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Summary:

As our Analytics team continues to grow, we are looking for a self-motivated, passionate, experienced QA Tester to validate data pipelines, BI dashboards, and game telemetry to check for errors and report them to our Data Engineering and Data Science teams. You will report to our QA Lead and work closely with our data engineers and data scientists to ensure validity of internal and external data feeds.

Responsibilities:

  • Support and perform tests on data pipelines, games, and BI Dashboards

  • Perform data quality checks on sales, marketing, and game telemetry data

  • Report issues to QA Lead and/or stakeholders and help work towards resolution

  • Validate data pipeline processes and validate output data (manual and automated)

  • Validate game telemetry events against requirements, work with game development team to enable additional telemetry hooks

  • Work on multiple projects simultaneously / shift context with ease

  • Prioritize testing telemetry events based on project impact

  • Assess and assist in revising test strategies based on project scope changes

  • Demonstrate a collaborative mindset, and ability to act as a mentor

  • Use innovative solutions to solve problems

Skills:

  • Exceptional communication and writing skills

  • Intermediate to advanced SQL skills

  • Previous experience working with and/or testing data pipelines and technologies

  • Experience with BI tools like Tableau, Qlik, Power BI

  • 2+ years video game and/or data QA experience (dev or publisher)

  • Beginner to intermediate Python skills

  • Extensive game knowledge or willing to learn

  • A proven record of having a positive attitude working in a fast-paced team environment

  • Experienced contributor independently working on data projects

Bonus:

  • Passion for games and the games industry

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