Embedded QA Tester

Improve existing and emerging testing techniques

This role will focus on supporting the Cinematics team in their tasks to create set pieces within the single player campaign of Squadron 42. The successful person will be in charge of testing the tools used to create these pieces as well as providing feedback on the overall feel of the cinematics scenes. As the tester assigned to the team, your work will directly affect the quality of the scenes used in the final version of Squadron 42 in addition to being part of the narrative driven aspect of the title dealing with the branching story options.

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What does an Embedded QA Tester at CIG do?

  • Support Cinematics team by improving existing testing procedures and identifying requirements.
  • Verify features and systems daily and create feedback for the Team.
  • Execute and maintain test cases on assigned projects as well as ad-hoc testing on focused areas.
  • Compose daily and weekly progress reports for the QA lead.
  • Create test levels to test new features and how they interact with the existing and new cinematic scenes.
  • Record playthrough videos of entire levels and each cinematic sequence with multiple story branches.
  • Host weekly playthrough updates to the Cinematic Team to show the level and scene progression.

What do we expect from our Embedded QA Tester?

  • Demonstrable game production experience with advanced skills in identifying and isolating issues systemically to help with resolving problems quicker.
  • Experience with writing test cases and ownership of feature areas as well as a good knowledge of bug tracking tools such as Jira.
  • Ability to stay organized and motivated to meet specific deadlines.
  • Thrive in a fast-paced, always-changing work environment where adaptability is paramount.
  • Knowledge / usage of a game engine.
  • Ability to connect with your cross-disciplined team and other departments through great communication skills.
  • Innovative approach to problem solving, with the highest attention to detail

If you feel like an Embedded QA Tester position is the one for you, even if you don’t think you qualify for all the above, you should still apply – we are an inclusive employer and if you have potential, talent and a great work ethic, we want to hear from you.

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