Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)

Creative Assembly are looking for a Senior Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) to join a hugely talented and world-class engineering team in an innovative, professional, and dynamic environment.  This role is based at our studio in Horsham, West Sussex.

As a Senior SDET on the Live Services team, you will be responsible for the implementation of game-agnostic and company-wide online services with the highest quality.  Passion for software quality, professional development and commitment to teamwork is key for this position.

Key Responsibilities

On a day-to-day basis, you will:

  • Be a proactive member of the team and own the automation pipeline
  • Play a key role in developing test framework, automating test scenarios, and maintaining the test infrastructure
  • Help accelerate all aspects of product development, releases, CI/CD, and tooling
  • Provide the team with a quality strategy that supports the team’s delivery goals and aligns to the overall Live Services quality strategy
  • Work closely with the developers, SDETs, integration engineers, product owner and dev manager to help ensure the game teams deliver their games on time with the services required
  • Enable and encourage developers to implement unit tests in an efficient way by providing them with the right tools, frameworks, and infrastructure
  • Have a strong focus on quality and risk assessment throughout the product delivery lifecycle, identifying and implementing automation approaches as required

Knowledge, Skill and Experience


  • Strong Python development skills
  • Experience of developing test automation framework for API-driven projects
  • Experience of building test infrastructure with software engineering best practices
  • Experience with cloud platforms like AWS
  • Experience with CI/CD (continuous integration) tools like GitLab, Jenkins or similar
  • Experience with Linux
  • In-depth understanding of exploratory testing and its applications
  • Systems and critical thinking mindset


  • Experience with containers, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Awareness of DevOps toolchain
  • Experience with OpenAPI / Swagger or other API specification formats
  • Experience with test management tools
  • Experience of working with online video games

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