Job Opening in the QA department

We’re hiring for a new QA team member at Agora! I’ll post the job info here, in case anyone knows of a great candidate. Check out our website for more information about life at Agora.

Quality Assurance Analyst

Agora Games (, a subsidiary of Major League Gaming (, develops online video game technology and web communities for game developers and publishers. Our technology makes compelling information available to players both in-game and online, while providing publishers with a wealth of demographic information. Over 28 million unique players are tracked by our system and billions of bits of data are spread across a cutting edge virtual computing platform. Our portfolio includes work on titles including Guitar Hero, Call of Duty, and Transformers, and we cross all the major gaming platforms.

Agora is seeking a Software Quality Assurance Analyst to join our QA team. We test software for MLG’s websites and our proprietary programs, designed to enhance the community experience around some of the top video games. In this position you will be expected to work closely with developers in an Agile environment to deliver quality products. You will provide feedback about response under projected load, risk areas, and overall experience of the application.


Duties and responsibilities:

Automated and manual and load testing using Selenium, Siege, Jmeter

Write and execute test cases

Keep automated tests up to date and debugged

Provide feedback on features during sprints

Ambiguity Review of requirements and technical documentation

Report detailed and accurate bugs and follow them through to verification

Interpret requirements from various sources and apply basic testing philosophies and heuristics to test software at different stages of the development process.


* At least 1 year experience in the software QA field

* Experience testing with Selenium, or other automated testing tools.

* Basic experience with a scripting language

* Familiarity with unix

* Interest in working on-site at our office in Troy, NY.

The ideal candidate will have:
* Attention to detail

* Analytical mindset

* Experience testing web properties

* Love video games!

* A proactive mindset and be able to multitask and prioritize requirements.

* Experience with Agile development methodologies

* Must be self-motivated, posses excellent communication skills, and be a team-player.

* Competitive salary and benefits

* Work with an experienced, successful, intelligent team

* Be an integral part of a growing, fast-paced company where your work will make a true impact

All applicants should submit their resume and cover letter.

We want to hear from you! Agora values excellence, passion, integrity and creativity. Submit your application to


2 responses to this post.

  1. You could post it for free on the STC job board –


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