• German Speaking QA Tester

    Job Locations UK-Stirling
    Job ID
    2018-1207
    Department
    QA & Localisation
  • Overview

    At Dovetail Games we are passionate about empowering our people to build beautiful worlds, create breath-taking games and do the best work of their career.   We are growing fast, developing our games using cutting edge technology and across multiple platforms, and we have big ambitions to become the Number 1 Simulation Entertainment Company in the World.

     

    To help achieve this ambition, we are looking for a German speaking Quality Assurance Tester to add to our team in Stirling. Reporting into the Localisation & QA Team Leader, you will play our games, look for linguistic and functional bugs, feedback accurate QA findings to our internal development studios and update our bug database to maintain an accurate record. 

    Responsibilities

    • Test software to the defined standard across all current Dovetail gaming platforms following methodical quality assurance processes and test scripts.
    • Document test results using standard industry software providing professional, clear, accurate and complete bug descriptions.
    • Provide feedback to avoid repeated mistakes, contributing to the refinement and improvement of testing procedures and test plans.
    • Review German text, including in-game content and marketing
    • Work with development teams to rectify errors, providing game-play and game-balance feedback.
    • Work with other team members to coordinate test coverage and avoid duplicated effort, assisting on the training of new team members when required.

    Person Specifications

    • Fluent in German and English
    • Minimum Maths, English & ICT Standard grade, GCSE or equivalent
    • Understanding the role of quality assurance and principles of software/game testing.
    • Keen gamer with the ability to familiarise with game-play elements rapidly
    • Strong organisational and time keeping skills
    • Good problem solving/analytical skills, strong attention to detail
    • Knowledge or prior experience of bug reporting software/systems is beneficial

    About Dovetail Games

    • Recently announced in the Sunday Times Tech Track 100
    • 31 days off per year (including bank holidays), increasing with service
    • Excellent work-life balance
    • Pension scheme
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Eye-care vouchers
    • Free parking
    • Regular social and sporting activities

    We are committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity, and all applicants will be considered on their merit, qualifications, competence and talent regardless of any protected characteristics.

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