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Senior Automation Programmer


Montreal, QC 03-20-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Founded in Quebec City and continuing its growth with a team in Montreal, Beenox has over 20 years of expertise in the game development. As an Activision studio we are leaders in interactive entertainment and involved in the creation of renowned titles.

We are proud to be a major contributor to the popular Call of Duty franchise, crafting content for the Warzone seasons, owning the development of the PC version of Call of Duty, and being involved in the development of Warzone™ Mobile. Throughout our history, we have also contributed to the success of Crash Bandicoot, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, Skylanders, Spider-Man and Guitar Hero.

Working at Beenox means being part of a motivated and supportive team where we collaborate to achieve a common goal: crafting memorable gaming experiences for millions of gamers. It's a stimulating and rewarding environment where everyone has a voice and an impact on the projects and the studio. Come join the best team in the industry to work on exciting and creative projects!
Our perks
• Competitive compensation and time-off policy
• Group insurance paid almost entirely by the studio
• Retirement savings with contribution from Beenox
• Professional growth on a technical and/or management level
• Various training courses offered free of charge to employees
...Lots of fun through unforgettable activities and events!

About the role

Beenox is looking for an experienced automation programmer to embark on an automation adventure that will redefine our development experience and help us take our innovative games to the next level. This role will allow you to have an impact on games played by millions of fans across the globe.

Your mission will be to help improve the quality and scalability of our games and products, and ensure we work in a healthy, stable, and productive environment. This will be achieved through innovative, cost-effective, and impactful use of automation technologies and improved end-to-end orchestration of the usage of such technologies.

More specifically, as a senior, you will have to
• Act as a mentor and become a resource for your fellow programmers;
• Make your team shine thanks to your expertise;
• Be able to navigate the unknown: you will tackle sophisticated problems and you will find solutions adapted to the needs of the studio and its projects;
• Demonstrate a credible professional maturity, a desire to surpass oneself and show resourcefulness to improve existing technologies.

• Identify, design, improve, implement and deploy automation technologies and test coverage within the context of our proprietary game engine, pipeline, workflows, and automation infrastructure;
• Collaborate with teams across functions and studios to craft groundbreaking automation strategies and implement efficient, portable, and reusable technologies to efficiently detect defects in UI (User Interface), Gameplay or Online;
• Elevate existing automation frameworks, tooling and tests and any new ones after initial deployment;
• Craft and display crucial analytics and critical metrics for tests performance, game stability, and more;
• Write and maintain stress tests, collect, and visualize data, analyze, and report results.

• More than 5 years of relevant programming experience;
• Passionate about automation and software testing;
• Experience developing automation or test frameworks
• Proficiency in Python and C/C++;
• A deep understanding of computer architectures, networks, and operating systems;
• Proven success in collaborative team environment.

Bonus points
• Experience in PC, console, or mobile game development;
• Experience in UI related technologies as a programmer;
• Familiarity with CI/CD technologies and architectures;
• Knowledge of QA (Quality Assurance) methodologies;
• Hands-on experience with Perforce, Git, Grafana, Jenkins, Airflow, Databricks, Linux, Django;
• Knowledge of Lua, GoLang and SQL programming languages;
• Passionate about video games, especially FPS titles.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g3zo45-3-230-143-213-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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