Jones joined Edinburgh in a two-year deal in May and will challenge both Chris Paterson and Jim Thompson for the team's full-back berth during the 2009/2010 season.
"I think I've settled in really well so far and the squad seem like a good bunch of boys," he told www.edinburghrugby.org.
"It makes it a lot easier when you get on with your colleagues.
"It was interesting to see the pre-season friendly fixtures have now been announced and that we face my old club Newcastle Falcons.
"But in my opinion, pre-season friendlies are designed for one specific reason - to prepare you for the season."