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Silent Games

Senior QA Tester

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Silent Games
πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§ Newcastle upon Tyne

Silent Games is a game development studio with a focus on RPG games that give players a sense of autonomy, mastery and purpose. Based in the heart of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, we’re building a studio with an aim to foster an open, transparent relationship with our players that will allow us to create high quality Double A games for years to come. If this sounds like something that appeals to you, then check out our roles below or get in touch with a speculative application!

Due to COVID-19, we will respecting government guidelines, therefore you may be required to start working remotely as necessary until the restrictions are lifted.

Job Description

Overview

We’re looking for a Senior QA Tester to join Silent Games, a Double A game development studio based in Newcastle-upon-Tyne with a focus on RPG games that give players a sense of autonomy, mastery and purpose. As a Senior QA Tester, and the first member of the QA team at Silent Games, you will be responsible for everything related to QA from testing the game, maintaining the bug database, establishing QA pipelines and more. As QA you will be expected to provide feedback on the gameplay, so we are looking for someone who is highly passionate about games - particularly Action RPG’s.

Responsibilities

  • Establish QA pipelines
  • Input bugs and crashes into our JIRA database with clear repro steps
  • Bug/crash regression and database maintenance
  • Management of outsource QA teams when required (functionality QA & 1st Party Guideline teams)
  • Build a positive relationship with the dev team to give constructive feedback and suggestions on implementations

Requirements

  • Experience working as an Embedded Tester/Development Tester (working directly with the dev team)
  • Ability to work autonomously and prioritise work effectively
  • Excellent communication and team working skills
  • Experience with bug tracking software such as JIRA

Desirables

  • Experience with console development
  • Experience working with Unreal Engine 4
  • Experience shipping on console and/or working with 1st Party requirements
  • Passion for Action RPG games

Additional Information

Benefits

  • 24 holidays + bank holidays + 2 community volunteering days annually
  • Private Healthcare including Dental Cashback and Mental Heath support
  • Annual Fitness & Wellbeing Allowance
  • Metro Travel Pass Scheme
  • Flexible working hours
  • Christmas Bonus
  • Christmas Studio Closure
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Easy Metro & Train Access