Senior Test Analyst, World of Warcraft

Blizzard

Full time

Irvine, CA, USA

Apr 20

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Senior Test Analyst, World of Warcraft

Requisition ID: R006261

Job Description:

Blizzard Entertainment has been rated by Fortune as one of the "Best Places to Work" for several years running (and our ranking continues to rise!). We are a diverse community of 4000 global employees who are passionate about not only gaming, but creating epic entertainment and the technology that drives our customers’ experience. Our goal is to delight our customers by never settling for anything but the highest quality and providing worlds filled with creativity and adventure around every corner.

We're looking for a Senior Test Analyst for World of Warcraft!

Responsibilities:

Utilize advanced testing methodologies to deliver test design, test execution, test library maintenance, and test closure strategies

Analyze & monitor the software development processes and methods used to ensure quality

Ensure requirements and risks are continually either mitigated or accepted throughout the SDLC

Enhance live operations and deployment stability, across both internal and production environments

Research, recommend and adopt tools as needed with the goal of increasing test coverage through automation

Propose and influence new measures and KPIs to validate and report on software quality

Coach others as they develop appropriate knowledge and skills through training, constructive feedback, and mentorship

Approach software development from a Grey-box perspective; utilizing established developer toolsets to build custom test scenarios

Represent Blizzard through public-facing quality assurance activities

Responsible for adhering to department SLAs within project management (i.e. JIRA) and test related tools (i.e. TestRail)

Advocate of the user experience through delivery of qualitative reporting

Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in related field (or ~3 years of equivalent experience) plus a minimum of 5 years’ experience in software testing

Experience in writing, executing and monitoring test suites using a variety of technologies including, but not limited to, Cucumber, Concordion, Selenium, Fit/FitNesse, SoapUI, Unity, Unreal, as well as other proprietary game development toolsets

Be an expert in one or more software testing methodologies

Practical knowledge of relational databases such as Oracle, MySQL, & SQLServer

ISTQB Certified Tester Advanced Level (CTAL) or equivalent

Proven ability to analyze, interpret, and action on data sets and complex workflows

Experience with game engines, content and asset editors, and shared technologies

Passion for games and software quality

Pluses

White box testing experience

ISTQB Certified Tester Expert Level (CTEL) or equivalent

Coding knowledge: XML/HTML, JavaScript, Python, Java, C/C++/C#, or SQL

High-level of gaming knowledge and/or skill

Passion for Blizzard’s line of products and services

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We’ve worked hard to champion an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Join us!

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