QA Analyst

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
QA and Localisation
Region:
UK
Area:
South East UK
City:
Cambridge
Posted:
19-Oct-17
Company:
Jagex
Job Ref:
QA Analyst

QA Analyst

Department 

Old School RuneScape QA

Contract 

Full-time

Location 

UK-Cambridge

Salary 

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More information about this job

Overview

Jagex Games Studio is looking for a QA Analyst to join our Old School RuneScape team You know what a QA Analyst is right? They test new content to ensure it is suitable while checking for bugs, playability and all the usual stuff. However, being a QA analyst in the Old School team is so much more!

The successful candidate will bring their ideas to design meetings to help decide how we can best implement the players’ ideas into the game. They will also answer questions from the community in the live streams and on video. You’ll be using your understanding of the community to make every update as community focused as possible.

 

We are very community focused and this role is a key part of maintaining our relationship with our players.

The successful candidate will need to be incredibly community focused and passionate about making Old School the best game it can be. They will need to be able to listen to the community and incorporate that into their daily work. You will be an integral part of the Old School team.

In return you’ll receive a competitive salary, options for a sponsored gym membership, dental plan, private health care, flexible working, cycle repair, free parking and fresh fruit delivered to your team every day.

 

We have full bean style coffee machines that provide hot drinks throughout the day for free. Expect to be invited to team events once a quarter as well as company-wide parties to celebrate our successes.

 

The successful applicants 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:
Create and execute customised test cases
Investigate and submit bug reports sent by our players
Communicate with players through forums and social media channels
Report defects you identify, to an exceptional standard, using JIRA
Test content to ensure it is bug free and stable for weekly releases
Analyse content and give objective feedback in verbal and written form
Work in a SCRUM team made up of talented multi-disciplined individuals
Work in a fast paced environment as part of a team to deliver high quality releases
Contribute to the direction of Old School RuneScape.
Take a proactive role in learning the RuneScape development language.
Engage the community, taking on feedback for future improvements.

Required Skills:
You must know so much about Old School that if you don’t know it, it isn’t worth knowing it.
In-depth understanding of the Old School community.
You must prefer Old School to reality.
Able to engage with the community through multiple media channels.
Must be a geek like the rest of the Old School team.
Able to learn rapidly and eager to take on new challenges.
A very strong communicator with excellent attention to detail.
Highly organised and enthusiastic with a strong work ethic.
Capable of working to an excellent standard in a high pressured environment.
An individual that owns their mistakes so that they and others can learn.
An honest, confident and vocal individual that speaks up and suggests improvements.
An individual that meets deadlines and delivers projects on time to an excellent standard.
Able to demonstrate an understanding of testing methodologies and AGILE development.
Able to effectively perform destructive and exploratory testing without test case guidance.
Passionate about Quality Assurance and eager to progress further in your career.

Desired Skills:
Experience with JIRA and Perforce.
Basic knowledge in any relevant programming language.
Previous testing experience on MMO’s.
Knowledge of Agile Development practices.
A computing or gaming related degree.
Advanced knowledge of RuneScape Design, through direct game experience.

 

Corporate Responsibilites:
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.
Drive to learn, grown and improve their current skill set and that of the function.
Maintaining professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.

WB: For this position we are unable to sponsor a visa - you must have existing eligibility to live and work in the UK in order to be considered.

 

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.

Contact Details:
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Contact: The Recruitment Team
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