Lead Tester - Slingo

GameHouse Canada

February 19, 2014

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Job Specialization: 
Software Development
Company Overview: 

RealNetworks®, Inc. is a global Media Software and Services company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. RealNetworks creates innovative applications and services that make it easy to connect with, share, and enjoy digital media. Check us out at: www.realnetworks.com. Our GameHouse Canada studio, located in spectacular Victoria B.C., is dedicated to making fun and rewarding social games that connect players with their friends and families.

Job Summary: 

The Gamehouse Studios Lead Tester will be responsible for core testing of all Gamehouse products across multiple platforms (example social and mobile media). Knowledgeable and experienced Lead Testers are viewed as high valuable assets at GameHouse, which allows us to set the industry standards for the best Quality Assurance agents. GameHouse Studio’s focus is building value in our brands as well as solidifying our reputation with consumers and business partners.

GameHouse Studios Lead Testers are responsible, dependable employees who have an eye for detail, great work ethic, excellent verbal and written communications skills, and the ability to work in a fast paced, team centric environment. You will be responsible for running and creating test plans, performing regression testing, bug fix verification, halo testing, maintaining bug tracking database, contributing to weekly bug triage calls with game producers and assisting the testing needs with external QA resources.

What you will own, manage and be accountable for:

  • Coordinate user or third party testing.
  • Collaborate with field staff or customers to evaluate or diagnose problems and recommend possible solutions.
  • Provide technical support during software installation or configuration.
  • Visit beta testing sites to evaluate software testing performance.
  • Own the quality of one or more feature areas.
  • Strong collaboration between the program management and development teams to drive testing of your features and working with other teams to ensure comprehensive coverage for your features.
  • Write feature test plans
  • Design or develop automated testing tools.
  • Update automated test scripts to ensure currency.
  • Develop or specify standards, methods, or procedures to determine product quality or release readiness.
  • Develop testing programs that address areas such as database impacts, software scenarios, regression testing, negative testing, error or bug retests, or usability.
  • Participate in product design reviews to provide input on functional requirements, product designs, schedules, or potential problems.
  • Plan test schedules or strategies in accordance with project scope or delivery dates.
  • Review software documentation to ensure technical accuracy, compliance, or completeness, or to mitigate risks.
  • Conduct historical analyses of test results.
  • Conduct peer reviews and provide performance feedback to QA Manager
  • Mentor and train new employees

Candidates must possess:

  • High School diploma

Ideal candidates will offer:

  • 2-yr Associates degree
  • 2+ years of QA Lead experience in the games / gambling space.

Candidates not currently located in Victoria must be willing to relocate.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. No phone calls please.

GameHouse, a division of RealNetworks, Inc. (www.realnetworks.com), is an equal opportunity employer and supports workplace diversity.

How To Apply: 

Please submit your application at the following link: https://hire.jobvite.com/j?aj=olXmYfwm&s=Viatec

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