· Work closely with Product Managers and development teams to establish release plans and drive execution meeting scope, schedule and quality requirements.
· Hold the launch codes to backend, servers, and distribution - going live with production builds
· Write and update tools and build scripts to improve release pipeline
· Navigate file systems in game engines and source control platforms
· Comfortable with debug support, collecting and parsing log files for engineers
· Establish roadmaps and standards to ensure seamless launches
· Provide updates and visibility status to the rest of the team
· Monitor, manage, and report the performance throughout the lifecycle of the release
· Identify, triage, and manage risks that may affect release
· Refactor JIRA pipeline to better support internal and external community issue submissions
· Coordinate with web team to setup a robust outfacing Knowledge Base
· Communicate daily playtest build status with community management and playtest coordinator
· Coach and mentor members of the team on QA best practices and adherence to policy.
· 3-5 years experience as a Quality Assurance Analyst or similar role.
· Experience in DevOps.
· Setup and released at least 1 title on Steam API. Also a big plus if shipped a title on any console with an understanding of certification requirements.
· Experience with live server games across multiple regions and managing config requirements for instance types, performance, and population across dev, stage, and prod environments.
· Experience with back end live game operations across dev, stage, and prod environments.
· Experience in project management and QA methodology.
· Experience with implementing an automated testing process.
· Experience with industry game engines, specifically Unreal Engine.
· Strong experience in source control management, eg. Perforce, Git. Branching, Merging.
· Experience with the administration of issue trackers, specifically JIRA.
· Strong organizational skills, with the ability to track multiple test and deployment efforts simultaneously.
· Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude.