Senior Tester, Platform Services
Blizzard Entertainment | Irvine CA 92602 USA | Full Time | Posted: 12/21/2012
Blizzard Entertainment is looking for intelligent and highly motivated senior testers to test our games, and support applications. Ideal candidates must have strong technical skills, troubleshooting ability, communication skills, and a solid understanding of quality assurance. Applicants must be able to work on weekends, day or night shift.
Identify, and execute testing without guidance for complex and interconnected functionality.
Mentor others on how to build an appropriate checklist for different test cases using team appropriate tools.
Create test plans that encompass all data, and functions of a feature.
Mentor testers on the various development practices, and how they relate to quality assurance.
Auditing of existing tools and scripts to maintain, and improve testing processes.
Effectively drive and facilitate group tasks, and promote a team environment.
Assist leadership with testing estimates for features based on their scope and complexity.
A minimum of 3 years’ quality assurance, or application testing experience
Demonstrated software / hardware troubleshooting ability
Exceptional communication skills (oral, written and listening)
Available, and willing to work long hours
Unrelenting self-motivation, and initiative
Strong analytical skills
Excellent technical skills
Absolute passion for Blizzard Entertainment video games
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering discipline, or comparable industry experience
Knowledge of C++ / C# / Java / Scripting
Knowledge of web applications and browsers
Required Application Materials
Cover Letter (make sure to mention language proficiencies, if any)
The game analysis should demonstrate your understanding of the gameplay mechanics and relationships to the design and implementation of the game.
The game analysis should be on either a computer game or console game. This game analysis should not be on a game made by Blizzard Entertainment.
Please limit your game analysis to no longer than 5 pages (the average length of an analysis is approximately 3 pages).
Applications that do not include all required materials will not be considered. Please review your application materials carefully before submitting your application. We cannot change or update your materials once you have submitted your application.
This job listing originated on Gamasutra.com, the game industry's leader.
|Location||Irvine, CA, 92602, United States|
|Categories||OTHER, Programmer / Engineer|
|How to apply||Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.|