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Dominations

Grow a flourishing civilization and journey through all of human history as the leader of a mighty Nation!

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Featured Positions at Big Huge Games

Senior SDET

Engineering

Big Huge Games is looking for a Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) to join the engineering team developing game play and feature automation tests, QA tools, and debug utilities to help ensure our projects meet and exceed our high quality bar. As a senior team member this position will provide mentoring and leadership to junior engineers. We're looking for candidates who possess a strong technical background and can combine engineering and quality assurance practices. A passion for games and game development is a must. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design, develop, debug, and update automated functionality tests for DomiNations and future game projects. 
  • Communicate with QA teams to develop tools, commands, and utilities that increase the efficiency of the manual QA process. 
  • Plan, develop, and debug tools and automation tests for new features and content. 
  • Perform team code reviews and architecture reviews and provide mentoring and code feedback to junior engineers
  • Provide team leadership bandwidth when needed
  • Work with Central Tools team engineers to develop and improve automation frameworks and related technologies

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4+ years of experience in a software engineering/development role
  • Strong knowledge of C# is a must
  • Experience with Java and Python
  • Understanding of Quality Assurance practices and methodologies relating to standalone applications
  • Full feature architecture experience or understanding 
  • Ability to design and write automation systems for complex features
  • Ability to quickly understand existing code and enhance/extend existing architecture 
  • Source control system knowledge and usage (Git, Perforce, etc.) 
  • Outstanding team, communication, and interpersonal skills 
  • A strong passion for gaming and game development is an absolute must

PLUSES

  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent preferred
  • Unity3D Engine experience 
  • Previous QA testing experience preferred
  • Familiar with iOS and Android games/apps
  • Experience or familiarity with Amazon services such as EC2 and VPC
  • Knowledge of REST and socket based server communication structures


- - PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING POSITION NOTES - - 

 This position does not involve web server, web front-end, or website application automation. This is an onsite position in the vicinity of Baltimore, MD, no remote or 'telecommuting' option is available.

**All applicants MUST include a cover letter containing an overview of how they think automation could be used to more effectively and efficiently test your favorite game.**

Balance Tester

Design

This a full-time (40hr/week) contract position onsite at our studio in Timonium, MD. No telecommuting or remote work options are available.


Big Huge Games is searching for a Balance Tester specializing in player vs. player, real-time strategy games, to support our design team in creating top-tier gameplay experiences for millions of players across the globe!

As a Balance Tester you will not only be playing the game, but providing detailed feedback and analysis of gameplay and economy balance, as well as using your competitive gaming skills to offer new strategic possibilities for the game. Potential applicants should excel at PvP RTS games and have extensive experience playing Clash Royale.

Please include a cover letter stating your experience and accomplishments in the gaming community highlighting your experience with RTS games.


Qualifications

  • Candidate must have 2+ years experience playing a PvP real-time strategy (RTS) game at a high level, with bonus points for mobile and eSports experience
  • In-depth understanding of the mechanics of RTS, with an emphasis on Clash Royale, as well a plus if familiar with classics such as StarCraft 2, Age of Empires and Rise of Nations.
  • Deep knowledge of competitive game systems & best practices of mobile games
  • Extremely competitive and creative mindset with an eye for the details
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in both individual and team settings with an appropriate sense of urgency

Responsibilities

  • Provide feedback from the viewpoint of a highly skilled player
  • Written and verbal reports of gameplay and balance concerns
  • Analyze and critique game features, economy, and content
  • Identify issues and risks within different systems of the game
  • Push the strategic possibilities of the game to their limit and beyond
  • Become a sponge for ideas and feedback from the team and players


Applicants should download DomiNations on iOS or Android and be prepared to discuss the game.