Backend QA Automation Specialist

Behaviour Interactive - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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Company Description

Founded in 1992, Montreal-based Behaviour Interactive is one of North America’s largest independent game developers with close to 600 employees and over 70 million games sold on every platform. To date, the company’s games have reached more than 200 million players worldwide. In 2019, its most successful IP, the award-winning Dead by Daylight, celebrated 12 million players. Behaviour counts amongst its partners some of the world’s most recognized brands such as Sony, Disney, Netflix, Activision, Warner Bros, Ubisoft, Xbox Game Studios, Google, Bombardier, Wargaming, HBO, NetEase, Gaea, La Capitale, and many more. For more information:

Job Description

Behaviour is looking for a talented Backend QA Automation Specialist who will work closely with various teams to ensure our backend services are of the highest quality in functionality and usability. In this position, they will be the point of contact for QA teams as well as the backend development team. They will coordinate test efforts and create testing frameworks for developers and ultimately contribute to process improvements in the backend infrastructure. The chosen candidate will be responsible for organizing QA tasks across operations and development, while also ensuring proper communication channels between the team members.

The Backend QA Automation Specialist that we’re looking for must be a quick learner and love thinking outside of the box. They must know how to organize workloads efficiently while actively finding ways to reduce toil.

Job Responsibilities

Works with backend developers to automate testing, adding new test cases and improve methodologies
Provides live support for teams related to core features, assist in monitoring performance of newly released features
Works with development and DevOps to verify daily build health, feature integration and completion during implementation and debugging
Regularly tests' builds as candidates for QA and Demo submissions
Assigns bugs in Agile tracker to developers through development cycles
Works directly with development on known issues and fine-tunes end-user experience
Reviews existing documentation from a user perspective, improving content as required
Performs load testing, helping to build automated platform
Document, communicate and train the developers or other teams on the tools developed
Performs other tasks needed to support the backend team


Minimum 4 years of experience in Quality Assurance and/or developing automated / backend solutions
Minimum 2 years of experience on live projects
Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle in general and video games in particular
Experience with Confluence and Jira by understanding administrative actions and processes
Experience with development best practices such as source control, continuous integration, unit testing and design patterns
Experience with cloud technology and architecture like AWS or Google Cloud
Good knowledge of git and CI systems like Gitlab CI Jenkins, travis CI or Github
Ability to design and write efficient and robust distributed backend applications used on an automated system
Ability to identify challenges and propose solutions
Technologies/Platforms: curl/Postman, any form of testing framework and load testing tools like Tsung, JMeter, or Locust
Languages: Javascript/Node.js/Typescript and Python

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