Senior QA Tester

Discipline: Quality Assurance

Location: Cambridge

Employment Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 31 July 2019

Salary: Competitive

Senior QA Tester

Frontier are the studio behind Jurassic World Evolution, Elite Dangerous and Planet Coaster. We are Britain’s biggest independent publisher and developer of videogames, based among the world-leading technology cluster in the historic city of Cambridge, England.

We are proud to be named one of the UK’s Best Places to Work by GamesIndustry.biz.

Frontier focuses on high quality internal QA testing for all our games and as a Senior Tester you will have a fundamental role in our development process and will work closely with art, design and programming colleagues on each project.

We are seeking a number of new additions to our Senior staff who are technically minded communicators looking to challenge themselves in a role that includes both working as part of a team and on individual assignments. If you have strong technical knowledge of the leading consoles and PC with a passion for games and game-play then we'd love to hear from you!

Successful candidates will play test, destructively test, regress, create test suites, and generate reports From time to time you may need to organise teams’ or individuals’ daily work and provide general game feedback to aid the internal Development Teams.

You’ll be joining during an exciting period of growth at Frontier and as part of our QA team your work will help ensure the continued level of quality of our games.

Key Responsibilities

  •   Maintaining, running and creating test suites for both new and existing  projects
  •   Finding and reporting issues in a clear and accurate manner
  •   Regressing both internal and external issues
  •   Completing ad-hoc requests made to the QA team 
  •   Providing support to other Frontier departments as needed.

About You

  •   Inquisitive and technical mind
  •   Ability to work under pressure in a fast changing environment 
  •   Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  •   Strong attention to detail  
  •   Pro-active and self-motivated attitude.
  •   Proven logical and methodical approach to problem solving
  •   Track record of working well within a team
  •   Previous experience in QA games testing roles
  •   Strong technical knowledge of the leading consoles and PC.

Desirable

  •   Knowledge of JIRA and Test Rail
  •   Passion for video games   
  •   Experience managing a small teams
  •   Experience with destructive testing methodology and practices

What we can offer you

At Frontier we believe your work should be rewarding in every way. We offer the chance to work on blockbuster franchises and world-leading IP in a studio environment considered one of the best places to work in the UK.

We also offer a range of flexible benefits to our 400+ team, including life assurance, private family healthcare, pension, flexitime working hours, in-house catering, support with relocation, a Cycle to Work scheme and free bike servicing, regular in-house wellbeing sessions, regular social events, and annual bonus and sharesave schemes for everyone to share in the studio’s success.

We welcome and encourage applications from qualified candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

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