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Software Developer in Test (SDET)

Company: 2K Vegas
Location: Novato
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

BioShock, Borderlands, Battleborn, Civilization, Mafia, NBA 2K, WWE 2K, XCOM--- and the list is growing. Since 2K began 13 years ago, we've been creating games that we are proud of, and are excited to play ourselves. It's because of the support of our fans that we are able to innovate, explore new worlds and new ways to tell stories. If we're being 100 percent honest, a lot of us were fans before we started working here.

As one of the most recognized and talented technology companies in the world today, we strive to hire team members who are customer centric, motivated and who have experiences that bring new perspectives to the company. We seek the best talent and provide experiences to foster a fun and engaging atmosphere. We are looking for team members that are not afraid to learn as well as work hard, while having fun at the same time. We offer an extensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k and ESPP.

As our Quality Assurance and Core Technology teams continue to grow, we are looking for a self-motivated, passionate SDET to join our team. Your position will see you Test back-end service tools, pipelines and results to ensure these remain valid and function correctly throughout the development lifecycle. Reports to the Lead and/or QA Manager.


  • Collaborate to develop test plans, understand risk-based testing, and establish quality qoals
  • Design, implement and modify hooks, harnesses, automated solutions, and tests at every level
  • Influence architectural discussions to enable testing for correctness, scalability, and fault-tolerance
  • Analyze test output to identify patterns that influence software quality and report those findings
  • Work with a mixed internal and outsourced team
  • Produce comprehensive documentation for internal and external use
  • Help mentor more junior staff in your area of technical expertise
    Knowledge And Skills
    • Solids skills with JavaScript, GO, Java, C++ and their automated test frameworks
    • Sound grasp of automated test principles, patterns, and applications
    • An attitude of achievement when our partners are successful
    • A passion for giving gamers amazing customer experiences
    • Capable with SQL Databases and source control (eg:Perforce, Git, etc.)
      Required Qualifications
      • B.S. in Computer Science or similar technical discipline
      • 2+ years experience in an SDET role writing tests for web applications and/or APIs
      • Strong verbal and written communication skills
      • Working knowledge of current video game platforms and related hardware
      • Excellent attention to detail, while handling ambiguity
      • Proven prioritization and scheduling demands in a fluid environment
      • Ability to sit for long periods of time, occasionally lift up to 20 lbs., and move between floors
        Preferred Qualifications
        • Familiarity with other scripted and compiled languages e.g. python, shell, Java, C++, C#, php
        • Mocha, Chai, Javascript, and Cypress automation frameworks
        • Unreal, Unity, and other Game Engine Development
        • Knowledge of commercial online game platforms e.g. Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, Steam
        • Familiarity with Docker and containerized environments
        • Experience in performance and load testing online services
        • Administration of Jenkins or similar continuous deployment tools
          As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform their essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us if you need reasonable accommodation.

          This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions and will perform other related duties, as may be

Keywords: 2K Vegas, Novato , Software Developer in Test (SDET), IT / Software / Systems , Novato, California

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