Application Deadline Date: 
Thursday, 24 December 2020 - 12:00pm

QA Lead

So...If you've been looking for your opportunity to get your foot in the door with an exciting, fast-growing gaming company...look no further

Who are Playside?

We are one of Australia's largest gaming companies in Melbourne and we are looking for a super switched on QA Leader to lead our QA team while setting up all of the necessary tools, documentation, and test plans for a successful QA team. If you think of yourself as a bug hunter extraordinaire, and are capable of finding defects that no one else even considers, this is the job for you!

Key Responsibilities

Taking ownership of the quality control for all of Playsides titles.
Conducting ongoing testing of all feature releases.
Suggesting improvements and documenting defects for multiple internal and external systems
Writing and implementing test plans for new projects
Conducting user acceptance testing sessions
Organising Beta and A/B tests
Maintaining our defect documentation
Inspiring & leading a team of QA employees, and ensuring they are following the workflow.
This is a hands on role, it will be leading a small team, but also performing daily QA tasks.
The ideal candidate for this job should be independently motivated and ready to work hard to achieve results.

Skills Required

At least 5 years experience in a similar QA role.
Leading our small QA team
Mentoring junior staff on QA Policy.
Writing test plans
Conducting or organising user acceptance tests
Conducting or organising Beta tests
Creating thorough process documentation
A tertiary degree or an equivalent professional qualification in a relevant field.
The ability to prioritise and work on multiple tasks simultaneously and manage competing priorities.
Strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently to get the job done without day-to-day direction.
Understanding of mobile / console games and the industry as a whole.
Conduct strategy audits to identify further opportunities to improve the way we do things.
Think on their feet and act quickly.
Have a can-do with the ability to turn a negative into a positive, no problem is too great.

If you're ready to stand out from the crowd and deliver exceptional work please keep reading…

What we offer here at Playside:
Incredible studios based in gorgeous Port Melbourne, right next to the city and many public transport options (although for the time being all working from home)

Amazing culture and team, we have some of the best people in Australia: we're not bias at all ;)
Incredible chance for progression. We're agile and fast growing, giving plenty of chances for you to grow in your role.
The chance to work on some of the most exciting projects, with the most incredible companies in the world - just take a look at our website!

Please apply via email to with your CV and create a killer cover letter with the following:

Why are you applying for our role at Playside?
Tell us all about yourself!
What is your proudest work achievement?
Why do you think you're the one for this role?
Why are you leaving your current role?
How many weeks' notice do you need?

Our Process
We want you to get to know us as much as we get to know you! Our process will go as follows:
You apply with your killer cover letter and CV
Quick phone call chat with our People & Culture Lead Lauren
You may then be invited in for a Zoom interview to outline all of your past work and we will let you know all about Playside.
We may then give you a short activity to complete to display how you work
2nd stage Zoom call, to meet with some more of our Playsiders.
Only candidates meeting the criteria will be contacted for an interview. Do keep an eye on our LinkedIn page and careers page to future roles.

How To Apply

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