The Director of Quality Assurance is responsible for providing organizational and strategic direction to Quality Assurance and Quality Engineering teams, for multiple projects and across all BioWare studios in North America (Austin, Edmonton).
In conjunction with BioWare's department and project leaders you will support and enable the teams to provide great player experiences to our fans through continuous improvement of our quality development practices.
The key activities are Strategic Planning, Organizing, Directing, Monitoring and Coaching the QA & Operations teams with a focus on the Managers. All department directors ensure project & BioWare studio success through delivery of world class systems and content, in the development of the best story driven games in the world.
What a Director of QA at BioWare does:
Your primary objective will be managing the vision and strategy of BioWare’s QA & QE teams. As a senior spokesperson for the studio in various external and internal settings, you will partner with business leaders in order to provide appropriate operational business solutions. You must be proficient at inspiring and advocating continuous improvement, operational efficiency and change at a studio level.
The majority of your time will be focused on strategic, operational process and team management initiatives. The below breakdown should paint a clear picture of the various areas of responsibility for this key role:
Primary Strategic responsibilities:
Primary Operational Responsibilities:
strategic goals of the organization.
Primary People Management (team) responsibilities:
The next great Director of QA also needs:
5+ years in Senior Quality Assurance Leadership Role (Strongly Recommended)
5+ years as a Quality Assurance Tester (Required)