Sr. QA Engineer



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Sr. Software QA Engineer

Los Angeles, CA


Role Overview:

The Sr Software QA Engineer is a member of an Agile Engineering team and collaborates with various SIE team members.

The applicant is accountable for software quality assurance of SIE's internal and customer-facing applications using manual and scripted testing techniques. Duties include solving problems and resolving test code defects, test environment and infrastructure issues, as well as working with test management, bug tracking, source control, database, requirements management, reporting, and other tools.

In the course of performing this function, the individual relies on his or her extensive background in software development, QA activities, system integration, manual and automated testing, frameworks, and associated organizational processes.

  • Perform both “black box” and “gray box” testing by analyzing applications and requirements, crafting, and executing test cases.
  • Integrate, support, use and maintain bug tracking systems such as JIRA. Source control tools such as GitHub. Test case management applications such as qTest
  • Work with QA team members, software developers and system and database administrators to trouble-shoot test failures in the various test environments. This may include trouble-shooting database issues using SQL queries, reviewing web server and application server logs, etc

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years' experience performing software testing
  • 2+ years end-to-end Integration testing experience with multi-tier systems & applications
  • Web services, API testing experience
  • Extensive experience with Relational Databases, composing and running SQL queries
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies such as SAFe, Scrum
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field

Desired Skills:

  • Develop, execute automation scripts in Java using Selenium WebDriver, Cucumber, and JMeter.
  • Experience working with large-scale project repository of test cases and defects
  • Experience using JIRA for bug tracking and Agile practices
  • Experience using test management tools for test plan and execution
  • Ability to work effectively with Product Owners, Managers, and Engineers towards a common goal
  • AWS experience / Cloud platforms and tools
  • Experience with Splunk, JSON, XML
  • Experience testing on PS4, PS5, or other console-based client devices

About you:

  • An excellent teammate who can both collaborate and also drive projects independently
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Analytical & detail-oriented



Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.


Date posted: 2022-07-23