Have you worked on site at a development studio as a full time QA tester before?
Have you opened a crash dump, deployed a build, and created a script or anything else that went above and beyond the usual requirements of a QA tester?
If you have answered ‘yes’ to both of these questions, read on my friend!
Rebellion is a leading developer and publisher of games, and is also one of Europe’s biggest independent studios operating across books, comics, TV and film. Our Sniper Elite series is renowned for its authentic stealth and sniping gameplay with more than 35 million players worldwide. The Zombie Army franchise is a spine-chilling zombie shooter, and the soon-to-be released Evil Genius 2 is a satirical spy-fi lair builder where YOU are the criminal mastermind!
And those are just the projects you know about – there are loads more!
We are looking for someone like you to become our brand-new Technical QA and join our passionate and talented Rebellion North team, where we are building on the years of success that Rebellion has enjoyed.
Technical QA role:
The Technical QA is a new role dedicated to ensuring the quality of our games to an industry-leading standard. You will make sure that we as a team can continue to uphold best practices while maintaining maximum efficiency on our exciting upcoming projects. As part of the QA team, you will play a key role in helping to shape the future of the department going forward.
This role would suit someone who has prior experience in a gaming studio and is technically astute.
The Rebellion North QA team are responsible for guaranteeing a high level of quality for all projects and identifying problems early in the process.
Test games and applications across various platforms (8th & 9th Generation Consoles and PC)
Work directly with the development team to test features both before and after they are submitted to the game
Provide expert technical and platform support to the QA team
Answer queries from development, production and QA team members
Perform advanced tests in the relevant technical areas of your expertise (Analysing logs and crash dumps, using in-engine tools etc.)
Study and evaluate requirements to determine the need for change to current QA processes
We are actively recruiting for a diverse team and continue to develop a culture of growth and inclusion. Rebellion encourages innovation in all areas and we look forward to hearing how you can help us to be better. We would like to invite all demographics of culture, gender, ethnicity, neuro-diversity and beyond because we believe a representative team makes better games and provides a better working life.
Excellent communication in both written form and in-person interactions
Knowledge of bug testing and tracking software (JIRA, Devtrack)
Advanced knowledge of the video game development process
Able to develop resolutions to unusually challenging problems with highly creative solutions
Able to analyse data and issues whilst generating ideas through original thought
Able to complete work independently with little direction
Knowledge of the pipelines, processes and work of key development departments (Animation, Code, Art, etc)
Holiday: 26 holiday days annually, increasing with service to 31 days, plus national public holidays
Private Medical Insurance: Our PMI scheme offers comprehensive cover to access private medical treatment, taking the stress and strain out of waiting for treatments via the NHS
Pension Contribution: Tax efficient salary sacrifice contributory pension scheme where Rebellion matches 4% of salary, plus 10% of any contribution you make
Healthcare Cash Plan: Cash-back on treatment costs, from flu jabs to chiropractors
Dental & Vision: Cash-back on routine or emergency costs, free eye tests
Income Protection: Financial help if unable to work due to illness or injury
Critical Illness: Financial help if diagnosed with critical illness
Life Assurance: Financial security for your loved ones at a difficult time
EAP: Wellbeing hub, including confidential telephone support and counselling
Active Rewards: Earn discounts and other perks for physical activity, from trainers to cinema tickets
Gym Membership: Discounts to over 3,000 participating UK gyms, pools & fitness events
Loans: Interest free, tax-free loans
Relocation: Assistance with relocation planning and costs
Cycling Cycle Scheme: Save around 30% of the cost of a new bike and equipment though salary sacrifice tax & NI savings, spread repayments over 12 months
Discounts: 50% off most 2000 AD merchandise, plus Active Rewards and more through health schemes, from high street retail to holidays
Referral Bonus: Up to £2k bonus for internal staff referrals that lead to hires
Flexible Hours: Flexible start and finish times
Great Friendly Culture: Friendly, creative and relaxed working atmosphere, with sensibly managed projects and recognition of the importance of work-life balance (anti-crunch)
Social & Charity Events: Annual Summer BBQ & Christmas Party, social groups such as photography and board games, charity events including football, go-karting and supporting Special Effect
Digital Freebies: GDC Vault access, all Rebellion Steam titles, digital copies of 2000 AD and Rebellion Publishing comics, graphic novels and ebooks, physical game and film libraries