Temporary Job

QA Tester - Vicarious Visions


Albany, NY 01-08-2021
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  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Job Title:QA Tester (Temporary) - Vicarious Visions

Requisition ID:R001025

Your Platform

Your Mission
*This position is an initial 1-year assignment with the possibility for extension.
*Relocation to the Albany, NY commuting area will be required.

As a Quality Assurance Tester, you will collaborate with a team of talented testers to deliver high quality AAA products to spec and on time. You will be responsible for testing a variety of software with the goal of reporting defects into a bug tracking database. Quality Assurance Testers are critical to our development process. Come join us and help raise our quality bar even higher!

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
• Testing pre-release video games and verifying functionality, content, performance, playability, and hardware compatibility.
• Providing detailed gameplay, balance and tuning feedback as requested
• Creating organized and detailed documentation of defects and feedback in a bug tracking database
• Debugging and troubleshooting
• Verification of bug fixes
• Collaboration with QA team members and other interdisciplinary teams.

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:
• A passion for video games and the Quality Assurance discipline
• Knowledge of industry practices and software, including but not limited to Agile and Waterfall methodologies, Scrum, MS Office programs, Task Tracking Software, etc.
• Excel in a collaborative environment
• Must be comfortable with work involving mature themes, including but not limited to content with an M rating.
• Possess strong oral and written communication skills with an ability to organize and manage time efficiently to help ensure the success of our teams.
• Available for 40 hours per week with the possibility of OT as needed.

Extra Points:
• Bachelor's Degree or equivalent with a background in an industry-related field is preferred

Company Profile

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.