Associate QA Tester: Build Verification

Feb 22, 2023
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

At Rockstar Games, we create world-class entertainment experiences.

A career at Rockstar Games is about being part of a team working on some of the most creatively rewarding and ambitious projects to be found in any entertainment medium. You would be welcomed to a dedicated and inclusive environment where you can learn, and collaborate with some of the most talented people in the industry.

Rockstar North is on the lookout for talented Associate QA Testers who are passionate, enthusiastic, and self-motivated, to join our internal Build Verification QA team. This is an onsite full-time permanent position based out of Rockstar’s unique game development studio in the heart of Edinburgh.


  • Support development by ensuring the quality and timely release of internal game builds.
  • Action comprehensive test plans ensuring everything is functioning correctly.
  • Write prompt and concise bug reports, and provide all relevant supporting information.
  • Work cohesively with Build and Development teams to ensure all bugs are handled promptly throughout the build lifecycle.


  • Testing core game content and systems in a timely manner.
  • Testing additional tools or functionality as needed to support ongoing game development.
  • Writing accurate bug reports, triaging serious issues and reporting directly to other departments as necessary.
  • Handling developing situations and responding promptly to new information, ensuring bug reports stay accurate and correct throughout the build cycle.
  • Working efficiently and collaboratively to deliver complete test reports as quickly as possible.
  • Handing work over to, and receiving work from, other global test teams to ensure seamless coverage.
  • Responding to ad-hoc or time-sensitive test requests alongside regular duties.


  • An interest in and understanding of the technical aspects of video game development.
  • Good general PC knowledge, including experience with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Good standard of written English.
  • Competent gaming ability and a strong understanding of Rockstar titles, both singleplayer and multiplayer.


  • Ability to work productively, collaboratively, and communicate effectively with people at all levels.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • The ability to multitask, prioritise, and work within strict time constraints.
  • The ability to concisely communicate complex and nuanced information both in-person and through written reports.
  • The ability to express thoughts and opinions openly and constructively.
  • Knowledge of current generation games consoles and PCs.
  • Ability to become quickly accustomed to various in-house software systems.
  • The ability to remain focused when approaching repetitive tasks.


Please note that these are desirable skills and are not required to apply for the position.

  • Previous industry experience not required but helpful.
  • Familiarity with code editors or IDEs (eg. Visual Studio, VSCode), reading code, interpreting call stacks, etc. is helpful but not required.
  • Existing experience with database software (Jira, Mantis, Test Track, etc.).
  • Degree level educated.


Please apply with a CV and cover letter demonstrating how you meet the skills above. If we would like to move forward with your application, a Rockstar recruiter will reach out to you to explain next steps and guide you through the process.

Rockstar is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we are committed to hiring, promoting, and compensating employees based on their qualifications and demonstrated ability to perform job responsibilities.

If you’ve got the right skills for the job, we want to hear from you. We encourage applications from all suitable candidates regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief, or race.