Full Time Job

QA Automation Engineer


New York, NY 01-11-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

The Job

Home Box Office, Inc is seeking an experienced QA Automation Engineer to develop, maintain and support the large set of Functional Verification Tests and Service Validation Tests for our catalog of streaming applications. Working with numerous disciplines throughout the Digital Products Division within HBO Technology, the QA Automation Engineer will assist and support the development lifecycles of the HBO GO, HBO NOW, hbo.com and MAX GO products, on numerous supported platforms.

The Daily
• Coordinates with Feature Release teams to understand and implement the team's Automation needs.
• Works with manual QA to compose test plans that outline the intended automated tests for delivery to the assigned delivery teams for approval.
• Follows the organization's established policies and procedures when implementing Automated Tests.
• Provides comprehensive status reports to QA management.
• Leverages communication, documentation, preparation and training to educate other disciplines in regards to established QA Automation processes with communication, documentation, preparation and training.
• Supports program management teams as needed according to the schedule of releases.
• Actively researches new tools/methods that could prove beneficial in the implementation of Automated Tests.
• Understands and applies technical system knowledge to organize and create Automated Tests.
• Establishes practices that lead to higher test stability by identifying methods of testing not only the code the test is intended to validate, but the test code itself.
• Ensures stability of the software release enhancements across all HBO digital products including HBO GO, HBO NOW, MAX GO and HBO.com.
• Performs debugging of FVT failures, in order to assess test stability and confirm the results of reported failures.

The Essentials
• 1-3 years related experience required
• Bachelor's Degree or Advanced degree or relative in-field experience preferred
• Experience with object-oriented language(s) such as: Java, Javascript, C#, etc.
• Able to demonstrate proficiency in at least one object-oriented language.
• Experience with scripting languages such as: Unix (bash), Python, Ruby, etc.
• Experience with common software development tools such as Jenkins, GitHub, JIRA, etc.
• Experience with client/server product releases/deployments of SaaS applications.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.