Performance Analyst

Are you an avid gamer? Do you have a passion for quality? New World Interactive is looking for an experienced Senior  Quality Assurance Analyst to join our team! 
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Are you an avid gamer? Do you have a passion for quality and are you highly technical? New World Interactive is looking for a Quality Performance Analyst to join our team! Our QA team is the last line of defense against bugs and performance issues in our games. The Performance Analyst will help to ensure our games meet performance expectations.  If you’re someone with a keen eye for detail, relentless dedication, enthusiasm about data, and have a strong understanding of the graphical limits of Unreal Engine 4 we want to hear from you!

What a Performance Analyst will do:

  • Perform Quality Assurance tasks while developing a long-term position, specializing in engine performance analysis
  • Use a mix of manual and technical testing skills to execute various testing techniques across the engine feature set analyzing the game’s performance
  • Investigate content development processes and forecast possible performance limitations within UE4
  • Seek to continuously improve test processes (root cause analysis, correction, and preventions)
  • Perform data gathering, Wrangling, and Munching, to report to development and tangent with the coding team
  • Use skills in programming or scripting within UE4 to develop test support aids
  • Work closely with development disciplines including production, programming, and design
  • Follow up on bug-fixing efforts with developers to ensure proper closure and resolution of discovered and existing issues
  • Carry out acceptance, functional, qualitative, and performance tests
  • Routinely identify, track and attribute the timeframe and root cause of difficult-to-detect bugs, including game engine editor review
  • Find, reproduce, and accurately report issues in detailed bug reports

If you’re interested, you’ll need these skills or experiences:

  • 2+ years gaming or related industry experience or demonstrated academic training
  • Passion for gaming and an eye for quality, and more specifically an interest in QA as a career
  • Programming or scripting skills such as Python or HTML/Javascript
  • UE4 experience pertaining to performance or technical art
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and an ability to identify requirements and anticipate risks
  • Experienced development with gaming platforms including PC, Xbox, and Playstation
  • Ability to prioritize and work independently, as well as in a team environment
  • Proven track record of successful contributions to the release of high-quality games

Additional skills or experiences that will move you up in the stack-ranking for considerations are:

  • Programming or scripting skills such as C++, Blueprint, C# or SQL
  • Familiarity with bug tracking software including Jira, Perforce, and profiling tools
  • Familiarity with certification test processes such as TRC/XR requirements for the current generation and next-generation consoles

Company Benefits

  • Supplemental benefits for employees and their families

                - Vision, Dental, Pharmaceutical, and more 

                - Life insurance 

                - Short-term disability insurance

  • Flexible work location opportunities (Home & Studio)
  • Educational allowance
  • Personal development allowance  
  • Paid time off 
  • Annual Bonus Opportunities
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