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QA Lead

Vancouver, BC


Placement Type:


Salary (USD):

C$35/hr - C$39/hr

Start Date:


This is a hybrid role in Vancouver.
Pay Range: C$35/hr – C$38/hr

Our client is a leader in the gaming space, they are looking for a Quality Assurance Lead (QA Lead) with a proficient knowledge of gameplay testing, project planning, test prioritization and team health analysis to join our team and contribute to the success of our Quality Assurance department.


  • Previous leadership experience, supporting teams through difficult situations
  • Experience across multiple development cycles (ideally from pre production to post launch)
  • Experience writing testing instructions or briefs
  • Experience estimating testing efforts
  • Willingness to learn new technologies and develop/refine skills
  • Strong documentation and organization skills
  • Strong communication skills, comfortable interfacing with QA and Production teams


  • Ensuring proper testing is being done on Live Modes teams.
  • Observing and mentoring Dev Support members that will report to them.
  • Syncing with Production stakeholders on expectations for deliverables in each milestone
  • Translate design & technical briefs into test plans.
  • Audit incoming issues for proper process implementations
  • Reporting KPIs to management and informing them when actions are required
  • Representing all QA processes to the team
  • Estimating Test efforts and communicating these to the team and Production stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience coordinating multiplayer testing
  • Strong understanding of the live game mode community
  • Adaptable teaching skills (teaching to lots of different types of learners including leadership teams)
  • Thorough documentation and organization skills.
  • Ability to translate design & feature briefs into nuanced and robust test cases, or review & provide feedback on the test cases of others.
  • Confident communication skills, comfortable interfacing with QA and Production teams.
  • Proactive planning, critical thinking and problem-solving skillset.
  • Data driven approach in decision making.

Nice to haves

  • Experience with Unreal Engine is good to have.
  • Experience with Jira, Confluence and SharePoint.

The target hiring compensation range for this role is $35/hr – $38/hr. Compensation is based on several factors including, but not limited to education, relevant work experience, relevant certifications, and location. Additional benefits offered may include:

Client Description:
You will want to read this fine print. Part of our mission is to take care of you, so we offer the best benefits. Unlike other staffing companies, we provide talent with the same benefits that our CEO gets. This includes:

  • A choice of three major medical plans (including vision coverage) plus dental insurance
  • Paid sick leave for all hourly talent in the U.S. and Canada
  • 401(k) with a match and immediate vesting
  • Exclusive employee discounts through Promo Code: Aquent
  • Access to hundreds of professional development courses through Aquent Gymnasium
  • And much more

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. The Company recruits, hires, trains, promotes, compensates, and administers all personnel actions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected status of an individual or that individual’s associates or relatives.

We have a simple philosophy at Aquent: to personally place the best creative talent in the best jobs for the best companies. When you work for Aquent, you qualify for medical, dental and vision insurance after working only four consecutive weeks maintaining an average of 20 hours per week. If this job isn’t the right fit for you, but you know someone who is, please pass this job posting on. We have a fantastic referral program that pays out in cash rewards!