QA Team Lead

Our client, known as legends in the gaming industry, are seen as one of the top tech employers in South Africa. Always expanding, they are currently on a recruitment drive to find highly talented QA Team Lead to join their Cape Town operation.

Job description

Run a team of talented testers in the game development space as their QA Team Lead. You will need to be passionate about testing, technically excellent, a leader, mentor and be able to execute and direct our clients’ QA vision. 


Duties Include but not limited to:

Working with product designers and developers at all stages to promote quality

Producing test plans and ensuring they are followed

Assigning work to QA analysts

Automating tests where appropriate

Producing test plans and schedules

Producing and prioritizing bug reports

Reproducing bug reports from the field and writing clear steps to reproduce

Running cross-platform testing for Desktop and Mobile (IOS and Android)

Verifying the load, scalability, and performance requirements have been met

Co-ordinating with other department to ensure required test platforms are available

Working with developers to perform root-cause analysis and preliminary problem diagnosis

Provide stakeholders with accurate and precise estimates for assigned task duration, along with confidence levels and foreseeable dependencies

Provide technical guidance to Test Engineers and/or Test Analysts 


Our client is invested in employing (and retaining) the best talent in South Africa and ensuring that their developers continually grow and evolve.  If successful, you will form an integral part of the company’s core, where your unique ideas are highly valued and put into development.  

You will be inspired by working some of the top IT talent in South Africa and feel the sheer energy of being a crucial element of one of the most intense, exciting, and fastest growing industry pioneers in the world.

Not only will your employment here add an incredible enhancement to your existing portfolio of work, you will also enjoy incredible perks (which are updated on a continual basis )but currently include an indoor gym, free and accessible parking, flexible working hours, free meals, and a fast track to learning new tech, and growth and development. 


• 6 + Years’ experience in the Quality Assurance mostly leading a Team
• ISTQB qualification will be an advantage
• Some Experience in Web (HTML5/Canvas) and mobile (iOS/Android) automation
• Some Experience in CI using TeamCity
• Self-motivated with strong capability of fast learning
• Excellent analytical and trouble shooting skills
• Good team player and good written and verbal communication skills
• Some knowledge of Java, JavaScript, Python and SQL will be an advantage
• Work in a collaborative team environment
• Ability to prioritize work
• Possess initiative to address issues and identify opportunities
• Strong leadership and mentorship skills
• Takes ownership of own work



Woodstock, Cape Town