AVAILABLE POSITIONS QA Analyst

Position title structure: “QA Analyst – Echtra Games”

Position Overview

Echtra Games is looking for a QA Analyst to join our growing team on a new cross platform ARPG project. The role of the QA Analyst is to drive and support the overall quality of the title. They undertake the planning, execution, and sign off of various in-game features to increase confidence in the product readiness and ensuring players are having the best possible experience!

QA Analysts provide essential services by tracking in-game defects or issues, writing test suites for new features or maintaining current test suites, and escalating critical failures for review and resolution. Analysts are also expected to assist in analyzing data and reacting to current business objectives to assist in the prioritization of tasks, for both local or offsite QA Teams. 

We are a small game studio in San Francisco with a team of veteran game developers.  At Echtra, we value diversity and support work-life balance. We have great benefits, an open vacation policy, and flexible schedules.

Main Responsibilities

  • Executes testing as required by the project’s needs

  • Working as part of an embedded QA team, speaking with game development teams to identify feature testing requirements and potential risk areas 

  • Acts as the primary point of contact for delegated areas, using independent analysis to assess communication channels and workflows, as well advising on the most effective testing approach

  • Speaks as the QA representative with production, engineering, design and partner teams for current areas of delegation

  • Utilization of outsource QA teams to achieve required coverage levels, including briefing, mentoring where appropriate, supporting external testers, and fielding questions

  • Contributes toward test suite creation and maintenance 

  • Assists in the tracking of quality metrics

  • Calls on experience to help iterate on the QA teams workflows, including contributing new thoughts and ideas on process changes to improve the QA team efficiencies

  • Keeping documentation up to date, including version control where required, for team processes, test plans, test cases, and feature specs

 

Requirements

  • Experience working on multi-platform games, or games on multiple platforms

  • Understanding of client/server testing and the importance of metadata

  • Prior experience working in tandem with an internal and external QA Testing team

  • Experience working in Agile environments

  • Experience in live operations

  • Exposure to industry standard game engines (such as Unity, Unreal)

  • Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Enthusiasm and ability to contribute ideas to the team

  • A preference to work in a collaborative manner as part of a team

  • Is self-motivated in the development of new skills 

 

What we offer you

  • Competitive salary, bonus plan, Zynga RSU’s (Restricted Stock Units), ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)

  • 401K Company Match Contribution

  • Medical, dental, vision, EAP, life insurance, and disability benefits

  • Virtual mental health and neurodiversity support programs

  • Family planning support program

  • Generous paid maternity/parental leave

  • Subsidized Back-up child care

  • Flexible working hours

  • Culture of diversity and inclusion including employee resource groups

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Careers Category: Quality Assurance

Careers location: Remote, US

Connected Worker Type: Offsite

Requisition ID: P211504

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Zynga does not engage in financial exchanges during the recruitment or onboarding process. We do not conduct job interviews over third-party messaging apps such as Telegram, WhatsApp or others. We will never ask you for your personal or financial information over unofficial chat channels. Our in-house recruitment team only contacts individuals via official company email addresses (i.e., via a zynga.com or naturalmotion.com email domain).

If you believe you have been the victim of a scam, you may wish to contact the authorities. In the United States, you may file a complaint with the FBI. More information is available here: https://www.ic3.gov