Senior QA Tester

Activision

Santa Monica, CA, USA

Full time

QA / Localization

Jun 13

Your Mission

Welcome to Activision Mobile. We’re a new in-house studio, dedicated to developing the best AAA mobile games in the world. Our first project is a new AAA mobile title in the Call of Duty franchise, and we’re looking for great talent from mobile, console, and PC backgrounds passionate about their work, who share our belief in what AAA experiences on mobile can and should be. We’re incredibly excited to build out our teams and get to work, and invite you to join us in making something special.

Player Profile

As an embedded QA tester, you will play a very important role in the production of the game since you will be the first line of defense for the title’s quality. You’ll work closely with developers to test features in development and ensure that those features meet design requirements. You will be able to quickly help developers identify problem areas and validate that those problem areas are addressed.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the development team to understand the overall game vision & design documentation.
  • Develop and update test plans based on game features and design documents drawn up by the development team,
  • Use the development team’s tools to aid in the identification of bugs, as features are implemented in the game.
  • Isolate and reproduce bugs to assess severity and probability.
  • Identify and document defects in a clear and concise manner, then follow up with the development teams to facilitate their resolution.
  • Stay up to date on testing best practices, strategies, and techniques to keep up with the industry + develop your skills..
  • Closely coordinate with external QA teams and be the communication link between teams.
  • Send regular reports and highlight any potential risks in advance.
  • Work closely with the leads to help define process and procedure.

Qualifications:

Skills & Requirements

  • Experience testing mobile software on the following platforms:
  • Android
  • iOS
  • 2+ years of game software testing experience preferred
  • Experience or knowledge of free-to-play games a plus
  • Familiar with defect tracking software such as Jira, Dev Track, etc…
  • Familiarity with test case management software such as Testrail, Zephyr, etc…
  • Understanding of the test case creation process and implementation.
  • Experience writing documentation via Confluence.
  • Proactive
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving abilities.
  • Familiarity with agile development is a plus

Bonus Points (Not Required)

  • Dabbled in some programming and can interpret code. Not necessarily an engineer but at least know enough to hold your own.
  • You are relentless and efficient in your pursuit of bugs.
  • You understand the tools of the trade and your process is impeccable.
  • The thought of picking something apart to see how it works gets you excited.

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!

The video game industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Activision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity.

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