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Quality Analysts are analytical champions for quality, focused on testing extensively to ensure a holistic understanding of Riot’s projects. They create test plans and evaluate both the functional and subjective caliber of projects for a Riotous development team. As every project is different, they listen and improve, to put the players and their team first, and to solve ambiguous and complex problems. Most importantly, it’s their passion and love for League that ensures that Quality Analysts help us level up and innovate on our processes, giving players the best experiences.

As a Quality Assurance Engineer II on the Game Analysis Team you will focus on owning a partnership that we share with another gameplay team.  You will own the communication between GAT and the partnership team, and you will be responsible for ensuring that the team is accomplishing all our deliverables for the partner team.  You will work directly with developers to participate in, conduct, and strategically plan coverage of the content you own. You will own the testing of projects in various states of development and create objective results that guide a variety of design decisions. You will be responsible for our understanding of how players will best utilize upcoming content and identifying when a design is being used in a destructive way, preventing players from experiencing that pain. You will work on a team with highly passionate gamers that live and breathe games, theorycrafting, and competing in them.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with a partner team to define product requirements, quality attributes, and test strategies for gameplay content.
  • Regularly report on process efficacy and quality
  • Ensure quality milestones and priorities are captured in our work system
  • Drive improvements to quality process on both teams
  • Determines resources and timeline needs for partnership
  • Embeds in partner team dev cycle to add bi-directional context
  • Own the testing of large scope projects such as champions, items, or runes.

Required Qualifications:

  • Ranked D4+ in Solo/Duo queue
  • Understanding of QA best practices
  • Demonstrably strong analytical and communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Demonstrably strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Experience improving quality for a team, project or other multi-discipline effort
  • At least 3 years of experience professionally analyzing gameplay

Desired Qualifications

  • Ranked Masters+ in Solo/Duo queue
  • Experience with QA for Games and in-game content

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise and a collaborative spirit that prioritizes the delight of players. We will look at your past studies and experience, but for this role, we also look for dedicated people with a personal relationship with games. If you embody player empathy and care about players' experiences, this is the role for you!

Riot focuses on work/life balance, shown by our open paid time off policy and other perks such as flexible work schedules. We offer medical, dental, and life insurance, parental leave for you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children, and a 401k with company match. Check out our benefits pages for more information.

Riot Games fosters a player and workplace experience that values teamwork embodied by the Summoner's Code and Community Code. Our culture embraces differences as a strength, and our values are the guiding principles for how we approach work. We are committed to putting diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the center of everything we do and promoting a fair and collaborative culture where Rioters treat one another with dignity and respect. We encourage you to read more about our value of thriving together and our ongoing work to build the most inclusive company in Gaming.

  • (Los Angeles Only) Base salary range between $48.70 - $68.56 USD + incentive compensation + equity + 401K with company match + medical, dental, vision, and life insurance + short and long-term disability + open PTO.
It’s our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games, Inc. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled Rioters and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history (LAMC 189.00).