Quality Verification Tester (Temp)
Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States
Requisition Number: 168600
Position Title: Contingent
This is a 90 day temporary assignment through PRO Unlimited. Assignment extensions are based solely on business need.
Due to the current health advisory status surrounding COVID-19, we are in a "work from home" status. We are hiring individuals that are physically within a 45 mile radius of our EA baton Rouge studio. This is necessary for accessing equipment and report to the studio when it becomes safe to do so.
The QA Tester Role:
Quality Assurance Testers ("QA Testers") perform an important role in game development: testing, analyzing, and recording, any flaws or "bugs." These refinements lead to higher quality and better playability of the finished game.
QA Tester Responsibilities:
QA Testers are issue seekers and verify the quality in the final product. You must know how to categorize bugs. You must understand production and marketing schedules. You will use a software quality management system to document your findings into a centralized database which is then shared with other EA QA groups worldwide. You will typically work in teams. You will need to anticipate different ways the game will be played by people around the world, and test accordingly. You will test the game in a systematic way, analyzing the game's performance against the designer's intentions.
The next great QA Tester:
You will have a basic understanding of game design, how games are created, and how the different elements of a game contribute to the playing experience. You will not only identify and record a problem, but also try to work out what is causing it.
Above all, as a QA Testers, we prefer that you are avid players. You can demonstrate a detailed knowledge of the industry, including different platforms, game styles, and genres. It's important to know the market so they can evaluate our games against the competition and help improve the games we work on here at EABR.
Resumes are required with application submissions. Cover letters are optional.
All shifts are worked Monday through Friday. There are occasional opportunities for overtime.
There is a mandatory training week that lasts Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm beginning the first day of hire. This is a paid 40 hour training week. Pay rate begins as $13.50 per hour.
Upon passing the assessment at the end of training, you will begin one of the available shifts the following week.
All of our testers must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Our testers must be 18 years of age or older. Our testers will have basic knowledge of PC hardware, software, and a basic knowledge of Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets).
Community / Marketing Title: Quality Verification Tester (Temp)
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: 2021-09-23 17:58:03.94
EEO Employer Verbiage:
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.
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.