Development Tester Team Lead
Toronto, ON
10h ago

Ubisoft Toronto Inc.

224 Wallace Avenue. M6H 1V7

Toronto, Ontario

Location of position : Toronto, Ontario

Development Tester Team Lead

Ubisoft Toronto is looking for you, Development Tester Team Lead!

Our Mission

Ubisoft is committed to enriching players lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. We create worlds where people can express themselves, explore, and discover new possibilities.

Ubisoft Toronto was founded in 2010 and has contributed to many award-winning Ubisoft brands including : Assassins Creed®, Far Cry®, For HonorTM, Tom Clancys Splinter Cell®, and Watch Dogs®.

In 2018, the team at Ubisoft Toronto developed its first new IP, Starlink : Battle for Atlas, and is leading development of Watch Dogs : Legion.

Ubisoft Toronto is one of Canadas Top Employers for Young People in 2020.

Are you looking to work with enthusiastic experts who are tackling game-changing challenges in entertainment and beyond?

At Ubisoft, we offer an open environment where bright ideas have a chance to shine and everyone is eager to share knowledge.

Challenge accepted? Join us and Create the Unknown.

On being a Development Tester Team Lead at Ubisoft Toronto

You are responsible for managing a team of Development Testers. You will follow up on and validate the teams work to ensure it is following QC plans.

The daily life of a Development Tester Team Lead at Ubisoft Toronto

  • Manages the QC Development Testers and Assistant QC leads;
  • Creates all test plans for game project;
  • Work closely with assigned game and tools teams to identify areas to test and construct relevant test strategies;
  • Provide clear reports on findings and communicate status to the project team highlighting areas of risk and ensuring these are followed up;
  • Assigns daily tasks to QC team based on project and development needs;
  • Identifies team risk and assesses time estimates on tasks;
  • Works closely with QC Manager and a partner studio on QC plans;
  • Updates QC plans regularly and shares this with the stakeholders;
  • Frequent regular synch up with partner studio Lead QC (daily or weekly);
  • Drive best practices throughout the QC Development Tester team;
  • Ensure platform holder requirements are met by performing early investigation of planned implementation details and working with the development team to suggest changes required;
  • Support development of junior QC Development Testers assisting in training them where necessary to best support the development team;
  • Produce build / release notes and other core QA documentation for internal and external consumption;
  • Act as key point of contact for external QA teams, driving the QA vision and ensuring resources needed are available.
  • What it takes to make it

  • A minimum of 3 years games / software testing experience including responsibilities in a Senior or Lead role in games;
  • Strong knowledge of Excel, Word, and JIRA a must;
  • Experience of console testing and submissions for game consoles;
  • Understanding of patch and DLC mechanisms, tools and processes for current generation consoles;
  • Experience of working alongside game development teams;
  • Understanding of networking concepts and testing tools;
  • Experience in programming / scripting a plus.
  • Nice to have

  • Good analytical and synthesizing abilities;
  • Problem-solving skills;
  • Autonomous and resourceful;
  • Ability to take initiative;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Flexibility in work organization;
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work as part of a team;
  • Ability to adapt to change;
  • Results-oriented.
  • We Offer :

  • Competitive Salary
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package : Disability InsuranceDental InsuranceExtended medical insuranceRelocation assistance(Optional) RRSP contributionBonus (If Applicable)
  • Why Ubisoft Toronto?

    Located in Toronto's up-and-coming Junction Triangle neighbourhood since 2010, Ubisoft Toronto is a studio full of passionate and experienced game developers focused on making innovative and exciting games.

    With over 35 languages spoken, Ubisoft Toronto is as diverse as the booming city it calls home. At Ubisoft Toronto, we are passionate about positive culture.

    We host monthly team celebrations, organize events for employees and their families, and we offer a variety of health and wellness initiatives like on-site yoga, on-site occupational therapists, flexible days, and an abundance of fresh fruit to promote a balanced life.

    Ubisoft Toronto conducts annual performance reviews to help our team develop their careers and grow with our studio, and we provide the opportunity for salary increases annually as part of the performance review process.

    Ubisoft Toronto also offers a comprehensive health benefits package, generous RRSP matching, industry education support, training, and career development.

    Join us and see for yourself why Ubisoft is rated one of Canadas Top 100 Employers, and one of Canadas Top Employers for Young People multiple years running!

    Join Us!

    At Ubisoft Toronto, we look for people who are excited to create the future of games in one of the most diverse cities in the world.

    We believe that embracing our differences helps us build stronger creative teams and develop better games for all players.

    We are an equal-opportunity employer and welcome applications from all interested candidates. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous people, racialized people, neurodivergent people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and / or people with intersectional identities.

    We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation for people with disability upon request.

    If this sounds like your kind of studio, what are you waiting for? Apply to join us now!

    We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No agencies please.

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