Gaming Platform and Hardware Specialist
The Gaming Platform and Hardware Specialist is responsible for managing and updating testing equipment for the Localization QA department here at Keywords Studios.
As a Gaming Platform and Hardware Specialist you will organise and set up work areas in the office with testing equipment and support test teams and team leads with troubleshooting testing and platform-specific issues.
This is a 12 month FTC with the possibility of extension.
Please note this role will be both office-based and remote depending on demand. Our offices are located in Leopardstown, Dublin 18.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Maintaining existing Asset Management System
- Adding new hardware to the asset management system (unpacking, labelling, etc.)
- Keeping the system up to date & current
- Performing periodic inventory consistency checks
- Ordering and replacing hardware (RMA procedures)
- Updating hardware (Xbox, PlayStation, Test-PC, mobile platforms) with latest firmware versions and images
- Testing area set up and dismantling (Kick-Off Requests)
- Assigning hardware to testers and follow up on returns after end of project, based on check-out and check-in of assets
- Forecasting & estimation of hardware needs for upcoming projects.
- Assisting Testing department in all platform-related matters, which includes: Troubleshooting, Training, Ad-hoc consultancy & project involvement
- Maintaining & creating existing documentation on platforms
- Evaluating & implementing new technology solutions for the above services
- Reporting to Management
The area of work and/or specific responsibilities may be altered from time to time by the Company, consistent with your position, as the circumstances of the business dictate
- You have outstanding attention to detail
- You are quality focused
- Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
- A high level of computer literacy
- You are a strong team player
- Having experience with Software Localization and Testing is a definite advantage
- Hard-core gamers welcome!
- Training and development