Senior Software QA Engineer/ QA Lead


Sony Interactive Entertainment PlayStation

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Senior Software QA Engineer/ QA Lead - Aliso Viejo, CA

The Sr. QA Engineer (QA Lead) will join our Engineering team, as part of our Experience Technology Group, at Sony Interactive Entertainment. You will lead quality engineering of customer-facing applications in a fast-paced dynamic environment.


  • Plan and execute QA related activities; build test plan, test cases, and execute to ensure the quality of new features
  • Review product requirements and technical design documents to understand how the feature works on the PlayStation console and create effective testing strategies
  • Collaborate with distributed teams for multi-functional test plan design and execution
  • Work with QA team members, software developers from multi-functional teams to trouble-shoot test failures in the various test environments
  • Report, track and, verify defects
  • Practical experience using source code control systems, especially Git
  • Knowledge of development and deployment tools; Git, Jenkins etc
  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies and development processes

Required Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of proven experience in building and carrying out test plans and test cases
  • Experience in a lead capacity, leading small to medium projects
  • Extensive background in QA methodologies and experience developing and performing comprehensive test suites for system software
  • Knowledge and experience testing APIs and microservices
  • Strong analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Work constructively with developers, QA, Design, and PMO towards a common goal

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with automation using any programming language: Java, Python, etc
  • Experience using source control (esp. Git) and CI/CD tools (Jenkins or Circle CI)

About you:

  • Possess a drive and passion for quality with the ability to inspire, excite and motivate other team members
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, and able to work with others at all levels
  • Effective at working with geographically remote and culturally diverse teams
  • Curiosity drives you to go beyond your immediate assignments and actively learn everything you can about the systems you support!
  • You're not afraid to ask questions


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Location: San Diego, CA

Date posted: 2021-12-11