Lucky VR is a virtual reality (VR) game development studio that’s creating the next generation of online social gaming. Our exclusive partnership with PokerStars (the world’s largest poker site) has propelled our debut game (Vegas Infinite) into one of the most popular multiplayer games in VR providing authentic poker, blackjack, roulette, craps, and slots in breath-taking environments!
Originally based in Toronto, our team has adopted remote working for the future Canada wide. As we continue to grow rapidly, we’re looking for talented people to help make our ambitions a reality. If you’re passionate about gaming and VR, we’d be delighted to hear from you!
Lucky VR is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Automation Team Lead Automation to join our dynamic team. As the Team Lead, you will play a pivotal role in driving the automation efforts within our development process, ensuring the highest level of quality and efficiency in our game. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented professional to guide a team, contribute to cutting-edge virtual reality experiences, and shape the future of gaming. As the Automation team is in its inception, the role will be more hands-on at the beginning and will require more management as the team grows.
- Define and execute the automation strategy for our game development process, including test planning, design, execution, and reporting.
- Guide and manage a team of automation engineers, fostering a collaborative and productive work environment.
- Work closely with cross-functional teams, such as game designers, developers, technical artists and quality assurance, to understand project requirements and implement appropriate automation solutions.
- Identify opportunities to optimize and streamline existing automation processes, improving productivity and reducing time-to-market.
- Stay updated with the latest industry trends and advancements in automation frameworks, tools, and best practices, and proactively integrate them into our development pipeline.
- Develop and maintain a comprehensive suite of automated tests, ensuring coverage across various platforms, game features, and functionalities.
- Conduct regular code reviews and provide constructive feedback to team members, promoting code quality, scalability, and maintainability.
- Mentor and guide team members, fostering their professional growth and ensuring they have the necessary skills and resources to excel in their roles.
- Collaborate with stakeholders to define key performance indicators (KPIs) and track the effectiveness of automation efforts, providing regular reports and insights to management.
- Proven and solid experience working in a software development environment, with a focus on test automation.
- Strong expertise in test automation frameworks, tools, and methodologies, particularly in the context of game development.
- Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills, with a keen attention to detail.
- Strong organizational and time management abilities, with the capacity to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
- Proficiency in programming languages commonly used in game development, such as C# or Java.
- Previous experience in a leadership or managerial role, leading and guiding a team of automation engineers.
- Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams.
- Familiarity with VR game development engines, such as Unity, and their associated testing frameworks.
Lucky VR is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. Please note, only qualified candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
We encourage all interested applicants to apply. We value passion and work ethic over years of experience or knowledge of casino games. If you are interested in working on the cutting edge of technology, we want to work with you.