QA Lead HOUSEMARQUE / Helsinki, Finland

PUBLISHED: June 2, 2021

Housemarque is looking for a QA Lead


Housemarque is looking for an experienced QA Lead to take our QA team to the next level. As QA Lead you are responsible for leading our in-house QA team as well as coordinating with external QA partners. You will be in a key role championing quality within the company, developing our QA processes and growing the team for upcoming needs. In addition to managerial responsibilities you will also get to do some hands-on testing.

QA Lead’s responsibilities include:

  • Leading our in-house QA team
  • Coordinating work with external QA resources
  • Designing, implementing, and maintaining QA processes
  • Executing test plans
  • Tracking, reporting, and managing bugs in JIRA
  • Helping create and maintain test cases and other QA documents
  • Providing qualitative feedback to our development team regarding player experience and usability
  • Collaborating across multiple disciplines within the team in driving the game to completion

We expect you to have:

  • 5+ years of QA experience
  • Shipped a game (preferably big console/PC project) as a Senior QA/QA Lead
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes
  • Strong understanding of game/software development cycles
  • Experience with automated testing
  • Familiarity with bug tracking software like Jira
  • Experience in diagnosing, reporting, tracking and resolving issues
  • Deep understanding of defect reporting, version control, and configuration management best practices, along with different testing phase best practices and objectives
  • Great communication and analytical skills
  • Experience in building & leading small teams
  • Experience working with the third party companies providing testing services
  • Fluent written and verbal skills in English

We value:

  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • Passion for video games
  • Experience with Agile methodologies


Housemarque has a track record of 25+ years of developing top-notch games with focus on tight gameplay, impeccable audiovisual execution, and technical excellence. Our latest game Returnal was released for PS5 on April 30th, 2021.

At Housemarque, Game is King. We develop great games that bring happiness and joy to gamers and our fans. We aspire to be a great workplace where people develop professionally and as a person.

We offer:

  • Exciting and ambitious projects executed with the best tools
  • 25+ years of experience in video game development
  • Brilliant, diverse and empathetic colleagues to work with
  • Freedom, flexibility and openness in a collaborative culture
  • A warm and welcoming atmosphere at our cozy Helsinki office (you’d mostly be working from home currently)
  • Competitive salary, benefits, healthcare, Nordic work-life balance
  • Tailored relocation package to help you get settled into Finland

This is a permanent, full-time position based in Helsinki, Finland. We are looking to fill this position quickly so please apply as soon as possible!