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Quality Designer I

Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Requisition Number: 167630

Position Title: Quality Designer I

External Description:

Quality Designer I

Development Technology and Services (DTS) powers EA studios to create even greater player experiences. We help shape the future from the way games are created, to how they are played and viewed.

We are a global team and also the largest studio within EA! DTS proudly consists of the following teams: Engineering Services (ES), Studios Data Insights, SEED, and Quality, Verification, and Standards.

Quality Designers are senior QA specialists responsible for developing processes for driving end-to-end quality across a game or a portfolio of games. You will combine hands-on elements working with game development teams on mobile games and involvement with goals and programs across the EA Mobile QA organization. 

Responsibilities:

  • Design and run quality verification process by providing technical and strategic direction based on collaboration with multiple disciplines
  • Target the areas of issue prevention, detection, containment and reaction
  • Manage overall test strategy for the game, and test planning for each release
  • Conduct investigations into escaped defects to identify and address gaps and risks in existing QA processes
  • Problem solving and risk assessments with the goal of finding permanent solutions and averting risks in the future
  • Maintain game domain knowledge, understanding genre and platform norms and player expectations for specific titles
  • Plan test strategy and QA tasks using Scrum/agile process together with game development teams
  • Partner with QA Management on tracking and reporting progress, project metrics and forecasting
  • Work with QA Analytics on programs such as data-driven Risk-based Testing, use of AI and machine learning to improve QA efforts
  • Partner with game development teams on product roadmap, feature readiness and quality targets
  • Work with the Quality Engineering team to determine projects use of automation, conduct tools and tech evaluation and improve adoption considering priority and return on investment
  • You will report to the QA Development Director

Qualification:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • 8+ years of experience in Quality Assurance/test planning
  • An understanding of quality assurance techniques, testing and automation frameworks and multiple test methodologies
  • Experience in leading a QA team in a software development environment and have created end-to-end test strategy
  • Conducted test planning and execution through multiple stages of the product development, final release and live service
  • Used tools, tech, automation and data for test efficiency and optimization year over year

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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: 2021-08-13 17:08:32.083

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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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