Development Tester (196)

Job Description
About Ubisoft

Ubisoft is 10,000 creative minds spanning 6 continents. With around 85% of its staff devoted to game development, Ubisoft has the 2nd largest in-house creative team in the world.

The company's 27 different creative studios work hand-in-hand each day to deliver rich and innovative gaming experiences that reflect the creativity and diversity of their teams. This cross-studio collaboration model means every team member has the opportunity to participate in challenging projects based on brands including Assassin's Creed®, For Honor® Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon®, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell®, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six, Tom Clancy's The Division, Rabbids®, Rayman®, Watch Dogs®, Far Cry®, The Crew®, Just Dance® and more.

Job Purpose
Provide constant support to their assigned development cell and to production as a whole by ensuring all changes submitted to the game are functional and to the expected quality level.

Reports 
To Lead QA

Responsibilities

- Understand that his/her role as part of the team is to optimise the quality of the game;

- Find and report bugs in a clear and concise manner;

- Perform regular regression to validate that bugs are fixed;

- Execute all test cases as defined by the lead, respecting fixed productivity and quality targets;

- Validate new content, features and fixes from the development team for both quality and functionality before those changes are submitted to the game;

- Track bugs entered in the database (Jira) by external testing team and manage the assignment of those bugs respecting Ubisoft's internal priority system;

- Proactively give feedback on the significance of the bugs encountered, the status of the build and your perception of the game's quality;

- Work autonomously, prioritising work in accordance with the project's needs;

- Support the development, production and marketing teams according to specific requests;

- Assure the quality of production tools before they are shared with the development teams;

- Complete smoke tests on specific versions before they are sent to Functional QA;

- Maintain good communications and productive collaboration with all QA team members and the development team;

- Collaborate with the Functionality QA teams for the duration of development;

- Constantly communicate issues encountered to team members and developers;

- Determine test needs with development teams, Associate Producers and Production Coordinators;

- Work closely with the Lead QA/Associate Lead QA to create and complete test plans and draft reports.

Qualifications
Skills and Knowledge

- Knowledge of video games industry and common terms of reference;

- Knowledge of the Windows environment;

- Knowledge of Microsoft Office software;

- Ability to work under pressure and meet short deadlines;

- Knowledge of scrum is an asset;

- Knowledge of console operations is an asset;

- Excellent communication skills are essential to the role.

- Knowledge or interest in animation and/or audio production is preferred.

Relevant Experience

- Relevant experience as a tester in a video game company ideally as an embedded tester;

- Preferably having shipped at least one title in a QA capacity.

Additional Information
Salary: Competitive + Relocation

Location: Royal Leamington Spa, UK

Opening Date: 21st March  2018

Reflections reserves the right to close this advert earlier than the closing date indicated should we feel we have received sufficient applications.

Contact Details:
Reflections, A Ubisoft Studio
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Contact: Adam Knight
Email:

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