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Compatibility Lab Tester

Albany, NY 12207
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Compatibility Lab Tester

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Job Description:

As a Compatibility Lab Tester, your primary responsibility is to work closely with our development teams to design and execute efficient test coverage of the hardware and software related to our products. Were looking for a team player with strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to organize tasks and manage time efficiently in order to help ensure the success of our products. If youre a PC enthusiast and enjoy tinkering with PC hardware, come join the team and help raise our quality bar even higher!

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Testing pre-release video games and verifying functionality, performance, playability, and hardware compatibility.
  • Executing, tracking, and reporting the test state of compatibility coverage across multiple projects
  • Creating and maintaining a library of OS images
  • Configuring, deploying, and maintaining multiple hardware configuration systems
  • Diagnosing and troubleshooting computer networking and connectivity issues
  • Identify risks and manage them through resolution


  • Minimum 3 years in software or hardware testing experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related discipline is preferred
  • Strong working knowledge of popular console platforms, PC hardware/software, and related peripherals
  • Proficient in installation and maintenance of computer system hardware, operating systems, respective software and peripherals
  • Knowledge of industry practices and software, including but not limited to Agile and Waterfall methodologies, Scrum, MS Office, Task Tracking Software, etc.

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In 2019, Vicarious Visions celebrated its 28th year in the industry. Over the years, we have made hundreds of games, in every genre, on every conceivable game platform in the known universe. We are a studio that is built to last.

Our philosophy of combining cutting-edge tech with creative innovation is evidenced in all of our products. Weve worked on some of the most successful game franchises, includingCrash Bandicoot, Destiny2,Skylanders,Guitar Hero, Marvel Ultimate Alliance, Spider-Man, and Tony Hawk.

We thrive on a culture of teamwork, respect and fun. We have built a welcoming and relaxed workplace that invites creativity and encourages individual voices. We not only give our developers a safe and warm place to incubate and grow their ideas but the tools and support necessary to turn those ideas into impactful and memorable experiences.

Our studio is located in beautiful upstate New York, only a couple of hours from NYC, with access to all the Northeast has to offer.

Activision Blizzard is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Posted: 2020-01-08 Expires: 2020-02-06
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