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Software Engineer (Test) – Guildford, UK


Aardvark Swift


Guildford, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

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Permanent | Full Time


Software Engineer (Test)

Criterion - Guildford, UK

Fancy working at a world-renowned studio who do their best to ensure your needs, career, and personal life are all balanced?

You’ll soon become part of a dynamic work environment with several fitness perks, discount programs and even free games! You'll also have your own dedicated studio barista; how awesome is that?

Your role will be to build last-mile global reporting solutions that depict player evolution year-over-year in this studio's AAA titles, innovating real-time delivery methods and ensuring the needs of the team are met.

Your day-to-day will include:

Working with other engineering and development teams to understand and analyse requirements

Identifying problem areas and translating them into technical designs

Leading technical design and implementation of features for advanced game automation services and infrastructure

Guiding, inspiring and empowering other engineers on your team

Designing underlying database schema, interfaces, and planning for capacity

Implementing high-quality code with comprehensive unit testing

Fixing bugs raised from stabilisation, integration, and production

Working on migrating legacy systems to new platforms

Troubleshooting issues raised from production and resolving customer problems

Evaluating and adopting technologies which improve team efficiency and platform capabilities

Code reviewing peer developer’s code and sharing feedback to ensure consistency and quality

Employing JIRA to organise and manage development tasks and backlog

The skills and XP you'll need to succeed include:

Deep expertise with Java, C#, C++, and solid computer science background including algorithm and data structures

Experience of automated testing services, systems, and methodologies for large-scale automated software testing (preferably within games)

Familiar with or have worked previously within different engineering disciplines of game development

What the studio is offering in return:

Great compensation package

Central location in Guildford (five minutes from the main trainstation)

Private medical insurance and dental care

Pension scheme

Life insurance

Stock plans

Free onsite gym

Employee discounts

Rail season ticket loan

Annual game points and digital download allowance

On-site café

25 days holiday (including three day company shutdown between Christmas and New Year)

Two annual staff parties (Summer and Christmas)

Casual dress code

Games area

Interested in learning more?

Get in touch!

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