QA Game Tester (10 Months Contract) at Piranha Games Inc.

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QA Game Tester (10 Months Contract) Piranha Games Inc.. About Piranha Games. Founded in 2000, Piranha Games is an action gaming studio with unparalleled experience developing licensed products for big-name franchises, including AAA licensed titles such as; Need for Speed: Undercover and Duke Nukem Forever. Best known for the Free-to-Play game title MechWarrior Online, PGI is as committed as ever to creating world-class action-based games, having most recently released MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries. Piranha Games is part of the Enad Global 7 group. For more information, please visit Piranha Games is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to fostering an inclusive environment for all employees. Formal education is not always required. All team members are hand-picked because they are skilled in their individual fields, immensely creative and hard workers. We hire avid gamers and mold them to the standards we believe make amazing products.. Should you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected]. We thank you for your interest in this position. Due to the number of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.. OVERALL OBJECTIVE AND PURPOSE. Test video games for functionality and usability including tuning, debugging and suggesting detailed refinements that lead to higher quality and better playability of the finished game. WHY YOU SHOULD WORK WITH PGI:. Flexible Schedules & Remote Working Arrangements. People-focused Events & Initiatives. Comprehensive Benefits. Competitive Compensation. RESPONSIBILITIES. Execute assigned testing and test plan tasks in a timely and efficient manner. Assist development team in branch testing, bug fixing and patch testing. Identify in-game bugs to be rectified by the development team. Report bugs into database using precise and detailed descriptions and the required steps to reproduce the bugs. Test for regression of bugs. Perform targeted and exploratory testing. Use a proactive, problem-solving approach to diagnose problems and to propose solutions to improve efficiency of testing cycles. Become an active participant in shaping the success of the team. Additional tasks may be assigned as needed. REQUIREMENTS:. 2-4 years’ prior testing experience in the gaming industry. Extensive experience in playing video games, either console or PC online titles. Strong problem-solving, organizational and analytical skills. Enthusiasm and knowledge of video games and a love for breaking games and fixing bugs. Highly self-motivated and able to excel in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Capable of working with little instruction to resolve demanding tasks, as well as work with internal teams. Flexible with schedule and willingness to work overtime as required. ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS. Experience with JIRA and DevTrack. Experience with current F2P titles. Knowledge of computer networking. Ability to troubleshoot PC/Console Hardware/Software. Experience with scripting languages for automation such as Python and JScript. The pay range for this role is:. 40,000 - 60,000 CAD per year (Remote - Canada)