Quality Control Coordinator
Ubisoft
Pune, India
22h ago

Job Description

About the Organisation : -

Ubisoft is a leading developer and publisher of video games worldwide whose brand portfolio covers blockbusters such as Assassin’s Creed, Prince of Persia and Splinter Cell, as well as games for the whole family, from Imagine and Petz to Rayman Raving Rabbids.

To continue building on its achievements for the future, Ubisoft is looking for new talent for its growing Indian studio in Pune!

We favor diversity, creativity, drive and team spirit. If you’ve got the skills and the desire to succeed, we want you to be a part of this exciting period of growth.

Job Summary : -

Manage the teams that form the assigned Unit : plans the resources, controls, supervises and evaluates the methods and procedures that are being used in the department, the communication with the production teams and local management

Job Description : -

Activities related to QC Department :

  • Inspire structure through his / her own example and by maintaining a highly professional climate
  • Inform the QC Manager on the evolution of the projects in the Unit and forecasted needs by planned or ad hoc meetings, bringing the potential expenses in for validation
  • Weekly updates of the WW QC Planning according to projects and resources repartition
  • Attend the meetings on the internal organization of the department
  • Is in permanent contact with the QCC of the other unit to ensure that the department is in continuous development and in global coherence
  • Mediate together with the QC Manager any conflict that might appear in the teams
  • Work with Management, QC Leads and HR teams on establishing and evaluating team performances according to the settled salary and bonus strategy, identifying motivation levers for all the levels within the structure
  • Anticipate with QC Manager and HR teams the needed resources and training, proposing plans for short and long terms
  • Attend the interviewing of new employees and see for them to match the profile needed by the studio
  • Activities related to Unit :

  • Inspire the Unit through his / her own exemplarity and professional attitude
  • Coordinate the QC teams in the Unit, planning together with the QC Manager the resource needs and internal project allocation
  • Responsible for the share, correct implementation and supervision of the methods and procedures that are being used in the Unit
  • Formulate and apply effective QC methodologies and testing procedures in the Unit to ensure the highest quality with maximum efficiency based on best practices (from training to tests cases and testing methods)
  • Follow Unit projects, working with the QC Leads to have a good overview on all projects and anticipate any arising procedural or administrative problems
  • Evaluate the QC Leads in the Unit and grant the levels accordingly
  • Attend the recurring evaluation of the members in the Unit teams, validating the bonuses and sanctions where needed, ensuring of their objectivity
  • Oversee the communication with the administrative departments related to the Unit. Ensures the administrative problems get fixed
  • Update the Unit teams resource planning in real time based on the information received from the production teams
  • Evaluate, analyse and solve the necessities for procedures in the Unit
  • Ensure of the professional growth of the Unit’s members by granting them equal chances in taking part in trainings that are being organized either inside or outside the Unit
  • Analyse and try to solve the financial problems the members of the Unit might have before escalating them to QC Manager
  • Provide professional counselling for the members of the Unit
  • Mediate any conflict that might appear in the Unit
  • Supervise the days off taken by the members of the Unit
  • Supervise the necessity for overtime work
  • Aim for the continuous improving of the Unit’s activity
  • React on own intent when noticing the infringement of the studio or social regulations
  • Confidentiality of the entrusted documents
  • Confidentiality of the communication addressed to him / her alone
  • Activities related to Projects in the Unit :

  • Lead and supervise the starting of each project by direct participation in the initial conference calls / communication emails
  • Supervise the creation of the test plan so that all the procedures are followed. Trains the QC Leads in order to have a good view on the needed documents
  • Approve the test plan and estimate the resources (both human and hardware) before the beginning of the testing process.
  • Assign the resources needed for the tests

  • Adjust the resources assignation when problems appear with the structure of the project or the team, so that all deadlines can be met
  • Supervise the adjustments made to the test plan that might influence the deadline and the testing process and plan these adjustments in advance
  • Supervise the security protocols of the tested versions confining to the existing security policies that are being applied in the department
  • Supervise the certification processes during the testing period according to the internal certification regulations
  • Intervene if the test team did not receive all the needed information that they asked for
  • Supervise the mailing that occurs between QC Leads and Producers
  • Observe any problem related to the quality of each project, making the necessary steps when the quality and quantity of the bugs does not answer to the projects needs at a given moment
  • Job Requirements : -

  • Relevant experience in the industry with good knowledge of the production cycle for video games
  • Good managerial skills with previous experience in coordinating large teams
  • Solid communication skills in English with French being a plus
  • Good technical knowledge of video-game testing
  • Good MS Office background
  • Required Skills : -

  • Strong leadership ability, challenging his / her structure for best results
  • Ability to spearhead changes and share with teams
  • Rigorous and methodical
  • Analytical and detail-oriented
  • Capacity to analyse risk and make contingency plans
  • Independent and innovative
  • Efficiency oriented, anticipative thinking
  • Communication skills (English)
  • Strong understanding of debugging and quality control process
  • Thrives in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent time and priority management and problem solving abilities
  • Focus on continuous improvement
  • Ability to plan and analyze, determination in achieving the goals
  • Ability to issue clear tasks to the subordinates and to motivate
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