King is looking for a Gamechanger!
Are you passionated about games and have amazing player experience? Do you have a dedicated approach to testing? King strives to create fantastic gaming experiences for hundreds of millions of people and they are now looking for a new employee. Apply today to participate in an exciting growth journey to give moments of magic to everyday life.
About the role
King is a success story with the game Candy Crush in the lead, the game is launched in many different parts of the world, which has contributed to the fact that today they are 2500 employees. King and Candy Crush continues to grow in a very entrepreneurial spirit and Academic Work now offers an individual a challenging role through this consulting assignment.
Besides creating amazing and candy-sweet games, the company occasionally builds integrated advertising into their games, such as ads that appear between different levels of the games or short videoclips that you can choose to watch to get extra rewards as a player in the games. In this role, you will:
Test game Operations on staging environment, set them up and run them in production environment.
Drive game Operations incident investigations and gather learnings.
Regularly and proactively review production environments with a focus on player experience related to game Operations.
Perform Exploratory Testing (E.T.) on user stories, as well as regression any system integration testing.
Have proactive attitude towards overall quality of the product and release cycle improvements where it is required.
Participate in sprint planning meetings, design reviews and sprint retrospectives.
We are looking for
Possess a deep understanding of different testing techniques e.g. functional testing, domain testing, risk testing.
Familiar with mobile devices running on different platforms (iOS, Android, Windows, etc).
Ability to generate abstract test scenarios from feature requirements.
Have a very good knowledge of English in both speech and writing, as English is used in communication with customers and colleagues.
It is an advantage if you have experience in Jira, Software Testing and Agile team experience.
As a person you are:
- a great communicator, happy to ask people for their opinions and help! Give feedback to developers on tool usability. Actively coach the team in their approach to testing and quality.
- a creative problem solver, since you will manage defects through resolutions.
- self-driven and can comfortably take initiative and responsibility. Actively suggest improvements, raise awareness when quality lacks and have ideas of things we could learn about our players’ behaviors.
Work extent: Fulltime
Location: Stockholm, Sveavägen 44
Contact information: This recruitment process is conducted by Academic Work. It is a request from King that all questions regarding the position is handled by Academic Work.
Our selection process is continuous and the advert may close before the recruitment process is completed if we have moved forward to the screening or interview phase.
King is a leading entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all over the world playing one or more of their games. King has developed more than 200 fun games that are played worldwide. Throughout the third quarter of this year, King had 262 million active users each month. The company has gaming studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona, Berlin, San Francisco and Seattle, along with offices in Malta, Tokyo and Bucharest. The company was founded in 2003 and has since then gathered expertise and knowledge by putting the players at the center of everything they do.