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full time Mobile Game QA Lead

at Subatomic Studios in Cambridge, MA

About Subatomic Studios
Subatomic Studios is an independent game development studio located in beautiful Cambridge, Massachusetts. We are the creators of the award winning Fieldrunners 2, the sequel to the IGF Best Mobile Game, Fieldrunners. We’re looking for passionate, top-notch people to join us in creating groundbreaking mobile gaming experiences. Fieldrunners proved that you don’t have to be a copycat game to reach the top of the charts. The secret, we believe, is in aiming high, and empowering passionate and talented people organized into small, agile teams. Are you up for it?

Mobile Game QA Lead
The QA Lead is responsible for daily and long term QA planning and testing. The QA Lead manages 1-2 team members, leads all game tests and verifications, works to continually improve QA processes and work-flows in order to assure the highest quality builds.

Candidate Requirements

  • Loves games.
  • Professional experience performing game QA. Need not have experience as a lead, but must demonstrate readiness to lead.
  • Able to crunch when needed.
  • Local to greater Boston area.


  • 60% – Testing verification and test case creation and maintenance
  • 15% – Manage and mentor team members
  • 10% – Manage bug tracking database
  • 10% – On-going requirements gathering and communication with development teams
  • 5% – Review all work to ensure ongoing improvement in standards, workflows and procedures
  • Communicate directly with team members
  • May work with other departments to provide marketing or customer service support
  • Create product specific test plan and test cases in accordance with Studio test plan.
  • Set up and manage configuration and access to bug tracking database.
  • Be responsible for test environment and equipment, including build access and distribution.


  • Experience as a game QA tester.
 Experienced with Agile and JIRA software
  • Competencies: Excellent written/verbal/presentation skills; knowledge of Word, Bug Tracking software. Ability to multi-task effectively; attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.

Bachelors degree in related field preferred. High School diploma or equivalency required.

2+ years QA experience in the gaming software development field.

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