Game QA Tester

Burnaby, British Columbia
QA
Fixed Term
Build amazing experiences in Halo Infinite, connect players across platforms in Minecraft, or unleash your creativity on original IP. SkyBox Labs is a game development studio that works on some of the world’s most iconic games. We are a co-developer on Halo Infinite, work on projects in the Minecraft universe, and also make original cinematic platformer, Stela. As one of Vancouver’s fastest growing game studios, since our inception in 2011, SkyBox Labs has evolved from a group of 8 people developing independent projects to a team of over 140 engineers, artists, designers, producers, and more.

SkyBox Labs is looking for an experienced Game QA Tester for a fixed term contract until December 2019, with possible extension. The successful candidate will have strong knowledge of game testing principles and techniques and a thorough understanding of software development cycles.

Responsibilities

    • Test in a variety of areas including features, stability, functionality, compatibility, guidelines, etc.
    • Compose daily and weekly reports
    • Own all or part of the testing efforts
    • Provide thorough documentation on tools and processes
    • Communicate feedback effectively, both verbally and in writing

Qualifications

    • 1-2+ years’ experience in game QA testing on PC and/or console
    • Proven understanding of game testing principles and techniques
    • Strong knowledge of software development cycles
    • Experience with bug tracking systems
    • Ability to write test plans within specific deadlines
    • Familiarity with various development methodologies
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to deliver constructive feedback effectively
A Culture of Empowerment, Collaboration and Personal Growth

Our studio’s success can be attributed to our culture of empowerment, collaboration and personal growth. We employ a flat structure where all team members are heard, respected and trusted. We encourage knowledge sharing and personal growth through our many Lunch & Learns and frequent feedback. This culture is underscored by our strong commitment to work-life balance.
One major thing that we’re proud of is that we’ve been able to grow a 140+ person studio while cultivating an inclusive grassroots culture. We value our team members’ various backgrounds, hobbies, skills, and interests and this is demonstrated through our broad spectrum of social clubs: Join our soccer team, fitness group, potluck club, or one of our many D&D groups - you can even start your own!

SkyBox Labs is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.

Learn more about us at http://skyboxlabs.com/ 

Although we appreciate all interest, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.