Senior QA Automation Engineer

Engineering Hybrid - Montreal Hybrid - Vancouver

Greetings from Phoenix Labs!

Whether you’re hunting behemoths with your friends in Dauntless or rekindling the magical energy of Azoria in Fae Farm, our worlds empower players to share enduring stories like never before. Around here, we believe people are the ends, not the means. It’s how we strive to be a destination for developers who wish to collaborate on making timeless games enjoyed by players all over the world.

Phoenix Labs is looking for an experienced Senior Quality Assurance Automation Engineer to support work on our Social & Interactive API’s used across all future multiplayer & cross-platform games developed at the studio.

The successful candidate is a technically minded, a succinct communicator, and someone who understands the nature & implications of live service video games being made within a dynamic development environment.  As the first dedicated QA professional within this team, you will have the opportunity to define & own “what great quality looks like”, while being a strong advocate of compliance rules for user privacy.

Note - At this time we are not willing to provide relocation or immigration support for this role.  This is also a hybrid position, so you would need to be within commutable distance to the Vancouver or Montreal studio and willing to come in 1-2 days/week.


  • Own the vision for QA in the shared services group, working with Engineers and Technical Vision Holders to bring that vision to life.
  • Be the resident expert on QA best practices, automated testing, and industry trends.
  • Continually developing resources to educate co-workers about compliance, privacy, and first party "Technical Requirement Checklists".
  • Build and roll out test plans, tools, and automation coverage for shared services and game team integrations.
  • Promote awareness of compliance rules and restrictions on first party platform’s.
  • Champion roadmap milestones for the short and long term.


  • 7+ years of experience in QA.
  • Dedication and desire to remain in the QA profession over the long term.
  • Bachelor’s Degree, DEC or relevant diploma in a related field.
  • Driven and self-motivated.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery tools.
  • Bias for automation and reproducibility.
  • Excellent problem solving abilities.
  • Excellent communication skills and comfortable working closely with developers.


  • Confidence with Jira, Confluence, Github and Perforce.
  • Experience with the Python programming language.
  • Experience with services deployed on a cloud computing platform.
  • Familiar with and excited by video games.
  • Experience supporting a live service with regularly scheduled releases.
  • Experience creating a plan for, and ensuring the execution of, an automated testing strategy.


Who We Are

We make games because we love them, and we love the way they inspire us, bring us together, and enrich our lives. Our mosaic community of game developers is united by shared values and a desire to innovate and create new kinds of core, lifestyle, multiplayer games. Phoenix Labs has physical studios located in Vancouver (BC) and Montreal, but we are open to remote or hybrid for most of our roles.  We offer relocation + visa sponsorship for qualified candidates, as needed.