Quality Assurance Specialist [Scalar]

Feb 16, 2023
Winnipeg, Canada
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

Ubisoft Scalar is a new foundational technology leveraging the possibilities of cloud computing to enable unprecedented freedom and scale for the games of tomorrow. Ubisoft Scalar take the components and systems of traditional game engines and transforms them into microservices in the cloud – moving from the closed, single-processor systems of today to a distributed model across a potentially unlimited number of machines. As a QA Specialist, you’ll join a team where testing is key as they work to transform traditional game engines to the cloud.


What you’ll do

  • Ensure the quality of the deliverables of the team
  • Identify and report software defects and usability concerns
  • Work with the Technical Director to develop test strategy
  • Create, analyze and share test reports
  • Build and maintain test documentation
  • Collaborate with the team to establish best practices
  • Support and contribute to teams’ existing testing and test automation
  • Work with both open source and inner source technologies for automation and reporting
  • Coordinate with Software Testers to execute test plans
  • Assist with first-line support for the product
  • Actively participate in the evolution of QA practices
  • Work on projects of your own initiative through our Innovation Jams 



You’re rigorous about quality and tackle problems methodically. Your top-notch collaboration skills help you to take in lots of information from partners, and translate it into clear plans and action items. Besides the above, we are looking for someone aligned with our studio’s core values and the following skills and experience:

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in quality assurance or related experience (troubleshooting, testing)
  • Good knowledge of QA methodologies, tools, and processes
  • Knowledge of bug tracking software (e.g. Jira) and test management tools (e.g. TestRail and Xray)
  • A strong understanding of the development process


The following skills would be a bonus: 

  • Experience with Python scripting language
  • Experience with debugging web applications
  • Experience with testing web APIs
  • Familiarity with digital asset creation
  • Understanding of agile practices


About the Studio

Ubisoft Winnipeg is a technology studio with a unique mission: develop new technologies that will change the way we build video game worlds. We are the only Ubisoft studio focused on exploring the unknown to develop technology that empowers game creators at studios around the world to build even better, more immersive worlds across our major brands.

Ubisoft’s 21,000 team members, working across more than 40 locations around the world, are bound by a common mission to enrich players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. Their dedication and talent have brought to life many acclaimed franchises such as Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry, Watch Dogs, Just Dance, Rainbow Six, and many more to come. Ubisoft is an equal opportunity employer that believes diverse backgrounds and perspectives are key to creating worlds where both players and teams can thrive and express themselves. If you are excited about solving game-changing challenges, cutting edge technologies and pushing the boundaries of entertainment, we invite you to join our journey and help us create the unknown.


What to send our way

  • Your resume, highlighting your education, experience, and skills, and anything else (examples of projects) you think we might find helpful.
  • A real live person will review your application, in this case Sheena. While we’re doing that, get to know our studio and our team a bit more.


Additional Information

This role is based in our Winnipeg studio, with the opportunity for hybrid or full work from home within Manitoba.