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Senior Software Quality Assurance Engineer

Scientific Games Cedar Falls Full-Time
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The Senior Test Engineer will evaluate and execute procedures for maintaining high standards of quality and reliability for all software developed for retail, mobile and online distribution. This position is responsible for developing and executing tests on new and existing products to ensure that they meet requisite functional and technical compliance and maintain high overall product quality.  Also responsible for having proficient understanding of the software test methodologies and procedures in order to ensure testing efficiency and high level of quality.Test Engineers will also Interface with other Social Gaming staff to resolve issues in a timely manner.  

Essential Job Functions:
• Ensures that all software is working as intended through rigorous, detailed testing
• Uses familiarity with standard QA processes to review bugs, test cases, and create documentation
• Develops, maintains, and executes test plans and test scripts for new and existing game themes and operating systems/platforms
• Documents, maintains, and tracks the status of all issues in the bug tracking database (JIRA) until issues are resolved
• Reproduce issues when necessary in order to assist software development in resolving issues
• Generates status reports, documentation, and and other low-level reports for supervisors and/or produst development groups
• Interface with Product Managers to ensure new feature specs/requirements are met
• Lead software defect scrub meetings and Test Milestone hand-off meetings with Development
• May generate/provide input to project status reports for each assigned project
• Proficient understanding of software test methodologies/procedures and the overall product development lifecycle
• Works with QA Management and other product development groups to implement new QA processes and improve existing ones
• Communicates with other departments within Social Gaming to prevent issues from arising and correct existing problems during the development cycle
• Mentor junior team members
• Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment
• Ability to work with limited supervision
• Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent relevant experience
• Academic and/or proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite products

Required Experience:

• 3+ years of professional software testing experience

Preferred Experience:
• 4+ years of professional software testing experience

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
• Working knowledge of computer operation and principles of computer hardware
• Experience with JIRA
• Web/Mobile testing experience is a plus
• QA experience in Social Media Gaming is a plus
• Experience in a Software Development environment
• Proficient understanding of software test methodologies/procedures and the overall product development lifecycle
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Efficiently regulate and prioritize tasks
• Ability to communicate and collaborate with other team members
• Meet quick deadlines and deliver precise, effective results in a fast-paced work environment
• Strong technical knowledge of computers/mobile devices and ability to effectively troubleshoot computers/mobile devices
• Capable of providing input and potential solutions to identified issues
• Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline-oriented environment
• Ability to work with limited supervision
• Knowledge of Unity/SQL/MySQL/PHP/Programming Basics/Scripting Languages is a plus Scientific Games Corporation and its affiliates (collectively, “SG”) are engaged in highly regulated gaming and lottery businesses. As a result, certain SG employees may, among other things, be required to obtain a gaming or other license(s), undergo background investigations or security checks, or meet certain standards dictated by law, regulation or contracts. In order to ensure SG complies with its regulatory and contractual commitments, as a condition to hiring and continuing to employ its employees, SG requires all of its employees to meet those requirements that are necessary to fulfill their individual roles. As a prerequisite to employment with SG (to the extent permitted by law), you shall be asked to consent to SG conducting a due diligence/background investigation on you. This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive; it is intended to identify major responsibilities and requirements of the job. The employee in this position may be requested to perform other job-related tasks and responsibilities than those stated above.SG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If you’d like more information about your equal employment opportunity rights as an applicant under the law, please click here URL blocked - click to apply

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