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Game QA-Compatibility Tester in Irvine, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 1/23/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2112279

Game QA/Compatibility Testing

Location: Irvine, CA

Compensation: $22/hr - $30/hr

Hardware/Operating System Tester : Manage the hardware/operating system testing footprint across multiple departments.

Hardware/Operating System Tester Responsibilities:

• Manage the hardware/operating system testing footprint across multiple departments

• Independently identify and troubleshoot hardware and software defects

• Perform hardware and software interoperability checks across multiple platforms/products and report results

• Execute and analyze manual and automated performance tests for new features and systems

• Formulate strong relationships based on skills, knowledge, and trust, with Quality Assurance and Development teams

• Develop and execute test cases covering system interactions and edge case scenarios

• Execute network simulation tests on console, mobile, and desktop platforms

• Prepare professional, well-documented evaluations of hardware and software

• Audit existing tools, scripts, test cases, and documentation to maintain and improve processes

Hardware/Operating System Tester Requirements:

• Minimum of 4 years combined professional desktop support and software testing experience

• Exceptional communications skills (oral, written, and listening)

• Flexible and team-oriented, with good interpersonal and follow-up skills, and the ability to manage multiple tasks

• Proficient in installing and maintaining all supported Windows and OS X operating systems

• Experience with Windows, OS X, iOS, Android, and console testing

• Working understanding of PC/Mac development and debugging tools

• Knowledge of computer architecture, memory, systems, and power management

• Proficient knowledge of networking technologies (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP) and Microsoft Active Directory

• Proven organizational and independent time management skills


• Bachelor degree in Computer Science or an engineering discipline

• Advanced IT or software testing certifications (ISTQB CTFL, CompTIA A+/Network+, VCA-WM, ACMT)

• Scripting or software tool creation experience (Python, Lua, Java, Bash, Visual Basic, C#)

• Experience with virtualization technologies (VMware, Parallels, VirtualBox, iOS/Android emulators)

About Nelson:

For more than 45 years, we've been passionate about helping people find jobs they love - rewarding jobs that further career goals. At Nelson, we partner with companies that have outstanding reputations. Working with innovative startups to Fortune 500 companies, our skilled recruiters have access to opportunities beyond what you can find on your own.

With Nelson, you'll get the most out of your career. Together, we'll set career goals and find you a position where your skills shine. Whether you are looking for a position in: accounting & finance, administration, computer gaming, digital media, engineering, human resources, legal, light industrial, manufacturing, or technology, Nelson helps place people in full-time, temporary, temp-to-hire, project, and contract positions. For a full listing of jobs, go to: and click "Find Work."