QA Tools Engineer



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QA Tools Engineer

Sony Bend Studio, creator of Days GoneUncharted: Golden Abyss, and Syphon Filter, is seeking outstanding talent to join our passionate and creative family in crafting our next high-profile AAA title.

We are seeking a QA Tools Engineer who will contribute to the development of a AAA product with a specialized focus on automated testing techniques that will help ensure a high level of quality throughout the project.


  • Create, maintain, and execute automated test cases
  • Able to create scripts from scratch in either C++, Java, or Python
  • Ability to create and run scripts in engine to pull necessary information for testing
  • Analyzing features sets and identify opportunities for automation, along with benefits, and communicating to the engineers.
  • Qualitative feedback on features with issues of usability.
  • Comfort using debugging tools.
  • Collaborate daily with members of Production and Development.
  • Act as an early warning detection for systemic issues that crop up throughout the duration of the project


  • Must be proactive, flexible, and able to adapt QA process to the critical needs of the development team.
  • Awareness of existing tools & technology and ability to utilize with a high degree of ownership.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong observational skills. Analytical, organized, and detail oriented.
  • Ability to work well in a group setting with people of different disciplines.
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment.
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities.
  • Proficiency with PC and current Windows operating systems.
  • Active listener with both peers and partners, can drive conversations, and encourages team participation.
  • Must be available to work in Bend, OR

Preferred Experience:

  • Degree in CS or programming
  • Experience with proprietary game development engines
  • Previous games industry experience.
  • Experience with JIRA or similar defect tracking and task management databases.
  • Experience working in an agile team environment.
  • Strong understanding of existing Quality Assurance processes. Knows how to effectively apply to the assigned project.
  • 3+ Years of QA testing experience


Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.


Date posted: 2022-07-23