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QA Lead

Division: Bethesda Softworks | Department: Quality Assurance | Location: Rockville , MD, US

We are looking for a QA Lead to join our team at the ZeniMax Media corporate headquarters in Rockville, MD. 


  • Train, direct and optimize a team to balance iterative functionality and creative break case testing
  • Quickly and efficiently analyze data that testing generates - and proactively construct and change plans as needed
  • Interact directly with QA Management and the Development team to discuss test scheduling and issues
  • Coach and mentor testers on proper QA processes and testing procedures
  • Effectively, and objectively, communicate the status of the project to both the Production and Development teams as well as QA Management
  • Diagnose and communicate console first-party and functionality issues at a high-quality level (i.e., complex bug troubleshooting and scheduling conflicts) to upper management
  • Track certification testing needs and progress across multiple projects with multiple console/sku requirements
  • Communicate with other Leads regarding certification/functionality testing needs and resource management
  • Track and manage the daily workload of an embedded test team
  • Detailed tracking and timely reporting of work progress and deliverables
  • Help to manage the project database; ensuring continuous high quality on bug entry, timely response on requests for more information, and proper bug flow
  • Help to manage and proactively update constant changes in platform and console requirements
  • Assist in the creation and implementation of training materials for team members


  • Experience testing and shipping multiple AAA cross-platform games in a QA focused, project management capacity
  • Proven background in Certification and Functionality Test process and procedures
  • Proven experience with PC/Console/mobile testing
  • Knowledge and experience with tools for scheduling and tracking deliverables
  • Strong analytical skills in reviewing all design-related information and interpreting areas of risk in testing
  • Self-motivated, with strong work ethic and ability to work with limited supervision
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Flexibility to changing priorities
  • Advanced skill set for using Windows applications
  • Proficient with MS Office
  • Extensive knowledge of Sony/Microsoft and mobile first party requirements across multiple generations – Xbox One/PS4/Apple/Android/PC/MAC
  • Able to build a detailed test plan that is flexible with ongoing changes in features and verifies builds for full production testing
  • 2 – 5+ years software test and first-party certification experience
  • 5+ shipped titles (2+ as a QA Project Lead – responsible for all facets of testing)

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with products and games having Live environment needs – assessing and ensuring proper time and resource management during ongoing development

How to Apply

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