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Sr Software Test Engineer-Web

Paramount

New York, NY 06-13-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Sr Software Test Engineer-Web (REMOTE)

POSITION SUMMARY: The Multiplatform Engineering organization, responsible for building and supporting Paramount's public facing, award winning mobile apps and Web sites around the world for leading brands in popular culture such as Paramount+, MTV, Noggin, Comedy Central, and BET, is looking for an experienced Sr. Software Test Engineer - Web. If you love to solve problems creatively, can work well in a team environment, are interested in helping to building the best software, and want to always be learning, then we want to hear from you. Paramount is looking for a passionate, self-motivated Senior Software Test Engineer to handle all aspects of testing (functional, performance, load, security, etc.) for Paramount+ International Web platform. This individual 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 delivered multiple times per day, test coverage and automation is crucial in allowing product to deliver quick to market while maintaining the high level of quality our consumers deserve across our many diverse platforms.

IPRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Work on product/project teams developing test plans, test cases and automation scripts
• 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
• Work alongside and mentor junior test engineers to continuously improve process and provide input into our internal training boot camps
• Partner with software engineering to design and develop tools and to assist in continuous development initiatives
• Perform load / performance testing where applicable
• In addition to writing automated tests, role is required to perform MANUAL testing to verify features in-sprint that may not be suitable for automation
• Contribute to and help maintain the testing framework for various types of testing (functional, load/performance, security)
• Effectively communicate complex and/or difficult information to both technical and non-technical audiences
• Work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment supporting many products on varied release cycles
• Be flexible and willing to learn both independently and with other team members SKILL REQUIREMENTS, EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION :

JOB SKILLS:
• Strong knowledge of software quality practices and ability to learn & adopt emerging concepts
• Strong software development and technical architecture skills
• Strong object oriented programming background and a passion for scalability, reliability and reusable code
• Experience in *NIX operating systems
• Experience with version control systems (svn, git, bitbucket)
• 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 working with cloud based architectures and tools (AWS, Microsoft, Google)
• Experience with Agile testing methodologies
• 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
• Web video playback, encoding, live stream and similar concepts a plus
• Self starter who can work independently EXPERIENCE: The ideal candidate would have a background in software engineering and is seasoned in software quality best practices. Additionally the candidate should have:
• 5+ years experience within a test engineering role working in an agile environment
• 5+ years of developing test automation scripts using object oriented frameworks in Selenium, Appium, Webdriver
• 5+ years experience with at least one of popular programming languages (Java, C#, PHP, JavaScript, Ruby, Python). Experience in Java strongly

preferred
• 5+ years of website testing experience
• 3+ years experience testing and automation of API's
• 3+ years experience of performance and load testing
• 2+ years of understanding and working experience with online advertising
• 2+ years working and testing with various online research and analytics tools
• 2+ years working with offshore resources
• Experience working with online streaming video experiences a plus
• Experience in the Media/Entertainment industry a plus EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Business or a related discipline. Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0eqjm-44-192-114-32-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Paramount

Founded in 1912, Paramount Pictures works with talented filmmakers to produce and distribute entertainment around the world. The iconic Paramount logo has opened some of the most successful and beloved films in cinematic history, including timeless classics such as Sunset Boulevard, The Godfather, Forrest Gump and Ferris Bueller's Day Off.