PC Compatibility Specialist (m/f)

at Goodgame Studios in Hamburg, Germany

Goodgame Studios is Europe’s fastest growing gaming company and one of Germany’s most successful technology businesses. With more than 1200 employees at our headquarters in Hamburg we develop innovative online games which are played by more than 250 million players in 25 languages across more than 200 countries. Our talented, motivated team of experts and newcomers forms the basis of our success. Become a part of the success story and apply now!

As a PC Compatibility Specialist (m/f), you will ensure the highest quality of compatibility for our PC games. We are looking for an experienced all-rounder that has in-depth knowledge of PC hardware, operating systems, and their effect on game compatibility. This is a new role within in our QA department and the successful candidate will be involved in setting up a PC compliance lab and defining the compliance strategy and processes.


  • Help create and maintain internal PC guidelines and ensure that all our titles adhere to this standard
  • Ensure that PC products are compatible with all supported hardware and peripherals
  • Check our games against various operating systems (Windows XP to latest version and Mac OS) and their respective updates, including language coverage
  • Provide regular reports detailing overall compliance level and concerns
  • Be aware of up-and-coming PC technologies or changes that could affect PC compatibility and communicate any potential risks to stakeholders


  • Several years of testing experience, ideally in gaming or a similar industry
  • High level of quality awareness, skilled at analyzing problems and utilizing relevant knowledge
  • In-depth technical understanding, very good knowledge of MS Office, basic knowledge of game mechanics and of browser and mobile apps, and ideally basic programming knowledge as well
  • Very good written and spoken English, knowledge of German is an advantage
  • A valid work and residence permit is required prior to commencement of employment


  • An exciting job where you can assume responsibility and develop professionally
  • A dynamic team with friendly, highly-qualified colleagues from all over the world
  • Strong, sustainable growth and fresh challenges every day
  • Flat hierarchies and short decision paths
  • A culture of mutual respect and an outstanding working environment
  • Further training with workshops, language courses and technical reference works
  • A healthy work-life balance, regular team events, sporting and leisure activities and much more!

Hamburg is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and provides a fantastic range of leisure activities as well as a great nightlife. Its maritime atmosphere and Hanseatic cosmopolitan flair enable an especially high quality of life. We will make relocating simple, help you find a flat, and make it easy for you to get to know your new home town.

Your contact person for this job offer is Melanie Lietzke.

We look forward to receiving your application (cover letter, your CV, and references) as well as your salary requirements and earliest possible starting date.

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Published at 17 Feb 2015
Expires on 17 Aug 2015

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