QA Analyst


Located in Chicago’s River North area, Level Ex’s fast-growing game studio is transforming the way surgeons hone their skills by practicing high-risk surgeries with the latest medical devices in our industry-leading mobile, AR, and VR titles.

Our games are built using state-of-the-art graphics and physics tech, and deploy an arsenal of well-designed game mechanics to capture the thrill and challenge of performing real surgery. These games increase dramatically in difficulty as the player progresses, and are carefully crafted with professional level design, compulsion loops, flow channels, and deliberate gameplay balance. Backed by a mature art pipeline and latest-gen engine tech, we’re able to recreate surgery with spectacular realism.

Our team unites award-winning game designers, developers, and artists with industry-leading surgeons, all passionate about using game design approaches to keep doctors across the world performing at the top of their game.

We’re looking for a smart QA Analyst person to join our team.

What You’ll Be Doing with Us  

  • Testing for quality programming, art, audio, and online components in games that are both live and in-development

  • Writing, refining, updating and monitoring defects in JIRA database

  • Filling out test plans, doing smoke testing, and monitoring the health of projects

  • Communicating risks and defects to the game development teams

  • Working closely with the game development teams to aid in testing strategies

  • Assisting production, marketing, and business development with various build-related tasks as needed

  • Reviewing features and game design documentation to create test plans and communicate red flags and edge cases to the product teams

  • Collaborating within the QA department on initiatives to continue to improve processes at Level Ex

  • Managing devices for office and product teams needs related to testing, conferences and internal demonstrations.

Who We Want To Meet  

  • 2+ years work experience as a QA Analyst or Tester

  • Shipped titles on mobile or console, having worked over the full development life cycle

  • Solid experience using JIRA for defect tracking

  • Strong practical knowledge of QA methodologies, software testing standards, and software development

  • Ability to multitask between various projects in different stages of development

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Bonus Points For

  • Prior experience testing in a mobile live environment

  • Experience with submissions to Apple’s App Store and the Google Play Store

  • Experience in XR

  • Experience using the Unity engine and/or with scripting

  • Internal game production experience

How We Make You Happy

  • Competitive salary

  • Paid vacation, sick days, and holidays

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits

  • 401k plan with matching, flex spending account, and commuter benefits

  • Unlimited cold brew coffee, beer, and tasty snacks  

  • Flexible, reasonable work schedules in a team-focused environment

Interested?  

For fastest consideration please send us your resume along with a cover letter detailing why you’re a fit for this role using the provided link. We look forward to hearing from you and exploring the possibilities.

No Agencies/Recruiters, please

Candidates must be authorized to work and accept new employment in the U.S.