Full Time Job

Quality Assurance Specialist, Digital Operations

NBC Sports

Stamford, CT 10-09-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Role Purpose
Quality Assurance Specialists on the NBC Sports Digital Operations team will be required to use standard industry tools to test development of pending applications and digital product from the NBC Sports Digital team as well as monitor the quality of our live, in production, digital product.
These products include NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports Regional Sports Networks (RSN) websites, TelemundoDeportes.com, NBCOlympics.com, Rotoworld.com, Golfchannel.com and all associated Mobile and OTT/Connected Device applications.

• Create test plans for all existing and new projects
• Create and perform standard release regression test verification (per platform) to confirm successful code deployments and mobile store submissions
• Manage the creation, updates and status of issues detected during review and reported by other project stakeholders
• Utilize the NBC Sports Jira Issue Management System to track and manage requests and issue (bug) status
• Assist Project Managers and Release Managers to ensure that all project deliverables are appropriately verified and approved for both distribution for owner verification and for final code deployment/ submission
• Daily review of development and production environments for NBCOlympics.com from 100 days out until the completion of the Olympics games

Basic Qualifications
• Minimum one (1) year Quality Assurance process and Quality Assurance management tool experience
• Minimum three (3) years of website support and web applications experience
• Familiarity with agile development methodologies and full software development lifecycle experience with web, mobile, connected device and OTT applications
• Familiarity with current popular Connected Device/OTT (tvOS, Roku, Fire TV, Android TV, Xbox One, PS4, etc.)

Eligibility Requirements
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• Willingness to travel, work overtime, work weekday nights, 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
• Familiarity with applications supporting video/media playback
• Familiarity with basic product support a plus
• Experience with building test plans and coordinating QA/UAT with functional teams
• Highly organized and able to track multiple deliverable and projects
• Ability to adapt/adopt new technology and solutions easily
• Excellent organization and communication skills
• Have prior experience with desktop, mobile and connected device and OTT development or support
• Ability to self-start, self-manage, meet deadlines, and learn from mistakes
• Familiarity with Sports is a plus
• Familiarity with both Manual and automated testing
• Have a passion for digital media platforms and entertainment industries
• Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadline

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