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SQA Engineer III (Onsite; no hybrid or remote option)

Location: 

Reno, NV, US, 89521

Requisition ID:  9645

IGT is the global leader in gaming. We enable players to experience their favorite games across all channels and regulated segments, from Gaming Machines to Lotteries to Interactive. We have a well-established local presence and relationships with governments and regulators in more than 100 countries around the world and create value by adhering to the highest standards of service, integrity, and responsibility. IGT has over 12,000 employees. 

Overview

IGT’s Studio Game Test team creates value for IGT by ensuring our products are of the highest quality, by enhancing employee productivity, and by driving business efficiency and bottom-line results. IGT’s Studio Game Test team maintains a highly collaborative and communicative work environment with an exciting project portfolio designed to deliver IGT competitive advantage. 

As a Software Quality Assurance (SQA) Engineer in our Studio group, you will work with your team and other game development disciplines in an environment where your direct input will influence product quality and drive an outstanding experience for our customers. This position is based out of our Reno, Nevada Facility.

This role offers a wide variety of technical challenges to solve and explore related to innovative slot game-play concepts, networked gaming, and finding creative ways to meet the demands of players around the globe.
We are looking for a Software Tester to join one of our studios.  If you have a passion for technology as it relates to making high quality games, enjoy working in a team environment and have a commitment to providing a world class customer experience, we would be interested in talking to you.


First Year Goals:
Develop and execute test plans and test scripts for game software to ensure it meets required customer, jurisdictional and functional specifications and complies with regulatory requirements. Assist in defining test standards. Perform scripted, exploratory, regression, load, performance, black box, and to some extent, white box testing. Investigate field issues. Review product documentation and packages.  Create, enhance, and utilize automated tools to support test plans. Document test methods and findings, summarize results and recommend fixes.  Perform troubleshooting and research into defects and communicate with the game team. Perform critical analysis of established practices and identify areas for improvement.

Qualifications


Required Qualifications:
•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent degree required
•    5-7+ years of software experience
•    In-depth knowledge of the software development process
•    Experience with Agile development methodologies
•    Experience with the continuous integration process
•    Working knowledge or broad experience with C++, C# , Python, Perforce, Jira and Confluence
•    Excellent communication skills; able to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical personnel
•    Leadership skills with cross-functional technical teams (Engineering, QA, Operations)
•    Team player
•    Experience working with geographically distributed teams
 

Preferred Qualifications:
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Working knowledge of Slot gaming regulations.
• Programming background in two or more of the following: C, C++, .NET, C#, VB, Java, SQL, XML.

Keys to Success

• Building collaborative relationships
• Decision making
• Drive results
• Foster innovation
• Personal energy
• Self-leadership

 

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IGT is committed to sustaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the global customers and communities we serve, creating a fair and inclusive culture that enables all our employees to feel valued, respected and engaged.  IGT is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, and any other personal attributes protected by federal, state, or other laws. We thank all applicants for applying; however, only those selected to interview will be contacted.
In addition to our competitive benefits package, we offer employees a 401(k) Savings Plan with Company contributions, tuition reimbursement, and free identity theft insurance. IGT (NYSE: IGT) is the global leader in gaming. For more information, please visit www.igt.com.


Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe