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Software Quality Engineer

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Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Programmers
Salary £Negotiable DOE
Location UK - London
Reference 8383_JP95SQE

My client is a household name and one of the leading games companies in the world. Their reputation is second to none; providing advanced hardware that enables the most talented developers to produce vanguard titles and set new standards in interactive entertainment. With a goal to make a wealth of products that completely changes the definition of home entertainment.

Overview of the job role:

This role includes hands on in-depth testing services for the broadcast and streaming media technology team. This role supports the development team with auto build and integration systems through to the release of components to internal and external developers.

Job Responsibilities:

. Working closely with the development team and product specifications, you will develop test cases in C / C++ to validate project requirements and quality.
. You will manage the whole lifecycle of bugs through to resolution of the issues you raise reporting results to the release team.
. You will need to be a strong team player, but be able act independently, professionally and proactively.
. You should be quick to learn new skills, use initiative and be eager to embrace new challenges and responsibilities.
. Since you will be working with multiple teams across multiple regions, excellent communication skills are a must.

Skills & Experience required:

. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
. Demonstrable C / C++ skills and structured programming techniques
. Experience of writing test cases for APIs and console applications
. Experience testing GUI tools
. Knowledge of source control systems and issue tracker software
. Fluent in English
. Strong problem solving skills

Advantages Skills & Experience:

. Computer Science or Engineering Degree - 1st or 2:1 or further postgraduate qualifications
. Games development background; especially in any console development
. Experience in an Agile / SCRUM development team
. Experience in using testing frameworks such as CUnit / CppUnit
. Experience in test automation

If you meet the criteria as outlined above and would like to receive further information including a full job specification, please contact Jake Perkins at jake@aswift.com