Game Tester

CA-Montreal
ID
2017-1117
Category
Other

Overview

The Game Tester is responsible for executing tests within an in-game environment across a variety of gaming platforms, providing detailed assessments and reporting on any defects uncovered.

 

Game Testers are expected to have a deep understanding of gaming and a familiarity with all modern gaming platforms (consoles, PC, mobile devices).

Responsibilities

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Perform functional testing in accordance with industry and/or propriety standards
  • Coordinate and participate in test case authoring and execution
  • Ensure title functions as specified in game documentation
  • Reproduce bugs and isolate contributing factors to identify risk and impact
  • Log clear and descriptive bug reports in designated bug management system
  • Perform regression on past issues to determine fixed vs. live defects
  • Use testing related tools as required to assist with verification
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Proactive and professional attitude
  • Technically inclined
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to respond effectively to frequently changing priorities and requirements
  • Familiarity with PC, console and mobile handset terminology
  • Excellent eye for detail and strong problem-solving skills
  • Methodical and consistent approach to work
  • Familiarity with MS Windows and MS Office environments (Excel, Outlook, Word)
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to accurately follow instructions and work autonomously.

 

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Flexible availability (morning and evening shift) highly preferred
  • Passion for gaming and the games industry
  • Previous experience with web, software, game or application QA
  • Experience with various testing and diagnostic tools such as QXDM, W2Bi, FRAPs, LANforge, NEWT, etc.
  • Basic understanding of Java or another programming language
  • Understanding of PC, console and/or mobile handsets at a technical level
  • Familiarity with Database software (JIRA, Bugzilla, TestRail, etc.)
  • Bilingual French & English.

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