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 our mobile projects, completing in-house testing and regression. The candidate must be self-motivated, well organised and have a real passion for QA.
Our QA philosophy is centred around close collaboration with the development team, focussing on bug prevention over detection. QA at (COMPANY NAME) are embedded within the development teams and form strong partnerships with the developers and the production team. QA is not seen as a service, it is a partnership.
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
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
A desire to self improve; pursue training and development activities, strive to continuously build knowledge and skills
Avid gamer (particularly F2P mobile games)
Minimum 1 years experience in either games industry QA or in software testing, ideally with some time spent embedded within a development team.
(COMPANY NAME) is a dynamic games studio based in Central London. Founded on a wealth of traditional game development experience, blending a bunch of people who are talented and passionate about making the best free to play games.
Our goal is to create the best racing games for mobile. We believe small, focused and empowered teams build the best games and we work hard to maintain an open, transparent and self-determined culture. Founded in 2011, we have released 8 games including Smash Cops, MMX Racing, Hot Wheels:Race Off and MMX Hill Climb with over 220 million players across the world.
When we launch a game, that's just the start: we use player feedback and most critically data to figure out how to make each game the best it can be. There are so many opportunities to identify insights in our data that we can't keep up - and that's where you come in