SUMMARY OF POSITION :
WB Games Montréal, a division on Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE), seeks a Quality Assurance Software Developer.
The QA Software Developer creates and maintains software systems which support the testing and development of blockbuster games released under the WB Games brand.
Design and develop features for one of the most powerful videogame test automation systems.
Support games being developed around the world, across multiple WB studios.
Join a team of four developers, plus dedicated QA.
Develop a variety of applications across architectural layers : UI, web and windows services, and database.
Work primarily in a Microsoft ecosystem (Visual Studio, .NET, C#, MVC, MSSQL)
Design, develop and maintain software systems and web services, including automated / back-end applications (75% of the time)
Document, communicate and train the QA staff or any other stakeholder on the tools developed (10% of the time)
Participate in Code Review with other members of the QA Development team and shares knowledge of best practices and coding standards (10% of the time)
Perform other tasks needed to support the QA department (5% of the time)
Minimum 3 years in video game and / or software development experience.
Minimum 3 years experience with C#.
Education, Professional Training, Technical Training or Certification
B.S. in Computer Science or other relevant field.
Knowledge / Skills
Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle in general and video-games in particular.
Experience with development best practices such as source control, continuous integration, unit testing, design patterns and agile development methodologies (Agile / Scrum)
Solid background developing .NET applications (.NET 4.x +) in C# including distributed systems, windows services, client / server system, multithreaded systems.
Working knowledge on front-end technology (ASP.Net MVC, Entity Framework, HTML5 / CSS3, desktop application).
Knowledge of SQL Database design and implementation.
Ability to design and write efficient and robust distributed back-end applications used on an automated system.
Candidate should be a self-motivated, independent, detail oriented, responsible team-player.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Knowledge of video game development industry.
Nice To Have
More than 3 years developing automated / back-end solutions.
Experience developing / testing for Xbox One or PS4 AAA titles
Technologies / Platforms Web services, SOAP, XML, JQUERY, JSON, RESTFul interfaces, scripting langage (PowerShell, Batch, Python)
Knowledge of Unreal engine / scripting.
Knowledge of C++
Usage of source control repository (Perforce).
Knowledge of the different test tools of the market (Jira).
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