Quality Analyst I

EA Vancouver

EA Vancouver

IT, Quality Assurance
Toronto, ON, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Quality Analyst I

Multiple Locations: Toronto, ON, Canada • Vancouver, BC, Canada


Requisition Number:180078
Can this position be remote?: Yes

We are a global team of creators, storytellers, technologists, experience originators, innovators and so much more. We believe amazing games and experiences start with teams as diverse as the players and communities we serve. At Electronic Arts, the only limit is your imagination.

EA Toronto is looking for a Quality Designer I to work at our Toronto mobile game development studio in a hybrid remote work model. Our team has years of experience releasing multiple top-10 freemium iOS games like Covet Fashion, Design Home, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood, and Diner Dash adventures.  Our culture is rooted in promoting creativity to deliver world-class mobile experiences for players around the world.

You will work on a cross-functional team working with other QAs, Game-Designers, Developers, and Artists to ensure our mobile game software is of the highest quality in functionality, usability, and fun. You will support the release of new features and content for our live titles through all industry leading QA best practices. As a QA embedded into the scrum team you will be integral in our sprinting process responsible for identifying test requirements, developing test strategy, performing risk assessment, and signing off on all game feature and content releases.  You will report to the QA Team lead.


  • Perform all QA activities necessary to guide our game and it's features through agile development including test strategy design, test plan writing, bug tracking and resolution
  • Design and write test cases and test plans, and conduct test plan reviews for accuracy and consistency in test design paradigms, best practices and conventions 
  • Send test requests to off-shore QA teams for test execution, and review test results, bugs, and all relevant artifacts 
  • Drive bug triage meetings using multiple sources of information including player data, product timelines, and quality metrics 
  • You will work with other members of development, production, and design teams to help solve technical problems, perform quality assessments, identify risk, feature planning 
  • Identify tooling or automated testing/scripting opportunities

Required Skills 

  • 2-4 years of Quality Analyst or Design experience
  • 1-3 years of manual, black-box, functional testing experience
  • In-depth knowledge of software/game development, including both agile and waterfall methodologies.
  • Strong understanding with game or product design 
  • Experience working in a cross-functional agile scrum team 
  • Experience with task and bug tracking systems such as (JIRA, Testrail)
  • Knowledge of iOS and Android platforms 


The hourly pay ranges listed below are for the defined geographic market pay zones in these states. If you reside outside of these locations, a recruiter will advise on the hourly pay range for your specific location.

EA has listed the hourly pay ranges it in good faith expects to pay applicants for this role in the locations listed, as of the time of this posting. Salary offered will be determined based on numerous relevant business and candidate factors including, for example, education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, geographic location, and business or organizational needs.


• California (depending on location e.g. Los Angeles vs. Sacramento):
º $25 - $35
• New York (depending on location e.g. Manhattan vs. Buffalo):
º $20 - $35
• Jersey City, NJ:
º $26 - $35
• Colorado (depending on location e.g. Denver vs. Colorado Springs):
º $20 - $31
• Washington (depending on location e.g. Seattle vs. Spokane):
º $20 - $32

The hourly rate is just one part of the overall compensation at EA. We also offer a package of benefits including paid time off (3 weeks per year to start), 80 hours per year of sick time, 16 paid company holidays per year, 10 weeks paid time off to bond with baby, medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, and 401(k) to regular full-time employees.

About Electronic Arts

Everything we do is designed to inspire the world to play. Through our cutting-edge games, innovative services, and powerful technologies, we bring worlds with infinite possibilities to millions of players and fans around the globe.

We’re looking for collaborative and inclusive people with diverse perspectives who will enrich our culture and challenge us. We take a holistic approach with our benefits program, focusing on physical, emotional, financial, career, and community wellness to support our people through every chapter of life. We provide comprehensive benefit packages and support for a balanced life with paid time off and new parent leave, plus free games and so much more. Our goal is to provide a safe and respectful workplace that empowers you to thrive in both work and life.

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will also consider employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law. EA also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.