Senior Quality Assurance Tester
Woodland Hills, CA
Infinity Ward is currently seeking a Senior Build Tools Engineer to join our development team.
The ideal candidate should have some full-time programming experience in games. We are looking for someone who is passionate about the digital content production process, defect detection through automated testing, supporting cross-functional teams, human/computer communication, scaling/balancing server infrastructure, and telemetry implementation/analysis.
The tools team at Infinity Ward is responsible for providing a good user experience for the content creation story of game development. This includes improving the content editing tools as well as the build pipeline technology used to deliver content changes to the game. It also encompasses delivering good feedback to the entire studio on both a micro and macro level. This includes keeping artists informed about the specific changes they submit, and the larger team informed about the health of the whole game.
This is an exciting opportunity to join an award-winning video game developer, and work with the best gaming talent in the world.
Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
• Feature development and support for studio services like:
• Continuous integration.
• Pre and post submit testing.
• Build deployment.
• Broad phase telemetry and profiling.
• Communicate with stakeholders, evaluate needs, identify goals, and implement high quality software that facilitate the creative production process.
• 5+ years' experience in building tools for game development
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or equivalent work experience.
• Team-motivated with a good work ethic and desire to constantly improve.
• Experience with C/C++, and ideally some computer architecture knowledge.
• Experience using C#, Python, Lua, or other scripting language .
• Interest in usability and user interface design.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
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.