Game Test Engineer (Contract)

Cary, North Carolina, United States

Overview


For many, the word “Epic” is synonymous with grand, glorious, heroic, regal, magnificent or monumental. At Epic Games, we think of “Epic” as the collective effort of smart, talented, passionate people choosing to build the highest quality experiences possible for those who play our games and use our technology. The words “good enough” are not spoken here. That dedication has allowed us to remain an industry leader, take risks, be creative, and carve our own path forward.  


Epic Games is looking for an onsite contract Game Test Engineer.  The person in this role will evaluate and evolve test processes, dig beyond the surface to find the issues buried deep within core systems, and keep our tests lean, efficient and focused. If you have a passion for the video game industry, and want to work as part of an integrated QA team, then we’d like to talk with you!


The person in this role will be responsible for the following:


  • Informing the development process through bug reports, build stability reports, balance feedback, and data

  • Writing comprehensive test cases around core functionality of a game

  • Auditing, maintaining, and updating existing test cases for thoroughness and efficiency

  • Writing and maintaining existing automation tests

  • Investigating and finding the root cause of obscure issues



The ideal candidate will have a mix of the qualifications below:


  • Basic Unreal Engine experience

  • Computer science background or equivalent education

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills - able to communicate subjective matters objectively

  • Technical aptitude in the gaming space

  • Skilled troubleshooter


If you're tech-savvy, flexible and live in the details we’d love to hear from you.  Please submit your resume and we’ll be in touch soon.