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Main Purpose of the Role
The Sr. Quality Analyst is responsible for overseeing a wide range of tests to ensure the software meets our end-user requirements, which includes: setting test scope and objectives, monitoring test coverage and evaluating the overall quality of targeted test items. This position serves as the organizational expert in software testing, the voice of quality for an assigned project, franchise or feature requiring QA testing management and oversight.
The Sr. Quality Analyst champions best practice and innovation in testing, playing a vital role in ensuring QV testing is up-to-date, accurate and forward thinking. They are also responsible for delivering defined testing procedures, conducting documentation reviews, delivering software testing expertise and answering queries from stakeholders.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
·Work closely with Project Managers & Quality Designers to help define and deliver the QV test strategy.
·Become the Subject Matter Expert for the area being analyzed. Be the central contact person for multiple the assigned area/project.
·Practice an advanced use and manipulation of test tools (or driving the vision/concept for new tools that have been developed/acquired)
·Review database issues and consider the level of severity and publish/respond to issues where required while working closely with the Project Manager.
·Collaborate with the Quality Analysts to identify efficiency opportunities and success rate, which are supported by available data. Look for innovative new data tracking in order to support further transformation of QV testing practices.
·Be the voice of quality for the product by providing design feedback prior to integration from a technical and end-user perspective
·Leverage real user analytics to drive improved QA strategies that focus on improving key features and user paths.
·Create task breakdown and estimates during the early planning stage of development for owned domain.
Experience and Knowledge:
·years of experience with and knowledge of QA processes, methodologies, and testing techniques, automated and manual test processes, test case design and execution, regression testing, load testing etc.
·Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills are needed to communicate complex technical information to different teams and stakeholders, within and outside of the QV group.
·Familiarity with a project’s development lifecycle, milestone requirements and QA’s role at each stage.
·Demonstrate ability to work effectively within a team, or alone when necessary.
·Strong attention to detail and has demonstrated the ability to solve complex problems skills and the ability to come up and communicate quick and creative solutions
·Knowledge of Console / PC platforms and familiarity with Compliance requirements.
Strong preference will be given to candidates with:
·Relevant work experience.
·Familiarity with NBA LIVE or Madden is a plus.
·Avid Gamer and basketball or American football passionate.