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