Games QA Engineer

QA Testing Lisbon, Portugal

THE POSITION

 

Miniclip is looking for a QA Engineer (Games Tester focused on automation and Tools development) to hire in our Games Development Studio in Tagus Park (Oeiras, Portugal). This is a full-time, permanent position. Please apply only if you have the right to work in Portugal.

 

DUTIES

 

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • As part of the QA Team, the main responsibility is to ensure the good quality of all 1st party games published by Miniclip.
  • Develop test automation scripts and tools to support all new game releases/updates and schedule timely quality assurance and testing.
  • Follow up on regression automation running on Local Device Farm and identify, report and/or fix possible detected issues.
  • Act as a liaison between development teams, producers and all internal teams involved in the release of a product.
  • Help in developing, maintaining and improving the roadmap of test automation for all releases and updates.
  • Identify needs and develop test automation tools that will improve ROI on testing feature development.
  • Create clear and insightful test automation documentation to provide visibility over tools and automation pipeline flows.
  • Monitoring game statistics, customer feedback channels, and competing products to constantly question assumptions and make adjustments to our games.
  • Be part of Miniclip’s quality assurance team, define new test automation approaches and come up with new ideas to improve automation processes and procedures.

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

 

We’re looking for a social, hard-working person who enjoys working in a team with other people and is passionate and dedicated about his/her work. The ideal candidate will be strongly skilled in the following:

  • Self-motivated, with excellent organisational skills.
  • Ability to clearly articulate complex game development project issues.
  • Confident in exploring new approaches and in communicating with different teams and departments.
  • Experience in working with teams across different functions and geographical locations.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Close attention to detail.
  • Technical insight on a wide range of physical devices from different manufacturers (Apple, Samsung, etc.) and operating systems (iOS, Android, etc.).
  • 1 – 3 years of experience in the QA and testing fields of game and/or entertainment products and services.
  • BA or BSc degree or equivalent.
  • Fluent in at least one programming or scripting language (extra points for programming skills in Lua).
  • Good knowledge about software tools for CI/CD workflow automation (ex.: Jenkins).

 

APPLICATION

 

To apply please submit your CV with your cover letter explaining why you want to be part of our team.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

You will be working in our fashionable, open plan studio in Tagus Park (Oeiras, Portugal) with enthusiasts and professionals from the games industry. We like to maintain a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere, with regular team building and social events (virtually, currently). We understand that being tied to a desk all day is not fun and that’s why there is a games area and fridge with complimentary drinks and fruit for all staff.

 

ABOUT MINICLIP

 

Miniclip is a global leader in digital games with a mission of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’. The Company develops, publishes and distributes highly engaging games to an audience of over 250 million monthly active users across mobile, social and online platforms.

Founded in 2001, the Company has successfully grown a huge global audience in over 195 countries and across six continents. Miniclip has a unique understanding of the digital games space and has developed a strong portfolio of over 60 high-quality mobile games, extensive worldwide distribution, and an internationally recognised brand name. To date, Miniclip franchises including 8 Ball Pool™, Golf Battle™, Football Strike™ and Agar.io™ have generated more than 2 billion downloads. Miniclip has more than 50 million daily active players reaching people across the world in the pursuit of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’.

In February 2015, Miniclip was excited to receive a large majority investment from Tencent, one of the world’s largest technology companies and the world’s largest games publisher. This new chapter in Miniclip’s history strengthens the Company’s position, with Tencent recognising its achievements to date and future potential.

In the past two years, as part of their ambitious growth plans, Miniclip have been delighted to welcome the teams from Playsport (famous for Motorsport Manager), Yakuto (creators of Darts of Fury), Masomo (home of Head Ball 2), Ilyon (designers of Bubble Shooter), Eight Pixels Square (Sniper Strike) now operating as Miniclip Derby, Gamebasics (creators of OSM Online Soccer Manager), and most recently Green Horse Games (home of Football Rivals) to the Miniclip Group.

For more information, visit http://corporate.miniclip.com

 


About Miniclip

Miniclip is a global leader in digital games with a mission of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’. The Company develops, publishes and distributes highly engaging games to an audience of over 250 million monthly active users across mobile, social and online platforms. They operate in eight countries, with a global workforce of over 900 people across 13 locations.

Founded in 2001, the Company has successfully grown a huge global audience in over 195 countries and across six continents. Miniclip has a unique understanding of the digital games space and has developed a strong portfolio of over 60 high-quality mobile games, extensive worldwide distribution, and an internationally recognised brand name. To date, Miniclip's digital games, which include the franchises 8 Ball Pool™, Golf Battle™, Football Strike™, Carrom Pool™, and Agar.io™ have generated more than 3 billion downloads. Miniclip has more than 60 million daily active players reaching people across the world in the pursuit of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’.

In February 2015, Miniclip was excited to receive a large majority investment from Tencent, one of the world’s largest technology companies and the world’s largest games publisher. This new chapter in Miniclip’s history strengthens the Company’s position, with Tencent recognising its achievements to date and future potential.

In the past three years, as part of their ambitious growth plans, Miniclip have been delighted to welcome the teams from Playsport (famous for Motorsport Manager), Yakuto (creators of Darts of Fury), Masomo (home of Head Ball 2), Ilyon (designers of Bubble Shooter), Eight Pixels Square (Sniper Strike) operating as Miniclip Derby, Gamebasics (creators of OSM Online Soccer Manager) now operating as Miniclip Netherlands, Green Horse Games (home of Football Rivals), and most recently Supersonic Software Ltd., trading as Puzzling.com (the team behind the highly successful Puzzle Page and Picture Cross) to the Miniclip Group. For more information, visit http://corporate.miniclip.com