QA compability specialist
Are you an experienced tester with a great interest in hardware? Would you love to work at a successful game publisher testing a broad variety of games? Then join the Publishing QA team as Compatibility Specialist!
The Publishing QA team is responsible for testing all titles developed and published by Paradox. We are a small team where everyone takes a big responsibility for our projects, and where everyone’s input matters.
As a Compatibility Specialist your main responsibility will be to verify that our titles run on a wide range of hardware configurations, and to ensure that the Minimum and Recommended specifications are correctly set. You will be using our in-house compatibility lab to test different component setups, and occasionally outsource work to external testing partners. As an integrated part of our team you will also be involved in our regular testing routines.
Compatibility testing our titles on different hardware configurations
Suggesting minimum and recommended requirements for our products
Evaluation of market coverage, keeping up with new developments in hardware and drivers
Working closely with Producers, Developers and Testers
Traditional QA tasks including functionality testing, exploratory testing, black box testing
Extensive knowledge of PC components and their dependencies
2+ years of work experience as QA (or equivalent)
Strong technical skills, including computer assembly
Excellent written and spoken communication skills (English)
JIRA or other bug tracking software experience is prefered
Experience working with Mac, Linux, Mobile Platforms and Consoles is considered an advantage
Compliance testing experience is considered an advantage
As a person you are structured, flexible and analytic. You are able to work with several projects simultaneously, and are able to deliver quality results on a tight schedule. You are passionate about hardware and games, and are interested in how to best put that to use at Paradox. Most importantly, you love working with others and are constantly trying to improve.
Scope: Full time and permanent
Reports to: The Senior QA Manager
Location: This position is based in Stockholm
If you think that this description matches your background, we highly encourage you to apply as soon as possible as we will interview candidates continuously for this position. In your application, please show us why your previous experiences and skills would work for this role and why you are interested in working at Paradox. If you don't match all the requirements, please demonstrate how your passion, attitude and interest in Paradox might compensate for this.