QA Engineer

Job Details

Type: Permanent Full-time


At East Side Games, we all band together to deliver a world-class gameplay experience for our players around the globe. Whether that’s working with Ricky and the Gang on Trailer Park Boys: Greasy Money, or any of our other current or upcoming titles, you’re committed to making memorable player experiences. Everyone has an impact here!

East Side Games is looking for a dedicated QA Engineer to join our team on a full-time basis.  You will be working to help enhance the products we make through creating automation workflows and creating tools to help improve our processes. You (yes, you!) will solve complex problems across the entire stack, raising the technical bar for idle games. We’re a remote-first studio and encourage all applications.


  • Work with QA Lead to develop, create, implement and maintain automated testing solutions for various teams.
  • Utilize in-house and 3rd party tools to maximize test coverage.
  • Be hands-on, tackling our engineering goals head-on through the implementation of high quality, well-structured and documented code
  • Collaborate closely with your QA Manager, QA Lead and Producer team to provide improvements to our processes, workflows and tools
  • Provide detailed reports on test results to the QA Manager, QA Lead, and Producer.
  • Develop, maintain and execute test cases, test session charters and perform thorough exploratory testing.
  • Reproduce and accurately report on any bugs encountered in our products.
  • Reverse engineer potential cheats and game exploits, and work with the Software Engineering teams to resolve any issues.
  • Monitor, assess and report on product quality. Provide input on ways to improve the quality of our games and internal tools.
  • Track and update your assigned tasks daily in our project management software, Jira.
  • Champion the end user, and work with the design, community and development teams to improve the player experience.
  • Work closely with the engineers and the software to find technical problems and solutions within the game/product.

*** Duties and responsibilities outlined above are representative, but not all inclusive.


  • BS in Computer Science, or related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of QA Testing experience.
  • A minimum of 3 years building high quality production software systems
  • Experience working with test automation, and automation tools such as Selenium,  Appium, AltUnityTester, Pycharm or similar products.
  • Production level knowledge of C# and Unity is essential
  • Experience using mobile test tools such as Firebase, Appurify, or Adobe Scout.
  • Experience working with proxy debug tools such as Fiddler or Charles.
  • Strong understanding of coding principles as well as programming or scripting knowledge and experience.
  • Experience working with cloud services like AWS and GCP.
  • Experience working with agile development methodologies.
  • Excellent understanding of quality assurance and software development concepts.
  • Experience working in a mobile environment and/or web environment.
  • Excellent writing, verbal communication, & task management skills.
  • Strategic time management skills and a commitment to executing tasks to completion
  • Mobile, F2P, or idle game experience is a HUGE plus!
  • A passion for social & mobile games of all kinds, and experience in online game communities a huge plus!


We are East Side Games – proudly built in beautiful BC. Our mission is to create games that are easy to pick up, hard to put down, and don’t suck! We put players at the heart of our evolution, independence, and profitability. With their help, we’ve defined and become the leader in the narrative idle gaming space, writing the playbook on LiveOps in the process. Our huge IPs serve a traditionally underserved audience globally… And we’re just getting started!

Community is everything here. We put people at the core of what we do. Our games and our team have the same goal; to be inclusive and for everyone. We do what needs to be done and our team is on hand to step in, listen, and support, regardless of rank. Tackle your challenges, share your learnings, then share refreshments with the studio in our weekly Cheers Friday Announcements. Have we piqued your curiosity? Then check out our amazing Culture and Benefits! We note that our culture is not a monolith, and is ever-changing based on the folks holding space at East Side Games.


East Side Games are an equitable employer that values justice, equity, diversity and inclusion. We welcome and encourage people of marginalized backgrounds, particularly 2SLGBTQIA+QTBIPOC folks, to apply, and will acknowledge and value the strengths you bring to foster yours and the studio’s growth.

If this sounds like something you hoped for and more, and you’re enthused to build genre-defining narrative idle games, click the “Apply Here” button below. If now is not the right time for you but you know someone who would be a great match for us at East Side Games, check out our referral bonus here! Let’s build great games together.


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Due to a small (but completely awesome) recruitment team, only those candidates that qualify will be contacted.  Thanks for your interest in ESG and we wish you super success in your job search!

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