Software Testing Supervisor

Guildford, UK, Permanent

Ref: TEST1909001

With a passion to deliver experiences such as high-end interactive drama and immersive VR, Supermassive Games is carving a unique and exciting path in the games industry. Want to join us on the journey?

We are looking for an experienced Test Team Leader or Test Project Manager to work with our teams to ensure the successful delivery of our games.


  • Create Libraries of Test Plans and Scripts for manual execution by external test groups
  • Manage communication between external test groups and internal production, engineering and testing teams
  • Track and analyse testing performance and testing results, and devise changes in plans, scripts and approaches to maximise the effectiveness of testing
  • Analyse results from automated testing tools, advising on key areas for engineering focus to improve software performance and stability
  • Supervise a small internal testing team to:

    o Ensure we provide reliably stable builds on a daily basis

    o Work closely with the dev team to test new features as they are implemented

    o Execute regression tests to validate that changes do not adversely affect existing features

    o Methodically recreate bugs and provide information to the dev team to assist with fixing problems

Key Skills and Experience

  • 6+ years of hands-on experience of testing in a games or similar environment
  • 2+ years of leading and directing testing teams in a games or similar environment
  • Experience of creating and executing structured test plans
  • Working as part of a team and the ability to communicate well with programmers, artists and other specialists
  • Experience of using defect tracking tools and systems
  • Experience using Microsoft Office applications

Desirable Experience

  • Experience of using tools and automation to analyse software performance
  • Experience of working as an embedded games tester located with a development team
  • Testing games on a variety of platforms, such as PC, PS4, Xbox One, mobile
  • Testing games built using the Unreal Engine
  • Understanding of or exposure to a variety of testing methodologies
  • Experience using Microsoft Office applications

You also need to be:

  • Structured and Analytical
  • Flexible and open-minded
  • Determined and self-motivated
  • Prepared to rise to a challenge
  • Obsessed with quality
  • Creative and innovative

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