QA Specialist

Employer: GlobalStep
Domain:
  • IT Hardware
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
    Location:
  • BUCHAREST
  • Updated at: 07.12.2021
    Short company description

    Who We Are:

    GlobalStep is a world leader in risk management and mitigation in the development, production, and maintenance of video games throughout their lifecycle. We are headquartered in Dallas, Texas and operate globally with service locations in North America, the United Kingdom, Europe and Asia. Our services include Quality Assurance, Localization, Live Operations Support, Data Analytics, Test Automation and Consulting Services for our global customer base.

    Strength in Diversity.

    The many different cultures and walks of life that coexist within GlobalStep are our biggest strength. We value our employees’ inputs and what each unique individual brings to the table. GlobalStep is about inclusion through diversity, collaboration with stakeholders, high performance commitment, and always seizing opportunities.

    Are you passionate about technology and video games? Do challenges excite you? Are you ready to join the world of video games and give your best? Are you a great team player? If your answer is yes, we need you!

    Requirements

    3+ years’ experience in Quality Assurance processes and methodologies in gaming (match 3/ casual gaming preferred)

    Extensive testing experience in an agile development environment, including taking a leading role in the adoption of agile development methodologies in a game development team

    Experienced in exploratory test planning strategies

    Strong aptitude for identifying high value defects using domain expertise

    Excellent English written and verbal proficiency

    Strong communication and relationship building skills i.e. you are able to articulate quality risks to a wide range of stakeholders

    Up to date with the latest trends of QA / Software testing

    Responsibilities

    Work as part of a scrum team, integrated into the day-to-day activities, collaborating with team members to improve quality using agile software development methodologies

    Proactively contributes to sprint rituals (planning & estimating, daily syncs, retrospectives)

    Supports the scrum team in delivering high quality early in the sprint e.g. identifying gaps in requirements, shift-left testing,)

    Exploratory testing within sprints and maintaining a tight feedback loop to developers on code change feedback

    Improve test execution efficiency and test coverage

    Ensures that quality risks and issues are recorded and escalated as appropriate

    Other info

    What we offer

    • Competitive salary and benefits package

    • A rare opportunity to help build and shape a brand-new team

    • Hybrid working from home model

    • A professional, fun and supportive work environment

    • Partnering with the world’s best technology and gaming companies, working across all major platforms including Xbox One, PS4 & 5, Nintendo Switch, Google Stadia, iOS, Android

    • Further opportunity to work on exciting projects at major Games Studios