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Senior Software QA Specialist, XR (Remote Canada)



Quality Assurance
Multiple locations
Posted on Thursday, November 16, 2023

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Position Overview

Are you interested in pushing software until it breaks, then making sure the pieces have been picked up? Is it satisfying to have the metrics that prove a product is robust and stable? Are you looking for a product that is exciting to work on, in an industry that defines the future? Autodesk's XR team is looking for a Software QA Specialist to join our multi-disciplinary AR/VR (XR) team responsible for building and delivering XR workflows to the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction Industry (AEC).

Reporting to our Software Development Manager, you'll help us improve our ability to verify the quality of our products and services while keeping up with latest trends in software testing. You will be responsible for learning enough about the system to develop testing strategies and tools throughout the stack. You will help educate and train team members on the latest tools and techniques in code testing.


  • Collaborate with our product management team to understand functional requirements

  • Partner with our engineering team to increase unit testing and verify product quality throughout the development cycle

  • Write test strategies and test plans

  • Perform exploratory testing to uncover new bugs

  • Script automated tests across the software stack

  • Create documentation to track issues and solutions and maintain test runs

  • Report on product quality and performance metrics to product development team

  • Guide and share knowledge with teams on the latest testing frameworks and tools

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in a software quality assurance role, with experience testing Unity or Unreal Engine

  • Demonstrated experience running performance profiling on real-time applications

  • Experience performing manual testing and automation testing frameworks for web/cloud-based solutions

  • Experience with varied test frameworks across different languages

  • Enthusiasm and interest for extended or mixed reality (XR, VR, AR)

  • Knowledge of current trends in software testing, and can easily discuss TDD and BDD

  • Demonstrated experience designing test process around bug life cycle

  • Interested in solving testing challenges in graphics and multi-user behaviors

  • Data-driven and able to use quantitative evidence to support your solutions

  • Collaboration and strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Background and interest in writing custom testing frameworks

  • Experience using a scripting language like Python

  • Experience in AEC and CAD software such as Revit or Navisworks

  • Ideas around testing games and other applications without traditional user interfaces

  • Experience with load and stress testing on a network

  • Experience with performance testing and evaluation




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About Autodesk
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