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Salary Range: £30-36K Location: London Posting Date: 27th February 2017 Closing Date: 27th March 2017 Job Title: QA Analyst We are looking for an experienced tester to join our London Studio, working with our game teams to produce high quality industry leading casual games. Your role within our Kingdom The QA Analyst role is embedded in a scrum team and focuses predominantly on Exploratory Testing throughout the development lifecycle. Main Responsibilities: * You perform Exploratory Testing (E.T.) on user stories and report progress to the Agile Testing Lead (ATL) using Session Based Test Management (SBTM) reports * You provide quality and usability feedback to the ATL * You participate in sprint planning meetings, design reviews and sprint retrospectives * You help to replicate hard to reproduce production issues * You manage defects through to resolution Other Responsibilities: * Participate actively in improving test design & test coverage * You are proactive in your approach to testing. You ask yourself "What testing is needed, here and now?” * You check if you are delivering the information your customers need * You raise awareness when quality is not good enough * Provide clear and accurate description of each bug found * Share technical knowledge/potentially general bugs/improvement ideas with the rest of the scrum team * Maintain a thorough understanding of the gameplay mechanics of the application under test * Exploit your domain knowledge to target areas of the application most likely to yield high value defects * Stay up to date with testing industry trends Skills to create thrills You are passionate about games and able to work in a flexible and fluid environment where the job will evolve over time. Other skills include: * Excellent attention to detail * Ability to generate abstract test scenarios from acceptance criteria * Possess a solid understanding of different testing techniques e.g. functional testing, domain testing, risk testing * Software testing experience working in an agile game team * Quality oriented, always keeping the customer in mind * Ability to work under pressure * Experience performing system and regression testing * A passion for finding insidious bugs through exploratory testing * Exposure to Testing Charters & Session Based Test Management is an advantage * Experience in working with mobile devices on different platforms (Apple, Android, Java, etc) * Experience with Jira We’re knights of creativity We believe that great games are developed by working in small, autonomous creative teams that control the whole process – from idea to amazing game. Our close connection with and instant feedback from the player community, enables us to deliver truly magical moments. We value your free time and your need to refuel, relax and find inspiration – by playing games with your colleagues, being at home with your family or going to the gym or out for a run. That's how we stay creative. That’s why we call ourselves developers of magic and knights of creativity. Want to get treated like royalty? If you are interested, apply now! Applications must be in English. The brilliant experience we give our players comes from the diversity and experience of our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes. That’s why we hire all sorts of talent.
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