Full Time Job

QA Engineer, Direct-To-Consumer


Stamford, CT 05-29-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description


Primary Responsibilities
• Ensure that digital video products within the Direct to Consumer Video Engineering organization have the highest quality
• Develop scripts using JavaScript, Python and other programing languages to validate manifest information
• Become a quality advocate as a member of an agile software development team
• Review requirements, specifications and technical documents to create effective test validation methods
• Partner with product owner, scrum master and agile team to identify upcoming issues and mitigate risks
• Build and execute detailed, comprehensive and well-structured test plans and test cases that transition into test strategies for existing and new features
• Identify ways to break the products using negative testing, report defects and validate solutions
• Execute functional and regression testing for builds on a weekly basis
• Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing activities
• Increase test coverage and identify areas for automation
• Maintain and communicate testing schedule, timelines and test status
• Identify and clearly document defects
• Track quality assurance metrics, like defect densities and open defect counts
• Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies

Basic Qualifications
• Minimum three (3) years of professional experience in software test automation in a continuous integration and continuous deployment environment, including creation and deployment of frameworks and design and maintenance of test automation
• Minimum two (2) years testing RESTful APIs - manual and automated
• Strong at programming in at least one of the following languages: Ruby, Python, Java, C# or JavaScript
• Experience with CI process and tools (Jenkins, etc.)
• Knowledge of networking and HTTP Protocol
• Ability to track down the root cause of a defect using debugging tools
• Experience with OTT video streaming and/or testing TV devices

Eligibility Requirements
• Must be able to work nights, overtime, and on weekends with short notice
• Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal' s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Desired Characteristics
• Ability to work well in a team, self-driven and eager to learn
• Creative thinking, analytical skills, with attention to detail
• Very well organized and methodical