• Manager - Quality Engineering, Sling TV

    Location US-CO-Denver
    Job ID
    Information Technology
  • Summary

    DISH is a Fortune 250 company with more than $13 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

    The Software Engineering Manager of Quality Engineering will be the primary contact and be responsible for all day to day operations of Quality Engineering for Sling IT.


    A successful candidate will know and apply the concepts related to the following:


    • Experience in all phases of the software and testing lifecycle, inception through deployment
    • QA/Testing practice development experience (building/forming teams, strategy across organizations)
    • Diverse experiences in leading test strategy, test planning, test case design, test automation, and execution in an Agile environment
    • Delivery leadership within Agile methodology projects (e.g. Scrum)
    • Experience working with and representing software quality to senior level executives


    Proficiency using common test management tools (e.g. TestRail, HP ALM) and test orchestration tools (e.g. Jenkins, Circle CI)


    Understanding of Quality-related tools and experience evaluating appropriate toolsets for:

    • Unit Testing
    • API Testing
    • UI Test Automation
    • Mobile Testing
    • Accessibility Testing
    • Security Testing
    • Performance and Load
    • Monitoring
    • Environment Management
    • Test Data Management
    • Continuous Integration
    • Test Orchestration 


    Breadth of experience (and ability to describe roles and responsibilities) in various QA-related roles such as:

    • QA Architect
    • QA Lead
    • Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET)
    • Automation tester or automation framework developer
    • Manual functional tester
    • Performance test engineer
    • Defect manager
    • QA Environment Lead/Manager
    • Test Data Manager


    Demonstrated applied understanding of Software Quality Measures in Agile including:

    • Running Tested Features
    • Team Velocity
    • Epic Burndown


    Skills - Experience and Requirements

    People management and work prioritization experience (7+ years) in the following categories:

    • Hire and retain top talent on the team
    • Performs 1:1 meetings and management duties associated with the team
    • Sets technical standards in collaboration with other Engineering managers and team leads
    • Monitors both system & business metrics and sets standards for proactive monitoring
    • Facilitates development needs by enforcing consistent development environment, driving process improvements, etc.
    • Occasionally steps in for product manager to determine tasks and dependencies 


    A successful Software Engineering Manager will have education/experience such as the following: 

    • Bachelor’s Degree in related field with 5 plus years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • At least three years of software development experience – preferably Java, Angular or other JavaScript framework
    • At least three years of leading software development teams or product management in an agile environment
    • Ideal, but not required – Agile Certification such as Scrum Master or SAFe Agilist


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