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Lead Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) – London, UK


Aardvark Swift


London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Permanent | Full Time


Lead Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Rocksteady - London, UK

This studio is one of the most sought after developers in the world. With a successful collection of games under their belt, they are truly a world class AAA developer!

Rocksteady is looking to add to its family an exceptionally talented Lead SDET who is ready for the challenge of producing a blockbuster title. Does that sound like you?

Based in central London, this studio offers some amazing benefits from private medical/dental care for you and your family, to great annual bonuses, and a healthy annual leave package.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

Oversee the development, organisation, and deployment of automated tests and frameworks across multiple platforms

Monitor automated testing metrics, proactively revising test strategy to ensure efficient use of available bandwidth (collaborating with Lead Dev Ops and external QA teams)

Coordinate cross-feature team testing (automated playthroughs and scale testing)

Support feature owners and code leads with testing strategy and coverage (including automated testing)

Oversee integration of automated testing capabilities with existing gameplay systems (undertaken by SDETs)

Manage automated testing backlog, prioritised according to QA and dev team requirements

Work with Production to produce testing schedules

Keep bug database up to date (including bug triage, investigation progress, and proposed fixes)

The skills and XP you'll need to succeed:

Good understanding of C++

Experience with visual scripting environments (e.g. UE4 Blueprint)

Proven leadership skills

The studio is offering you the following in return for your skills:

Private family medical care

Private family dental care

Excellent pension scheme

Fantastic annual bonus scheme

£1,000 to £5,000 finder’s fee for helping recruitment

25 days of paid holiday + eight public holidays per year

Two days off per year to support a charity of your choice

Studio closes between Christmas and New Year (discretionary)

Comprehensive relocation support

Tons of studio clubs to help you get to know people including;

comicbooks, war gaming, board games, home brewing, chess, new parents, photography, and film nights

Yoga 4x per week at lunchtimes in our mocap room

Football 2x per week at lunchtimes

Life Drawing 1x per week in the evening

World class training speakers hosted on-site

Access to multiple online training websites

Access to entire DC back catalogue on Comixology

Monthly team meals

On-site subsidised masseuse

Quarterly salary and promotion reviews

Yearly Line Manager and studio peer performance review process

Subsidised gym in the office complex

Invites to WB films in their London based private cinema before their release date

Discounts to WB goodies i.e. HBO, WB films, TV, Harry Potter tour etc

Staff only merchandise store

Free vending machine snacks, fruit, juices, and soft drinks.

National Rail season ticket travel loan

Discounted bicycle equipment to encourage biking to work

Employee Support Assistance Programme (Free personal counselling and guidance support)

Free eye test and discounted glasses

Gym pass with 70% discount and access to 1495 gyms

Back up care benefit – reduced cost of nurseries, in home nannies, holiday clubs or adult personal care workers

Game and book library

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Interested in hearing more about this amazing position?

Get in touch!

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