QA Game Tester (10 Months Contract)

  • Germany
  • $40,000–$60,000 a year

Piranha Games Inc.

About Piranha Games

Founded in 2000, Piranha Games is an action gaming studio with unparalleled experience developing licensed products for big-name franchises, including AAA licensed titles such as; Need for Speed: Undercover and Duke Nukem Forever. Best known for the Free-to-Play game title MechWarrior Online, PGI is as committed as ever to creating world-class action-based games, having most recently released MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries. Piranha Games is part of the Enad Global 7 group. For more information, please visit www.piranhagames.com

Piranha Games is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive environment for all employees. Formal education is not always required. All team members are hand-picked because they are skilled in their individual fields, immensely creative and hard workers. We hire avid gamers and mold them to the standards we believe make amazing products.

Should you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at recruiting@piranhagames.com

We thank you for your interest in this position. Due to the number of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

OVERALL OBJECTIVE AND PURPOSE

Test video games for functionality and usability including tuning, debugging and suggesting detailed refinements that lead to higher quality and better playability of the finished game

WHY YOU SHOULD WORK WITH PGI:
Flexible Schedules & Remote Working Arrangements
People-focused Events & Initiatives
Comprehensive Benefits
Competitive Compensation

RESPONSIBILITIES
Execute assigned testing and test plan tasks in a timely and efficient manner
Assist development team in branch testing, bug fixing and patch testing
Identify in-game bugs to be rectified by the development team
Report bugs into database using precise and detailed descriptions and the required steps to reproduce the bugs
Test for regression of bugs
Perform targeted and exploratory testing
Use a proactive, problem-solving approach to diagnose problems and to propose solutions to improve efficiency of testing cycles
Become an active participant in shaping the success of the team
Additional tasks may be assigned as needed

REQUIREMENTS:
2-4 years’ prior testing experience in the gaming industry
Extensive experience in playing video games, either console or PC online titles
Strong problem-solving, organizational and analytical skills
Enthusiasm and knowledge of video games and a love for breaking games and fixing bugs
Highly self-motivated and able to excel in a fast paced, dynamic environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Capable of working with little instruction to resolve demanding tasks, as well as work with internal teams
Flexible with schedule and willingness to work overtime as required

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
Experience with JIRA and DevTrack
Experience with current F2P titles
Knowledge of computer networking
Ability to troubleshoot PC/Console Hardware/Software
Experience with scripting languages for automation such as Python and JScript

The pay range for this role is:

40,000 – 60,000 CAD per year (Remote – Canada)

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