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Senior Software Test Engineer

Twycross, England, United Kingdom

Senior Software Test Engineer

Twycross | England | United Kingdom

Lionbridge are looking to hire a Senior Software Test Engineer (STE), with Selenium and Automation experience. This role is a 12 month fixed term contract, based in Twycross, Warwickshire.

Want to join a pioneering quality engineering team, working with the world famous Rare, on the hotly anticipated Sea of Thieves? If so, please read on!

Rare are working to change the way that video games are made by truly embracing Quality at Source development. We are now looking for an experienced Software Test Engineer to join the already stellar team and assist with driving quality upstream development across the studio. In addition to this you will be working on creating test automation scripts and helping the developers test as they go.

The STE owns testing quality for specific game areas, providing risk assessments and mitigation, ensures effective test coverage and traceability, mentors less experienced STEs, and owns bug tracking and quality for assigned areas.

Requirements

Proven track record of testing 2 projects from start to completion

Good team leader, builder and team player

Strong understanding of the test process and platform knowledge

Proactive and self-motivated, identifies problems in advance and presents innovative test approaches

Proven expert testing knowledge and game components

Good knowledge of English

A ctive team player with excellent written and spoken communication skills

Ability to meet deadlines

Demonstrable ability to think outside the box, and of being quick to come up with novel solutions to newly-faced problems

Responsibilities

Building partner relationships with development teams to improve collaboration, communication and knowledge transfer

Ownership of specific game areas (e.g. Environment, Multiplayer, Characters, BVTs, Store, etc.)

Primary point of contact for customer and development team for specific areas of ownership

Create, run and maintain test cases and test scenarios

Ensure test team members work closely together, expand and sharing knowledge

Adjustment and improvement to test approach to capture issues early in the development process

Identifying testing gaps in the test approach and work towards effective solution

Vet bug reports to ensure quality and correct bug resolution when regressed

Provide feedback and suggestions to improve game quality and game experience

Constantly strive to improve his/her knowledge of testing practices and relevant hardware

Share his/her knowledge with other team members

Promote test within the development process and proactively identify tasks that would benefit from test input

Hands on time playing and testing the games to understand issues in context and provide better solutions

Assess and develop necessary skills as informed by risks and gaps measured in test planning activities

Assist in testing co-ordination, test status reporting and risk assessment based on the test scope, schedule and requirements

Work towards becoming an area specialist and 1st point of contact for other team members

Preferred Additional Experience
  • Prior experience with Agile development and/or Test-driven development (TDD).
  • Prior work in an embedded test environment
  • Experience testing games built in Unreal
  • Experience using TeamCity, and/or Blueprint for Unreal
  • Selenium Automated testing experience - either writing scripts or working with automated tests
  • Test experience on Win 10 PC's and/or game consoles
  • Any level of C++ knowledge is a big plus

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