QA Lead

    • Epic Games
  • Cary, NC
  • Posted 36 days ago | Updated 5 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Software Quality Assurance
QA management
Game development
Quality assurance
Risk management
User experience
Quality management
Data Analysis
Risk analysis
People management
Test plans
Risk assessment
Mobile devices
Operating systems
Issue tracking
Version control
Configuration Management
System integration
Problem solving
Life insurance
3D computer graphics
Unreal Engine
Architectural design
Software deployment
iOS development
Acceptance testing
Analytical skill
Value engineering
Virtual reality

Job Details


At the core of Epic's success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it's building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we're always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We're constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.

What We Do

The Quality Assurance team owns the testing process, risk management, and quality evaluation of all products and functions across Epic. Our team works closely with developers and production to ensure the best possible user experience for our community and customers.
What You'll Do

In the Game Operations space, as a QA Lead, you will join our release team that uses a combination of quality management, data analysis, and technical skills to drive and improve testing process, risk analysis and quality evaluations related to the overall release health and release deployment process for Fortnite. This is a 24 hr on-call team to support release deployments after normal business hours if necessary. In this role you'll be responsible for supporting the QA Manager with handling day to day tasking, managing team member growth and collaborating with release stakeholders from multiple disciplines and teams leading quality initiatives that increase the visibility of the health of a given release and increase the confidence of our deployment processes pre-launch.
In this role, you will
  • Working with product owners, developers, release managers and QA management to define acceptance criteria, identify risks, and plan testing coverage for upcoming features / releases
  • Reviewing test plans from team members for proper coverage and identifying gaps in documentation
  • Present risk assessments for planned deployments
  • Managing the execution of our certification testing practices to align with requirements
  • Becoming a subject matter expert in our release deployment process in relation to Fortnite
  • Provide constructive guidance to QA analysts, engineers, and testers to improve their work performance and career growth
  • Develop a plan that solves the week-to-week testing requirements and expectations at a team level, and lead the team to execute against that plan Escalate issues and potential blockers to the QA Manager and other stakeholders
What we're looking for
  • 5 years of Software Quality Assurance experience working in software, mobile and/or game development
  • Ability to adapt and respond to an ever changing landscape
  • Not just a people leader; able and willing to contribute to day-to-day testing/engineering efforts
  • Experience working with and testing for multiple platforms; web, modern consoles, PCs and/or mobile devices using Android and/or IOS operating systems
  • A deep understanding of defect reporting, version control, and configuration management best practices, along with different testing phase best practices and objectives (functional, system integration, UAT, performance)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving experience in technical environment
  • Ability to build strong relationships with stakeholders and execute on strategy in a team environment
  • Familiarity and willingness to learn new technical frameworks, concepts, and tools
  • Ability to prioritize and work independently, as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to thrive while working in a fast-paced working environment, with the ability to juggle multiple projects Proven track record of successful contributions to the release of high-quality products

Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. Our coverage includes Medical, Dental, a Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance & a 401k with competitive match. We also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents. Throughout the year we celebrate our employees with events and company-wide paid breaks. We offer unlimited PTO and sick time and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical.


Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we've been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic's award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.
Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

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