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QA Test and Build (VR tech)

  • Location:

    Edinburgh

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Eve Fraser

  • Contact email:

    efraser@headresourcing.com

  • Job ref:

    BBBH37340_1719343438

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-07-25

Position Description: Quality Assurance Engineer- Edinburgh onsite

No sponsorship provided

Overview

As a Quality Assurance Engineer, you will play a critical role in ensuring the reliability, functionality, and user experience of all our Edinburgh based client's products with a focus on the software suite and associated integrations and applications in order to achieve the best outcome for customers. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including hardware engineers, software developers, and designers, to deliver a high-quality product.

Responsibilities:

  • Test Planning and Execution:
  • Understand customer use cases, particularly in VR (Virtual Reality) and XR (Extended Reality), and leverage this knowledge to develop comprehensive test plans, test cases, and test scripts.
  • Execute functional, usability, performance, and compatibility testing.
  • Identify defects, track issues, and work with development teams to resolve them.
  • Build VR Specific Expertise:
  • Understand the unique challenges of VR environments (latency, tracking, haptics) and ensure that software and hardware products perform optimally in these environments.
  • Understand the different VR hardware and software technologies and open standards such as OpenXR.
  • Validate hand tracking accuracy, gesture recognition and other associate technological challenges.
  • Hardware and Software Integration:
  • Test the seamless integration of our hardware with VR headsets, controllers, and other peripherals.
  • Verify compatibility across different platforms.
  • Organise and perform data gathering.
  • Regression Testing and Automation:
  • Implement automated test scripts to streamline regression testing.
  • Ensure automated testing is integrated into the CI/CD pipelines and executed on a regular basis.
  • Maintain test environments and test data.
  • Documentation and Reporting:
  • Document test coverage, test results, defects, and improvements.
  • Collaborate with technical writers to create user manuals and troubleshooting guides.

Qualification, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field.
  • A passion for gaming, especially in VR/XR with a good understanding of relevant technologies and tools.
  • Proven experience as a Quality Assurance Engineer in the gaming industry or related field.
  • Familiarity with VR hardware, tracking systems, and haptic feedback.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience with test automation tools is a plus.
  • Able to operate in a changing environment, with ability to problem solve as a team to progress

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