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Bandai Namco Entertainment Eu
49/51 rue des docks
69009 Lyon

Date : 15.09.2021
Reference : AFJV-ETES150-21007

Bandai Namco Entertainment Eu

BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment est connu dans le monde entier pour développer et éditer des jeux vidéo parmi lesquels se trouvent des franchises à succès comme Tekken, SOULCALIBUR, PAC-MAN, Dark Souls and Little Nightmares. Notre entreprise apparait également comme le leader du marché sur le segment de l'animation japonaise avec des titres comme One Piece, Dragon Ball, Naruto, etc.
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe, en opérant au nom de l'entreprise BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc. sur le continent européen, a un bel avenir devant elle avec des projets à venir comme Unknown 9, Elden Ring, Tales of Arise, de nouveaux épisodes de The Dark Pictures et beaucoup d'autres projets d'envergures qui n'ont pas encore été annoncés.

Notre société BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe fait partie du groupe japonais BANDAI NAMCO, acteur majeur de l'industrie du divertissement présent sur les marchés des jeux vidéo, du jouet mais aussi des parcs d'attractions, et est présente dans 15 filiales au niveau international. Nous intervenons depuis la France (siège social à Lyon) dans 50 pays à travers le monde

Suivez nous sur Linkedin et découvrez pourquoi le slogan de notre compagnie est "More fun for everyone" !

Quality Control Manager

Permanent contract Lyon (69)

Position Duties

Are you ready to live a thrilling experience in a fast-paced and international environment where you can work on multi-platform and multi-genre titles ? We have the perfect job opportunity for you !

Within the EMEA Headquarters of BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment based in Lyon, you manage the Quality Control team comprised of 6 persons under the supervision of the Head of Production Services.
You establish Quality Control procedures across multiple production models and advocate for continual improvement in testing methods to match the game engine evolution, development teams' requests and to maintain standards. You report quality issues to senior stakeholders with a special focus on solutions.

Your principal responsibilities will be as follows :
  • Work with the various production and external development stakeholders to determine quality standards & specifications for various titles, focusing on functionality and first party platform compliance
  • Determine roles and responsibilities within the various test teams and oversee the creation of multi-discipline test plans
  • Provide clear direction to the test teams, internal and external, on their roles and responsibilities
  • Own the test schedules & budgets
  • Mentor and train the quality control team, to ensure high standards and maintain motivation
  • Oversee team project allocation
  • Support the project managers and test coordinators in their daily tasks and assist on projects where necessary
  • Collaborate with the Partner Manager to coordinate external testing providers and other project support resources
  • Create, update, and communicate regular project status information and recommendations to project stakeholders, having an advisory role with development and production
  • Create concise, reliable dashboards with data on key quality control performance indicators
  • Build good working relationships with external developers, third party vendors and key internal teams
  • Perform regular audits of testing methodologies & classifications
  • Keep up to date with the latest tools, trends & technologies with a view to enhancing efficiency

Candidate Profile

Knowledge and skills :
  • Strong experience in JIRA use, including flow creation, dashboards, and custom filters creation (JIRA admin experience is a plus)
  • Mastery of Microsoft Office software (Excel, SharePoint...)
  • Expert understanding of video games testing methodology, associated tools, and hardware
  • Strong knowledge of video game production and development cycles
  • Knowledge of the video game industry and game types
  • Fluent level of English, both written and oral

Experience and qualifications :
  • Bachelor's degree (BAC+3) with project management knowledge
  • 6+ years' experience in a senior QA role (i.e. QA manager/supervisor or similar), with strong experience working with development teams, as well as external QA teams
  • Experience in planning QA process/approach and breaking this down into phases
  • Experience in driving the QA process, anticipate and communicate risks as the project moves through milestones
  • Proven experience in a process-driven environment and creating / implementing innovative testing procedures and materials

Personality traits :
  • Rigorous, conscientious, and curious
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills with the ability to inspire others
  • Strong sense of organization and ability to handle priorities among several tasks
  • Ability to analyze a situation with objectivity and pragmatism
  • Ability to adapt and handle workload changes within the year
  • Strong communication and reporting skills, in both written and oral
  • Ability to learn and use new tools and methods

Additional Information

Location : 51 rue des Docks, 69009 Lyon - France
Start date : as soon as possible
Contract : Permanent contract, full time


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