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Posted - 19/11/2007

QA Manager

Company Glu Mobile
Job Type Full-Time Employment
Job Category Manager Telecom & Mobile Jobs
Salary N/A
Location San Mateo, USA
Region: North America
Education Bachelor's Degree
Work Experience 5-10 years
Job Reference

Company Overview:
Glu is a leading global publisher of mobile games. Its portfolio of top-rated games includes original titles Super K.O. Boxing!, Stranded and the Ancient Empires franchise, and titles based on major brands from Atari, Harrah\'s, Hasbro, Microsoft, PlayFirst, PopCap Games, SEGA and Sony. Founded in 2001, Glu is based in San Mateo, California and has offices in London, Hong Kong, France, Germany and Brazil. Consumers can find high quality, fresh entertainment created exclusively for their mobile phones wherever they see the \'g\' character logo .

Glu Mobile is seeking an experienced QA Manager to be responsible for people management, planning, scheduling, and managing of daily activities of the team across multiple fast-moving projects with aggressive deadlines. The candidate has a thorough understanding and experience of QA methodologies and process improvement. At the same time, the candidate must be willing to be hands-on in testing as needed.

Main Responsibilities
• Recruit, mentor, develop, motivate, and retain high quality QA staff.
• Perform managerial tasks such as personnel quarterly goal setting and focal reviews.
• Implement and track metrics to measure team performance.
• Plan, schedule, and allocate resources across multiple projects.
• Review overall test plan and test cases for each project.
• Oversee QA execution against the plan and monitor the bug list closely, driving the list to zero for each project.
• Execute against the QA plan in a timely manner ensuring highest quality criteria can be met. Make recommendations as necessary.
• Evaluate processes within QA and with other departments. Introduce, enhance and implement efficiencies in an on-going basis.
• Work closely with all cross-functional teams including production and engineering and serve as an advocate for QA.
• Perform hands-on testing as needed
• Responsible to lead QA on multiple new game and application titles under development. This will mostly be client-side on targeted mobile devices with server components.

• 6 or more years of Quality Assurance experience as an individual contributor.
• 3 years minimum people management experience
• Experience in a dynamic, growing company. Must be adaptable and flexible.
• Excellent written and verbal skills. Must be able to collaborate and work with a diverse team including third party partners.
• Excellent time management skills with ability to multi-task and prioritize own work as well as the team’s work.
• Exceptional organizational skills and must be a self-starter. Track record of demonstrating initiative.
• Exceptional analytical and problem solving skills, both technically and organizationally.
• Proven track record in delivering quality products in a timely manner.
• Must be willing to work smart and hard to get the job done.
• Experience in project management a plus.
• In-depth understanding of QA methodologies and practices as well as software development life cycle.
• Knowledge of QA and Software Development tools including Bugzilla, CVS.
• Knowledge of programming a plus to identify its relationship to bugs found.
• Experience with Windows and Linux/Unix
• Experience with server testing
• Experience of gaming industry, wireless phone industry, and mobile devices a plus.

Compensation: $75,000.00 - $90,000.00 Annually

Education: Bachelors degree in Computer Science or equivalent

Job summary: Job: QA Manager USA, San Mateo, North America, Glu Mobile, category: Manager Telecom & Mobile Jobs
Candidates suitable for this job: 83
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