Mobile QA Manager

Los Angeles, CA /
Engineering /
Full-time
Maple Media is an innovative mobile media, advertising, and technology company that acquires and operates category-leading apps that entertain, empower productivity, and enrich everyday life. We’re proud to boast a diverse portfolio of highly-rated apps (seriously, check out all of our ratings in the App Store and Google Playstore. Read the comments!) which includes Editor’s Choice apps & games including Pic Stitch, Player FM, Dialog, SwiftScan, Stocks+, We Heart It, WeekCal, & more. Learn more about our apps at https://maplemedia.io/apps/.

Founded in 2017 by industry veterans from Google and Jam City and based in Los Angeles and Quebec, Maple Media is no run-of-the-mill startup. We’re backed by a $30M investment from Shamrock Capital, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm with a rich history of investing in media, entertainment, and communications. With our resources and ambitious, collaborative team, we are positioned for incredible growth and opportunity.

Maple Media is seeking a new addition to QA team in Los Angeles or Canada to test products across our portfolio of mobile games and apps. This role will have a high impact in the organization, including helping test and ship key apps and games in our portfolio with tens of millions of users. As a QA Manager, you’ll work closely with our product team, support team, and iOS, Android and Unity engineers to ensure we ship products that our users love.

Job Responsibilities:

Manually test and review core functionality and ad tech of all app and game releases that we ship, capturing key bugs and issues in JIRA and greenlighting builds for release. Perform regression testing and verify bug fixes, in collaboration with engineering, product and support. Deeply and rigorously play-test games and use apps in-development to find bugs, issues, and refinement opportunities prior to release. Build test cases for a variety of apps, including core test case documentation. Introduce documentation, automation and scale into our QA program. Join development meetings and work directly with iOS, Android and Unity developers

Required Skillset:

-BA or BS degree required, preferably in related field
-2-4 years experience in QA, Play Testing or Customer Support at a mobile app, gaming, or other software company
-Familiar with Charles Proxy and working with Ad Tech and App Store IAP
-Knowledge of software development, QA methodologies and release process
-Strong attention to detail and work ethic
-Strong analytical and problem solving skills
-Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize many requests simultaneously 
-Startup mindset and excitement for having a big impact and meaningful responsibility on our team
-Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
-Passion for mobile app and games, familiarity with Android, iOS, GSuite (Google Docs, Google Sheets), Windows, Mac OS, Slack and JIRA
-Candidates with technical backgrounds in QA automation are also encouraged to apply 
-Candidates must be based in Los Angeles and be able to live / work in the U.S. long term
Culture and benefits:
Collaborative and supportive leadership and colleagues
Provide the opportunity to grow and develop your career
Offer an inclusive environment that encourages diverse perspectives and ideas
Deliver challenging and unique opportunities to contribute to the success of a transforming organization
Highly competitive pay
Offer comprehensive benefits  
Unlimited PTO
Flexible hours (because we know you can get work done, and also have a life outside of work)
A better work/life balance
$100 reimburse for office setup joins
Benefits with Talkspace (mental health) 
OneMedical membership ($250) 
1X / month fun team activity (magical castle, going bowling Roosevelt hotel, volunteer event in Malibu, escape rooms, whiskey tastings, magician)
Holiday party
Global team offsite: fly in from from around world
Reimbursement for work related courses