Title: Game QA Senior Tester (Functionality Testing)
Hours: Monday – Friday, Contract, Business Hours
Department: Games Quality Assurance (GQA)
Start: July, and throughout the year
To be one of our Game QA Senior Testers, you should have in-depth knowledge of
video game play-through, have a real passion for gaming, experience on all
platforms, and a good eye for detail.
This is a truly fantastic opportunity to join a global leader within the
gaming industry and work on some of the best AAA titles in the world. You will
be home-working initially but need to be available to go to the studio if
requested. You will be working within a dedicated team of QA experts for
multiple gaming titles. You will help build and drive a comprehensive test
strategy that covers testing builds for feedback and quality (at IP standard
and IP protection levels).
In this role you will be reporting to our Game QA Project Coordinator / Game
QA Project Lead, and will be working closely with several other departments
and stakeholders to ensure that the day-to-day development of projects runs
smoothly. You will need to be a go-getter that enjoys responsibility who can
see things through with an eye for the finer details. You will also be a
super-supportive colleague, always knowledgeable and able to help give
guidance and offer solutions.
Our global Game QA team perform functionality and compliance checks on a range
of yet-to-be-released games for a variety of platforms including PC, Xbox One,
PS5, Wii, PS Vita, DS, Switch, VR and various mobile and tablet devices. You
would be working on top gaming titles for some of the world's leading AAA
What you'll be doing
Test incomplete versions of the multiple games to detect defects; working
directly with team members to ensure the defects are fixed in a timely
Work together with Leads on setting up test routines and test plans.
Help establish, maintain and develop aspects of the QA technical
Creating and planning detailed and well-structured test cases.
Ensure review and playtest builds are functional.
Write up and distribute build-notes when required.
Keep track and follow up warnings, memory reports and performance
Mentor and support junior (and other) coworkers.
Work collaboratively with external QA departments and internal QA teams.
Managing release processes for all platforms including iOS and Android.
Executing test scenarios with multiple devices.
Verifying and reporting bugs and preparing documents related to test
Be the point of contact for Project Coordinator enquiries and coordinate
test efforts and take on test requests.
Maintain documentation to transfer knowledge and provide mentorship to
newer team members.
May contribute to minor adjustments of automation scripts and to testing
and bug writing/reproducing.
Continually contribute towards the refinement and improvement of QA
methods, procedures and processes
Reporting on various tasks such as attendance reports, timesheets, etc.
What we're looking for
All candidates must be able to work in the studio.
Experience as a Game QA Tester or having professional Game QA Tester
experience with proven ownership of one or more test areas/releases.
Fluent in English both written and verbal form.
Ability to create clear and concise reports both in written and verbal
Understanding in game creation and development process.
Experience working with bug tracking software
Ability to write and execute test plans
Experience of working with internal and external test teams
Experience and passion for games and game engines with a deep knowledge of
Eagerness to learn and keep up with QA game trends
Ability to create strong working relationships with team members
Ability to coordinate between different feature areas as well as
Experience providing subject matter knowledge to improve overall quality
Attention to detail with excellent communication skills.
A curious mind and a scientific approach to analysis.
Nice to have but not essential
Advanced technical knowledge of white-box testing, automation, analytics,
audio, animation etc, and proficiency with advanced testing tools
Experience testing through the full development cycle of several products
Experience in set up and use of 1st-party dev kits, documentation and
Knowledgeable with certification process and technical standards.
Experience with Test Automation tools.
ISTQB certification or equivalent certifications.
Familiarity with Agile methodologies.
Experience with Test Rail or other test management tools.
Experience with QA methodologies and QA life cycle.
Studio Working Criteria:
Candidates must live within 60 minutes of studio.
After your initial 3 months in the studio, you may be able to work
remotely or on a hybrid basis.