QA Analyst

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Austin, TX, United States

We are looking for a QA Analyst to join our busy and dynamic team based in our Austin office.

Why we need you:

You will be curious by nature, passionate about quality testing, and willing to go the extra mile to find defects before our internal and external customers do. You will act as the quality advocate for our internal clients and customers, looking beyond simple Pass/Fail states to identify usability issues and make recommendations for functional improvements. You must display strong analytical skills that, combined with domain and product knowledge, will guarantee the most efficient planning and effectiveness in delivering our rapidly expanding product offering.

Who are we looking for:

You are technically-minded with excellent written and spoken communication skills, as well as the ability to work in an agile and collaborative manner. You’ll be maintaining a high level of quality assurance for client/server application by applying testing processes to new and existing products, related but not limited to online gaming so mobile QA experience is important, with at least one shipped title. Experience testing on both iOS and Android platforms is imperative as you’ll be analysing business documents to understand and determine any gaps in requirements along with crafting, maintaining and executing test cases.

You’ll need a deep understanding of Client/Server architecture and how QA is performed on these systems as you identify defects and minimize steps to reproduce. You’ll also be reviewing and investigating server log errors so good knowledge of QA testing methodologies is vital. Basic understanding of SQL language statements and ability to write RDBMS queries is important as is a proven ability to define, write and execute test case scenarios.

You will be working on multiple projects and priorities with minimal supervision while working under tight deadlines so attention to detail is important as is experience with standard web server load testing utilities. Some level of browser based testing experience with IE, Chrome, Safari, and Firefox browsers and debugging tools will be helpful. You’ll be logging detailed bugs into a defect tracking tool and working closely with development and business teams to reproduce, prioritize and monitor defects so experience with standard web server load testing utilities along with online gaming knowledge or experience is significant.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

You’ll be providing test status updates to various stakeholders so experience with planning and coordination with different functional teams (development, project management, and business analyst) in different locations so experience in small teams and working in a regulated industry is beneficial. Experience with testing of 3rd party integration tools and SDKs is useful too as is passion about sports.

What’s in it for you?

The salary for this job is based on experience, so while we are not able to go into detail at this stage, we can say that we offer great salary packages and also like to throw in a discretionary annual performance bonus.

We offer a 100% paid health, dental and vision insurance for you and a substantial employer contribution towards your qualified dependent coverage. In addition, you also receive other benefits at no cost such as life insurance, short term disability and long-term disability. We offer a generous 401(k) plan with a 100% employer match and no vesting or waiting period. A baby bounty is offered to our employees as well, granting $1,500 upon the birth of a child. We also offer generous vacation packages.

Our in-house training and development team delivers fantastic support in terms of developing your skills and helping you progress your career. In the office, there is always free fresh fruit, endless snacks and drinks and of course an unlimited amount of coffee! We also provide catered lunch to our employees!

In terms of relaxation, we have an in office putting green, comfy couches and a massage chair, all while promoting yoga and yearly wellness initiatives. Our team in Austin find fun ways to celebrate and come together socially inside and out of the office.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a face-to-face interview

The Group

The Stars Group is the ultimate owner of industry leading gaming brands such as PokerStars, PokerStars Casino, BetStars, Full Tilt, and the PokerStars Live brands, and through its ownership of Sky Betting & Gaming, a mobile-led leading online gaming operator, licenses the Sky Bet, Sky Vegas, Sky Casino, Sky Bingo and Sky Poker online gaming brands. Collectively, these and other brands of The Stars Group have millions of registered customers globally, forming one of the world’s largest publicly listed online gaming companies. This role is in the Group’s Austin service office in the QA department.

It is the policy of The Stars Group to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, colour, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Rational Group will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need assistance with completing the online application process, please contact: