Sr. Quality Analyst
Location: Madrid, Community of Madrid, Spain
Requisition Number: 158551
Position Title: Associate Quality Designer
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The Challenge Ahead:
Quality Assurance Analysts perform an important role in game development, supporting iterative development of AAA game titles. Essentially, you are the expert and voice of quality for an assigned game, franchise or feature. The job involves playing (i.e., testing) the game in a systematic way, analyzing the game’s performance against the designer’s intentions, identifying problems, and suggesting improvements. In effect, they are the game’s first audience, reporting on playability and identifying any aspects which could be improved. Analysts steer the quality of features and content throughout the game development process.
What a QA Analyst does at EA:
For this role, you will work with the NBA LIVE and Madden teams. The Sr. Quality Analyst role applies both white-box and black-box testing methodologies, using data and automated testing to identify bugs as early as possible in the development cycle. They review designs to ensure that the title reduces the amount of bugs it creates and review designs for “fun”.
Additionally you will investigate and track relevant data from assigned projects for KPI reporting, contribute to the development and follow-up of test plans and materials, and escalate critical issues to Development or QA.
The next great EA QA Analyst also needs:
- Understand software quality assurance concepts, debugging processes
- Experience with embedded QA methodologies and bug prevention strategies is a plus
- Familiarity with PC/Console hardware/software/peripheral knowledge.
- Specialized post-secondary degree/diploma or work equivalent is a plus.
- Knowledge of/or experience using JIRA is a plus.
- Knowledge of/or experience using Perforce is a plus.
- Familiarity with analyzing data is a plus
- Automation experience is a plus
- Familiarity with iOS, Android, Windows is a plus
Performance Competencies (Non-Technical Skills):
- Communicate in clear manner.
- Works together, collaborates, and works toward common goal with others.
- Familiarity with NBA LIVE or Madden is a plus.
- Avid Gamer and basketball or American football pasionated.
You should be available to work your full-time business hours Monday through Friday (some Overtime may be required) to be considered for this position. You will work at the EA Madrid studio in Madrid, Spain and work-from-home is not available.
What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!
Since we realize it takes excellent people to make outstanding games, we offer great compensation packages and a culture that motivated by creativity and passion. You will also get a benefit package that includes medical and life insurance, pension plan, meal vouchers, stocks programs, fitness reimbursement, flex benefit program…and of course, free video games.
EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.
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Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.
EEOText: EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.
Date Opened: 2019-11-13 08:08:06.693
EEO Employer Verbiage:
EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.