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Senior Quality Analyst

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Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category QA/Localisation
Salary £ Competitive
Type
Location UK - South East
Reference 8913_GB484SQA

We have a fantastic opportunity for a couple of contract Senior QA Analysts to join Rebellion at their Oxford studio! The roles offer a relaxed and creative environment with a strong team spirit. Rebellion really values its staff and this is shown in the flexible working hours, career progression and emphasis on a work-life balance! If you want to work on lots of projects across multiple platforms (mobile, web, PC, current and next gen) and want to get lots of enjoyment out of your work environment then this is the job for you!

There are currently 150 employees working at the Oxford studio and the QA team is made up of 10 members including a new QA Manager.

This is an initial 6month contract with a view to extension or even a perm job for a superstar candidate. Perks of the job include freebies ? games and e-books, discounted gym membership and flexi hours!

Responsibilities:

? Find and/or reproduce bugs and defects in games and other interactive products, investigating and reporting on these and verifying fixes before games go live
? Follow test plans and test for functionality, performance, reliability, stability and compatibility with other systems, including rigorous testing during submission processes
? Maintain and update Rebellion bug databases, documenting test results accurately
? Create and maintain well defined test plans to meet functional and technical specifications
? Collaborate productively within larger multi-disciplined project team environments, working closely with development teams and external publisher QA to identify, report and recreate bugs, communicating ideas and issues clearly, to ensure highest quality outcomes

Requirements:

? 2+ Years experience testing mobile or current-generation game consoles
? Good understanding of game development and software testing methods
? Experience of using bug testing and tracking software, eg Mantis, DevTrack
? Competent PC user with confident report writing, spreadsheet and database skills
? Excellent written and verbal communication skills
? Methodical with consistent excellent attention to detail, ability to remain focussed when approaching repetitive tasks
? Excellent initiative, self-motivation, organisational and problem solving skills, as well as team working and the ability to accept and follow direction
? A genuine passion for games of all genres and pushing quality as far as possible
? Technical experience and knowledge of current-gen TRC/TCR's would be an advantage

To find out how to become part of this awesome studio email georgina@aswift.com