Temporary QA Certification Tester

Discipline: Quality Assurance

Location: Cambridge

Employment Type: Fixed Term

Closing Date: 02 March 2020

Salary: Competitive

Temporary QA Certification Tester

Frontier are the studio behind Planet Zoo, 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 have a fantastic opportunity for a QA Certification Tester to join our team. Frontier focuses on high quality internal QA testing for all our games. Testers 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 new addition to our staff who is a technically minded communicator 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. QA Certification testers are also responsible for keeping up to date with changes to certification practices whilst maintaining and running certification and compliance checklists.

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 Accountabilities:

  •   Running and maintaining certification and compliance checklists
  •   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.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

Essential:

  •   Computer literate
  •   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:

  •   Great knowledge of certification practices within games
  •   Knowledge of JIRA and Test Rail
  •   Passion for video games   
  •   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 500+ team, including life assurance, private family healthcare, pension, flexitime working hours, enhanced maternity/paternity package, in-house catering, support with relocation, a Cycle to Work scheme and free bike servicing, regular in-house wellbeing sessions, childcare vouchers, 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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