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Senior PC & Network Testing Specialist
Posted on 2/23/2023
Liverpool, UK
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Quality Assurance (QA)
  • Acts with maturity
  • Can interact appropriately and collaborate with people across the business
  • Receives constructive feedback
  • Clear and effective communication/interpersonal skills
  • Understands different personalities and can find common ground easily
  • Experience in testing with a wide knowledge of testing methodologies
  • Demonstrates success in the specialty test subject areas of Network and PC Compatibility and performance testing
  • Experience with PC title testing
  • Enthusiastic understanding of PC gaming hardware and the associated technologies
  • Exceptional testing ability
  • Excellent knowledge of testing processes
  • Knowledge of the software development life cycle
  • Good general awareness of QA and games industry
  • Provide high-quality testing support for PlayStation Studios and SIE PC game products
  • Performing PC compatibility testing processes
  • Highlighting and raising testing risks to global and regional service owners, Lead Compat Specialists, and Global/regional PC Compat Service owners
  • Communication and demonstration of PC Compatibility testing techniques
  • Applied process improvement & new process initiation to support Network and PC Compat testing process, with a specific emphasis on PC titles
  • Engages in collaborating on and promoting new test strategies between project subject areas, including Functional Testing teams, Engineering groups, and other service providers
  • Execution and communication of PC Compat test results for all assigned projects
  • Daily review and reporting on QA Lab testing status or progress
  • High level of defect detection
  • Ensure defect/issue tracking is accurate and up to date
  • Daily workload may include multiple titles across multiple platforms
  • Continued learning and development of subject matter expertise; Network and PC Compatibility and performance testing applied to multiplatform title development
  • Consistent collaboration with peer group and applicable department teams to ensure alignment, knowledge sharing and the cultivation of innovation within PlayStation Studios QA
  • Maintaining, advancing and promoting knowledge in the field of quality assurance
  • Risk analysis on assigned titles and/or new services or processes
  • Use knowledge, research and data to constantly improve PlayStation Studios QA
  • Building & maintenance on various PC configurations
Desired Qualifications
  • PC title QA testing experience
  • Experience / understanding of GPU video graphics cards and display resolutions
  • Experience with computer components and building PCs
  • Enthusiastic understanding of consumer entertainment industry and home consumer electronics markets developments
  • Knowledge of Development QA process
PlayStation Global

5,001-10,000 employees

Online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service
Company Overview
Playstation's mission is to deliver new joy, excitement and awe to everyone. The company builds software and hardware for gaming consoles and content.
  • Health and wellness: Medical (PPO, HDHP, and HMO), dental, vision, disability, employee assistance program, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, student loan repayment assistance, education reimbursement program, wellness reimbursement, identity theft protection, basic and voluntary life and AD&D insurance, business travel accident insurance, 4.5% 401(k) match, commuter program, additional voluntary programs (group legal, pet insurance, auto and home insruance), onsite flu shots and biometric screenings
  • Family and time off: 12 paid holidays, generous PTO, paid parental leave, adoption assistance program, 529 college savings plan match, back-up child care, parental and elder care coaching
  • Perks: Sony product discounts, passport perks program, monthly $10 Playstation Network voucher, employee referral bonus, game launch events
Company Core Values
  • Dreams & Curiosity: Pioneer the future with dreams and curiosity
  • Diversity: Pursue the creation of the very best by harnessing diversity and varying viewpoints
  • Integrity & Sincerity: Earn the trust for the Sony brand through ethical and responsible conduct
  • Sustainability: Fulfill our stakeholder responsibilities through disciplined business practices