Gambling, betting, and lottery quality assurance engineer

Description

Gambling, betting and lottery quality assurance engineers design and plan methods to test the gambling, the lottery or betting games. They execute the tests. These games can be both for public or for private audience, and the tests are for both online and land-based gaming.

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Minimum qualifications

Bachelor’s degree is generally required to work as gambling, betting, and lottery quality assurance engineer. However, this requirement may differ in some countries.

ISCO skill level

ISCO skill level is defined as a function of the complexity and range of tasks and duties to be performed in an occupation. It is measured on a scale from 1 to 4, with 1 the lowest level and 4 the highest, by considering:

  • the nature of the work performed in an occupation in relation to the characteristic tasks and duties
  • the level of formal education required for competent performance of the tasks and duties involved and
  • the amount of informal on-the-job training and/or previous experience in a related occupation required for competent performance of these tasks and duties.

Gambling, betting, and lottery quality assurance engineer is a Skill level 4 occupation.

Gambling, betting, and lottery quality assurance engineer career path

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These occupations, although different, require a lot of knowledge and skills similar to gambling, betting, and lottery quality assurance engineer.

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Long term prospects

These occupations require some skills and knowledge of gambling, betting, and lottery quality assurance engineer. They also require other skills and knowledge, but at a higher ISCO skill level, meaning these occupations are accessible from a position of gambling, betting, and lottery quality assurance engineer with a significant experience and/or extensive training.

Essential knowledge and skills

Essential knowledge

This knowledge should be acquired through learning to fulfill the role of gambling, betting, and lottery quality assurance engineer.

Mathematics: Mathematics is the study of topics such as quantity, structure, space, and change. It involves the identification of patterns and formulating new conjectures based on them. Mathematicians strive to prove the truth or falsity of these conjectures. There are many fields of mathematics, some of which are widely used for practical applications.
Legal standards in gambling: The legal requirements, rules and limitations in gambling and betting activities.
Probability theory: The branch of mathematics concerned with the analysis of random phenomena.

Essential skills and competences

These skills are necessary for the role of gambling, betting, and lottery quality assurance engineer.

Solve problems in gambling through digital means: Use ICT resources, tools and competence in order to solve gambling, betting and lottery problems such as game operation problems.
Follow ethical code of conduct of gambling: Follow the rules and ethical code used in gambling, betting and lottery. Keep the entertainment of players in mind.
Attend gaming tests: Be in attendance when the technical and live gaming tests are taking place, to receive feedback and make the necessary alterations.
Report gaming incidents: Report accordingly about incidents during gambling, betting and lottery games.
Develop work plans to solve problems: Ability to develop specific goals and plans to prioritise, organise, and accomplish work.
Perform services in a flexible manner: Adapt service approach when circumstances change.

Optional knowledge and skills

Optional knowledge

This knowledge is sometimes, but not always, required for the role of gambling, betting, and lottery quality assurance engineer. However, mastering this knowledge allows you to have more opportunities for career development.

Sas language: The techniques and principles of software development, such as analysis, algorithms, coding, testing and compiling of programming paradigms in SAS language.
Ict hardware specifications: The characteristics, uses and operations of various hardware products such as printers, screens, and laptops.
Software components libraries: The software packages, modules, web services and resources that cover a set of related functions and the databases where these reusable components can be found.
Hardware components: The essential components that make up a hardware system, such as liquid-crystal displays (LCD), camera sensors, microprocessors, memories, modems, batteries and their interconnections.
Games rules: Set of principles and rules that govern a game
Ict software specifications: The characteristics, use and operations of various software products such as computer programmes and application software.
Multimedia systems: The methods, procedures and techniques pertaining to the operation of multimedia systems, usually a combination of software and hardware, presenting various types of media such as video and audio.
Statistical analysis system software: Specific software system (SAS) used for advanced analytics, business intelligence, data management, and predictive analytics.

Optional skills and competences

These skills and competences are sometimes, but not always, required for the role of gambling, betting, and lottery quality assurance engineer. However, mastering these skills and competences allows you to have more opportunities for career development.

Create game testing software: Be able to develop software to test and evaluate online and land-based gambling, betting and lottery games.
Apply gaming psychology: Employ human psychology principles for gaming development strategies in order to create appealing games.
Adapt developed game to the market: Follow gaming trends in order to adjust the development of new games to the current needs of the market.

ISCO group and title

2120 – Mathematicians, actuaries and statisticians

 

 


 

 

References
  1. Gambling, betting, and lottery quality assurance engineer – ESCO
Last updated on August 8, 2022

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