QA Analyst

2021-10-13
Canada Only
Imaginary Spaces
Company Description
Imaginary Spaces provides leadership and top-notch custom software solutions to industry leaders looking to use real-time game technology such as Unreal Engine and Unity3d. We are a small professional team punching above our weight but promote a culture of balance. We strive to work smarter not harder and offer a flexible work schedule.

Job Description
Imaginary Spaces is looking for a passionate QA Analyst to join our team and help ensure our clients success. In this role you will support the development team through the entire development life-cycle as we design, create and deploy solutions to our clients. This role focuses on manual testing with the opportunity to develop and grow automation skills.
This is a full-time, permanent position in Montreal, Canada. During COVID-19 all of our employees are working from home (WFH) for the time being. This WFH policy extends to all news hires. All onboarding is being done 100% remotely, and any equipment that you might need for projects will be delivered directly to you.
Your responsibilities:

Hands-on manual investigation and reproduction of issues
Creating detailed bug reports in our issue tracking database, while communicating status changes to the team
Following priorities from the QA lead and project leads, ensuring deadlines are met
Verifying issue resolutions across all supported platforms and stabilizing release candidates
Collaborating with the QA lead to create detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test case plans
Working alongside a highly collaborative development team, supporting them with detailed investigations of issues
Being an active participant in an Agile/Scrum environment
Communicating with users on community forums and providing assistance
Producing demos, videos, and documentation to explain the features implemented
Working on a wide variety of projects each year


Qualifications

Experience testing desktop games and working alongside a development team
Experience with JIRA, or any other issue tracking product
Extensive knowledge of QA pipeline and methodologies
Enjoys breaking things and solving problems; not just able to find out the 'what', but also the 'why'
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong attention to detail
A passion for asking questions; you’ll need to ramp up quickly on a variety of projects.
Permission to work in Canada (citizenship, permanent residence or work permit)
Ideally available to work in Montreal but can work remotely within Canada


Additional Information

Experience working with desktop platforms
Knowledge of game development using Unreal and/or Unity3d
Knowledge of 3d content creation tools such as Maya, 3DS Max or Blender.
Coding experience would be beneficial

We offer a professional work environment, competitive salary, health benefits, paid sick leave, flexible work schedule, and are committed to equal opportunity.