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QA Embedded Tester – Mobile Games – London

Location: London, United Kingdom Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #23719 Posted: 10 months ago

This vacancy may offer a work-from-home start until it’s safe to work in-house or relocate to the location.

OPM are supporting a successful London based Mobile Games studio as they look to strengthen their internal QA team to offer continued support across their games.

Reporting to the QA Project Lead, the embedded tester will be working within a small mobile games development team in an agile environment. They should be a good communicator with excellent people skills and strong technical skills. The candidate would be expected to own the testing for significant aspects of one of the studios mobile projects, completing in-house testing and regression. The candidate must be self-motivated, well organised and have a real passion for QA.

The studio’s QA philosophy is centred around close collaboration with the development team, focusing on bug prevention over detection. QA team members are embedded within the development teams and form strong partnerships with the developers and the production team.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Design and execute functional and regression test plans (Manual Testing)
  • Working embedded within the development team completing in-house testing and bug regression
  • Attending and contributing to sprint planning, retrospectives, and the daily scrums.
  • Reporting on build status
  • Tracking bug progress / database management
  • Implementation of bug prevention methods
  • Pro-active risk analysis to identify key areas of testing
  • Customer support

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • A good understanding of Agile development & testing
  • Experience working embedded within a development team, ideally in Mobile games
  • Mobile application testing experience (iOS/Android) – functional & non-functional
  • Knowledge of the games development lifecycle
  • Experience with JIRA or other bug tracking systems
  • An understanding of the free to play business model and mobile games market
  • Good attention to detail
  • Calm under pressure with a proactive attitude
  • Excellent communicator
  • A desire to self-improve; pursue training and development activities, strive to continuously build knowledge and skills
  • Avid gamer (particularly F2P mobile games)
  • Professional experience in the games industry QA, ideally with some time spent embedded within a development team.

 

A competitive salary and benefits package is available along with the chance to join a studio who has won awards as one of the best places to work.

Tagged as: QA Tester

Tags: QA Tester Categories: QA , Test & Translate

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