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Paramount Sr Software Test Engineer-Web (REMOTE) in New York, New York

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 APIs

  • 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.

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