Developer & QA Specialist

  • Suðurlandsbraut, Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Full-time

Company Description

Aldin is a pioneering entertainment software company focused on capturing experiences that are only possible in virtual reality, in ways that entertain and inspire diverse audiences. Our team is driven by a passion for quality and innovation, having shipped several highly acclaimed titles across multiple VR platforms in close partnership with the industry leaders Oculus, Valve & HTC. Our latest product, Waltz of the Wizard, remains in the top 3 highest rated VR apps on Steam and is among the most well received VR entertainment products to date.

This is an exciting time to join us as we are working on groundbreaking products and technologies as part of an ambitious long-term plan in an emerging industry and future of computing.

All applications must be submitted in English.

Job Description

As a QA developer, you will be responsible for ensuring that Aldin’s products are as bug free and polished as computationally possible. You will continuously learn and work with the core Aldin team to create new QA approaches to VR specific factors such as making sure features are compatible with users with different heights, fatigue levels and more. Your work will focus on profiling, optimizing and resolving general software issues, as well as monitoring performance of Aldin’s products and oversee issue tracking.

Qualifications

Responsibilities

  • Ensure the highest excellence in QA and UX in Aldin’s software.

  • Adopt and create new approaches to QA for broad ranging VR factors.

  • Debug and resolve software issues as well as work on improvements & polish.

  • Work closely with team members to assess implementation timelines and development practises.

  • Proactively monitor performance of Aldin’s products and oversee issue tracking.

  • Develop, test and document code, as well as profiling and optimising existing codebase.

Requirements

  • Passionate about learning and creating new approaches to QA specific to VR.

  • Proven experience with Unity and proficiency in C# or similar languages.

  • Ability to deliver highly polished, efficient and well documented work.

  • Strong communication skills, ability to collaborate effectively in a team.

  • Ability to take creative input and to turn feedback into improvements.

  • Motivated self-starter with ability to prioritize tasks efficiently and estimate timescales.

  • Willingness to gain a deep understanding of Aldin’s software, product philosophy and design principles.

  • Passion for VR software innovation and the future of computing.

Additional Information

Desired skills

  • Extensive experience in QA such as issue tracking and bug hunting.

  • Several years of industry experience, preferably in gaming or general software QA.

  • A working knowledge of game development, having shipped 1 or more titles.

  • Knowledge of fantasy fiction and lore. 

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