• Software Test Engineer (Automation-Python)

    Location US-CO-Englewood
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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. 


    While Sling TV does not disclose subscribers and related metrics, Parks Associates ranks Sling TV as the #6 OTT service behind Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and, and ahead of HBO Now, Showtime and CBS All Access. Sling TV is the #1 fastest-growing live OTT service, growing faster than any Top 10 OTT service provider.


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


    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    Dish Technologies is seeking a Software Test Engineer at our Englewood, CO office to be responsible for designing, developing and executing automated software validation of Over the top (OTT) video delivery using a wide range of devices. A core responsibility of this role will be to evaluate software features as candidates for automation. The Software Tester will also be responsible for participation within the entire SDLC of automation test procedures, tools, and measurement for internal and external products and services.


    Primary responsibilities include:

    • Design, develop, and execute detail oriented automation test scripts and test cases based on product specifications
    • Actively participate in test planning discussions to assure automation coverage is continuously improving
    • Lead discussions to constantly improve test efficiency and scope.
    • Collaborate with peers testers and developers to improve testing processes
    • Analyze root cause of automation test script/case failures
    • Manual testing supplementary to automation

    Skills - Experience and Requirements

    The successful Test Engineer will have: 

    • BS/MS in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or related technical degree
    • 3+ years of experience in Software Test or Software Quality Assurance
    • 2+ years of experience with Python scripts or automation scripting language
    • 2+ years of hands-on experience with test automation using one (or combination of) Selenium, Appium, Espresso or Robot Framework
    • 3+ years of experience with some or all phases of testing: Functional, Regression, Integration and Performance Testing
    • 3+ years of demonstrated experience in technical problem solving; root cause analysis; and data gathering, analysis, and reporting within a system/software quality assurance discipline
    • 3 months of experience with one of the scripting languages:  Perl or Shell

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience with video distribution
    • Experience with WITBE Automation
    • Experience in Agile / Scaled Agile Framework environment
    • ISTQB Certified Tester, Foundational Level
    • Highly analytical and thorough in tasks assigned
    • Highly developed written and verbal communication skills
    • Accountable, committed and responsible
    • Skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
    • Ability to work under pressure with hard deadlines
    • Excellent problem solving, interpersonal, communications and planning skills



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