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Manager, Software QA Engineering

PlayStation, San Francisco, CA

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PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play —it’s also the Best Place to Work. We’ve thrilled gamers since 1994, when we launched the original PlayStation. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment. The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

 

 

Manager, Software QA Engineering

San Francisco, CA

Job Summary: The Sony Interactive Entertainment Manager, Software QA Engineering will join our Client QA team, and will drive end-to-end quality of PlayStation experiences that delight our users on PS4 and PS5 consoles.

  • Define QA processes and coordinate sophisticated QA activities on multiple projects
  • Improve the overall QA process, such as identifying gaps or inefficiencies in workflows and suggesting improvements
  • Act as a strong advocate for test automation and quality in the product development process for software engineering
  • Lead and run a technical team of onsite engineers
  • Provide timely and accurate QA status and progress during all project testing phases, including summarizing QA results at project conclusion

Qualifications:

  • Validated experience building Software QA Automation and CI/CD systems
  • Experience writing and using Python, JavaScript, or Java to automate tests
  • Experience leading on and offshore teams
  • Self-motivated, independent, and proactive
  • 3+ years successful software QA management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Solid understanding of QA and Agile methodologies
  • Dedication to quality and ability to work closely and communicate effectively with developers, product and project managers across multiple teams
  • Ability to lead testing activities and recommend process improvement opportunities for multiple concurrent projects
  • Good social skills and able to work with various multi-functional teams to deliver high quality products
  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills, and a desire to solve difficult problems
  • Ability to learn and implement new processes
  • Strong talent development and leadership skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual in Japanese
  • Experience working with console or set-top box devices

Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services. PlayStation has delivered innovation to the market since the launch of the original PlayStation in Japan in 1994. The PlayStation family of products and services include PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Vita, PlayStation®3, PlayStation®Store, PlayStation®Plus, PlayStation™Video, PlayStation™Music, PlayStation™Now, PlayStation™Vue, PlayStation®Original and acclaimed PlayStation software titles from SIE Worldwide Studios. Headquartered in San Mateo, California, SIE is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation and has global functions and regional headquarters in California, London and Tokyo.

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