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  • Senior Manager, Software Test

    Location US-UT-American Fork
    Job ID
    2018-44532
    Category
    Sling
  • Summary

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    Sling TV L.L.C. provides an over-the-top (internet delivered) television experience on TVs, tablets, gaming consoles, computers, smartphones, smart TVs and other streaming devices. Distributed across a variety of strategic device partners, including Google, Amazon, Apple TV, Microsoft, Roku, Samsung, LG, Comcast, 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, NBC, HBO, AMC, A&E, EPIX, Cinemax, Starz, NFL Network, NBA TV, NHL Networks, Pac-12 Networks, Hallmark, Viacom, and more. For Spanish-speaking 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  Sling TV is a next-generation service that meets the entertainment needs of today’s contemporary viewers. Visit www.Sling.com. 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.

     

     

     

    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! 

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for driving all aspects of Quality Assurance, while collaborating within the entire SlingTV Engineering organization to build an integrated and sustainable quality strategy and implementation.
    • Planning, organizing, monitoring, and oversight of all phases of QA
    • Development and execution of an overall QA 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 QA 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 QA
    • Work closely with all SlingTV teams to significantly increase the quality of software delivered
    • Provide leadership to project core team members covering all aspects of QA needed to be able to perform assigned activities
    • Cultivate engineering and operational excellence through metrics and continuous learning
    • Build collaborative relationships with all peer organizations in engineering, operations, product management, and business operations.
    • Provide thought leadership and establish technical vision for the team to move a hugely successful OTT live streaming platform to web-scale while remaining ahead of the competition in features
    • Mentor and grow super star leaders to take on increasingly higher responsibilities
    • Take appropriate risks for technical debt and define a clear strategy for paying it down
    • Encourage and enforce the right behaviors to ensure we continue to ship quickly without compromising production stability

    Skills - Experience and Requirements

    The successful Senior QA Manager 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
    • Extensive experience with a variety of automation approaches and tools
    • Strong analytical and communication skills
    • Passion to maintain a high degree of quality
    • In-depth knowledge of the SDLC as well as various software testing methodologies
    • Demonstrated ability to think strategically to develop process, tools and frameworks that help ensure effectiveness across a variety of stakeholders.
    • Experience with Agile Development, particularly Scaled Agile for the Enterprise
    • Experienced in developing a long-term strategy for technology platforms development and translating that into an achievable roadmap

    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
    • 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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