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At Paradox, we are focused on bringing value to our community by creating groundbreaking features for both players and game developers. If you are a passionate QA Lead who would like to work at a successful games company, full of people passionate about technology and games, read on and learn how you can be part of the fun and talented DevOps department!

We are now looking for a QA Lead to work as part of our Mods team in the DevOps department. The DevOps department is responsible for the Paradox Ecosystem which provides a variety of services and products to Paradox’s various Game Teams and Game Studios. These products and services include the Paradox Account service, Paradox Mods, cross-platform multiplayer, social/player features (leaderboards, cloud saves, forums, etc.), the Paradox Store, the Paradox Game SDK, and much more!

Embedded within our Mods Team and based in our Stockholm Office, you will be responsible for the creation, maintenance and enforcement of a modern, automated, testing strategy and framework. 

You will also lead a small team of remote QA Testers, who will aid you in developing this strategy and framework which will be robust, applicable throughout the entire development process, and will cover functionality, usability, performance, design and compatibility testing.

This is a new role within the department and we expect the successful candidate to be proactive, able to constructively communicate concerns and work within deadlines. The candidate will also be expected to actively promote this strategy (and accompanying framework) to other Teams within the department and to the department as a whole.

What you will be doing:

  • Creating, maintaining and enforcing a modern, automated, testing strategy for web and native applications (Windows/OSX/Linux, Xbox, Playstation)
  • Managing and maintaining E2E test strategy for related projects.
  • Managing and maintaining smoke tests in collaboration with the Product Owner.
  • Coordinating a small team of remote QA Testers (2-3 people).
  • Participating in code reviews to ensure code changes have acceptable test coverage.

What we need to see:

  • Documented experience of building automated testing frameworks.
  • 3+ years QA software testing.
  • 1+ year leading a team of testers, developers, or similar experience.
  • Solid understanding of modern testing strategies.

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Experience with SauceLabs and/or TestCafe.
  • Experience writing and running load/stress tests.
  • An understanding and appreciation of the Scrum framework.
  • Experience with JavaScript and/or Python
  • Experience with Xbox and/or Playstation testing methods

We believe you are a service-minded, driven, and explorative individual; You are comfortable with solving problems and working autonomously within a group. Your role in a team is flexible and can include being the one who identifies viable solutions and implements appropriate solutions, as well as mentoring others. Your English communication skills are excellent. You have patience, taking time to understand others as well as in explaining yourself.

Practical Information

Scope: Full time and permanent

Reports to: Programming Manager
Location: This position is based in Stockholm, Sweden

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If you think that this description matches you, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.

At Paradox Interactive we celebrate difference and care deeply about diversity and inclusion. We therefore encourage you, no matter who you are, to apply for this job if you think you’d be  a great addition to our team.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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Working at Paradox

So what’s in it for you? We keep it simple and have divided this into four areas: work, social, development, and compensation. This is a brief summary of our perks and what it means to work at Paradox. If you want to know more - get in touch!

  • Work

    Small teams and accessible managers means that your contributions are important to us

    You are close to the final product, our community and our fans - we encourage you to interact with our community and players directly through social media, our forum, and via streams

    Work/Life balance is important to us so our plans do not rely on crunch (this does not mean we never work overtime but overtime is relatively uncommon)

  • Social

    Company-wide Social Hour every Friday with snacks & beverages

    Yearly company parties

    Ping-Pong table/Pool Table, Warhammer table, and lots and lots of board games

    Spoiler-free break room environment for at least a week after major movie/show launch

  • Development

    Leadership courses available for all employees

    We continuously send employees to conferences and development opportunities such as GDC and GamesCom

    Lunch n´ Learn sessions held by employees: topics range from everything between “Doing business in China” to “Surviving the zombie apocalypse”

  • Compensation

    Competitive monthly salary and salary revision once per year

    Participation in our company wide profit share program

    5+1 weeks of paid vacation per year

    For international hires, we will provide relocation assistance (Visa application, Initial Home Finding, Settling in Service, and your flight)

Our Culture

In November 2016, we gathered the entire company for a four day conference in Malta. The focus of the conference was to discuss company direction, discuss our internal goals, and also put into words the company culture we are so keen to keep as we continue to grow. Together, we decided that the following cultural pillars are what makes up the foundation of Paradox:






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