Full Time Job

Senior Software Test Engineer


New York, NY 06-16-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Paramount is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic consumer brands, its portfolio includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. The company delivers the largest share of the US television audience and boasts one of the industry's most important and extensive libraries of TV and film titles. In addition to offering innovative streaming services and digital video products, Paramount provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions for partners on five continents.

Paramount is looking for a hard-working senior software test engineer to handle all aspects of testing (functional, performance, load, security, etc) across a large multiplatform environment! You will be partnering with various teams (product, engineering, and quality) by assisting with the development of processes and tools that allow the organization to excel in its continuous software development initiatives. As code is being deployed multiple times per day, test coverage and automation is essential in allowing product to deliver quick to market while maintaining the high level of quality our consumers deserve across our many diverse platforms.

Principal responsibilities:
• Provide software testing support across apps and sites, implementing established testing strategies and best practices
• Develop automated tests to validate product features
• Perform load / performance testing where applicable
• Work alongside other test engineers
• Chip in to and help maintain the testing framework for various types of testing (functional, load/performance, security) on multiple platforms (web, iOS/Android, emerging platforms)
• Operate in an agile software delivery methodology focused on testing new features within an iteration and providing near immediate feedback to engineers through test automation
• Perform exploratory testing where necessary in addition to regression testing
• Optimally communicate complex and/or difficult information to both technical and non-technical audiences
• Work in a fast-paced, multifaceted environment supporting many products on varied release cycles

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or a related discipline.
• Strong knowledge of software quality practices and ability to learn & embrace emerging concepts
• Strong software development and technical architecture skills
• Strong object oriented programming background and a passion for scalability, reliability and reusable code
• Experience with Java or Javascript
• Experience with Unix/Linux
• Experience with version control systems (svn, git, stash)
• Experience with test tools (Selenium, Webdriver, Junit, TestNG, Appium, Cypress etc)
• Proficient with continuous development tools and build tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, etc)
• Experience with performance testing tools (jMeter, LoadRunner, etc)
• Experience with web video playback, encoding, live stream and similar concepts
• Knowledge of proxy tools (Charles, Fiddler, Httpwatch)
• Technical/working knowledge of information technology concepts, local and wide area networks, content delivery networks, database theory, and solid understanding on caching strategies
• TDD and BDD experience a plus
• 5+ years of designing and working with test automation frameworks and developing automated test scripts (web, mobile & OTT) specifically object-oriented frameworks
• Experience with online streaming video experiences (web, mobile & new technologies) a plus

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g467qz-3-238-24-209-42 in your application.

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