QA Manager

Location Dublin
Job Type Exclusive
Salary Attractive + Bonus
Reference 26066

International entertainment & online gaming company is looking to hire an experienced QA Manager as a permanent addition to the team in Dublin, Ireland. This person will have proven experience of leading QA teams in an Agile environment delivering large-scale web and mobile apps software projects.

We want someone who takes ownership of their work and is committed to delivering the highest software quality possible.


  • Line management and leadership experience as several people will be reporting to you

  • Recruitment of QA resources

  • Excellent communication skills as you will need to communicate with multiple stakeholders

  • Work closely with other Technology function managers to devise and implement the overall department strategy

  • Continually develop, maintain and protect the overall QA Strategy

  • We perform a mixture of manual and automated testing – you will be required to manage both

  • Manage and assess risk for projects and releases plus contingency plans

  • On-going process improvement, test tools research and implementation

  • Testing of high priority changes or production issues

  • Be part of a pool of Incident Response Managers for critical production issues

  • Work within an Agile environment, using JIRA and Confluence

  • Create, maintain and expand reusable testing documentation in Confluence

  • Document, track and escalate issues as appropriate

  • Coordinate testing activities across multiple Agile teams

  • Offer support and mentoring on best practice to the QA team and provide ongoing training

  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and distributing information

  • Technical depth to challenge developer’s estimations and approaches


  • QA Management experience in a software engineering environment

  • Hands on software QA experience

  • Working in an Agile/Scrum development environment

  • Excellent understanding of traditional and Agile SDLC’s

  • ISTQB Advanced or other software testing certifications

  • Experience of Jira, Confluence and TestRail for managing the Agile process and test management or

  • similar tools

  • Experience with Selenium WebDriver with Java or other Test Automation frameworks

  • Experience of delivering and operating software in a B-C model of both web and mobile apps

  • Experience in developing and implementing a Test Automation strategy

  • Motivation to continually improve and learn to add value to yourself and 888spectate

  • Proof of managing several teams and the ability to juggle multiple priorities

  • Project management skills/qualifications which facilitate progress tracking and coordination

  • Knowledge and experience of facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continual improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency


  • Background in the online gaming industry or eCommerce sectors an advantage

  • Knowledge of Python, HTML 5, JavaScript, CSS, MySQL and AWS

  • Continuous integration and continuous delivery experience

  • BDD experience

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