Embedded Software Test Engineer

Games Jobs - QA / Localisation - Midlands

Job Title Embedded Software Test Engineer
Job Category QA Tester,Lead QA Tester,QA Manager
Job Description At Lionbridge, we have teams embedded with Microsoft Games Studios' Rare. Right now, we're looking for a number of Test Engineers to join us there.

You'll be responsible for owning the testing quality for specific game areas, providing risk assessments and mitigation,ensure effective test coverage and traceability, mentor less experienced STEsandTAs, and own bug tracking and quality for assigned areas.
Requirements
  • Proven track record of testing 2 projects from start to completion
  • Good team leader, builder and team player with excellent written and spoken English communication skills
  • Strong understanding of the test process and platform knowledge
  • Proactive and self-motivated, identifies problems in advance and presents innovative test approaches
  • Proven expert testing knowledge and game components
  • Ability to meet deadlines

Ideally, experience of Teamcity and/or Blueprint would be very useful.

Responsibilities
  • Building partner relationships with external teams to improve collaboration, communication and knowledge transfer
  • Ownership of specific game areas (e.g. Environment, Multiplayer, Characters, BVTs, Store, etc.)
  • Primary point of contact for customer and development team for specific areas of ownership
  • Create, run and maintain test cases and test scenarios
  • Ensure test team members work closely together, expand and sharing knowledge
  • Adjustment and improvement to test approach to capture issues early in the development process
  • Identifying testing gaps in the test approach and work towards effective solution
  • Vet bug reports to ensure quality and correct bug resolution when regressed
  • Provide feedback and suggestions to improve game quality and game experience
  • Mentor Test Associates and assist integrating them into the test team
  • Constantly strive to improve his/her knowledge of testing practices and relevant hardware
  • Share his/her knowledge with other team members
  • Promote test within the development process and proactively identify tasks that would benefit from testinput
  • Hands on time playing and testing the games to understand issues in context and provide bettersolutions
  • Assess and develop necessary skills as informed by risks and gaps measured in test planning activities
  • Assist in testing co-ordination, test status reporting and risk assessment based on the test scope,schedule and requirements
  • Work towards becoming an area specialist and 1st point of contact for other team members
Salary
Location Midlands
Job Category QA / Localisation
Date posted 17/02/2017
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