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Company: Viacom Inc.
Location: West Hollywood
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:


- Working in an Agile Software Delivery methodology highly focused in creating data validation

tests based on requirements.

- Providing a risk assessment on the defects identified and set the correct priority and severity.

- Providing a holistic assessment of data quality based upon the existing implementation vs new

feature development.

- Developing and enhancing testing and defect remediation process

- Leading a team of Software Test Engineers focused on testing publishing services.

Day to Day:

An employer is looking for a Software Test Engineer (STE) that will be 100% remote. The client approaches testing differently they pride themselves on testing and breaking code constantly and help to rebuild it better. As the STE, you will help design the testing infrastructure and write code to examine and validate large-scale software development and deployments. You will build tools to help developers be more productive, write code better, and test it. Your first couple of months will be contributing to roadmap sessions/initiatives. The team operates within 2-week sprints, and you will take on epic stories/user stories that need to be tested. You will be executing test cases and need to have a good sense of ownership.

The team you are joining is focused on the API services side. The team is comprised of over 50 testers, and they also deal with transcoding of content as well as publishing content. The API team will be powering new features constantly, and the streaming platform will be using these APIs once completed so you will work hand in hand with the teams that develop these APIs.

The ideal candidate will know how to code efficiently and effectively especially in testing. You will need to be able to run a test multiple times, and as long as the application doesnt change, the test is successful. The speed in which you write code is very important there has to be a good sense of urgency with coding. Another important quality for this role is manual testing vs automation testing. This role will be utilizing both!


- Experience with Functional Testing on Native Apps, OTT (Over-the-top), web platforms
Must Haves:

- 5+ years of solid working experience on developing Test automation scripts specifically object-oriented frameworks (Selenium/Webdriver, TestNG, Java)

- JAVA coding experience

- Good working knowledge on NoSQL Databases (MongoDB, etc.)

- 3+ years of experience in creating and executing tests using robust API testing frameworks.

- 5+ years of performance testing experience supporting high-scale back-end systems (JMeter, Blazemeter, tortoise, etc.)

- Previous experience in an AWS or Azure environment

- Ability to perform manual testing as well as JAVA automation testing

Keywords: Viacom Inc., Los Angeles , Sr. SDET (CMS), Other , West Hollywood, California

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