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Destiny Software Engineer in Test - Manager


Bungie is seeking a Senior SDET Lead to direct the efforts of all SDETs on Destiny.  In this role, you will be responsible for overseeing test automation and workflow improvements; ensuring these have a force multiplier effect on our development.  You will also help us improve our overall test approach by partnering with Engineering and Test Leaders to evolve our strategy.  If you are passionate about empowering our studio of developers who work everyday to bring together millions of players, this might be the role for you!


  • Build and manage a team of SDETs delivering test automation and workflow improvements
  • Work with Test Leads to better integrate SDETs within a large manual QA org
  • Partner with Engineering Leads to drive the transformation of a legacy code base to be more automatable/sustainable
  • Collaborate with SDET Leads to solve common pain points that impact multiple projects
  • Set schedule / priorities, drive team to maximize impact
  • Recruit and develop new SDETs


  • Demonstrated ability as a people manager and project leader
  • Experience building strategy for a large project (incl. goals, staffing, etc.)
  • Familiarity with wide array of testing technologies
  • Demonstrated knowledge of both black-box and white-box testing techniques
  • Ability to explain differing test approaches to Engineers / Testers; pushing to shift left where possible
  • Knowledge of core programming principles
  • Ability to communicate with customers of differing backgrounds (technical and non-technical)


  • Experience in game development
  • Experience developing metrics to quantify impact
So you don't meet every requirement listed in this job description? Do you think your experience level is not where it needs to be? Studies show that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they believe they meet every single qualification. Bungie is focused on building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. If you're interested in this position but your past experience doesn't line up perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we want you to apply anyway. The right role for you may be right around the corner!
Most Bungie full-time employees will adopt a digital first approach allowing remote work in Bungie approved locations (outside of positions identified as 100% onsite in Bellevue/Seattle, or individuals preferring a hybrid/flex environment). Prospective full-time employees located outside of CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, or WI will need to establish residency in one of the states we are compliant in within 45 days of a start date. Contractors will follow a digital first approach adhering to the location guidelines agreed upon by our third-party employer/vendor and Bungie. Bungie’s remote policy is subject to change at the company’s discretion. 
Location: Hybrid / Bungie-Approved Remote Locations
Date found: 2022-11-03

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