Job title: Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: FX
Salary type: Annual
Salary: USD $45,000.00
Location: Reno, NV
Job published: 24/11/2023
Job ID: 65874

Job Description


Our client's mission is to break down barriers in the video game industry and make game tech available to all. This studio is now looking for their next Software Development Engineer In Test (SDET), is it you? 



Position Summary: SDET


  • 100% Remote 
  • Working with an international team on AAA games in a multi-engine studio.
  • Working on a game ecosystem that spans game engines, browsers, game backends (eg. Accelbyte), to custom services in a hybrid cloud environment (eg. onPrem, AWS).
  • An opportunity to work from anywhere in the world, with an international team who constantly strive to make the best games on the market. 
  • You will be reporting to the QA Director






  • Design and develop test automation frameworks across a game ecosystem composed of game engines, browsers, backend services, API platforms, and hybrid cloud environments. 
  • Design and develop scalable, reusable, and data driven automated test scripts across environments (eg. dev, test, cert prod). 
  • Collaborate within your team and partner teams (game, web, backend, and SDK developers) to determine an optimum automation-assisted test strategy. 
  • Support and advocate for Centers of Excellence involving Testing and Quality best practices across teams. 
  • Creating documentation, continually improving testing workflows via test automation (through in-engine integrations, CI/CD, integrations, notifications, alerts). 
  • Write tests alongside application code to ensure high test coverage. 
  • Support code and design reviews. 
  • Own and maintain automation frameworks with centralized test case repositories in CI. 



Required Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field
  • 3 to 5 years of experience in Video Games Development, Software Engineering or Enterprise software.
  • 3+ years of professional experience in Test Engineering and supporting QA teams.
  • At least 1+ shipped title(s) - full game cycle experience.
  • Proven experience as a Software Development Engineer in Test in Games
  • Experience building test tools and test automation with the following SDKs: Xtf API on the Xbox Platform and Deci5 lib on the PlayStation Platform
  • Experience and knowledge of automation frameworks, methodology, and tooling. - ProsperoTMLib, Selenium or others.
  • Experience and knowledge developing automation strategies and frameworks for PC and console games + their backend services. 
  • Experience and knowledge of game testing, test infrastructure, source control 
  • Experience with Jenkins, TeamCity or other CI/CD systems in AWS or local environments.
  • Proficiency in C++: Should have a solid understanding of the C++ programming language. Comfortable writing efficient and optimized code in C++.
  • Experience with Compiled Programming Languages such as C, Java, Go, or C# can be beneficial.



Desired Qualifications


  • Console video game development experience
  • 1 or more AAA games shipped
  • Excellent analytical and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Focused on results not activity
  • Ownership: you own your work, your mistakes and your successes! We learn and make incremental change in every aspects of our work




Please get in touch with me, Tegan Parsons,  if this position sounds of interest. I am a consultant at mustard with a specialist approach to creative recruitment.


For more info on this role or to chat about other options call me on 011720 840075 or the office on 0117 929 6060. You can also email me at


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mustard is a creative recruitment consultancy and is committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. We encourage individuals of all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to apply. Our recruitment process is free from discrimination and bias and we welcome the opportunity to work with you. If you require any accommodations during the application process, please let us know. We appreciate the unique skills and experiences each candidate brings, and we are dedicated to creating an environment where everyone feels valued and respected.