Senior QA Tester

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
QA and Localisation
Region:
USA
Area:
New York
City:
Albany
Posted:
15-Sep-16
Company:
Vicarious Visions Inc.
Job Ref:

QA/Tools Tester
As a Tools Tester you will be responsible for testing a variety of content creation software on platforms ranging from mobile devices to video game consoles. You will be tasked with inputting defects (bugs) into the project database as well as working with developers on a daily basis. Teamwork and a professional attitude are key in this role. Communication skills, both written and oral must be professional and accurate. This is a temporary position and the ideal candidate will be available to work flexible hours Monday-Friday, weekends and holidays. Local candidates only please.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to
• Testing Internal Content Creation Software
• Testing pre-release video games and verifying functionality, data content, performance, usability/playability, and hardware/software compatibility
• Documenting defects
• Build verification tests, Checklist testing
• Regression testing
• Development support

Requirements
• Availability to work forty or more hours per week including weekends and holidays, when required
• Strong interest in and passion for video games
• Sharp attention to detail
• Aptitude to learn quickly and effectively
• Ability to remain focused in a team-oriented environment
• Superior work ethic and the ability to work independently as required
• Basic PC knowledge, as well as being familiar with Microsoft programs especially Word, Excel, and OneNote
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Excellent negotiation, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
• Good organizational skills, ability to remain focused
• Experience with content creation software such as Unity, Source 2, Unreal or CryENGINE
• 1 year of software test experience
• 18 years of age or older

Desirable Skills & Experience
• Good understanding of test processes
• Experience and solid understanding of console or PC game testing
• Software debugging and troubleshooting
• Tester on 1 or more released software products
• Games industry experience preferred but not necessary
• Experience with Scrum

Education
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Bachelors degree or equivalent in a relevant field is desirable.

Job Quality Assurance
Primary LocationNew York-Albany
Organization Activision Blizzard

Contact Details:
Vicarious Visions Inc.
Tel: (518) 283-4090
Contact: The Recruitment Team
Email:

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