Junior QA Analyst - Contract

  • San Francisco, CA
  • Contract

Job Description

Location: San Mateo

Contract: W2 - 3 months

Principle Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a thorough understanding of products and associated features via knowledge of underlying technologies and frequent hands-on interaction.
  • Identify areas of highest impact to end user experience, including upcoming feature implementation and changes to product functionality.
  • Create in-depth test cases / test suites to ensure maximum coverage of features & functionalities, keeping the end user experience and overall schedule(s) in mind.
  • Collaborate with cross-regional managers / counterparts on test requirements, feature implementations and scheduling.
  • Perform preliminary “smoke testing” of created test documentation to ensure thoroughness and quality of contained information.
  • Distribute finalized test documentation to QA team(s) for use in test execution.
  • Update / maintain test cases regularly to optimize checks and account for newly implemented / changes to products.  Implement changes to test cases based on QA team solicited feedback and test results.
  • Assist QA team(s) with test execution as necessary.


Required Knowledge / Skills:

  • Experience designing test cases / test suites.
  • Ability to create detailed test documentation based on limited information and/or investigative practices.
  • Understands common test methodologies, and has experience with test case and/or bug reporting & tracking tools (DevSuite, TestLink, etc).
  • Professional experience in working with a team to achieve common goals.
  • Proficiency with MSOffice application.
  • Strong understanding of networking protocols, technologies and configurations.
  • Previous QA and/or test design experience in game industry products a plus.



     Required Experience / Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • At least two years’ experience in test design.


Preferred Experience / Education:

  • Previous QA testing experience.
  • Extensive experience with video game products, features and OS.
  • Familiarity with programming / scripting languages: C++, C#, HTML5, Java, Linux, PHP.
  • Limited working to native / bilingual level language proficiency in Japanese.


USA applicants only

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