Game Tester III

Big Fish Games

Seattle, WA, USA

Full time

Apr 21

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Job Posting Title

Game Tester III

Summary

Big Fish Games is an innovative developer and world-class publisher of a diverse portfolio of casual game franchises, including Big Fish Casino, Gummy Drop!, Fairway Solitaire, Jackpot Magic Slots and Cooking Craze. Founded in 2002, we serve millions of players every day and are dedicated to providing players with the opportunity to play, connect, compete and discover anywhere and on any device. We are dedicated to enhancing life through exceptional play.

Our four core beliefs are what makes working at Big Fish Games unique. We believe in a work environment that:

• Creates opportunities for impact

• Shares a passion for challenge

• Cultivates a spirit of creativity

• Thrives through collaboration

Responsibilities

Tester 3s will be responsible for game project test coordination and test monitoring. They will work daily with Production teams and be leaders in communicating testing status (often at the drop of a dime) throughout sprints. This individual should be skilled in creating (and up-keeping) test documentation, delegating work across a pool of testers (and playing to their strengths and weaknesses), and business communication both up and down the corporate ladder. A strong candidate will have the ability to understand technical, game, and business priorities—allowing effective communication to Production and testing staff. 

  • Creating and implementing sprint and/or feature test plans 
  • Managing daily tasks, testing scope, and risk mitigation for projects in test 
  • Being responsible for approval the final sign-off for game client releases 
  • Monitoring health and release metrics after game clients/servers are pushed live 
  • Creating and executing test cases against games, and documenting any issues 
  • Logging and tracking bugs in a bug database 
  • Verifying bug fixes and closing issues upon resolution 
  • Collaborating with Customer Support and Production to solve any customer-facing issues 
  • Working closely with Producers throughout the product lifecycle, from design to release 
  • Working closely and tasking outsourced (vendor) testers 
  • Creating and updating documentation around QA processes and best practices 
  • Possessing flexibility to assist other QA members and projects as needed

Qualifications

  • Previous experience working on a game regularly updated LiveOps 
  • Previous experience with mobile testing 
  • Understand the software development lifecycle of a game, particularly how the QA test cycle is affected by different development models 
  • Strong understanding game client/server interaction and testing approaches (ISTQB) 
  • Strong understanding of test techniques (ISTQB) and when to use them 
  • Strong understanding of evaluating risk and how to communicate that risk 
  • Previous experience building and sharing test plans  
  • Previous experience writing and executing test cases 
  • Experience with Xcode and Android Studio/ADB (Android Debug Bridge) 
  • Experience with Charles Proxy (or equivalent) network monitoring software 
  • Flexible and able to work in a fast paced, chaotic environment with changing deadlines 
  • Strong communication skills, particularly when communicating with partners in different time zones and with different proficiencies in English 

Big Fish Games is an equal opportunity employer. We bring unique talents together to build something special that’s why we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

Why Aristocrat?

  • World Leader in Gaming Entertainment
  • Robust benefits package
  • Global career opportunities
  • Our core values: All about the player, Talent Unleashed, Collective  Brilliance and Good Business, Good Citizen

Our Winning Ways

  • Unite - Come together as one team, with one vision
  • Develop - Empower, inspire and grow our people
  • Deliver - Execute with excellence, be accountable for results
  • Play - Be creative, celebrate success

The US based roles may require registration with the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) and/or other gaming jurisdictions in which we operate.

Location

Seattle, WA, US

Job family

Big Fish Games

Contract Type

Regular

Time Type

Full time

Company

Big Fish Games

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