Lead Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) – London, UK

Job Description

Lead Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Rocksteady – London, UK

This studio is one of the most sought after developers in the world. With a successful collection of games under their belt, they are truly a world class AAA developer! 

Rocksteady is looking to add to its family an exceptionally talented Lead SDET who is ready for the challenge of producing a blockbuster title. Does that sound like you?

Based in central London, this studio offers some amazing benefits from private medical/dental care for you and your family, to great annual bonuses, and a healthy annual leave package.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Oversee the development, organisation, and deployment of automated tests and frameworks across multiple platforms
  • Monitor automated testing metrics, proactively revising test strategy to ensure efficient use of available bandwidth (collaborating with Lead Dev Ops and external QA teams)
  • Coordinate cross-feature team testing (automated playthroughs and scale testing)
  • Support feature owners and code leads with testing strategy and coverage (including automated testing)
  • Oversee integration of automated testing capabilities with existing gameplay systems (undertaken by SDETs)
  • Manage automated testing backlog, prioritised according to QA and dev team requirements
  • Work with Production to produce testing schedules
  • Keep bug database up to date (including bug triage, investigation progress, and proposed fixes)

The skills and XP you'll need to succeed:

  • Good understanding of C++ 
  • Experience with visual scripting environments (e.g. UE4 Blueprint)
  • Proven leadership skills

The studio is offering you the following in return for your skills:

  • Private family medical care
  • Private family dental care
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Fantastic annual bonus scheme
  • £1,000 to £5,000 finder’s fee for helping recruitment
  • 25 days of paid holiday + eight public holidays per year
  • Two days off per year to support a charity of your choice
  • Studio closes between Christmas and New Year (discretionary)
  • Comprehensive relocation support
  • Tons of studio clubs to help you get to know people including;
  • comicbooks, war gaming, board games, home brewing, chess, new parents, photography, and film nights
  • Yoga 4x per week at lunchtimes in our mocap room
  • Football 2x per week at lunchtimes
  • Life Drawing 1x per week in the evening
  • World class training speakers hosted on-site
  • Access to multiple online training websites
  • Access to entire DC back catalogue on Comixology
  • Monthly team meals
  • On-site subsidised masseuse
  • Quarterly salary and promotion reviews
  • Yearly Line Manager and studio peer performance review process
  • Subsidised gym in the office complex
  • Invites to WB films in their London based private cinema before their release date
  • Discounts to WB goodies i.e. HBO, WB films, TV, Harry Potter tour etc
  • Staff only merchandise store
  • Free vending machine snacks, fruit, juices, and soft drinks.
  • National Rail season ticket travel loan
  • Discounted bicycle equipment to encourage biking to work
  • Employee Support Assistance Programme (Free personal counselling and guidance support)
  • Free eye test and discounted glasses
  • Gym pass with 70% discount and access to 1495 gyms
  • Back up care benefit – reduced cost of nurseries, in home nannies, holiday clubs or adult personal care workers
  • Game and book library

*pauses to take a breath*

Interested in hearing more about this amazing position?

Get in touch!

Email daniel@aswift.com or call +44 (0)1709 834777

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