Development Support - FPS/Tower Defense Game (Burnaby)

Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada · Embedded Services expand job description ↓


The Primary role of a Development Support staff is to work with the Development group and the QA game team. Development Support are responsible for communicating with development partners and creating test plans to locate issues and ensure that the product meets the expectations of the product owner. Typically, day-to-day tasks can include bug database maintenance, reporting and attending meetings/scrums. Development Support will work in close partnership with developers and designers on the game title. Interest in first and third person shooter and tower defense genre games is a benefit for this role.



  • Knowledge of/ interest in first and third person shooter and tower defense genre games
  • Previous QA testing experience (or equivalent transferable skills or education)
  • Education, knowledge or experience of a relevant area
    • Basic Knowledge of an area (e.g. testing, automation, analytics, audio, animation, game/sports specific knowledge, etc.)
  • Some experience documenting QA methods:
    • Knowledge of test planning; writing test scripts, test cases, and test briefs
  • Project progress tracking and reporting
    • Previous experience with bug tracking software (Jira, Devtrack, Etc.)

Daily/weekly tasks

  • Responsible for at least one test area (feature ownership or release ownership) and become POC for owned feature or release
  • Partners with development and production teams and provide complete and concise feedback
  • Contributes to testing and bug writing
  • Execute Blackbox, white box and grey box test cases
  • Contributes to test case modification, creation, bug estimates and test planning
  • Execute requests from area POCs, producers and/or SE’s based on development partners needs
  • Update and maintain test plans and/or test cases
  • Contributions to QA documentation: Confluence, SharePoint, etc.
  • Liaise as required with partners and teams
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