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Software-Gaming Test Engineer

Company: Virtuosity Consulting - An InterVision Company
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Onsite in the Redmond, WA is required. No sponsorship at this time. Core Responsibilities:

  • Consistently report bugs with highest quality in all areas of gameplay
  • Regress assigned bugs
  • Verify accuracy and quality of bugs written by TAs
  • Report failed test cases as bugs in bug tracking software
  • Assign testing in areas of responsibility to ensure sufficient test coverage
  • Execute manual test cases
  • Consistently report high volume of bugs
  • Write test cases for all areas of a game
  • Write test specs for all areas of a game
  • Reviews test specifications, cases, and automation written by others for coverage and completeness
  • Performs detailed analysis of test results and adjusts test cases accordingly
  • Write processes to ensure quality of testing
  • Track and report team and individual performance
  • Identify training needs of the teamTest Methodology:
    • Experienced with advanced testing techniques and methodologies
    • Exhibit strong knowledge of testing best practices
    • Knowledge of, and experience in, software testing principles
    • Strong understanding of software testing principles and game development cycleReporting:
      • Experience with advance test metrics and reports
      • Experience in data analysis and proven capability to identify bug trends and gaps in test coverage
      • May be responsible for authoring reports for assigned areas of responsibilities
      • Provide suggestions on recommended bug resolution
      • Proactive in identifying areas requiring additional testing through product specification reviews
      • May be responsible for authoring daily and/or weekly project status reports when Test Lead is unavailableTesting Aptitude:
        • Strong aptitude for game testing
        • Proven skills that are translatable across multiple platforms (Xbox, PC, Mobile)Problem Diagnosis:
          • Perform advanced problem diagnosis
          • Can solve advanced problems independently
          • Assist TAs and other STEs with advanced configuration issuesTest Tools and Technology:
            • Execute all types of test automation scripts and displays expert knowledge of most testing tools
            • Perform analysis of automated test results
            • Expert knowledge of performance monitoring tools and software
            • Partner with Lead and SDETs on project to identify and define technology plan
            • Capable of learning new platform / architecture technology as appropriate for assigned projectGame Expertise:
              • Familiar with most genres of games
              • Familiar with all areas of game product
              • Expert in assigned areas of testing
              • Able to answer some questions regarding game design and featuresTechnical Proficiencies:
                • Strong to advanced knowledge of personal computers and operating systems required
                • Performs basic computer configuration and/or application compatibility testing when applicable
                • Demonstrated ability to define and use common terms and concepts for at least one operating system and environment required
                • Experienced with multiple bug reporting software solutions
                • Experienced with test case management software
                • Expert knowledge of MS Office Suite
                • Knowledge of Windows interface guidelines may be required.
                • Basic familiarity with SQL, ASP, IIS, and HTML as appropriate for the type of project
                • Basic familiarity with one or more scripting languages (JavaScript, VBScript, Perl Script, C#, or Windows batch files)Qualifications:
                  • Proven experience performing as a Software Test Engineer
                  • Completed minimum of 2 shipped game titles
                  • Equivalent and relevant on the job work experience/training

Keywords: Virtuosity Consulting - An InterVision Company, Bellevue , Software-Gaming Test Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , Bellevue, Washington

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