Keywords Studios is expanding multiple leadership roles in Montreal! Here is one that might be just what you are looking for: QA Team Lead.

Why Keywords? We offer a safe environment where you have room to learn and grow into your next position or continue to excel at what you love best. Many of our Managers and Directors started as testers! We listen to our staff and we are always improving ourselves. We care about you and our community. We are proud of our Keywords Care program that encourages us to volunteer our time for the community during work hours.

Why you? Because we value the diverse experience that you bring to the table may it be from the Video game industry or not! You are capable of leading a diverse team of new and experienced testers across various testing platforms and game genres. You believe that everyone on your team makes a difference and you look for new creative ways to bring the best out in everyone. We know, as a company, that we need all of our team members to feel they belong, for us as a whole, to be successful!

Together, we can create a culture that attracts the very best talent and customers.

What will your day look like?

  • Touch base with your client(s) and your team of testers. Supervise, lead and mentor your team members.
  • Create and maintain QA test plans as well as various bug databases.
  • Implement the latest QA test methods to support both your client and Keywords Studios goals.
  • Proactively solve project issues with the help of your test teams and other Project Managers.
  • Write and submit daily progress and status reports. Communicate and address scope changes that may impact testing.
  • Coaching and training of new team members.


  • Familiar with a project cycle, games’ development process, functionality QA, Compliance testing processes.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize efficiently.
  • Strong leadership skills and decision making abilities.
  • Accountable and responsible.
  • Agile and flexible to change.
  • Skillful in conflict management and giving of constructive feedback.
  • Familiarity with defect tracking tools, workflows, test case management tools, agile tools, and project tools, such as JIRA, Confluence, Spira, TestTrack, DevTrack, and DevTest (an asset).
  • Experienced with platform specific Testing Tools, such as Steam, LanForge, Xbox Manager, PS Publishing tools, Xbox GUI (an asset).


  • CAD$42,500 to CAD$48,700 (depending on experience)
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Group life insurance
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Partnerships with STM, Telus, and BIXI (among others)
  • Webinars, virtual social events, virtual training, etc.

Keywords International is dedicated to following a well-established Equal Opportunities Policy. We endeavour to create a workplace which provides for equal opportunities for all employees and potential employees. #kmld

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