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Quality Designer - Temporary

Location: Pasadena, California, United States

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Requisition Number: 166121

Position Title: Quality Designer I

External Description:

Industrial Toys, creators of Midnight Star and Midnight Star: Renegade, has taken on their next mission of creating the newest FPS title for mobile: Battlefield. Building on hard-won knowledge as an indie studio, we've joined forces with EA to work towards our vision of what it means to be "Mobile To The Core!" If you're interested in creating new experiences to reach mobile players around the world, join up today!

Our team culture is collaborative, and we expect everyone to think like game makers and approach development with a Player First perspective. The Lead QA Analyst and team are accountable for delivering the QA project planning, requirements and deliverables. You will work with the QA Development Manager to meet schedules and ensure the creation and implementation of test coverage and project metrics.

As a Lead QA Analyst your time will be focused on ensuring that project deliverables are being completed on time through test planning and active participation in the test responsibilities while maintaining EA's high standard of quality. Additionally, you will focus on improving the operational effectiveness of QA efforts by assessing current quality assurance practices and incorporating new QA strategies.

Responsibilities:

  • Be the primary QA contact for the development team that you will be embedded with.
  • Coordinate multiple work streams in task execution and task management.
  • Work with internal and external teams, and diverse domain experts across different time zones.
  • Prioritize the player first, ensuring that feedback is delivered with the community in mind while still accounting for development constraints such as timelines and budgets.
  • Implement test cases, test plans and suites, defect tracking and regression tests.
  • Develop scripts supporting both manual and automation testing.
  • Be a process advocate. Both for efficiencies on your team, and for behaviors that bring defects into the product upstream.
  • You can spot the differences between Waterfall/Scrum/Agile software development practices.
  • Create reports to multiple teams to communicate what quality level using data.
  • Identify and escalate risk that impacts project goals proposing potential solutions.
  • Root cause analysis and defect analysis with the ability to validate assumptions and propose potential solutions to problems.
  • Monitor and promote product quality Indicators throughout project duration to give a constant heartbeat on product quality.
  • Mentor and cultivate junior members within their project team.

Qualifications

  • 5years of experience in a software development environment.
  • Experience shipping mobile software as QA professional.
  • Excellent knowledge of production lifecycle stages & processes.
  • Is comfortable in the drivers seat of risk management.
  • Experience applying data to tell a story.
  • Can advocate for industry leading quality principles.
  • Bachelor's degree in related field preferred: (Computer Science, Game Production, Business).
  • Experience with mobile game engines not required, but preferred (Unity, Unreal Engine).
  • Proficient with test case management software (Test Rail, Jira, Zephyr).

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Company Profile:

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: About EA At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers. We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free video games and so much more! Electronic Arts 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. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2021-05-25 18:01:01.1

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. 

We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. 

Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game.

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