Archive | May 2018

SDET Development Engineer-Gaming Giant in Irvine, Ca-Contract to Hire

Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Responsibilities

  • Work with development and quality assurance teams to develop test plans, understand risk, and establish quality goals from a QA perspective.
  • Gather requirements to implement continuous test improvement.
  • Identify, design, and implement technical solutions that increase test efficacy, effectiveness, and coverage while reducing overall cost of test execution.
  • Analyze design and source code to determine needed test hooks and API testing.
  • Understand test hooks and API testing necessities through code and design analysis.
  • Design, implement, modify and utilize test harnesses, automated solutions and tests.
  • Create and deliver metrics on quality and risk analysis to stakeholders.
  • Analyze test data and results to identify patterns and influence software quality.
  • Coach and mentor SDETs and provide code reviews.
  • Lead test automation team members.
  • Develop training materials for project team and lead workshops for technical test design, requirements gathering, and risk identification.
  • Work with third party vendors as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in software testing
  • 4+ years strong practical, commercial experience writing automated tests using Junit
  • 4+ years strong Java, C++ or C# experience
  • Experience with standard Java/OO design patterns.
  • Practical experience testing/exercising REST APIs – JSON preferred
  • Practical experience writing multi-threaded tests
  • Expert in architecture of and writing test scripts in Python, Lua, or Selenium
  • Proven ability to create data analysis tools and interpret large data sets
  • Experience creating automation frameworks and / or test harnesses
  • Passion for video games and software quality

Pluses

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent field
  • Experience with application lifecycle and test case management software development planning tools
  • Expert working in JIRA and test case management software
  • Experience with Cloud technologies
  • Experience with enterprise software automation solutions
  • Experience testing on multiple platforms, Windows, Mac, console, and mobile

Pay-$45-65/hr.

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

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4 Full-Stack Web Engineers Needed- Contract- Los Angeles, Ca-Gaming

Full-Stack Web Engineer 

  • Work creatively with a team of producers, designers and software engineers to produce world-class player experiences
  • Own and build features from concept to a production environment to reach millions
  • Use JavaScript and React as the main tool for building UI/UX on multiple platforms (desktop browser, mobile)
  • Write, test, benchmark and debug solid and maintainable UI code that performs at 60 FPS

Requirements:

    • BSc in Computer Science or equivalent experience
    • Knowledge and experience in JavaScript
    • Experience in web markup and layout (HTML5/CSS)
    • Understand full service stack, from UI in the front-end to databases in the back-end
    • Great communication skills that supports a collaborative working environment

 

Desired and Bonus Skills:

  • Experience with React
  • Experience with other JS frameworks for front-end code
  • Knowledge of native rendering mechanics
  • Passion to investigate and adopt new technologies and practices

Pay-$60-67.50/hr.

Please send resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

2 Openings for Back-End Engineer-1 year Contract-Playa Vista, Ca

Role of a Back-End Software Engineer at our Game Studio

  • Develop distributed, resilient and high-performing back-end services using Scala
  • Leverage modern open-source stacks including Scala and Finagle
  • Deploy services on AWS using Apache Mesos and monitor them together with our SRE team
  • Work closely with front-end developers as part of a feature team
  • Be responsible for performance testing at the server level and load testing at the service level (using tools such as Locust)
  • Be proactive about service errors, interruptions and performance issues

Requirements:

  • 2+years of experience
  • Excellent skills in developing distributed back-end services
  • Understand full service stack, from UI in the front-end to databases in the back-end
  • Passion to investigate and adopt new technologies and practices
  • Great communication skills that supports a collaborative working environment

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with JVM and Scala
  • Experience with Apache Mesos and/or Cassandra
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with continuous integration and delivery
  • Comfortable working with Unix type systems
  • Experience in the games industry
Education:
  • BSc in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Additional Information:

  • Must be able to travel internationally for about 1-2 weeks

Please email resume to kjohnson@nelsoninteractive.net

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