Senior QA Technician

AntiMatter Games logo
Posted 26 January 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineQA & Localisation
Contact NameVicky Kilby

Job description

We are supporting Antimatter Games as they look for a Senior QA Technician to join their innovative and passionate team.

Antimatter Games is Cornwall’s largest game development studio. They are the studio who developed Rising Storm, PC Gamer’s ‘Multiplayer Game of the Year’, and the critically acclaimed sequel Rising Storm 2: Vietnam.  

As a Senior QA Technician at the studio, you will define and adapt the testing processes to ensure fast and accurate qualitative and functional testing. You’ll also liaise and work alongside internal development teams and QA teams.

Your responsibilities…
  • Create test plans and plan QA deliverables for your team
  • Mentor and train the QA team to increase their professional skillset and aid career progression
  • Take part in leadership meetings and be an advocate for QA in the organisation
  • Manage external QA resources (including group testers and third-party partners) to make sure work is efficient and focused in the correct areas, based on the current needs of the projects
  • Attending internal and external playtests, assisting with creating and processing feedback surveys, to ensure actionable and valuable feedback is being provided
  • Updating and maintaining Jira and highlighting risk to production
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • 2+ years experience at senior level in a QA role, including managerial, planning, and coordinating responsibilities
  • Credited and involvement in the full life cycle, in a Senior QA role, on one or more shipped title
  • Demonstratable attention to detail, passion for games (specifically first-person shooters being a plus), and practical knowledge of recent titles and industry best practices
  • Ability to communicate clearly and succinctly to stakeholders, management, and production both verbally and in writing, to ensure issues are clearly explained and understood
  • Keep up to date with the latest systems and software and can adopt these in a seamless way into the current workflow
  • Extensive experience in compliance testing and general testing on both Xbox and PlayStation
It's a bonus if you have…
  • Excellent working knowledge of ticketing systems such as JIRA and Agile software development
  • Experienced with Unreal Engine 5
  • Prior experience writing test cases and automation scripts
Perks and benefits include…
  • BUPA Cash Plan
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Regular team activities, with a subscription to PerkBox