Quality Assurance Tester (Contract)

QA

Positions
1
Location
Malmö

A little bit about us

Tarsier Studios is an independent game development studio based in Malmö, Sweden. We’re a team of 50 that pride ourselves on being self-motivated, open-minded and results-focused. Here everyone is important, and together we aim to make the best quality games while having fun doing it. For us, it’s all about atmosphere, playfulness, and quality.

Last year we celebrated our 10 year anniversary, and it was a year that also saw the release of our first two original games – Statik and Little Nightmares. Both games were critically successful and show that there is an audience for the kind of games Tarsier want to make.

Job Description

We are looking for a talented Quality Assurance Tester with a mind for testing and strong understanding for testing processes and the skills to back it up. As a QA Tester at Tarsier Studios, you will follow testing plans from the QA manager and work together with the QA team to find all issues, making certain no critical issues are overlooked. Together with our talented Artists, Programmers, and Game Designers, you will play an important role in the second wave of original games from Tarsier Studios.

This is a 1-year fixed term contract where we require you to work onsite at our office in Malmö.


Main responsibilities

  • Will be responsible for thoroughly investigating issues on a specific platform but need to work together with your colleagues to identify cross-platform issues.

  • Ensuring there is always an accurate status on whether your platforms meets all hardware standards.

Start Date: May 2018

Employment type: 1 year fixed contract.

 

Is this you?

As a person, you have a passion for quality games. We believe that you are systematic and analytical in your approach, with an eye for the smallest detail. You also have great communication skills. AND since a large part of your communication will be via a database it´s important that you have the ability to formulate written text around issues you find in a clear and concise manner. Whilst we work very hard here, we still try to keep things fun and laid-back – so it’s also good if you enjoy a fika and a chat with your wonderful colleagues.

You have:

  • At least 1 shipped title on Console/PC

  • At least 1 year of experience in a QA-testing role.

  • Analytical, motivated, curious, dedicated, and positive team player

  • Excellent knowledge of documentation management and bug tracking software.

  • Excellent knowledge of XR/TRC standards and PCs overall.

  • Proven ability to plan and estimate your own workload, and complete your tasks within a specified timeframe

  • Fluent in English

  • Willing to relocate to Malmö, Sweden

It´s nice if you have:

  • Excellent organisation and communication skills.

  • Strong passion and knowledge of video games and video game platforms.

  • Extensive technical understanding of underlying game systems.

  • Good knowledge of Unreal 4.

We will offer you:

At Tarsier you will be a part of creating entire worlds, and thanks to our ‘small-ish’ size, you will have the opportunity to work cross-discipline, broaden your experience, and really influence how these worlds take shape. Tarsier isn’t about hierarchy or keeping you at a distance. We appreciate people who want to help us make better games and a better company, so if you have something to say, then we want to hear it. We strive for an open, friendly and creative work atmosphere; where nobody feels different or out of place.

Other benefits:

  • Excellent colleagues

  • Newly renovated office complete with the three most important things of all – a fully equipped Arcade Room, Resting Room, and a super-snazzy Cinema/Game Room.

  • Situated just 5 min walk from Triangeln train station in the center of Malmö (30 min from Copenhagen C)

  • Flexible work hours

  • Delicious Friday breakfast

  • Game nights and other activities

Application and contact

Does this feel like your kind of place? Do you get excited by quality and attention to detail? Can’t stop yourself from wanting to learn new things? Thinking about games even when you’re taking a sh... ower? Want to work in an open environment with amazing co-workers who really care for each other and the games we do? Love job adverts that ask a few too many questions? If the answer is yes to all, we would love for you to join us!

Please make sure you include your CV/Resumé and a personal letter in your application.

Please apply using the ”Apply for the job” button above.

If you have specific questions about the role, you are welcome to contact us at

recruitment @ tarsier.se (Applications via the "Apply for this job" button, this email address is only for questions)