Full Time Job

QA Automation Engineer


Greenwood Village, CO 03-09-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

Summary of Position

The QA Automation Engineer position supports our Authentication/Authorization/Billing/Subscriber services, which are critical, revenue driving services for our OTT platforms. The primary function of the QA Automation Engineer is to successfully automate manual test cases by designing tests to validate the functionality of our backend systems.

The selected candidate MUST have experience integrating different backend systems/platforms together, with the ability to define the associated testing requirements for integrations within our own team, and making sure those work for the customer facing application development teams who will consume those services.

The position requires Systems Integration/Analysis & Cross-Platform/Application knowledge, as well as an understanding of the organization's systems and capabilities.

Successful applicants will be familiar with websites, apps, and console platforms, third party billing integrations/platforms and OTT subscriber data sets.

• Responsible for writing and executing manual test-cases for small and medium features upon request.

• Responsible for writing automation tests for small features by analyzing user stories, acceptance criteria, creating initial test designs, writing scripts, installing the automation testing protocols, and reporting results with minimum guidance, striving to be more independent.

• Troubleshoots automation software issues.

• Effectively communicates automation status, measures, issues and corrective actions to management.

• Identifies cross-functional dependencies and potential risks and quality issues.

• Logs bugs in the defect tracking system and keeps the state of the ticket up to date; escalating where necessary to expedite resolution.

• Works closely/collaborates with the services development team, manual testers, client engineering and QA teams to troubleshoot issues in production and lower level environments.

• Assists in managing test case repository.

Qualifications & Skills
• BS degree in computer science, software engineering or equivalent technical field

• 5+ years as a manual tester

• 3+ years as a QA Automation Engineer

• 3+ years working directly as a member of a technical team, preferably writing test cases/supporting/innovating for a consumer-facing product

• Understanding and knowledge of Software Engineering Concepts and Methodologies.

• Understanding of test cases and negative, positive and regression testing.

• Understanding of automation testing and commercial experience writing automation tests for REST APIs

• Experience with writing automation tests using one of the following: PostMan, Cucumber, Selenium, WebDriverIO.

• Experience with the following languages: JavaScript, Gherkin

• Knowledge of industry best practices for manual, automation and load testing.

• Experience with logging tools like Splunk.

• Experience with deployments and CI/CD practices.

• Experience gathering, refining, and validating business/technical requirements, interdependencies, cross-functional dependencies & risks/issues.

• Knowledge of application functions, bug fixing, and testing protocols.

• Experience with system/platform integrations and the ability to work cross-functionally.

• Shows initiative and is motivated to learn.

• Strong communication skills (oral and written); ability to communicate technical information to non-technical people.

• Strong interpersonal, collaboration and consultative skills.

• Strong analytical thinking and problem solving.

• Constructively escalates problems and issues.

• Strong attention to detail and committed to a high level of accuracy & quality.

Nice to Haves
• Experience with designing and delivering load testing solutions for highly scalable systems; experience with K6, JMeter or any other load testing tool

• Experience with a cloud computing environment (Amazon, Google)

• Experience with non-relational databases (DynamoDB, MongoDB, Cassandra)

• Experience with AWS Lambdas and SQS or their Azure equivalent (functions and queues).

• Experience with mobile (iOS, Android), web, TV and console technologies (Xbox, PS4)

Our Benefits
• Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental

• Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, 11 holidays, and Impact Day

• 401(k) company matching

• Reimbursement – Rideshare Program and Tuition (up to graduate degree)


$95,400 - $149,300

EEO Statement

Nearest Major Market: Denver

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rzzw31-3-239-117-1-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $95,400 to $149,300 Per Year ($ USD)

Company Profile

Combining the STARZ premium global subscription platform with world-class motion picture and television studio operations, Lionsgate brings a unique and varied portfolio of entertainment to consumers around the world. Its film, television, subscription and location-based entertainment businesses are backed by a 17,000-title library and the largest collection of film and television franchises in the independent media space.