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Manager, Software Quality Assurance Engineering (Remote)

35154

New York, NY, US, 10036

Technology
New York
Full-Time
Fully Remote


Paramount+, a direct-to-consumer digital subscription video on-demand and live streaming service from Paramount Global, combines live sports, breaking news, and a mountain of entertainment. The premium streaming service features an expansive library of original series, hit shows and popular movies across every genre from world-renowned brands and production studios, including BET, CBS, Comedy Central, MTV, Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures and the Smithsonian Channel. The service is also the streaming home to unmatched sports programming, including every CBS Sports event, from golf to football to basketball and more, plus exclusive streaming rights for major sports properties, including some of the world’s biggest and most popular soccer leagues. Paramount+ also enables subscribers to stream local CBS stations live across the U.S. in addition to the ability to stream Paramount Streaming’s other live channels: CBSN for 24/7 news, CBS Sports HQ for sports news and analysis, and ET Live for entertainment coverage.


You’ll be an integral part of the central Video Technology team, managing quality engineers who are passionate about testing a suite of in-house, cloud based video encoding tools. We are responsible for coordinating the day-to-day activities of your team as they build out a suite of automated testing tools that will test the quality of products built to provide VOD video encoding, packaging and playout services. We work with engineering managers and software developers to maintain an in-depth knowledge of these products and ensure they are performing at the highest quality. Additionally, you will be responsible for maintaining and developing QA test plans, troubleshooting and resolving video transcoding -delivery -playback issues. We work closely with product managers to test and release video products that will be distributed to all ViacomCBS business units.

 

Your Day-to-Day

 

  • Creating Test Strategies, Test Plan and performing test execution of encoding, packaging and delivery to different devices.
  • Collaborating with engineers to investigate issues and provide both functional and technical root cause analysis.
  • Documenting bugs thoroughly and monitor the resolution efforts in the Github
  • Developing and maintaining automated testing solutions that enhance the efficiency of quality assurance efforts against a range of platforms and products
  • Reporting on the full testing suite for both manual and automated tests.
  • Working in a fast paced environment and performing comprehensive QA operations proactively, timely and accurately.
  • Working with customers and internal engineers to troubleshoot issues.
  • Standardizing regression practices across application platforms.

 

Qualifications

What you bring to the team


You have

 

  • BA in computer science or relevant work experience
  • 7+ years proven experience working as a software QA engineer
  • Experience developing pytest automated test framework(or similar) and familiarity with a range of automated test strategies!
  • Strong knowledge in Python(or similar object oriented programming)
  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes.
  • Experience working with AWS media services stack.
  • Strong understanding of agile software development
  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans, test cases and test scripts.
  • Experience with H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, VP9, AAC video and audio codec standards.
  • Knowledge of the HLS and DASH specifications

 

Nice to Have

 

  • Experience using Testrail,Github and Jira software.
  • Experience working with NewRelic or similar observability platform.
  • Experience working on Kubernetes, Docker,Jenkins and cloud infrastructure like AWS
  • Understanding of cloud based video streaming ecosystem
  • Understanding of Ad insertion, encryption and advanced video features.
  • Experience using ffmpeg, MediaInfo, Open Broadcaster, subjective and objective video/picture quality testing
  • Experience working in Java, Javascript, HTML, CSS
  • Experience using Android Studio ,XCode, Appium, Selenium and Charles Proxy.
  • Experience with tvOS, iOS, Android, Tizen, Playstation, and Roku frameworks.
  • Experience with Protocols like RTP, RIST, SRT, Zixi, etc

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

 

 

Hiring Salary Range: $130,000.00 - 160,000.00. 

 

The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement. This position is bonus eligible.  

 

https://www.paramount.com/careers/benefits

 

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City