Development Tester (196)

Job Description

About Ubisoft

Ubisoft is 10,000 creative minds spanning 6 continents. With around 85% of its staff devoted to game development, Ubisoft has the 2nd largest in-house creative team in the world.

The company’s 27 different creative studios work hand-in-hand each day to deliver rich and innovative gaming experiences that reflect the creativity and diversity of their teams. This cross-studio collaboration model means every team member has the opportunity to participate in challenging projects based on brands including Assassin's Creed®, For Honor® Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon®, Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell®, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six, Tom Clancy's The Division, Rabbids®, Rayman®, Watch Dogs®, Far Cry®, The Crew®, Just Dance® and more.

Job Purpose
Provide constant support to their assigned development cell and to production as a whole by ensuring all changes submitted to the game are functional and to the expected quality level.

Reports 
To Lead QA

Responsibilities

  • Understand that his/her role as part of the team is to optimise the quality of the game;
  • Find and report bugs in a clear and concise manner;
  • Perform regular regression to validate that bugs are fixed;
  • Execute all test cases as defined by the lead, respecting fixed productivity and quality targets;
  • Validate new content, features and fixes from the development team for both quality and functionality before those changes are submitted to the game;
  • Track bugs entered in the database (Jira) by external testing team and manage the assignment of those bugs respecting Ubisoft’s internal priority system;
  • Proactively give feedback on the significance of the bugs encountered, the status of the build and your perception of the game’s quality;
  • Work autonomously, prioritising work in accordance with the project’s needs;
  • Support the development, production and marketing teams according to specific requests;
  • Assure the quality of production tools before they are shared with the development teams;
  • Complete smoke tests on specific versions before they are sent to Functional QA;
  • Maintain good communications and productive collaboration with all QA team members and the development team;
  • Collaborate with the Functionality QA teams for the duration of development;
  • Constantly communicate issues encountered to team members and developers;
  • Determine test needs with development teams, Associate Producers and Production Coordinators;
  • Work closely with the Lead QA/Associate Lead QA to create and complete test plans and draft reports.

Qualifications

Skills and Knowledge

  • Knowledge of video games industry and common terms of reference;
  • Knowledge of the Windows environment;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet short deadlines;
  • Knowledge of scrum is an asset;
  • Knowledge of console operations is an asset;
  • Excellent communication skills are essential to the role.
  • Knowledge or interest in animation and/or audio production is preferred.

Relevant Experience

  • Relevant experience as a tester in a video game company ideally as an embedded tester;
  • Preferably having shipped at least one title in a QA capacity.

Additional Information

Salary: Competitive + Relocation

Location: Royal Leamington Spa, UK

Opening Date: 21st March  2018

Reflections reserves the right to close this advert earlier than the closing date indicated should we feel we have received sufficient applications.

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