QA Associate

About the Employer

Schell Games is a highly talented group of artists, programmers, producers, and game designers led by game industry veteran Jesse Schell. We're the largest full-service education and entertainment game development company in the United States. Since 2002, we've worked with world-class clients and partners to create interactive experiences that engage and inspire players of all ages across all platforms. Presently, we are focused on virtual reality, augmented reality, location-based experiences, and social games.


Do you like to work on innovative projects in a motivating, friendly atmosphere? Would you agree that games can engage and inspire?


If you answered "YES!" to both questions, you might be a fit for our studio!


QUALITY ASSURANCE ASSOCIATE


Schell Games is currently seeking to fill a QA Associate position to work within a cross-functional software development team. Our QA staff works to assess the stability and usability of our experiences, and ensure adherence to the functional requirements outlined by both internal teams and clients. QA Associates find, isolate, document, and accurately report issues found in software and systems created or used by Schell Games development teams. Responsibilities include execution of test cases, creating robust bug reports, and reporting results to project stakeholders.


You will have many opportunities to interact with, make suggestions to, and learn from individuals from many disciplines, (Engineering, Design, Art, Production, Operations). This position reports to the QA Manager.


AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:


  • Assist in completing test cases while taking meticulous notes
  • Collaborate with developers to identify defects, and suggest improvements to products
  • Demonstrate the ability to transition between tasks and quickly respond to support requests
  • Collaborate with other QA team members to overcome obstacles and roadblocks
  • Communicate status of all tasks to a supervisor, including time remaining, project risks and expected delivery
  • File, track, and verify defects using standardized bug writing requirements and tracking tools
  • Create and complete various QA documentation


DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:


  • Passion for video games and digital entertainment
  • Basic understanding of Software Development Life Cycle/experience with Agile SCRUM methodology preferred
  • A working understanding of computer technology including minor troubleshooting
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Self-motivated with an excellent attitude and the ability to self-manage
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Desire to be part of a highly productive, fast-paced team
  • Interest in learning software QA methodologies and processes
  • Demonstrates a can-do attitude in seeking solutions to obstacles

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Candidate selected for this position will be subject to standard employment verification and criminal background check upon offer of contingent employment.