Hutch is hiring a

QA Embedded Tester

Mahone Bay, Canada

We’re Hutch Games, a mobile games developer & publisher with studios in London, Dundee and Canada. Our mission is to build the most diverse and engaged automotive gaming community on mobile. Our games have been played by over 280 million people, with new titles in development.

We believe in putting our people first. Here you can make games without sacrificing quality time with family and friends. We strive to ensure our people are happy and healthy.

Our teams are small and empowered, they have the independence to take on creative and technical challenges together, to work collaboratively, to make great games and have fun along the way.

We believe in; Looking after our people, small empowered teams, complete transparency, test, learn repeat, community at the core and the freedom to focus on what truly makes a difference to our players.

We’re driven by our players! Come and Join the mission!

QA Embedded Tester

Hutch are looking for a QA Embedded Tester to join their team in our Nova Scotia studio in Canada. We’re a small team that supports the games teams with tools and technology, to enable our games to run and be successful. Our QA philosophy is centred around close collaboration with the team, focusing on bug prevention over detection. QA at Hutch are embedded within the development teams and form strong partnerships with the developers and the production team.

You will be a good communicator with excellent people skills and strong technical skills. You will own the testing for significant aspects of our projects, completing in-house testing and regression. You must be self-motivated, well organised, and have a real passion for QA.

Responsibilities

  • Working alongside the engineers to identify and implement automation opportunities for our tools and tech development
  • Own the testing for maintenance updates to our legacy titles
  • Form and execute test strategies for new technology and tools ahead of their implementation across the portfolio
  • Design and execute functional and regression test plans
  • Working embedded within the development team completing in-house testing and bug regression, attending and contributing to sprint planning, retrospectives, and the daily scrums
  • Reporting on build status. Tracking bug process/ database management
  • Implementation of bug prevention methods
  • Proactive risk analysis to identify key areas of testing

Requirements

  • Software design and code skills, preferably in C# or C++
  • A solid understanding with a variety of different testing techniques such as, Automated testing, Test Driven Development strategies
  • A keen interest in creating technology to help other developers with a service mindset
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to communicate clearly with remote teams
  • A degree in Computer Science or something similar
  • At least 1 year QA experience working embedded within a development team.

Benefits

Life at Hutch

Our Canadian office is based in the beautiful coastal town of Mahone Bay, NS with our HQ based in Shoreditch, London. We're an agile, creative team with people at the core of our values. We reward our employees with:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote working 2 days per week
  • Excellent salaries
  • Comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, and vision care
  • Pension - Matched RRSP contributions
  • Access to mental health initiates such as private mental health coaching
  • Reduced Rate Gym membership
  • Support to learn, develop and progress within Hutch
  • Free snacks and drinks
  • Lots of social events, Friday drinks, team lunches and much more

We value diversity and as an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all suitable applicants. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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