Automation Engineer

Job Overview

Wargaming Sydney is seeking and engineer specializing in automation to join our studio. We are looking for someone with passion for quality and automation and experience working on networked server/client games. You will be covering all aspects of the game development technology stack and have a deep understanding of the challenges involved. In this role you will have the opportunity to work with a passionate team to help architect the framework that drives the development of our games and deliver the high-quality experiences our players expect.

 

What will you do?
  • Develop automation infrastructure to aid testing across our full-stack of technologies, including client, server, tools and A.I.

  • Maintain existing automation infrastructure used to identify risks in areas such as performance, reliability, capability and scalability

  • Collaborate with team members to architect optimal automation solutions that maximize effectiveness of our testing

  • Coach and mentor others in automation and development processes to improve skills and efficiency across the team

  • Assist in managing execution of automation suites across a pool of machines

  • Identify and resolve systemic process issues across the Quality, Engineering, Creative and Production domains

  • Contribute to software engineering outside your core automation specialization when the need arises

  • Continuously self-improve, developing your knowledge and skills by performing research to stay ahead of the curve

     

    What are we looking for?
    • You have a demonstrated background in Automation Engineering

    • A highly developed quality mindset

    • Strong passion to build and automate systems

    • You have a background developing tests for game engines

    • Excellent skills using C++ and a scripting language, preferably Python

    • Previous experience in large projects

     

    What additional skills will help you stand out?
    • Shipped a AAA title

    • Experience with Context-based testing

    • Site Reliability Engineering

    • Experience with Jenkins

    • A love of Video Games and Game Technology

     

    About Wargaming:

    Wargaming Sydney is one of the largest AAA development studios in Australia, and is the Aussie branch of Wargaming.net. We are the creators of the award-winning BigWorld Technology which powers Wargaming’s massively popular online games. The team currently works on new IP, established titles, and advanced technologies.

    We are a group of highly talented individuals who have come together to create the Wargaming Sydney family.

    At Wargaming Sydney we offer all our employees a unique bespoke benefits package which includes options for subsidised private health care, fitness/gym memberships and entertainment budgets. We also offer breakfast every day, a weekly company-provided lunch, fully stocked gaming room and much, much more…

    We’ve been voted a Great Place to Work, and are endorsed as an Employer for Women by Work180. We believe in equal opportunities for all and have created a workplace where all of our team can feel supported and included. We’ve zero tolerance for workplace bullying, discrimination, and harassment. We encourage applications from those who are traditionally underrepresented in the technology industry, and all applicants will receive consideration equally.

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    Location

    Sydney, Australia

     

    Reports to

    Quality Manager

     

    Area

    Quality Assurance