Network Specialist Tester
Ubisoft
Montreal, QC
17h ago

Company Description

Ubisoft Montreal, an industry leading developer of video games, located in the heart of Montreals Mile-End, offers a unique environment where creativity, teamwork and cutting-edge technology bring to life critically acclaimed video games and iconic AAA franchises.

You will benefit from a competitive compensation package, an open learning environment, and contribute to an international team driving innovation.

Summary

You are responsible for ensuring that the standards of the Ubisoft Online Requirements (UOR) are respected. In addition, you are also responsible for validating that the online gameplay of a title meets the expected criteria with regards to quality of service tests and Network Address Translation (NAT) behavior.

Responsibilities

Your main tasks as the UOR / Network tester are to :

  • Methodically test each UOR standard;
  • Prioritize tasks and collaborate with team mates to complete these tasks;
  • Advise the production teams on the implementation and integration of the UOR standards;
  • Perform multiplayer NAT testing on games using a variety of routers and network configurations, and assist the Development Teams with debugging the NAT implementation and interoperability;
  • Perform multiplayer quality of service tests using specialized tools to restrict various aspects of the internet connection;
  • Analyze and verify issues encountered by other testing groups (including first party companies);
  • Provide clear and concise description of a problem, and the steps to consistently reproduce it;
  • Provide a clear and precise solution to encountered problems based on the applicable UOR;
  • Follow and maintain bugs in the database;
  • Facilitate and maintain contact with the Online Services & Development Teams with regards to the UOR / NW reported issues;
  • Create and manage reports based on the tests performed, as well as maintain test documents;
  • Report the evolution of the tests to the project management on a daily basis;
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of project-specific documents that are made available;
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of all the company and department internal applications and procedures related to the testing and validation process;
  • Seek new ways to improve your skills, the tools and procedures used in testing;
  • Other various tasks as required.
  • Education

  • High school diploma, or equivalent;
  • Training in video game testing,
  • Relevant experience

  • 6 months experience in video game testing;
  • Experience with managing / setting up computer networks is a plus.
  • Knowledge

  • Strong spoken and written in English and French;
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite;
  • Knowledge of bug reporting database software (JIRA in particular);
  • Strong knowledge of at least one of these platforms : XBOX One, PS4, PC.
  • Skills

  • Strong time management and organization skills;
  • Analytical, multitasking and reporting abilities;
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a group.
  • Additional Information

    We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.

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