• Automation Team Lead

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  • Summary

    Sling TV L.L.C. provides an over-the-top television experience on TVs, tablets, gaming consoles, computers, smartphones and other streaming devices. Distributed across a variety of strategic device partners, including Google, Amazon, Apple TV, Microsoft, T-Mobile, Sprint, Roku, Samsung, Netflix, and many others, Sling TV offers two primary domestic streaming services that collectively include more than 100 channels of top content. Featured programmers include Disney/ESPN, Fox, ABC, NBC, HBO, AMC, A&E, EPIX, Cinemax, Starz, NFL Network, NFL Networks, NBA TV, NHL Networks, Pac-12 Networks, Hallmark, Viacom, Univision, and more. For spanish-speaker customers, Sling Latino offers a suite of standalone and extra Spanish-programming packages tailored to the U S. Hispanic market.  And for those seeking International content, Sling International currently provides more than 300 channels in 20 languages (available across multiple devices) to U.S. households. 


    Sling TV is the #1 Live TV Streaming Service 

    (Based on the number of OTT households as reported by comScore as of April 2017)


    Sling TV is a next-generation service that meets the entertainment needs of today’s contemporary viewers. Visit



    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    At Sling TV, we think services based on big bills, bundles, and useless channels are a thing of the past. Sling TV is uniting cord-cutters and smarter consumers everywhere with simply priced mobile access to the top live TV networks — join our team of spirited innovators in changing the way we watch TV. Our office is light, lively, and buzzing with dynamic people. We love what we do, we love who we work with, and we love TV. Brainstorm with us, build with us, banter with us, and even backpack with us — start your next adventure with Sling TV. 


    The Manager of Test Automation and Architecture opportunity is an exciting leadership position in a fast moving project that requires the ability of candidates to hit the ground running. Come help to build a technical team focused on delivering best-in-class QA/Test services and be a part of changing the face of TV! 



    • Responsible for driving all aspects of automated testing, while collaborating within the entire SlingTV Engineering organization to build an integrated and sustainable automated testing strategy and implementation.
    • Planning, organizing, monitoring, and oversight of all phases of test automation
    • Development and execution of an overall test automation strategy for SlingTV, with a focus on the development of a sustainable and maintainable automation framework.
    • Work closely with all stakeholders and resources to develop, execute and manage test automation plans and schedules for each test phase/cycle, including conversion testing, functional testing, integration testing, and user acceptance testing
    • Create and maintain documents and deliverables associated with automated testing
    • Work closely with all SlingTV teams to significantly increase the quality of software delivered
    • Provide training to project core team members covering automation activities needed to be able to perform assigned activities




    Skills - Experience and Requirements

    The successful Team Lead of Test Automation will have:

    • A technical degree (STEM) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Management Information Systems or related technical degree plus 10 yrs of experience in the Project Testing Field.  An equivalent amount of education and experience will be considered.
    • A minimum of 10 years of testing experience with a significant focus being on test automation engineer on large software implementation projects
    • At least 5 years in a leadership capacity with a demonstrated ability to lead and mentor all skill levels
    • Extensive experience with a variety of automation approaches and tools
    • Strong analytical and communication skills
    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Passion to maintain a high degree of quality
    • In-depth knowledge of the SDLC as well as various software testing methodologies

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience testing user interfaces for client-server applications in web browsers, mobile apps and/or embedded devices
    • Knowledge of Android, iOS, HTML, Linux, OS X, and/or Windows
    • Experience working in an Agile environment and working directly with development team
    • Proven experience developing test cases and test plans
    • Experience using creative skills to effectively break code
    • Experience testing client-server applications running in web browsers, mobile apps, and/or embedded devices
    • Experience delivering test automation for mobile devices, desktop and laptop computers, gaming consoles, smart televisions, and other consumer entertainment devices



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