QA Tester (Temporary) - Vicarious Visions

Activision
 Albany, NY

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Job Title:

QA Tester (Temporary) - Vicarious Visions

Requisition ID:

R001025

Job Description:

We Need You

The Minions of Hell are growing stronger...

Are you a skilled QA Tester? Come Work with us on Diablo IV and help us create something extraordinary.

Our team of talented developers are growing. Our backgrounds are diverse, but we all share a real passion for what we do. We believe that if youre looking for a tight-knit crew that celebrates self-expression and embraces collaboration, we will be a phenomenal fit for you.

*This position is an initial 1-year assignment with the possibility for extension.

*Relocation to the Albany, NY commuting area will be required

Stuff We Will Trust You With

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.

And yeah, you will need these things to apply

  • 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:

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent with a background in an industry-related field is preferred

COVID-19 Hiring Update:Weve transitioned to a work-from-home model and were continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each persons circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.

Blizzard Entertainment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Accommodation Request: We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request totalentacquisition@blizzard.com. General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest

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