Associate Test Engineer
Blizzard Entertainment | Irvine CA 92602 USA | Full Time | Posted: 12/21/2012
Blizzard Entertainment is looking for an associate test engineer to join our world class test team. This position focuses on white box and automated testing for our games and support applications. The ideal candidate is highly technical, curious about how systems work, and has a strong commitment to quality.
Work with development and quality assurance to create test plans for new feature sets.
Analyze source code to develop white box test strategies.
Use existing test harnesses and create new scripts to implement automated tests.
Perform manual testing as needed to augment automated testing.
Investigate test failures and determine root-causes.
Write clear and concise bug reports, verify bug fixes.
Gather feedback for and implement continuous test improvement.
BS degree in computer science, math, or engineering with 1 year of relevant work experience (in lieu of degree, 3 years of relevant work experience)
Strong scripting experience with some professional programming experience in C# or C++
Can use a debugger to analyze test failures and find root causes
Knowledge of software test fundamentals and methodologies
Deep understanding of testing during all parts of the software life cycle
Experience testing on multiple versions of Windows
Excellent written and verbal communication
Passion for video games and software quality
Software testing certification
Experience with stress and performance testing
Worked in a testing role on at least one product from design to post-ship maintenance
Professional work with MySQL, MS-SQL, or Oracle databases
Knowledge of Mac and Linux platforms
Console testing experience
Experience with Scrum
Applicants must submit (i) a cover letter, (ii) and a resume. Only resumes with cover letters will be considered.
This job listing originated on Gamasutra.com, the game industry's leader.
|Location||Irvine, CA, 92602, United States|
|Categories||Programmer / Engineer|
|How to apply||Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.|