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Quality Assurance Engineer, Amazon Game Studios

Posted: November 30, 2023 Expired: February 15, 2024
Irvine
FULL TIME
1 Year
  • 2+ years of quality assurance engineering experience
  • 1+ years of Games Industry (supporting title Development, Release, or Live Ops) experience
  • Experience in automation testing
  • Experience in manual testing
You are a curiosity driven, detailed, and customer focused person who has experience identifying and effectively communicating issues. As a member of a Quality Assurance team you will become an expert in one or more of the game’s features and assure it meets our high quality standards. You will be expected to create reports, effectively use test tools, and work with player data to uncover new issues and more. The role of QA changes often over the course of game development, so you will need to be flexible to adapt. You will be the voice of the customer, you must be able to prioritize and categorize quality issues based on what will have the most impact on the customer experience.

Amazon is all in on games. We believe games will become the number one form of entertainment on Earth and be defined by their ability to deeply engage communities of fans inside and outside of the playing experience. We believe the evolution that began with arcade communities a quarter at a time and grew to the live streams and eSports of today, will continue to a future in which fans are creators, players are celebrities, and games are a global cultural touchstone that cuts across age, gender and nationality. Games have the power to connect communities at a massive scale. This role will empower game studios to confidently and continually release high-quality products that delight customers worldwide

Inclusive Culture, Work/Life Balance, & Career Growth
We embrace our differences and are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We offer ten employee-led affinity groups with 190 global chapters, innovative benefits, and annual and ongoing learning experiences (including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences). Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance and offers flexible working hours. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. Additionally, our team is dedicated to supporting you with mentorship and pathways for ongoing development. We have a broadmix of experience levels and tenures, and are building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and promotes career choice.

Key job responsibilities
  • Become an expert in the game's features
  • Develop test plans for assigned features
  • Report test status; coverage, defects, feature quality
  • Lead a group of testers through the execution of your test plans
  • Create new and edit existing test scripts
  • Leverage game telemetry to identify and troubleshoot issues
  • Relentlessly pursue the root-cause of defects
  • Prioritize and categorize quality issues based on what will have the most impact on the customer experience
  • Advocate for the customer in discussions with development peers and QA leadership
  • Continuously learn and remain curious
About the team
Amazon Games is seeking a Quality Assurance Engineer to join the New World team. New World is an open world MMO that pits players against the haunted wilderness of Aeternum, a mysterious island in the twilight of the Age of Exploration.

Please watch our New World Trailer at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKnUBs-Ko44&feature=youtu.be

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Irvine, CA, USA

  • Experience designing and planning test conditions, test scripts, and test data sets to ensure appropriate and adequate coverage and control
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $67,300/year in our lowest geographic market up to $183,100/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.
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