Job Details

Listed

Jul 20, 2022

Location

Canada

Closing Date

Aug 17, 2022

Keyword Studios

QA Game Tester (Hockey Subject Matter Expert)

*Please note, all Keywords staff are temporarily working from home due to the COVID19 pandemic until health restrictions allow us to return to office**

Duration: Full time, Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm

Do you have a passion for Hockey? Would you like to work on an AAA title Hockey video game?

If that is the case then we got the job for you! You will be directly responsible for working with product features for testing, verifying, and responding to requests from the developer team. Your knowledge and interest in Soccer will be beneficial for the project and team!

We are hiring testers to test product features and fulfill the needs of the QA and development teams. The QA/Development Support staff works with the relevant Development group and the QA game team. Also, a Development Support is responsible for communicating with development partners and creating test plans to locate issues and ensure that the product meets the product owner’s expectations. Typically, day-to-day tasks can include bug database maintenance, reporting and attending meetings/scrums. Development Support involves becoming a knowledge base for the product area and the ability to understand the ins-and-outs of how a feature should work, and launching it on time with fewest issues possible.

Requirements

Previous QA testing experience (or equivalent transferable skills or education) is

an asset, but not required

  • Education, knowledge or experience in gaming, software, and/or QA
  • Interest and knowledge of Hockey
  • Interest in Hockey related video games
  • Self-starter with a strong work ethic, able to meet responsibilities without constant supervision
  • Capable of understanding complex features/systems and how it applies to the product
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong observational skills
  • Ability to take ownership of assigned tasks and features
  • Proficient in PC use and current generation video game consoles · Flexible and team-oriented

Nice to have:

  • Basic Knowledge of an area (e.g. testing, automation, analytics, audio, animation, game/sports specific knowledge, etc.)
  • Some experience documenting QA methods:
  • Knowledge of test planning; writing test scripts, test cases, and test briefs
  • Project progress tracking and reporting
  • Previous experience with bug tracking software (Jira, Devtrack, Etc.)

Daily/weekly tasks sample:

  • Assessing and improving game play mechanics
  • Maintain the Quality Assurance pipeline from discovery through a fix to regression verification
  • Create and follow Test Plans and Verifications.
  • Provide Qualitative feedback regarding the product.
  • Follow up with development and testing partners to ensure bugs are being logged and resolved
  • Maintain Bug Database in JIRA .
  • Translate test plans to TestRail. Find and report bugs/issues to Development.
  • Find and report bugs/issues to Development. Maintain the Quality Assurance pipeline from discovery through a fix to regression verification
  • Create and follow Test Plans and Verification
  • Provide qualitative feedback regarding the product
  • Follow up with development and testing partners to ensure bugs are being logged and resolved
  • Maintain Bug Database in DevTrack

Location- Vancouver

Salary-16.50/hr

Duration- Now- Oct

Benefits

Why work with us?

Your work will be showcased in AAA games that are household names worldwide. On top of the exciting work and awesome teams you will collaborate with, we also have great benefits, opportunities to grow and learn through in-house webinars and courses, and first-class onsite amenities. For example, some of our on-site perks include:

  • Community garden
  • 2 dog parks & a dog-friendly office
  • Easy transit access
  • Free on-site parking for staff and visitors
  • Indoor and outdoor basketball courts
  • Soccer field