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Sr Software Test Engineer-Web (REMOTE)

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New York, NY, US, 10036

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New York
Full-Time

Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) is a leading global media and entertainment company that creates premium content and experiences for audiences worldwide. Driven by iconic studios, networks and streaming services, Paramount's portfolio of consumer brands includes CBS, Showtime Networks, Paramount Pictures, Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central, BET, Paramount+, Pluto TV and Simon & Schuster, among others. Paramount delivers the largest share of the U.S. 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, the company provides powerful capabilities in production, distribution and advertising solutions.

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.

 

 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


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