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Quality Analyst (contract)

Location: Orlando, Florida, United States

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This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 167439

Position Title: Contingent

External Description:

*Please note that this is not a permanent position

Summary

The QA Analyst is a technical test expert that applies white box, grey box and black box testing techniques to define a testing approach that will help prevent and/or identify, isolate and report issues as early as possible.  This requires an analytical approach that seeks to understand system designs, defining and executing an effective test strategy that both ensure functionality and challenges the system.  As a QA Analyst, you look at a game as not only a player experience but as complex interactions between Software & Hardware (ex: I/O systems, wireless communications, client/server architecture, external services, and databases).  

Responsibilities

  • Identify, isolate, regress, and communicate bugs effectively and efficiently.  Focus on high complexity, hard to isolate, and potentially high impact bugs.
  • Working embedded with development teams to ensure the quality of code deliverables within the Agile Development process
  • Develops an in-depth understanding of systems/area under their ownership and communicate progress, status and risks.  Requires a deep understanding of system architecture and implementation.
  • Develop, maintain and execute a test strategy, checklists, and tests for their areas of ownership
  • Driving a ‘test early’ methodology within the Development team
  • Provide Development Support as needed – Private Build Testing, System and Risk Analysis, Investigation and Isolation and Regressions
  • Create, maintain and verify TFCs (Tests for Completion) for their ownerships
  • Develop strong partnerships with Development Teams and QA Partners
  • Develop expertise with in-house and 3rd party test tools (i.e. code coverage & load testing tools)
  • Develop automated test scripts to improve testing effectiveness and efficiency for their  areas of ownership
  • Help improve Test and Development Processes (ex: championing a workgroup or test tool)
  • Helps coach and mentor team members
  • Autonomous

Deliverables

  • Quality Bugs – Well isolated, clear, and concise bugs
  • Test Strategies/Plans and Checklists for areas of ownership that ensure a high level of software quality through preventions and early detection
  • Status Reporting for their areas of ownership (Risk Analysis, RCA/CAPA, Defect Density, Performance)

Qualifications:

  • Experience with Test Automation and Test Tools
  • Strong understanding of Software Development Tools
  • Understanding of Software Development Lifecycles
  • Fundamental Programming Knowledge (Asset)
  • Knowledge of Agile (Scrum, XP, etc…) Development Processes (Asset)
  • Passion for Games (Preferably mobile/social) (Asset)
  • Experience with Mobile Games or Products (Asset)

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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: 2021-08-26 22:27:36.38

EEO Employer Verbiage:

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 maternity and paternity 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.

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