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Senior Quality Assurance Tester (6 month contract)

14 days ago by Riot Games

  Dublin, Ireland

Level: Intermediate

Contract: Freelance (Paid)

Sector: Software Engineering

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In 2009, Riot released its debut title League of Legends to worldwide acclaim. The game has since gone on to become the most played PC game in the world and a key driver of the explosive growth of esports. Whether you're in Rio, Seoul or Moscow, you can find an excited and engaged community of League players. Delivering content to a global audience of millions of players whilst also building new games affords Riot with a mountain of exciting and technically complex challenges. That's where you come in

At Riot, we believe “QA” is more than the bug finding process that follows months of development work. For us it’s a set of values, practices and behaviors that inform every part of the development process. Riot QA assists our engineers, artists and designers to accomplish their best work, and the best way to work. Through iteration and fast cycles, we refine our choices and identify process and product defects early, thus protecting the player from flaws and distractions. By honing our craft of quality and demonstrating cross discipline partnerships we are improving how quickly we can deliver while reaching ever higher degrees of product integrity. This exciting opportunity challenges us to rethink our approach every day to deliver the very best for our players. We help Riot sustainably craft excellent experiences for our players, globally.

As a Senior Quality Assurance Tester working on Products and Services team, you will help improve services will be the champion of quality focused on a comprehensive approach to black and white box testing. You will collaborate to craft test plans and establish testing requirements and quality bars. You will perform exploratory testing and risk analysis and build close relationships with partners and achieve product health reports. Here are just some of the things the team have been working on so far: Redesigning, testing, and optimizing player content experiences in the League of Legends client, and partnering with 3rd parties (like Twitch) to reward players.

Responsibilities:

  • Build and potentially establish team-level quality goals for products
  • Handle communication related to test status with internal partners
  • Lead outsourced QA teams, overseeing and auditing test results
  • Run defect database
  • Create test plans which establish the test structure and rhythm
  • Improve on methods of test execution at the team-level
  • Maintain reporting of test results for the team
  • Inform product team on quality goals and when there are quality concerns
  • Raise concerns to product or discipline leadership
  • Approve product quality during release process

Required Qualifications:

  • 4 or more years of QA testing experience in a software development environment
  • Knowledge of Automated Testing and tools is a huge plus
  • Experience in quality risk assessment and test project planning
  • Experience managing test vendors or QA outsource efforts
  • Experience as embedded QA
  • Knowledge of SCRUM/Agile and ability to implement QA strategy into Agile environments

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience developing test strategies, test planning, and test design
  • Knowledge of Product Development Pipelines and Workflows
  • ISTQB Foundation Level Certification
  • ISTQB Agile Tester or ICAgile Agile Testing (ICP-TST) Certification
  • ISTQB Advanced Level Technical Test Analyst Certification

Applicable Technologies:

  • JIRA
  • Git
  • Perforce
  • Swagger
  • Artifactory
  • Java
  • Jenkins
  • RESTful web services
  • MySQL

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