Overview

Electronic Arts Quality Analyst Temporary in Charlottetown, PE

Electronic Arts

Branch Charlottetown PE CA

Position:
Quality Analyst
Location:
Charlottetown, PE

Driving a ‘test early’ methodology within the Development team, testing complex features from design to release….

QUALITY ANALYST (12 month contract)

Summary

The QA Analyst is a technical test expert that applies white box, grey box and black box testing techniques as well as his in-depth understanding of system design, implementation and integration to identify bugs as early as possible. This requires the development of a test strategy and checklists which challenges the product/service to ensure a high level of software quality (Functional, Reliable, Usable and High Performance).

Responsibilities

  • Identify, isolate, regress and communicate bugs effectively and efficiently. Focus on high complexity, hard to isolate and potentially high impact bugs.’
  • Working embedded with development teams to ensure quality of code deliverables within the Agile Development process
  • Develops in-depth understanding of the systems under their ownership and communicate progress, status and risks. Requires a deep understand of system architecture and implementation.
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Corrective and Preventative Action (CAPA)
  • Develop, maintain and execute a test strategy and checklists (collection of test cases) for their areas of ownership that test a product and/or service from end-to-end.
  • Driving a ‘test early’ methodology within the Development team, testing complex features from design to release
  • Provide Development Support as needed – Private Build Testing, Complex Bug Isolation, Risk Analysis, Regressions
  • Develop strong partnerships with remote QA and Development Teams
  • Develop expertise with in-house and 3rd party test tools (i.e. code coverage & load testing tools)
  • Develop automated test scripts to improve testing effectiveness and efficiency for their areas of ownership
  • Help improve Test and Development Processes (ex: championing a workgroup or test tool)
  • Helps coach and mentor team members

Deliverables

  • Quality Bugs – Well isolated, clear and concise bugs
  • Test Strategies/Plans and checklists for areas of ownership that ensure high level of software quality
  • Reports for areas of ownerships (Risk Analysis, RCA/CAPA, Defect Density, Performance)

Recommended Experience and Knowledge

  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 2+ years of QA testing experience
  • Experience with Test Automation and Test Tools
  • Strong understanding of Software Development Tools (Asset)
  • Strong Knowledge of Software Testing Processes and Best Practices
  • Understanding of Software Development Lifecycles
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Charlottetown, PE, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-01
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