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CONTRACT ROLE | Not Eligible for Remote - MUST Sit Onsite in Bend, OR | No Relocation Assistance Offered

QA Analyst

Sony Bend Studio, the creator of Days Gone, Syphon Filter, and Uncharted: Golden Abyss, is looking for top talent to join our passionate team.

We are seeking a QA Analyst who will contribute to the development of a AAA product with a specialized focus on testing techniques that will help ensure a high level of quality throughout the project.


  • Carrying out and following pre-integration build verification and reporting system/processes.

  • Carrying out Grey/White box testing on appropriate features/tools.

  • Analyze features sets and identify opportunities for automation, along with benefits, and communicating to the engineers.

  • Testing case creation from design documentation or feature expertise.

  • Testing case regression, verification, and ad hoc testing of newly implemented features.

  • Ability to manage full life cycle of defects, from research to tracking to closing.

  • Knowledge of individual systems in play within the game engine.

  • Qualitative feedback on features with issues of usability.

  • Comfort using debugging tools.

  • Collaborate daily with members of Production and Development.

  • Influence the prioritization of issues in bug database to expedite bug-fixing efforts.


  • Must be proactive, flexible, and able to adapt QA process to the critical needs of the development team.

  • Awareness of existing tools & technology and ability to utilize with a high degree of ownership.

  • Strong understanding of existing Quality Assurance processes. Knows how to effectively apply to the assigned project.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong observational skills. Analytical, organized, and detail oriented.

  • Ability to work well in a group setting with people of different disciplines.

  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment.

  • Good problem-solving abilities.

  • Proficiency with PC and current Windows operating systems.

  • Active listener with both peers and partners, can drive conversations, and encourages team participation.

  • Immediately recognizes critical issues or testing deficiencies and raises concerns to Senior QA members/development team.

Preferred Experience:

  • UI Testing background

  • Experience with Unreal

  • Previous games industry experience.

  • Experience working with offsite teams.

  • Experience with JIRA or similar defect tracking and task management databases.

  • Experience working in an agile team environment.

  • Knowledge of basic programming concepts.

  • Experienced with Grey/White box testing in development environments.

  • Strong understanding of existing Quality Assurance processes. Knows how to effectively apply to the assigned project.

  • 1+ Years of QA testing experience

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