October – early December 2023
Online (pre-recorded lectures / online feedback sessions
September 4–27, 2023 (until 12:00 UTC+3)
Free course in English (7 hrs/wk for classes, feedback sessions, and tests)
The best course graduates eligible to legally work in Serbia and Lithuania will be offered a paid internship
(minimum 20 hrs/wk).
We invite talented students, university graduates, and young professionals with or without experience who
want to change career paths by joining our QA course and pursuing their careers in the gaming industry.
Throughout the course, you’ll learn how quality is ensured in-game and web projects, what testing is, the
types of testing there are, and when and how it is performed. A rich study program in the form of video
lectures, live group feedback sessions, and tests await you.
The next step of the study program is the paid offline internship in Belgrade and Vilnius. If you land that, you
will gain practical game and web project testing knowledge. You will also get a chance to become a part of the
international Wargaming team.
What will you learn?
Our course covers manual testing. As part of this course, you will learn the following:
• What Quality Assurance (QA) is and its purpose within software development
• The specifics of working with test documentation
• The life cycle of software development, and how quality assurance is integrated into it
The training within this internship is focused on game testing and is built on game examples. You will acquire
the basic skills required to work as a QA Engineer and perform quality assurance at every stage of game and
web application development. You will learn how games and web applications are designed at the engineering
and technical levels and how this affects their testing approaches.
What are we looking for?
• Attention to details
• High level of trainability
• Good communication skills
• Analytical thinking
• Motivation to develop a career in QA field in the gaming industry
• English working proficiency
Meet the trainers:
Andrey Shevel, QA Manager
Andrey has been working at Wargaming for over 10 years. He started as a Junior Specialist and rose through
the ranks to become a QA Manager. Since the launch of the WG Forge QA program, Andrey has organized and
developed the training and acts as a mentor. He's so dedicated that he won the Mentor Award and Special
Award for his contribution to the development of WG Forge. Andrey has an MSc in Physics and Mathematics.
Before moving into QA, he worked as a junior researcher at the Academy of Sciences of Belarus, growing
nanotubes without his supervisor's knowledge. He loves extreme sports, including jumping off curbs, not
holding onto handrails on the subway, and not wearing a hat in the winter.
Pavel Maleyeu, QA Director
Pavel Maleyeu is the QA Director in WoT Belgrade. He has 10 years of engineering expertise. Pavel graduated
from the Belarusian National Technical University as an economist and joined Wargaming as Junior QA
Specialist in 2013 with an enormous desire to create exceptional games. He has great experience in managing
QA team in Core stream, which is responsible for delivering lots of key gameplay features for our players in
WoT. His experience in establishing QA discipline in the Kyiv studio with three different teams turned him into
a successful mentor and a team leader. Pavel is fond of football – he plays football, watches football, and
always eager to learn more about this particular sports game.
Alexander Shenderovich, QA Director
Alexander Shenderovich, QA Director, the driving force and last line of defense for World of Tanks. His team
works tirelessly to ensure that every update released meets the highest quality and performance standards.
Over 12 years in QA Alexander grew all the way from Junior QA to Director QA at Wargaming in World of
Tanks. In 2020, he received a Special Award within the WoT Masters Awards for his contribution to the
development of the Wargaming Forge program. He also owns a cat that he named after the protagonist of Ori
and The Blind Forest. Alexander also loves popular science and easily jumps into the study of any new topic.