Associate Programmer, QA

Job typeEngineering, Game Development/Publishing, Programming
BusinessWB Games:International
LocationCanada - Montreal, Quebec
TypeFull Time
Posted DateJun. 03, 2021

WB Games Montréal, a division on Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE), seeks a Quality Assurance Software Developer. The QA Software Developer creates and maintains software systems which support the testing and development of blockbuster games released under the WB Games brand.
  • Design and develop features for one of the most powerful videogame test automation systems.
  • Support games being developed around the world, across multiple WB studios.
  • Join a team of five developers, plus dedicated QA.
  • Develop a variety of applications across architectural layers : UI, web and windows services, and database.
  • Design and build automated / back-end solutions that communicate with latest consoles (PS4, XboxOne, Nintendo Switch) for a multitude of game projects
  • Develop web based and desktop UI/Dashboard and custom web services
  • Contribute to the design and development of SQL Databases
  • Work primarily in a Microsoft Ecosystem (Visual Studio, .NET, C#, C++, MVC, MSSQL)
  • Working knowledge of Unreal Engine 4 or similar game engines.

Job Responsibilities
  • Design, develop and maintain software systems and web services, including automated/back-end applications (75% of the time)
  • Participate in Code Review with other members of the QA Development team and shares knowledge of best practices and coding standards (15% of the time)
  • Document, communicate and train the QA staff or any other stakeholder on the tools developed (5% of the time)
  • Perform other tasks needed to support the QA department (5% of the time)


Work Experience
  • 1-3 years video game and/or software development experience.
  • 1-3 years experience with C#.

Education, Professional Training, Technical Training or Certification

  • B.S. in Computer Science or other relevant field.

  • Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle in general and video-games in particular.
  • Experience with development best practices such as source control, continuous integration, unit testing, design patterns and agile development methodologies (Agile/Scrum)
  • Solid background developing .NET applications (.NET 4.x +) in C# including distributed systems, windows services, client/server system, multithreaded systems.
  • Working knowledge on front-end technology (ASP.Net MVC, Entity Framework, HTML5/CSS3, WPF).
  • Knowledge of SQL Database design and implementation.
  • Ability to design and write efficient and robust distributed back-end applications used on an automated system.
  • Candidate should be a self-motivated, independent, detail oriented, responsible team-player.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of video game development industry.

Nice To Have
  • Experience developing automated / back-end solutions.
  • Knowledge of C++
  • Knowledge of Unreal engine / scripting.
  • Experience developing/testing for Xbox or Sony AAA titles
  • Technologies/Platforms – Web services, SOAP, XML, JQUERY, JSON, RESTFul interfaces, scripting langage (PowerShell, Batch, Python)
  • Usage of source control repository (Perforce).
  • Knowledge of the different test tools of the market (Jira).
Management has the right to add or change duties and job requirements at any time.

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