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Staff Software Engineer (Quality)

V4P FEB19 014

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Technology & Development

Job Description:

Activision Blizzard Media is the gateway for brands to the #1 cross- platform gaming company in the western world, with hundreds of millions of players across over 190 countries. Our legendary portfolio includes iconic mobile game franchises such as Candy Crush™, esports opportunities like the Call of Duty® and Overwatch® Leagues, and some of the top PC and console gaming franchises such as World of Warcraft®, Call of Duty®, and StarCraft®. The idea is simple: great game experiences offer great marketing experiences.

 

We are seeking a Staff Software Engineer (Quality) in our Ads Engineering team, empowering cutting edge mobile advertising technologies to create the next generation of our Ads Platform.

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with architects and engineering teams to improve and automate test strategies

  • Design, develop and maintain automation framework for backend system including services, message queues, key- value stores, caches, databases etc. Own the test automation framework and architecture

  • Work with the product team to translate functional requirements into well- structured and maintainable automation code

  • Create overall test plan strategy and test plan based on functional requirements for the product

  • Implement test cases, evaluate results, prepare test data and design functional tests in required framework

  • Work with our team to trouble- shoot test failures in the test or live environment. This may include trouble- shooting database issues using SQL queries, reviewing web server and application server logs, checking data in Kafka etc.

  • Develop performance test automation using JMeter

  • Mentor less senior QA testers in testing and documentation best practices

  

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in automation testing

  • Strong programming skills in Java & Python

  • Extensive experience with service automation and automation framework development e.g. TestNG

  • Strong experience in stress testing scalable, high throughput, low latency APIs that handles 200K+ QPS 

  • Familiar with AWS/GCP cloud technologies

  • Familiar with CI/CD Automation and capable of designing CI Automation

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, iterative development environment with short turn- around times

  • BS in Computer Science or Equivalent

About King

King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players - and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Applications needs to be in English.
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King in San Francisco

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“It’s a bit of a myth that people wear flowers in their hair here, but if you join us in San Francisco, we certainly won’t stop you doing it.”

It’s a small team here on the West Coast, but it’s one that is growing, both for our studio world and also our Advertising business. With its mild climate, stunning scenery and cosmopolitan character, San Francisco is one of North America's most beautiful and exciting cities. You’ll find our studio within striking distance of the AT&T stadium and only a short tram ride away from the heart of the city.

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Technology & Development @ King

V4P FEB19 014

Technology & Development

We create unforgettable games that are loved by hundreds of millions of players around the world. Every day we experiment, prototype and challenge the norms.

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