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Epic Games

Epic Games

Cary, NC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

WHAT MAKES US EPIC?

At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.

QUALITY ASSURANCE

What We Do

The Quality Assurance team owns the testing process, risk management, and quality evaluation of all products and functions across Epic. Our team works closely with developers and production to ensure the best possible user experience for our community and customers.

What You'll Do

We’re looking for a Game Tester to join the Fortnite Build Health QA team. You’ll love this role if you’re an innovative problem-solver who loves to ask the tough questions or solution designer who wants to make sure gaming software maintains a high quality standard; you should be willing and excited to constantly learn and grow in this quickly evolving area.

In this role, you will

  • Execute test cases with attention to detail to help ensure the quality of several products
  • Thoroughly investigate and analyze issues to help find root causes
  • Write clear and concise steps to reproduce issues in a bug report
  • Communicate issues and escalate if needed by understanding the larger goals of the product
  • Provide reporting on blocking issues, testing results, and quality status to members of QA and other members of the development team as needed
  • Apply familiarity with features to uncover issues and inefficiencies

What we're looking for

  • Technical software or troubleshooting skills (degree in Computer Science or equivalent, self-taught, or relevant experience)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Gaming Consoles and/or Mobile Devices
  • Experience handling multiple priorities in parallel and context switching
  • Experience encountering issues/bugs in software, and communicating those issues in a clear and concise way
  • Experience logging defects in bug tracking systems such as Jira
  • Nice to have skills:
    • Experience testing software within a structured QA team
    • Exposure to the software development life cycle and how testing applies
    • Familiarity or prior use of Game Engines such as Unreal, Unity, etc
    • Any degree of scripting or knowledge of programming skills such as Python or C++

EPIC JOB + EPIC BENEFITS = EPIC LIFE

Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. Our coverage includes Medical, Dental, a Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance & a 401k with competitive match. We also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents. Throughout the year we celebrate our employees with events and company-wide paid breaks. We offer unlimited PTO and sick time and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical.

ABOUT US

Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.