SOEDESCO® is looking for a

QA Tester

Location: Rotterdam, the Netherlands

As a QA tester at SOEDESCO Publishing you are passionate, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual. This is a full-time permanent position based out at SOEDESCO Publishing in Rotterdam. Candidates must be 18 years of age and above. 

Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to

  • Testing games and applications across various platforms, gaining an extensive knowledge of each.

  • Actively identifying, reproducing and accurately reporting issues in detailed bug reports and database.

  • Re-testing previously reported defects/issues in specified builds and updating the corresponding database accordingly.

  • Carrying out examination and revision of reported issues.

  • Writing test cases.

  • Writing QA reports.

  • Analyzing QA processes and improving them.

  • Providing clear and concise critical analysis and feedback when requested.

  • Participating in a close-knit, friendly atmosphere, sharing ideas and helping others when needed.

  • Learning about and adhering to our internal systems, software and processes.

  • Learning about game development, game theory and game terminology 

Requirements 

  • Knowledge and general experience of playing video games.

  • An understanding in different/multiple game genres.

  • An interest in and understanding of the video game industry.

  • Good general PC and game console knowledge, including experience with Microsoft Office suite.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Familiar with testcase management tools and methodologies.

  • Familiar with the use and maintenance of a bug database.

Personality

  • The ability to concisely present complex information via bug reports.
  • The ability to multitask and work to deadlines.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Excellent attention too detail.
  • Ability to become quickly accustomed to various in-house software systems.
  • Ability to work productively and collaboratively, respecting others' opinions.
  • Work with limited supervision & remain motivated
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • The ability to communicate effectively with people at all levels.
  • Eager to learn, willing to risk & fail (new techniques, but also the whole adventure in general)
  • Passionate about playing and making great games.
  • Strong curiosity and innate need to understand how things work.

Plusses

  • General Game development knowledge (art, programming, design)

  • An understanding of Quality Insurance (ISO 9001)

  • Analytical and precise.

  • Working knowledge of hardware platform limitations is a plus.

  • Passionate about and/or extensive, in-depth knowledge of and/or experience with the game and game development industry.

  • Knowledge of current and previous generation of games consoles and PCs.

  • Experience with a variety of database software.

  • Comfortable in expressing thoughts and opinions constructively.

  • Languages: Dutch is helpful and any additional languages are a plus. 

Starting date: As soon as possible

About SOEDESCO

SOEDESCO is a privately owned Dutch video game publisher and video game developer based in Rotterdam. The company was established in 2002 and we originally sold accessory and game bundles. In 2014 SOEDESCO expanded into retail game publishing for indie game titles for the European and North American markets. SOEDESCO publishes indie games made by independent developers as well as original game IPs owned by SOEDESCO. We also develop in our own game studios in Rotterdam and Pilsen, Czech Republic.

We are a warm and involved company where we work hard, show initiative and take responsibility.

Interested applicants are welcomed to submit applications via the form below:

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