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Junior Test Designer, QA Team
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Junior Test Designer, QA Team | Sony Computer Entertainment America - PlayStation | San Mateo, CA

Are you a passionate gamer and love PlayStation? Do you want to be the person who gets to see the products before they go to market? Do you enjoy writing and creating the test cases that QA uses? If yes… then please apply!

As a Junior Test Designer, you will be responsible for defining and creating test criteria for PlayStation® branded system software, and digital commerce products and features. You will be expected to build test cases from scratch based on developer documentation, limited information and/or investigative practices, and maintain / update existing test cases based on evolving specifications and ongoing research. Also, as an important component of this role, you will be able to communicate / collaborate locally and globally with multiple project stakeholders on a regular basis.

Key Responsibilities:
Write in-depth test cases for PlayStation® branded OS and commerce products / features Review upcoming products / feature implementations via developer documentation and/or investigative practices Define test strategy and prioritization based on product / feature review Distribute finalized test cases to QA team(s) for use in test execution Support / oversee execution of test cases to address unexpected results or blocking issues Update / maintain existing test cases to optimize coverage and account for newly implemented features and changes to products Collaborate with various levels of personnel on product features / functionality, test strategy & requirements, and scheduling
This position is for a temporary engagement through our staffing partner Yoh Services.

Ideal Skills needed for the role:
Prior experience in a Test Design or QA Testing role Possess and QA Test Engineering certification or equivalent work experience Understanding of established testing concepts, the fundamental test process, test approaches, and principles to support test objectives Professional experience in working with a team to achieve common goals Excellent written and verbal communication skills Strong MS Excel and other Office applications skills Good understanding of networking protocols, technologies and configurations Consumer-level knowledge of PlayStation® products, features and OS Passion for Gaming - on PS4 - a huge plus Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience 1 years' working experience in Test Design and/or Test Design Certification 1 years' working experience in QA testing (game industry experience is a plus) ISTQB Foundation Level certification Extensive experience with PlayStation® products, features and OS Working experience with digital commerce / DRM (e.g., online storefronts, product entitlements) About PlayStation
For over two decades, PlayStation has been a market leader, serving as the ultimate destination for millions of gamers across the world. 2013 witnessed the introduction of PlayStation 4, the world's most powerful and socially-connected console ever created, sold at the fastest rate in PlayStation history and has revolutionized how gamers play and engage online. One of the keys to PS4's early success is its ability to empower game creators to unleash their imaginations and deliver new gaming experiences.

Headquartered in San Mateo, California, Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) - the creator of PlayStation - is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc. SCEA has offices and creative studios in San Diego (San Diego Studios), Los Angeles (Santa Monica Studios), Aliso Viejo (Gaikai), Bend, OR (Bend Studios) and Bellevue, WA (Sucker Punch Productions). It is our immensely talented employees, who are deeply passionate about their love of gaming, which has given us the ability to empower game creators to unleash their imaginations and deliver new gaming experiences. Additionally, SCEA participates in a variety of higher education and high school based programs to help nurture young talent to fulfill their dream of working in the gaming industry.

SCEA provides equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. SCEA does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law. SCEA also makes reasonable accommodations for disabled applicants and employees.

About Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC

Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC continues to redefine the entertainment lifestyle with its PlayStation® and PS one® systems, the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) handheld entertainment system, the ground-breaking PlayStation®3 (PS3™) computer entertainment system and its online and network services the PlayStation®Network and PlayStation®Store. Recognized as the undisputed industry leader, Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC markets the PlayStation family of products and develops, publishes, markets and distributes software for the PS one, PlayStation 2, PSP, PSPgo, PS Vita and PS3 systems for the North American market. Based in Foster City, Calif., Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC serves as headquarters for all North American operations.