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QA Tester


Skillsearch Limited


Cambridge, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

QA and Localisation




Mid-Senior Level

Contract | Full Time


Key Duties:

  • Executes functional tests in a manual grey box environment, developing an understanding of game code and logic to push QA further into the development cycle
  • Initially shadow QA and eventually fully own features from start to finish, devising test strategies, writing test cases, voicing QA concerns and adapting test plans as an essential part of the product QA team
  • Write test designs and tasks either for personal or external resource teams, to the appropriate standard
  • Create test reports showing test progress and actively contribute to feature stand-ups. Listening to discipline updates and taking initiative whenever possible
  • Solve complex problems in effective, efficient and resourceful ways. Ability to break problems down
  • Works with external QA resource team to liaise and share upcoming risks and mitigations, including creating documentation, sharing information and fielding questions
  • Gain a deep understanding of testing tools and debug including the various admin tools QA use

Essential Skills:

  • At least 2 years' testing experience
  • Can scrutinise build contents and analyse/identify test risks
  • Familiarity with iOS and Android operating systems and hardware
  • Understands branch strategies, mainlines, integration QA, merges etc.
  • Good understanding of Client Server testing. Has tested features where client and server values can differ and need to be checked independently
  • Basic understanding of the how development disciplines work and interact with each other ie what is Production/Code/Art/UI
  • Awareness of how content is added to the build eg commits delivered via source control
  • Aware of the defect metrics the QA team should be tracking to measure success

Desirable Skills:

  • You have experience with JIRA and Perforce
  • You have previous experience working in a games studio environment
  • Ideally worked within games as a service product, understands the concept of Live QA
  • Experience with test case management tools
  • Awareness of mobile games market on iOS and Android

If you are interested in the position of QA Tester and can work onsite in Cambridge please do get in contact.

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