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Games Tester, Mantis, DevTrack, TCR – JY/5152

Location:
Runcorn, Cheshire
Type:
FTC - 13 months
Salary:
£35,000 – Free games – Annual company events – GCD Vault Access
Start date:
ASAP
Reference:
JY/5152

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Games Tester – Mantis – DevTrack – TCR

My client, a triple A rated games development company is looking for experienced, enthusiastic and motivated Quality Assurance Analyst to join their existing internal QA team, They need testers who are passionate about games and gaming on all platforms. The QA Team tests on current and next-gen consoles, PC’S and mobile devices.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:
• Find and/or reproduce bugs and defects in games and other interactive products, investigating and reporting on these and verifying fixes before games go live
• Follow test plans and test for functionality, performance, reliability, stability and compatibility with other systems, including rigorous testing during submission processes
• Maintain and update my client’s bug databases, documenting test results accurately
• Create and maintain well defined test plans to meet functional and technical specifications
• Collaborate productively within larger multi-disciplined project team environments, working closely with development teams and external publisher QA to identify, report and recreate bugs, communicating ideas and issues clearly, to ensure highest quality outcomes
• Be responsive to deadlines and work well under pressure, meeting multiple production objectives and deadlines

Key Skills and Experience:
We’re looking for people with some experience testing mobile or current-generation game consoles. Ideally you will have experience in the full development cycle, from start to finish, and a broad knowledge of games in general.

• Good understanding of game development and software testing methods
• Experience of using bug testing and tracking software, e.g. Mantis, DevTrack
• Competent PC user with confident report writing, spreadsheet and database skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Methodical with consistent excellent attention to detail, ability to remain focussed when approaching repetitive tasks
• Excellent initiative, self-motivation, organisational and problem solving skills, as well as team working and the ability to accept and follow direction
• A genuine passion for games of all genres and pushing quality as far as possible
• Technical experience and knowledge of current-gen TRC/TCR's would be an advantage
My client is offering a competitive salary and some excellent benefits including:

• Relocation: reasonable pre-agreed costs e.g. belongings, transport, non-refundable agency fees, etc.
• Social: annual company events (Summer BBQ & Christmas Party), various ad-hoc events and out-of-hours social groups such as photography, board games, football, baking, etc.
• Childcare Vouchers: for nurseries, holiday care and after school clubs.
• Eye Test Vouchers: free eye tests and additional discounts on glasses/contact lenses
• Free Steam Titles and Free GDC Vault Access


Games Tester – Mantis – DevTrack – TCR

Referral Scheme: If this role isn’t for you then perhaps you could recommend a friend or colleague to Haybrook IT. If we go on to place that person in a permanent or temporary capacity then you could be rewarded with £500!! Please see our website for terms and conditions.

Haybrook IT Resourcing is Oxford’s leading IT recruitment agency. With exclusive access to some of the region’s most successful companies, send in your CV today to secure your next IT position.

Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd acts as an employment agency and an employment business.

We value diversity and always appoint on merit.




Contact:
Xander Todd
Contact Email: xander@haybrook.co.uk
Tel:
01865 343112

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Referral Scheme: If this role isn’t for you then perhaps you could recommend a friend or colleague to Haybrook IT. If we go on to place that person in a permanent or temporary capacity then you could be rewarded with £500!! You can find the scheme terms and conditions here

Haybrook IT Resourcing is Oxford’s leading IT Recruitment agency. With exclusive access to some of the region’s most successful companies, send in your CV today to secure your next IT position. 

Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd acts as an employment agency and an employment business. 

We value diversity and always appoint on merit.