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Creative Assembly

Senior Software Development Engineer in Test

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Creative Assembly
πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Horsham

Creative Assembly are looking for a Senior Software Development Engineer in Test to join our Live Services team based at out studio in Horsham, in the heart of West Sussex.

In this exciting role, the successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation of game-agnostic and company-wide online services. Working alongside the Developers, other SDETs and Dev Managers, you will help to ensure the teams deliver their games on time with the services required to support them.

Key Responsibilities

This role will be instrumental in the implementation of test automation activities across our online services. You will be key in developing frameworks, tests, and tools to automate and help accelerate all aspects of product development, pipelines, tooling.

On a day-to-day basis, you will:

  • Being a proactive member of the team
  • Have a strong focus on quality and risk assessment throughout the delivery cycle, identifying and implementing automation approaches as required
  • Have a good understanding of a variety of test approaches in a distributed system environment
  • Help provide a resilient and responsive online service for our significant player base on multiple live titles

Knowledge, Skill and Experience

Essential

  • Experience in building test automation framework for large-scale backend services
  • Experience in developing test automation with Python
  • Experience in Pytest, Nose, Cucumber, TestNG or equivalent test frameworks
  • Skilled in both functional and non-functional testing
  • Strong understanding of HTTP and RESTful APIs
  • In-dept understanding of exploratory testing and its applications
  • Experience in DevOps and CI/CD related technologies
  • System and critical thinking mindset

Desirable

  • Experience with Docker and AWS or GCP
  • Experience with OpenAPI/Swagger
  • Experience with test management tools
  • Experience with Erlang Common Test framework

Creative Assembly is about the right people making the best games. We are united through our values; Quality, Focus, Teamwork, Respect and Trust.

Winner of multiple Best Place to Work Awards, we house many talented people, from trainees to industry veterans who constantly challenge us and make sure we are striving for the best within our games and our studio life.

We have studio sites in Horsham UK and Sofia Bulgaria, including a number of bespoke state-of-the-art audio suites and a dedicated motion capture site.

Currently we are working fully remotely, and we continue to assess the COVID-19 situation with the safety of our staff our number one priority. We are still actively recruiting and onboarding new staff each week. Our expert IT and HR teams will set you up with everything you need to join remotely whether you will need to relocate to the UK (or within the UK) now, or at a later date.

We offer many benefits to support you and your family including:

  • Bespoke and funded relocation package for you and your dependents, with support throughout the process from our dedicated Relocation Specialist
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity, private medical and dental insurance, life insurance, permanent health insurance, critical illness cover and free health care screening
  • Generous holiday allowance plus full studio closure over the Christmas and New Year period, as all UK Bank holidays
  • Annual discretionary studio bonus
  • Join our award-winning education and social responsibility programme; the Legacy Project, as an industry ambassador to mentor and educate others
  • Defined career development pathways and personalised training support including; SEGA Dev Day, internal masterclasses, prestigious creative workshops, on-site training with renowned specialists and global conference attendance
  • Season ticket travel loans and cycle to work scheme with free bike servicing and discounted car valet service on site
  • Free games and merchandise plus access to our extensive games library
  • Free breakfast every day - toast, bagels, pancakes, cereals, yoghurts, fresh fruit, smoothies, juices, milkshakes and more in our fully stocked kitchen*
  • Wellbeing support with an employee assistance programme and onsite confidential sessions
  • In-studio heavily subsidised massage therapy*
  • Discounts for home technology, travel insurance, corporate gym membership, cinema tickets, holidays, trips out and Ikea vouchers, and many local businesses including estate agents
  • Studio parties for you and your family; such as our Summer Festival, Christmas Party plus a separate Children’s Christmas Party. We also have Cinema days and wrap parties for game releases*
  • Studio community activities such as free Japanese lessons, life drawing, creative writing, Pilates, Walking Challenges, Couch to 5k, basketball, game and movie evenings, board game club, 5-a-side football, CA Choir, Sword fighting (yes, sword fighting) and loads more*

*some of the above in-studio benefits are on hold while we work remotely during COVID-19.

Our studio sites have disabled access. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.