Test Analyst

QA Derry~Londonderry

We're looking for a Test Analyst to join our team, which collaborates remotely from around the world. Our members range from industry newcomers to experts with 15+ years of experience. Team members come from a diverse set of backgrounds, but share a common passion for building polished player-focused, community-powered games.

 

At Hypixel Studios we are looking for applicants that are demonstrably passionate about their hobbies, have the drive and commitment to deliver results with minimal supervision, have international-level professional competency in their skill sets, and can demonstrate involvement with other interesting projects throughout their lives.

 

As a Test Analyst you will be part of our QA Team, located in Derry~Londonderry (NI), to ensure that our products fulfil their design and quality goals. With your experience in testing, you can easily derive QA methods that strive for the best player experience. When spotting a game for the first time, you immediately start to analyse its features and break it down into connected components. You are happy to share your knowledge and enjoy assisting colleagues in their professional growth.

 

Who you are:

  • With your gained experience working on different projects during your career, you bring a wealth of knowledge about all facets of the quality assurance process with you
  • You love to give feedback and know how to do so in a constructive way. Identifying areas of growth is not a skill, it is natural to you
  • You thrive while sharing your knowledge with others and to mentor new starters in the industry is a welcome mission for you
  • You can maintain cross discipline relationships and help them get the most out of working with QA
  • A “bug” is not simply a report to you!

 

Some of your role:

  • Work in a passionate team with all kinds of experience levels
  • Be part of our QA processes and have the motivation to improve them
  • Spot and openly communicate areas of growth
  • Derive meaningful test cases / sessions / stories / plans out of our products
  • Monitor and report on their execution by analysing progress, quality status and results
  • Create structured problem descriptions and be able to communicate in a constructive manner
  • Prioritise effectively and take ownership of your workload 
  • Collaborate with different disciplines to support them on QA tasks
  • Work on a new game project with a very motivated team for an awesome community
  • Continuously learn and grow personally and professionally

 

Essential traits:

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in software testing
  • Experience with different game testing techniques
  • An understanding of the importance and the maintenance of all forms of testing within the game life cycle
  • Be able to analyse and communicate test results to identify strengths and weaknesses and identify priority areas for improvement
  • The ability to analyse, describe, report and track on identified problems (defects, bugs)
  • Creative problem solving skills (troubleshooting, workarounds)
  • Willingness to transfer knowledge, mentor and support others
  • Self empowered, versatile performer with the desire to take on new challenges
  • True knowledge and passion for gaming, the gaming culture and community

 

Bonus traits:

  • Ability to think outside the box
  • Experience in game testing within a professional environment
  • Experience with Agile Software Development Methodologies
  • Experience in Test Automation
  • Experience in other game development roles
  • Remote work experience

 

We can offer:

  • A chance to work on a new game project with an extremely motivated team
  • Opportunities to learn and grow personally and professionally
  • A stable and secure work environment

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