40 hrs/wk, weekends and overtime as needed
LENGTH OF EMPLOYMENT:
Varies; depends on project
The QA Tester performs day to day analysis and examination of entertainment media and associated material as assigned by Management. Responsibilities include performing tests, reporting anomalies, and verifying implemented fixes throughout the project's development cycle.
The QA Tester will be hired as a Volt employee working on-site at Treyarch as the client. The employment relationship and any employment related questions or concerns will be managed by Volt as the employer. Employment with Volt is contingent upon an acceptable background investigation and training period. All employees must submit to a seven-year multi-county and separately held misdemeanor court search and seven-year federal criminal search.
Only applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted. There are no part time positions available. Testing is performed on-site only in Santa Monica, CA. No remote testing available. Relocation is not offered.
Isolate and report anomalies and technical issues a consumer might encounter in the product.
Work in a fast paced environment that requires frequent shift in areas of focus.
Work side by side with development teams to ensure the title is achieving planned milestones.
Verify fixes are implemented correctly throughout the product cycle in both consumer and development environment.
Ensure bug reports are written clearly and accurately, detailing anomalies found and the steps required to reproduce those anomalies.
Review software documentation for accuracy and completeness as it pertains to test objectives for the product.
Use DevTrack database to record bugs and specific test results.
Ability to follow directions, remain focused and communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.
Must be able to work from 10 to 7 pm Monday through Friday with the flexibility to change and work overtime as needed.
Must be able to play First Person Shooter perspective games.
Familiarity with Windows and gaming console platforms.
Must be able to perform testing on games and other software to verify proper function, data content, performance, usability/playability and hardware/software compatibility.
Strong written and verbal communication, implementation, and interpersonal skills.
Excellent organization, time management and analytical skills.
Must be able to learn, comprehend and apply new concepts, techniques and procedures quickly.
Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Must be able to follow directions accurately and thoroughly.
Working knowledge of: QA methodologies, terminology, and tools; multiple computer hardware platforms and configurations; Windows and console.
Minimum 1-2 years' experience in QA game testing, technical support, or product development on multi-media software, console games, or demonstrated ability to perform accurate and detail work in an equivalent area.
Experience with a wide variety of application software.
Experience with console game testing (PS3, 360, Wii, PC).
Associate's degree in technical field or equivalent work experience. Bachelor's Degree a plus.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties of personnel so classified.
The position requires the ability to perform essential job functions which may typically include sitting; walking; standing; bending; use of hands to type, handle or feel, reach with arms or hands, stoop, kneel, talk, see, hear and carry light items such as papers, notebooks, pens, etc.
United States-California-Santa Monica
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