Senior QA Analyst
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Jagex Games Studio is looking for a talented and driven Senior QA Analyst to join the tribe to work on an unannounced new MMO.
The successful candidate will report to the QA Lead. The successful candidate will be part of the core team that’s developing an innovative new MMO and be responsible for turning the designs of game’s various systems and features into reality.
We are looking for interesting and creative people who revel in solving unique and interesting problems to join us, with successful candidates being able to sniff out game breaking bugs, exploits and general issues before they reach our players.
This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate with ambition and initiative to join a fast-paced online games company based in Cambridge, and help us achieve our ambitious goals for the year and beyond.
In return you’ll receive a competitive salary, options for a sponsored gym membership, private health care, flexible working, cycle repair, free parking and fresh fruit delivered to your team every day.
We also have a full bean style coffee machine that provides hot drinks available throughout the day. Expect to be invited to team events once a quarter as well as company-wide parties to celebrate our successes.
The successful applicant will be able to enjoy our newly refurbished office which includes contemporary break out areas, gaming zones, high tech meeting rooms, a huge Atrium with tiered seating and our very own private bar!
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
As a Senior QA tester you will be responsible for ensuring that game systems and content are fully tested, ensuring that the game is free of bugs and stable before deadlines. In pursuit of this, you will be able to:
Analyse projects to make effective test plans and execute them
Identify defects and report them to an exceptional standard using JIRA or similar bug tracking system
Conduct various QA Services (Functionality QA, Development QA, Compat Testing, Performance Testing, Design Testing) to a high standard
Highlight Risks and provide mitigation solutions
Liaise with the QA Lead on testing practices and be secondary point of contact for the team
Support Junior members of the team
Experience in testing MMORPGs and an active interest in playing them
A passion for testing and pushing quality principles throughout the production pipeline
Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
Previous QA experience
Shipped at least one title in a QA capacity preferably having been involved in the submission process.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software
Experience using Unity 3D
Experience of working within a Scrum framework
To behave at all times in a professional manner, maintaining a positive and conscientious work ethic whilst also demonstrating initiative and determination to get the job done
To work effectively with colleagues both within the immediate team and across the company whenever necessary
To demonstrate a willingness to adapt to the evolving environment of the company, teams and work requirements
Jagex are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.