Senior Quality Analyst

About the Employer
Established in 2007, Sumo Video Games is one of India’s leading video game developers. We work hand in hand with Sumo Digital’s UK studios to build ground-breaking games and content for some of the world’s biggest publishers including Microsoft, Sony, Apple and Sega.

It’s an exciting time to be part of Sumo, winners of the Develop: Star Awards 2019 Best Studio; big things are on the horizon and we want you to be part of our continued journey. Join us!

Working in the heart of the development environment, the successful candidate will play a key part in upholding and championing the game’s quality daily, whereby they’ll be responsible for testing to report on the quality of a variety of game systems; engine technologies; and content pipelines. This will be done both verbally and in writing, in collaboration with the dev team and the rest of the QA team.
Responsibilities:
  • Create, maintain and execute test cases and test plans and provide clear and concise reports.
  • Test the features that are being developed and Provide constructive feedback on systems, features and the overall quality of our games.
  • Ensure that the Sprint, Milestone and Project Deliverables are achieved on time through active participation in testing tasks and processes.
  • Perform regular Smoke Tests and Build Tests and convey the build and game status accurately.
  • Assist in executing the QA test plans by performing thorough testing on assigned titles. This can include art, sound, text, functionality, compliance, performance, documentation, etc. and other types of testing.
  • Co-ordinate and communicate with the different production and development teams involved in the project.
  • Clearly document issues and ensure they can be reproduced effectively. Track and maintain the bug database and regularly highlight important issues to the production teams.
  • Identify any potential project risks in advance and convey the same to the production teams.
  • Provide support to the Production and Development teams according to their specific requests.
  • Additionally, work on improving the operational efficiency of the QA team by assessing the current quality assurance practices and incorporating new QA strategies.
  • Ensure testing processes are followed daily while also assisting and mentoring other members of the quality assurance team.
Qualifications:
  • 4+ years experience in game or software quality assurance
  • An excellent understanding of database and bug-tracking software (Azure DevOps, JIRA, etc.)
  • Experience and familiarity with multiple gaming platforms and genres.
  • Knowledge about different consoles, its peripherals and 1st Party guidelines.
  • Knowledge of QA methodologies and tools, Game development cycle and different milestones involved.
  • Knowledge and experience working with different Game Engines like Unreal, Unity, etc.
  • Experience working with Perforce, Visual Studio is preferred.
  • Basic technical proficiency and knowledge of Coding and Scripting is preferred.
  • Experience creating re-usable test cases and test suites.
  • The ability to work autonomously, prioritize tasks and take ownership of assigned areas.
  • A passion for video games and interactive story-telling.
  • An innate desire to understand how things work and a willingness to learn.
  • Looking to join a top-level, creative and independent team.
What we offer:

Our Studio is unique in India, giving our staff the opportunity to work directly on all leading gaming platforms, at every stage of game development.

Being part of Sumo's Pune studio is a rewarding experience, one that requires dedication, a strong sense of ownership over your work and an overwhelming enthusiasm for the games you work on.

In return we offer competitive salary, flexi-time & benefits, and excellent working environment and most importantly we will give you the room to be yourself and live your passion.

Additionally, we provide relocation reimbursement from other cities, a performance-linked bonus in addition to the fixed salary, opportunities to attend industry conferences and a complete and all-encompassing medical insurance package for our employees and their children.

Come join the team.