DISH

Senior Engineer - Software Quality

US-CO-Englewood
Job ID
2017-40112
Category
DT Uplink Management

Summary

DISH is a Fortune 200 company with more than $15 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry. Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves. We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider. We are doing it again with the first live, internet-delivered TV service – Sling TV – that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.

 

Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.

 

We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – it’s in our DNA. We’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.

 

 

Opportunity is here. We are DISH.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Dish Technologies’ Digital Broadcast Centers provide advanced online video delivery and satellite video delivery for broadcasters and pay-TV operators across North America. Through our network of uplink centers, these world-class facilities are also home to Dish’s 24/7 traffic, technical operations, and satellite access centers. This team is comprised of experienced professionals dedicated to providing customers with an unparalleled level of service delivering content and programming to over 16 million subscribers every day.

 

Dish Technologies is looking for an innovative and passionate Quality Assurance Engineer to join an agile team that will bring value to market quickly.  This team uses the scaled agile methodology to create a developer-driven culture via ceremonies such as big room planning, demos, innovation days, and retrospectives.  This position is an opportunity for a creative developer to design, develop, and maintain software that will propel the digital TV and movie delivery industry into the future.  If you have a sense of adventure, take pride in writing great software, and strive to build the best products on the planet, we want you on our team here at EchoStar.

 

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

  • Participate in the Daily Scrum with the Scrum Master and the Agile Development Team
  • Work with the Product Owner to write User Stories that ensure robustness, redundancy, and scalability in order to fully ensure quality
  • Participate in release planning via acceptance test writing and supplying estimates for QA completion
    Work in an Agile based environment using SCRUM
  • Verify new and changed features across multiple browser types using both manual and automated scripts and programs
  • Troubleshoot and log defects and verify their fixes
  • Verify builds for release both manually and via automation. 

Skills - Experience and Requirements

The successful Senior QA Engineer will have:

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related technical degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 5 or more years of experience in software quality assurance
  • 3 or more years of experience working within the Agile software development life cycle
  • 3 or more years of experience in test automation building and managing re-usable test within the automation framework
  • 4 or more years of experience with HTML, HTML5 and XML coding or testing experience and utilizing industry standard automated tools testing through a browser
  • 4 or more years of experience testing web API’s (REST, etc.) and web services

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related technical degree
  • Demonstrated team player with good communication skills
  • Broad knowledge of QA methodologies
  • Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills
  • Experience testing in a .NET, C#, JavaScript
  • Experience with various test management tools
  • Experience in a DevOps organization
  • Experience using databases such as Oracle or MySQL
  • Experience using version control repositories like SVN or GIT
  • Experience using Continuous Integration technologies 

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