Senior Tools Engineer (Austin) - Treyarch

Jul 02, 2022
Austin, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

Job Title:

Senior Tools Engineer (Austin) - Treyarch

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Job Description:

Are you passionate about writing tests and developing frameworks? Do you want to have an impact on the development process while improving the quality of a game played by millions of fans across the globe?

Automated tests are an essential technique we use to detect and report defects in our game and tools. As a Senior Tools Engineer focused on Test Automation, you will work closely with Quality Assurance and Engineering leadership. You will develop new features for our testing frameworks, create new tests, and deploy them to the data center and developer’s desks. Each day you’ll collaborate with developers from multiple disciplines.

What you’ll do…

  • Write and maintain automated tests

  • Develop frameworks to apply white box and black box techniques

  • Collect and visualize metrics

  • Research and develop new techniques and maintain a process of technological evolution

  • Analyze test results and partner with feature developers to understand unexpected outcomes

  • Meet regularly with QA leadership to develop plans, roadmaps, and tools to improve QA workflows and productivity

  • Mentor other engineers on the automation team

To succeed you should have…

  • Passion for automation and software testing

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, a related field, or equivalent experience

  • Previous work experience developing test frameworks

  • Advanced understanding of Python, C/C++, and SQL

  • Deep grasp of computer architecture, networks, and operating systems

  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment

  • Self-motivated, strong sense of independence

We’d love it if you also have…

  • Experience developing console games

  • Familiarity with QA methodologies

  • Experience working in a collaborative team environment

  • Knowledge of Win32, Git, Puppet, Grafana, Perforce, Linux, Flask

  • Experience in a management or leadership position

  • Passion for video games, especially FPS games

Covid-19 Hiring Update: We’ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and we’re continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.


Founded in 1996, Treyarch is a videogame studio whose purpose is to create awesome games for the world to enjoy. With this purpose in mind, we crafted the award winning Call of Duty: Black Ops series and pioneered the fan favorite Zombies mode.

At Treyarch, we empower the team to be individually driven to innovate on our games, processes, and culture. How we do things is just as important as what we do.

Studio culture and development, we believe it’s a team effort and that collaboration and hearing one another is key. Every day we face the large and small challenges together and every voice matters.

These values guide us in our mission to create moments that matter. Both to the players and to us, the creators. In an era where triumphs and defeats are readily shared, seeing players engage with our creations gives us great pride. Come help us create that next moment.

We are 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.

To learn more about our studio, please visit us at, on Facebook at, and @treyarch on Twitter.

PS, we’ve also got some pretty amazing office perks and benefits, like 20 vacation days and 16 holidays, 10 weeks of family leave, free lunches and snacks at our office, comprehensive healthcare, and more! Check out all the details here for more information:

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