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Bungie is looking for a hybrid Contract Test Lead and Contract Tester to guide and mentor a team of contracted testers to drive for excellence in delivering high value to our Destiny 2 fans. You would have the opportunity and responsibility of displaying excellent leadership skills while also performing efficient executions of Destiny 2 content via test passes, regressions, ad-hoc testing, and investigations.

Estimated Duration: 12 Months

With the uncertainty and rapidly changing circumstances surrounding COVID-19, most positions at Bungie are expected to onboard and work from home for a significant portion of 2021. In 2022, most Bungie employees will adopt a flexible schedule working from home part time (outside of positions identified as either 100% onsite or fully remote in WA & CA). Currently only a select range of positions are available for full-time remote work in WA & CA (please review location for details). Prospective employees located outside of CA & WA will need to establish WA state residency within 45 days of a start date. Bungie’s work from home, flexible work schedule, and remote policy is subject to change at the company’s discretion.  


  • Coordinate with Test Leads to prioritize and manage contracted test resources
  • Mentor your team through best bug writing practices with a deep attention to detail
  • Execute test work (test passes, regressions, etc.) as an individual contributor on your team
  • Utilize excellent communication skills to succinctly explain complex issues to stakeholders
  • Drive coordination of high impact test areas including, Test Passes, Ad-Hoc Testing, Regression Testing, etc.
  • Work with Test Lead to guide team through day-to-day tasks, milestones, and training
  • Create reports around team health and task deliverables to the direct manager
  • Unblock test resources through golden path workflows
  • Work with Test Lead to hold contract testers accountable to Test expectations


  • Software testing experience
  • Effective experience in video game QA (Developer or Publisher side)
  • Experience in a test leadership position (contract or full-time employee)
  • Effective written and verbal communications skills
  • Thorough troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Proven track record of leadership skills
  • Ability to work independently and with teammates in the Test organization
  • Willingness to manage complicated regression scenarios on multiple platforms (multi-tasking)
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Thorough personal testing capabilities


  • Experienced gamer (FPS or MMO) including a solid foundation as a Destiny player
  • Ability to interpret game systems and use that knowledge to highlight potential exploits
  • Previous experience working on shipped console or PC titles
  • Experience testing multiple platforms (Xbox 360, PS3, Xbox One, PS4, PC)

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