We are Keywords Studios. The video games industry represents the pinnacle of interactive digital content. At Keywords, we are using our passion for games, technology and media to create a global services platform for video games and beyond. We aim to become the “go to” provider of technical services.

The Xbox DVT Consumer Acceptance Team is looking for an test automation engineer in an ongoing effort of qualifying Xbox hardware. We provide many services to the rest of the Xbox HW validation group in the form of system level validation processes. In order to serve our customer needs, we are looking for an engineer who can help manage most of the day-to-day activities for these services while also providing improvements to both workflows across the org. This is an opportunity to work with many different customers and technologies spanning all of Xbox HW and Accessories. Working closely with 3rd party teams and compatibility validation teams and external lab houses, this role will be critical to keeping validation services running smoothly.


  • Drive Test execution for internal and external test services (Consumer Acceptance Test, Compatibility)
  • Test data, results and bug analysis of engineering services provided to the Consumer Acceptance Team and Compatibility Teams
  • Drive test case improvements based on specification changes/updates
  • Development and deployment of HW and SW to validation teams
  • Development of reports for daily builds, lab telemetry and health assessments
  • Develop Test Cases as needed for test validation for new product validation
  • Monitor test progress, attend bug triages, communicate issues to dev team as needed.



  • 5+ years HW/SW test experience with full product lifecycle experience
  • Software, HW or PM test background
  • SW HW debugging experience
  • Experience running SW test scripts/apps
  • Experience with driving validation activities
  • Experience driving large bug count triages
  • Cross team collaboration/communication
  • Experience with any bug reporting SW (ADO preferred)
  • Scripting – basic experience with launch command based tools


  • Passion for quality and finding issues
  • IoT Devices/Technologies (RPI, Arduino, Teensy)
  • Familiar with Microsoft’s bug and test case management system
  • Previous Xbox or MS experience
  • Data analysis


At Keywords Studios we provide all our contingent workforce with:

  • Paid Time Off (including sick days and holidays)
  • 401k (3% matching)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits
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