Outplay Entertainment is the largest independent mobile developer in the UK, and based in the thriving games hub of Dundee, Scotland. We create limitless fun for our players with lovingly crafted and innovative games for mobile phones and tablets.
This approach has seen us recognised for a stable of award-winning titles, including Mystery Match, Crafty Candy and Booty Quest - and our portfolio is ever expanding. And this means that our team is ever expanding, too. With over 30 nationalities with diverse levels of experience and expertise - our teams thrive off their ability to work at the forefront of the mobile games industry, building products that are enjoyed by millions of players across the world.
The fun and passion injected into our games is reflected in our culture, too. Outplay is more than just work. New team members will be joining a family that has climbed Munros, taken on the Tough Mudder challenge and even ventured to the wilds of Scotland together.
We are looking for a motivated individual who is passionate about testing and has proven interest and aspirations in scripting and developing applications. You will be embedded with client-tech and server development teams to rigorously test features while helping maintain and support the development of automated testing solutions.
This is an exciting opportunity to be closely involved with emerging technologies and solutions at our company.
Work with game client tech team to test shared/engine features with a technical insight.
Test cloud-based services and tools, working closely with DevOps team to understand requirements from server back-end through to front end support.
Assist in maintaining and expanding our automated test scripts to support DevOps team, analyse and debug automated test results daily.
Coordinate with project and QA teams, report test results and communicate risks.
2 Years+ experience as a QA tester and/or technical degree in computing application development
A passion for testing, and an active interest in self-learning
Fundamental understanding of cloud-based services in games and what they achieve
Analytical thinker who can work systematically
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to analyse projects and determine their testing requirements
Passion for games of all sorts, genres and platforms
Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced Agile environment
You actively seek out opportunities to test games / software
Familiar with test management and bug tracking tools e.g. Bugzilla, Jira, TestRail
Experience testing front-end web applications
Experience with network debugging applications such as Fiddler and understanding of web API’s
Ability to inspect and understand existing code to support test coverage
Experience programming in C#
Familiar with Unity or other established game engines
Familiar with version control such TortoiseSVN, git
Good knowledge and understanding of latest iOS, Android and Kindle Mobile Operating Systems and devices
Previous QA experience testing multiplayer games or cloud-based account services in games or other applications
What we can offer
You will have the chance to benefit from our talent initiative, The Outplay Academy - and the opportunity to acquire new skills and grow alongside the business. From mentoring schemes and educational workshops to industry event attendance and guest speakers - we are proud of our dedication to development.
Don’t live in Scotland? We know starting afresh can be challenging. From your first arrival to moving into your new home, our bespoke relocation package covers every aspect of settling into a new country. With our help, you’ll be calling Scotland home in no time.
We also offer the following staff benefits:
- Private medical and dental care
- 28 days of holiday (increasing to 33 over 5 years)
- Access to our team discount scheme
- Employee assistance package
- Childcare savings
- EMI Share Option Scheme.
At Outplay, our mission is to create limitless fun for everyone who plays our games, and we value every individual that helps make that goal a reality. We are committed to remaining an equal opportunities employer and provide a friendly, safe, and welcoming environment for everyone who works here irrespective of age, race, ethnicity, religion, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, physical appearance, body size, and sexual orientation. All our employees are treated with dignity and respect, because being part of Outplay is more than just work – it’s a family.