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A new world and a new journey await you. It is a world different from any other Blizzard has created.

If you are passionate about identifying and implementing engineering solutions that improve product quality and accelerate releases, and, well, a good human being, then we’d love to talk to you. We have a new AAA survival game in the works, set in a new IP for PC/Console. It’s going to be amazing, and we’d love to bring you along for the ride. Together, we’ll build something big, bold, and beautiful.

We are seeking a Lead Senior Software Engineer in Test to help identify, implement and support various quality efficiency tools and test automation for the project while partnering with our quality as well as development team.

We believe our team is good. Really good. Granted, we’re obviously biased. But we also believe there are lots of developers out there who can make us even better. You could be one of those people. If you’re looking for a team where inclusion, thoughtfulness, empathy, professionalism, and collaboration are all seen as critically important, we believe our team could be a phenomenal fit for you. Join us and help craft our future!

General Job Description – Responsibilities

  • Contribute to establishing and delivering the quality strategy for a product based on the ideal blend of automation and manual testing

  • Drive identification, design and delivery for technical solutions (frameworks, tests, API hooks, tools) increasing test effectiveness and coverage, while reducing the cost of test execution

  • Partner closely with development technical directors and test managers to align on automation and tools initiatives

  • Determine resource needs for the team based on identified strategy; drive hiring needs, and manage new team members when they join the team

  • Implement metrics, analyze test data and results to identify patterns, report on risk status to development partners, and influence software quality

  • Share insights, solutions, and best practices within the team and across Blizzard

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience as a QA Engineer, SDET, tools developer or similar technical role with focus on quality

  • Solid understanding of test methodologies, including automation, functional, qualitative, and performance testing against consistently iterative development

  • Fluency in C# or other Object Oriented languages

  • Experience with software architecture and debugging methodology

  • Experience with Xunit or other testing frameworks

  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline solutions

  • Strong communication skills and ability to confidently collaborate with senior dev engineers on technical topics and features

Pluses

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science, related field or equivalent experience

  • Experience with C++

  • Experience in a technical role on game development team focusing on quality or tools

  • Experience working with solutions that utilize multiple programming languages

  • Experience with enterprise software automation solutions

  • Experience with automation for consoles

  • Experience with databases

  • Ability to create data analysis tools and interpret large data sets

  • Passion for video games

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to [email protected] General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, among other characteristics.

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