Tech QA Engineer

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
QA and Localisation
Region:
UK
Area:
South East UK
City:
Cambridge
Posted:
29-Jun-17
Company:
Jagex
Job Ref:
Tech QA Engineer

Tech QA Engineer

Department 

Technologies

Contract 

Full-time

Location 

UK-Cambridge

Salary 

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More information about this job

Overview

Jagex Games Studio is looking for a QA Engineer to join tech QA team.


Building on your development experience and passion for testing, you will be a specialist for test automation in your team; providing guidance on automation to your peers, while using your skills to ensure the RuneScape game engine retains a high and thorough level of test coverage.

 

Your work will be pivotal in helping us deliver amazing new features to the game engine, while ensuring that the quality of what we deliver is never compromised.


Outside of your planned testing, you will be investigating and implementing new ways to systematically test complex scenarios and helping enhance our automation capabilities. You will need to be motivated and ready to learn plenty of new skills, and in return will have a rewarding role where you are making a real difference to a game being enjoyed by millions of players around the world!

 

In return you’ll receive a competitive salary, options for a sponsored gym membership, private health care, flexible working, cycle repair, free parking and fresh fruit delivered to your team every day.
We also have a full bean style coffee machine that provides hot drinks available throughout the day.


Expect to be invited to team events once a quarter as well as company-wide parties to celebrate our successes.


The successful applicant will be able to enjoy our newly refurbished office which includes contemporary break out areas, gaming zones, high tech meeting rooms, a huge Atrium with tiered seating and our very own private bar!

 

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
Helping build and roll out a world class test automation framework to enhance the test capabilities of the tech QA function
Using your knowledge and creative mindset to manually test content and functionality, in order to find bugs that would have been otherwise missed by the developers
Documenting your planned test coverage though detailed test plans
Providing constructive feedback to developers
Planning, coding and implementing your tests in the context of an agile environment
Leveraging your own development experience to find innovative ways to test the engine in ways that would either be impossible or very time consuming to do manually
Working and collaborating effectively within a wider team to project goals

 

Essential Requirements:
Commercial experience in a related role
Relevant degree or equivalent experience

 

Desired Skills:
Experience in formal software testing 
Experience of the RuneScape/Oldschool MMORPG
Previous experience in game testing
Experience in using one or more of the following:
JUnit
Python
Java
C++


Corporate Responsibilities:
To behave at all times in a professional manner, maintaining a positive and conscientious work ethic whilst also demonstrating initiative and determination to get the job done.
To work effectively with colleagues both within the immediate team and across the company whenever necessary.
To demonstrate a willingness to adapt to the evolving environment of the company, teams and work requirements.
Drive to learn, grown and improve their current skill set and that of the function. Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies

Contact Details:
Jagex
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Contact: The Recruitment Team
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