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Contract QA Tester

Certain Affinity soon will be hiring for  10-15 Contract QA Testers. We would like to build our pipeline of strong candidates beginning now. We will be reaching out to qualified candidates by late February through early March 2017. Please apply now if this role is a good fit and you are interested.

Certain Affinity is growing by leaps and bounds and needs talented quality assurance professionals. Individuals who have a passion for games that drives them to work tirelessly to deliver high-quality player experiences. Join a tightly-knit group of experienced industry veterans working at entirely independent company. We’ve co-developed games in the Call of Duty, Halo, and Left 4 Dead franchises, and we’ve launched a few of our own games as well.

Contract QA Testers are responsible for promoting and supporting our efforts to develop high quality, user-friendly products. This role is responsible for identifying game defects and qualitative issues throughout the title’s development cycle, ensuring a high quality, bug free experience for the consumer upon release.

Responsibilities

    • Test games and look for product defects
    • Document findings in bug tracking software
    • Track and maintain bug database to ensure up-to-date information has been entered
    • Write qualitative reports to ensure the project is fun and balanced
    • Verify development bug fixes through game play regression
    • Assist in the generation and execution of test cases
    • Assist with remedial development tasks

Requirements

    • Six months of quality assurance experience
    • Experience with current gen systems
    • Able to maintain a high level of focus while performing repetitive tasks
    • Expert knowledge of MS Windows and Office applications
    • Knowledge of computer hardware
    • Excellent verbal and written skills
    • Amazing attention to detail
    • Able to identify potential problems and supply subjective solutions
    • Able to work well within a team
    • Able to interact with key internal and external members of publishing and development
    • Able to work flexible hours and meet tight deadlines when called upon

Extra Credit

    • Avid gamer (FPS or MMO)
    • Art, Design or Programming background
    • Knowledge of Premiere, Maya, C++, and/or Powershell
    • Knowledge of database tracker programs and/or game development tools

This is a non-exempt contract position. This position works on site at Certain Affinity. The contractor will be paid through a third party payroll administrator.