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QA Engineer

At Avalanche Studios Group, we are looking for a QA Engineer to join our team to work on our upcoming AAA title Contraband - a co-op smuggler’s paradise game set in the fictional world of 1970s Bayan. Contraband is a brand-new IP published by Xbox Game Studios. Avalanche Studios is the division dedicated to ambitious, externally published, AAA open-world games like the Just Cause series, Mad Max and Rage 2.
As a QA Engineer, you will be working closely with many different people within the different development disciplines. The ability to scope game features, identify & solve problems, create test plans, complete daily testing, and communicate clearly is required.
Your main tasks will be to perform functional and qualitative testing of gameplay mechanics and work-in-progress features, as well as write and deliver test cases. It will be your responsibility to report all issues in a bug-tracking tool, and you will be expected to have the knowledge and ability to write bugs to a high standard. You are proactive and can constructively communicate concerns, and work within deadlines. Actively promoting testing, build reliability & content quality within development is key.
Required Qualifications

  • Solid professional QA experience in the gaming industry (PC & Console)
  • Great analytical and critical thinking skills.
  • Knowledge of bug writing and bug tracking software.
  • Experience with testing tools and live product(s) with a frequent release cycle.
  • Proactive and solution-based approach to problem-solving

Nice to have

  • Experience from working as embedded QA within a development team.
  • Education in fields related to games
  • Experience working with game engines
  • Experience with debugging software and software crash outputs
  • Experience working with version control systems
  • Understanding of the development life cycle throughout
  • Proactive, confident in time allocating, planning and solution-based
  • Experience in working closely with production and various disciplines to plan and schedule testing around various requirements

The Stockholm location
Our Stockholm office is situated in Södermalm, the beating heart of the city’s game industry. It’s a physical representation of our games – the lush vegetation of Just Cause and theHunter: Call of the Wild meets corroded metal straight out of Mad Max. It has everything you need to make it your creative base camp.
Our values
At Avalanche Studios Group, we create worlds beyond limits. But that’s not exclusive to our games, so we’re committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. All Avalanchers have a shared responsibility to create an open work environment where everyone is treated equally and respectfully. Being part of our world is not contingent on your heritage, your gender, or sexual orientation. It’s all about your passion and creativity.
How to apply
To apply for this position, please register below and provide your CV in English. We review applications continuously. All further studio-related information is provided under a non-disclosure agreement.

QA Engineer

Full time

Published on 19 Mar 2024

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