEOText: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. 

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more! 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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