Temporary Job

Associate Quality Designer

Electronic Arts

Galway, Ireland 10-24-2022
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  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Associate Quality Designer 9 Month Temporary Contract Electronic Arts Galway

The Associate Quality Designer (AQD) will join us on the SONAR team, this is a 9 Month Temporary, hybrid position.

SONAR is a centralized organisation in EA fully focused on Production services, with a drive to Safeguard the Player experience by delivering support across Live QV, Advertisement Technologies, and Retail Automation.

As an AQD, you will be an important part of our development process and play a key role in the quality of our games. In this role, you will demonstrate sound technical platform and game knowledge, have a strong quality mindset and effective partner management. The AQD will also be accountable for planning and managing test coverage on client and server releases, reporting on results, and confirming the success of a release. You will report to the Development Director.

Responsibilities:
• Establish custom Live strategies on your project.
• Work with product owners to identify risks and plan testing for live releases.
• Design test plans, including scheduling, reporting, and execution.
• Analyze and investigate reported bugs and issues.
• Attend initial and regular partner meetings to discuss strategy, challenges, and results.
• Utilize player information proximity, studio partnerships, tools, and data to understand player sentiment and investigate and assess player facing issues
• Perform identification, escalation, and elimination of central issues.
• Aim to reduce manual test hours by utilizing automation, supported by data and tools, to guide risk-based testing efforts.

Qualifications:
• A passion for quality.
• Previous games or software development QA experience (2+ years).
• Knowledge of gaming consoles and their systems.
• Determination to achieve quality in an environment with conflicting priorities and shifting requirements.
• Ability to build partnerships across geographically distributed teams.
• Proactive, curious, and flexible.
• Experience with applications such as JIRA, Confluence, TestRail.
• Understanding of test automation, telemetry, or data analysis.

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0p141-34-229-119-176-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Electronic Arts

Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in digital interactive entertainment. EA develops and delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, mobile devices and personal computers.