PlayVS

QA Tester at PlayVS

Santa Monica, Los Angeles · Full Time
PlayVS is building the infrastructure for high school esports and have the exclusive rights to introduce video games as a sport in 20K high schools nationwide. So for the first time ever, students can play esports for a state championship like other sports and be recognized by their state association. Read More
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Job Description

With PlayVS, students can play video games as a sport for a state championship. Come help us as we bring esports to 20K high schools for the first time ever nationwide.

We're looking for a QA Tester to make a direct impact to chart our transformative platform in a fast paced and collaborative environment. In this role you'll work with the product & engineering teams to build test frameworks; writing automation scripts from scratch, and testing client-side APIs. You'll have an opportunity to play a key role in growing our product and scaling our platform.

Utilizing your expertise, you will be the testing expert—using your thoroughly-honed QA methodologies to help drive testing across both the QA organization and the PlayVS product team as a whole. You will coordinate with your engineer counterparts to overseeing bug tracking, test prioritization, test automation and release.

Learn more about PlayVS here:

https://techcrunch.com/2018/04/19/playvs-wants-every-high-school-to-have-an-esports-team/

http://www.espn.com/esports/story/_/id/23239068/national-federation-state-high-school-associations-partners-playvs-high-school-esports-leagues

Responsibilities:
• Design manual tests to confirm that the front end build is achieving the desired results and is ready for release.
• Manual front end testing on Mac's, PC's and mobile devices to ensure compatibility with websites, apps, and other digital projects.
• Collaborate with Designers, Front-End Developers and Producers to test the design and implementation of the application experience
• Work with Backend Developers to test features and efficiencies
• Find every defect...and then more.
• Test compatibility over every browser, device and possible delivery system.
• Participate in design and code reviews when needed.
• Identify and communicate best practices.
• Occasionally test scalability through load and stress testing.

Minimal Qualifications:
• Strong Communication Skills.
• Knowledge of JavaScript.
• Front end manual website testing experience.
• Working knowledge HTML, CSS, and related web technologies.
• Awareness of cross-browser compatibility issues and client-side performance considerations.
• Design and UX sensibilities.
• A natural curiosity for new technology and creative expression.
• Nice to haves — testing on mobile devices, and or a good understanding knowledge of mobile OS and browsers.
• Preference for local candidates for this onsite position located in West Los Angeles.

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What We're Building

PlayVS is building the infrastructure for high school esports and have the exclusive rights to introduce video games as a sport in 20K high schools nationwide. So for the first time ever, students can play esports for a state championship like other sports and be recognized by their state association.

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