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QA Tester - Sledgehammer Games at Activision


Video Game Tester Jobs 298 - August 2017
The QA Tester role for Sledgehammer Games Studio will be working in a development QA environment and performing both grey box and black box testing techniques to identify quality bugs/issues efficiently and effectively. 



  • Identify, isolate, regress and communicate issues/defects effectively and efficiently
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of the systems assigned to them and communicate progress, status and risk assessment 
  • Directly support the development team on defect/issue root cause analysis 
  • Develop partnerships with assigned Studio resources and teams
  • Work in a collaborative QA environment, executing individual tasks and group assignments
  • Create, maintain and execute Test Cases to  provide end-to-end testing coverage
  • Participate in qualitative user experience feedback on key products and/or services
  • Execute daily build sanity checks and key feature/function testing
  • Execute testing tasks through the use of in-house and 3rd party test tools 
  • Promote improvements and efficiencies across QA and Studio Quality Control processes 
  • Partner with QA Support groups to ensure alignment of testing focus/tasks

  • Identification and reporting of product issues/defects 
  • Execution of Product feature and functionality verification, regression and stability testing 
  • Test Case creation and execution
  • Use of Debug and Test Tools to aid in testing and bug research

Recommended Experience and Knowledge:
  • +6mo testing experience in software/gaming QA
  • Understanding of Software Testing Processes and Best Practices
  • Understanding of Software/Game Development Lifecycles
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Passion for Games 

Bonus Experience:
  • Embedded testing experience in a Game Development Studio
  • Console and/or First Person Shooter game genre testing experience 
  • Experience with Grey box and White box testing 
  • Experience with Test Automation 
  • Experience with Software Development Tools
  • Experience with JIRA for project database
  • Technical experience/schooling in i.e. Computer Science, Coding Languages, Computer Hardware, Audio, Technical Art and/or Game Design.

Skills and Abilities:
  • Autonomous - Ability to work with limited direction and supervision
  • Initiative / Resourcefulness - Ability to seek out and take on new tasks , identify, analyze and seek out resolutions on their own
  • Work Ethic / Level of Effort - Demonstrates interest, focus and high level of effort in their work
  • Technical Proficiency/Aptitude – able to quickly pick up and retain technical information and processes
  • Troubleshooter – Ability to identify current and potential issues and deliver sound resolutions
  • Reliable - Delivers work/results at or above expectations on time
  • Strong Written and Verbal Communication - Ability to communicate issues clearly and concisely. Engages in discussions and able to make compelling and supported arguments
  • Time Management and Prioritization - Ability to understand priorities and organize time around these. Able to recognize when support is needed to prioritize work and/or offload work



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