QA Automation Lead

Ascend Learning   •  

New York City, NY

Industry: Education.


Less than 5 years

Posted 293 days ago

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The QA Automation Lead role is crucial in leading the QA effort for the core systems that power all our web and mobile games. You will plan and execute on a vision for testing at the company that champions automation in our pipeline for Web, iOS, Android, Windows and macOS. Automation will involve a broad spectrum of testing, such as regression, functional, load, capacity and more.

Our current testing stack is comprised of Jenkins and a custom-built Unity-based testing framework. We are eager to hear how you would enhance and extend this system. The ideal new team member should be ready to work in a group of equals. We're excited to hear your ideas about system design, project implementation, and which new technologies you think are worth investigating.


  • Help move the company to a true multi-platform infrastructure through the design and implementation of automated testing processes
  • Design and implement an improved testing stack to allow for efficient testing of releases and hotfixes
  • Work with our QA team to identify high-value opportunities for automation and ensure maximum stability, performance and quality
  • Write documentation and automated tests
  • Help plan deployments and launches for all projects

Education and Experience:

  • 3+ years C# experience
  • 3+ years of experience in Test Automation development for Web and Native platforms
  • Experience architecting and designing an automation system for Web and Native platforms
  • Ability to coordinate with other developers and QA testers
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
  • Experience with a distributed version control system like Mercurial or GIT

Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with Unity game engine
  • Experience with build automation
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies
  • Experience supporting a live service