Job Title: Lead Tester
Position Type (FT or PT): Full Time - Regular
Area of Interest: Software Testing
Description: GameHouse Canada is seeking a Lead Tester
At GameHouse, we believe it's good to game! As the largest developer, publisher, and distributor of casual games, we offer more games and more ways to play them - all across the expansive mix of channels including online, download, smartphone, tablets, and leading social networks. We also power some of the world's most popular game destinations including www.gamehouse.com, www.zylom.com, and www.atrativa.com.
Our GameHouse Canada studio, located in spectacular Victoria B.C., is dedicated to making fun and rewarding social games that connect players with their friends and families. Our top-rated games on Facebook and Google+ include Adventure Slots, Let's Make A Deal, Collapse! Blast, UNO-------- Boost, and more.
We are looking for an experienced tester to join our GameHouse Canada studio to build blockbuster social games on Facebook. This is a great opportunity for a QA professional to join the front lines of the social gaming revolution.
The ideal candidate should be experienced in testing software and desire to be the gate-keeper for quality in our games. They should be a highly versatile team player, able to work with multiple teams on a wide variety of testing tasks.
Do you live to game? Then we'd love to hear from you!
What you'll own, build, and be accountable for:
. Identify game defects/bugs, run test suites, verify fixes
. Development of Test plan, Test Scripts and Test Execution
. Assist with implementing/refining standard and/or best QA processes and practices
. Coordinate a QA outsourcing team to perform regression tests and execute system-wide test plans
. Collaborate with Producers and development teams to make feature triage and trade-off decisions
. Mentor new testers on how to write quality bugs and follow QA process
. 4+ years QA experience.
. Knowledge/familiarity with industry standard test tools and best practices.
. Knowledge/familiarity with social networks.
. Experience with usability and accessibility testing.
. Experience with automated testing suites.
. Knowledge of programming and scripting languages.
. BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field or equivalent experience.
How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary history to email@example.com . Candidates must be willing to relocate. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.
GameHouse, a division of RealNetworks, Inc. (www.realnetworks.com), is an equal opportunity employer and supports workplace diversity.
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