Senior Quality Assurance Automation Engineer

Austin, Texas, United States
8 days ago

2K is headquartered in Novato, California and is a wholly owned label of Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTWO). Founded in 2005, 2K Games is a global video game company, publishing titles developed by some of the most influential game development studios in the world. Our studios responsible for developing 2K’s portfolio of world-class games across multiple platforms, include Visual Concepts, Firaxis, Hangar 13, CatDaddy, Cloud Chamber, 31st Union, and HB Studios. Our portfolio of titles is expanding due to our global strategic plan, building and acquiring exciting studios whose content continues to inspire all of us! 2K publishes titles in today’s most popular gaming genres, including sports, shooters, action, role-playing, strategy, casual, and family entertainment.

Our team of engineers, marketers, artists, writers, data scientists, producers, thinkers and doers, are the professional publishing stewards of our growing library of critically-acclaimed franchises such as NBA 2K, 2K PGA, Battleborn, BioShock, Borderlands, The Quarry, The Darkness, Mafia, Sid Meier’s Civilization, Marvel’s Midnight Suns, WWE 2K, and XCOM.

At 2K, we pride ourselves on creating an inclusive work environment, which means encouraging our teams to Come as You Are and do your best work! We encourage ALL applicants to explore our global positions, even if they don’t meet every requirement for the role. If you're interested in the job and think you have what it takes to work at 2K, we encourage you to apply!


As our Quality Assurance and Core Technology teams continue to grow, we are looking for self-motivated, passionate Quality Assurance Automation Engineers to join our team. Your position will see you:

- Lead a diverse technical test team using automation to validate back-end services and software libraries

- Design, develop and maintain test tools and automation framework(s)

- Use world-class technologies to deliver excellent gaming experiences to millions

- Maintain a supportive and inclusive work environment

As one of the most recognized and talented technology companies in the world today, we strive to hire team members who are customer-centric, motivated and who have experiences that bring new perspectives to the company. We seek the best talent and provide experiences to foster a fun and engaging atmosphere. We are looking for team members that are not afraid to learn as well as work hard, while having fun at the same time. We offer an extensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes medical, dental, vision, 401k and ESPP.


- This position will focus on driving quality by developing automated solutions to execute functional, non-functional, integration, and regression, testing for end to end journey testing across a variety of services/applications

- Actively participate in requirements review/story elaborations , automation test planning, test data creation and execution of these activities to deliver high quality products and incremental value with every iteration.

- Design, develop and maintain test tools and automation framework(s)

- Plan, design and implement complex test scenarios, including multi-user distributed automated testing

- Track performance metrics, optimize product verification and release processes, collaborate with Engineers, QA, and others across teams and projects

- Perform and own the process for automation code reviews with developers and other QA team members

- Enable Quality Assurance Engineers to author automation test scripts, implement automation best practices and help lay the foundation of scalable automated test solutions

- Work to improve engineer (i.e., Developer, QAE, Automation Engineer, etc.) efficiency, often working across team boundaries to share best practices, test requirements, etc.

- Report and track quality-centric metrics to stakeholders, and use that data to drive conversations around quality and development health

- Actively mentor and spend time developing others, improving their test knowledge and engineering practices

- Strategic about your work and drive quality methods into all stages of product development

- Key influencer of team strategy and make sure customers are not impacted by engineering quality problems


- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (preferred) or equivalent experience with at least 5 years experience in owning complex automated testing solutions.

- Proficient with Javascript, GO, Java, and/or C++ (and their automated test frameworks)

- Experienced in design, implementation, deployment and maintenance of automated E2E, and functional testing frameworks (Cypress, Mocha, Chai, Javascript, TestCafe, etc.)

- Proficient with QA standards, automated test principles, patterns, and applications

- Experience working collaboratively with team members on a common codebase using version control tools (Perforce, Git)

- Experienced or knowledgeable with test orchestration tools (Jenkins)

- Experienced with databases (Mongo, SQL, Dynamo, Spark), backend services and integrations

- Experienced with performance testing and/or capacity testing tools and practices

- Experienced with the administration of Jenkins or similar continuous deployment tools

- Experienced with cloud infrastructure (AWS) is a plus

The pay range for this position in California at the start of employment is expected to be between $120,000k and $150,000k per year. However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform their essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us if you need reasonable accommodation.

Please note that 2K Games and its studios never uses instant messaging apps or personal email accounts to contact prospective employees or conduct interviews and when emailing, only use accounts.


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