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Lead Quality Assurance Analyst

Obsidian Entertainment is looking for a Lead Quality Assurance Analyst to join one of our development teams in making our next great multi-platform RPG.

An ideal candidate has extensive experience playing and analyzing games across a wide variety of genres, especially RPGs. They must be capable of adapting to an environment of continually changing priorities while working directly with the development team on both test plans and subjective feature analysis. They will be responsible for the planning, coordination, and test deliveries of both internal and external QA resources. Ideal candidates are adept communicators, have a keen eye for the details, and are leaders who can naturally motivate others. 

This position requires the ability to work onsite or in a hybrid capacity at the Obsidian Entertainment office in Irvine, CA.


  • Manage the internal and external activities of quality assurance analysts based on Obsidian standards
  • Manage the bug workflow from end to end, including setting bug-writing standards, triaging issues, and keeping the Jira database organized
  • Collaborate with team leads and production to ensure testing needs are clearly identified and raise red flags when appropriate
  • Work with project leadership and production to develop testing goals, review bugs, and ensure that milestone goals are reaching a high bar of quality and stability
  • Collect data and provide subjective feedback to assist in the development of the game
  • Perform any of the tasks required of a Quality Assurance Analyst


  • Previous experience testing games or other software
  • Strong attention to detail, the ability to analyze complex game systems/mechanics, and the ability to communicate problems effectively
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Strong foundational experience with Jira and willingness to master it


  • Passion for RPGs and gaming in general
  • Experience managing and coaching employees in a game quality assurance environment
  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • Familiarity with any game development practices, workflow, and pipelines

Obsidian Entertainment is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 

The estimated base pay range for this role is:

  • $73,500 - $99,000 per year

Please, no phone calls or drop-ins. We only accept electronic applications.

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