QA Lead


Company Highlights

  • The Ready Games app delivers three new original mini game eSports tournaments weekly to a passionate audience of casual mobile gamers, where people compete for cash prizes.

  • Our in-house studio is the world’s most prolific, having produced over 200 original mini mobile games in the last 12 months alone!

  • We leverage our proprietary technology to design, build, and deploy original games to mobile without any forced app updates- delivering the equivalent of a “Netflix for gaming” experience on mobile.

  • Ready takes a “Saturday Night Live” approach to gaming- grooving on pop culture with topical, timely, and irreverent game themes before anyone else can.

  • The company is venture-backed with an $8m war-chest to build the world’s leading platform for casual mobile eSports.


About the Position

The Ready Games  is looking for a QA Lead who can create tests and validation tools to make QA an integral and efficient part of Ready’s production process and lead testing to achieve performance quality. This individual will need to be resourceful, who has an ability turning complex problems into simple, elegant solutions and always on the lookout for ways to improve processes.


What you’ll do

  • Develop and implement custom tests and tools for QA

  • Lead QA for production releases

  • Collaborate with engineering team leads to understand their tasks, analyze workflows, and look for areas of improvement

  • Ensure that features are validated consistently, so that bugs and glitches can be corrected now, prevented later, and never reach our players

  • Identify performance bottlenecks

  • Troubleshoot problems (root cause analysis) and report defects in JIRA

  • Create and maintain documentation to serve as reference to guide interdependent teams

  • Come up with solutions to continuously optimize the QA process

  • Stay up to date on testing best practices and technological advancements to keep up with the industry + develop your skills and refresh your knowledge

  • Always aiming for high software development standards

  • Knowledge of software & mobile development lifecycle

  • Deepen your engineering skills and experience on the front lines of Mobile Gaming

  • Be part of an engineering team creating  and innovating new features, while improving user experience

  • Work with an experienced team of technologists

  • Work with cross-functioning teams in different locations


What you’ll need

  • 1+ years QA Lead experience

  • 3+ years QA experience

  • Experience in test automation (backend) & manual tests (frontend)

  • Knowledge of Selenium/Selendroid, or similar, and Jest/Mocha/Supertest/Nock

  • Experience leading Beta Tester teams

  • Knowledge of C# & Unity3D, an asset

  • Attention to detail and customer satisfaction

  • Excellent ability to understand and solve complex problems

  • Organizational capacity, dynamism and autonomy

  • Ability to work under pressure with short delays, quick adaptation to new situations

  • Communication and listening skills to facilitate teamwork

  • Decision making, sense of initiative and leadership

  • Comfortable with agile methods (Jira, scrum) and remote management (Slack, Github, Discord)

  • Knowledge of Mixpanel, an asset

  • Experience with submitting apps to app stores, an asset

  • Experience with build machines, an asset

  • Degree in IT, Software engineering or equivalent, an asset

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure

  • Knowledge of the mobile gaming industry an asset

  • Experience working within a startup / remote culture an asset


What you’ll get

  • The opportunity to join the leading competitive mobile platform in one of the fastest growing industries - eSports

  • Great benefits/vacation/personal time plan

  • Work remotely and/or Montreal modern co-working space

  • Flexible live-work schedule

  • International environment offering daily contact with team members from other countries & cultures

  • Opportunity of leveraging your skills and future advancement opportunities.


Why Ready?

  • Revolutionizing the Gaming space - Players & Makers

  • At the forefront of eSports for everyone

  • Work with talented enthusiastic individuals who are passionate about gaming and are industry pioneers

  •  Have the ability to put your skills to the test in a fast growing start-up

  • The opportunity  to have a flexible live-work schedule and work at home/ anywhere you are the most happiest and productive


How to apply

  • Send us your resume/LinkedIN profile and cover letter explaining your qualifications to “ christina [at]”

  • Share with us links to your Github / Bitbucket or equivalent so we can see some of your work.

  • Share with us any games you have in the wild!


Ready Backgrounder

Since 2016, Ready has been revolutionizing the mobile gaming industry for Players (The Ready Games, ) and Makers (Ready Maker, ); users growing daily, currently over 1.6 million combined users!

The Ready Games is venture backed, with over $8m in financing. You can read about The Ready Games in Venture Beat and Product Hunt.

The Ready Games

What - The world’s leading  platform for competitive mobile gaming

When - A new game drops every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 3pm Eastern Time

How - Players have unlimited practice runs , but only one chance to compete for the prize

Win - The pot is split among the top 20% of players.

Download and learn more about The Ready Games HERE


David Bennahum