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SENIOR SOFTWARE TESTER / TECHNICAL QA ENGINEER - (GAMES STUDIO) - CAMBRIDGE
We are seeking a Senior Tester / Technical QA Engineer to join one of the world’s largest independent Online Games Studios. You will take up a leading role in testing tools, engines and associated core technologies. Read on...
With 3 Guinness world records; a Queen’s Award for Enterprise (2011) a Deloitte Technology Fast 50 (2010); a Sunday Times Top 100 company to work for (2008) and countless other awards to their name, this multi-award winning business employ over 450 people and sit at the very forefront of the online games industry, developing and publishing mini games and leading titles interacted by millions worldwide!
Joining their Core Technologies department as a Senior Software Tester / Technical QA Engineer you will work as a member of a cross functional team (C++ Developers, Java Developers, Build Engineers and QA Engineers) delivering high profile, cutting-edge software which is both reliable and secure.
As part of your wider role expect to: Collaborate with Games Designers and Producers writing acceptance criteria and performing exploratory testing for user stories; participating in daily stand up meetings; profiling games in order to identify performance bottlenecks; providing qualitative feedback and much more.
To qualify... We are seeking a Senior Software Tester / Technical QA Engineer or similar who can demonstrate:
- Experience within a Technical QA role or similar technical discipline.
- Good knowledge of Java, C/C++ or C#.
- An understanding of unit, functional, stress, performance, security, regression testing & QA best practices.
- Strong defect investigation, analysis and reporting skills.
- Knowledge of software testing lifecycle and understanding of test strategies.
- Good communication skills both verbal and written.
- Excellent attention to detail.
- A high level of initiative, determination, autonomy and self-sufficiency.
- The ability to build effective working relationships and leverage them as appropriate to get things done.
Any prior experience of game software architectures, modern rendering pipelines, performance profiling tools, networked or MMO games is advantageous as is a Computer Science/Engineering degree or equivalent experience.
Joining a team of talented and enthusiastic people you will get to work with one of the largest independent games Studios in the World so expect a great working environment and superb benefits to match, including: Bonuses, private healthcare, flexible working, gym membership and loads more. Get in touch...
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