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QA Programmer [Game Security] (f/m/d)

743999693762906

Ubisoft Blue Byte GmbH

Negotiable

Dusseldorf, Germany

Germany

Programming and Development

ASAP

06/09/2019

05/11/2019

Associate

Permanent | Full Time

No

Company Description

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like "Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege", "James Cameron's Avatar", "Beyond Good and Evil 2", "Far Cry", "The Settlers", "Anno" and many more.Job Description

As a QA Programmer in the Game Security team, you will promote and enhance the quality of the anti-cheat solution versions.
The daily life of a QA Programmer
The main and routine tasks of the QA Programmer are to:

  • Develop automated tests and validation tools so as to increase the reliability of the anti-cheat solution and the games built with it;
  • Implement and integrate the tools and tests developed during version creation (build process) in collaboration with the programmers;
  • Promote the implemented procedures and verify that they are being followed by those working on the development pipeline;
  • Carry out the tests on the versions;
  • Support and resolve problems related to the tests and tools that have been developed;
  • Generate statistics by recording reliability measurements;
  • Document the test procedures so that team members know the procedures and how to use the tools;
  • Identify/analyze production bottlenecks;
  • Develop applications to counterbalance development bottlenecks;
  • Develop applications to support the quality assurance tasks (build systems, interactions with the version control system and the bug database);
  • Develop applications to automate the tests (external game tools);
  • Create applications to automate bug detection and notify the right people;
  • Analyze the bugs in order to find the cause;
  • Support the teams of programmers in order to correct the bugs;
  • Interact with the teams of programmers to foster the maintenance of a high-quality code, best practices, the implementation of standards, and the creation of guidelines;
  • Interact with QA teams to foster tools and code sharing, promote available tools, and create synergies;
  • Carry out all other related tasks.
Qualifications

  • Bachelor's in computer science or computer engineering or equivalent;
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in quality assurance in a computer company, ideally in the video game industry or equivalent;
  • Knowledge of C++ programming language, Visual Studio, version control system (e.g. Git) and bug tracking software (e.g. Jira), 
  • Ability to work well as part of a team;
  • A solid understanding of QA methodologies, processes, and tools 
  • Analytical ability;
  • Organizational skills;
  • A highly collaborative, empathetic, creative, and innovative spirit;
  • Attention to detail.



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