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Software Test Engineer


New York, NY, US, 10036

New York

Who We Are


Pluto TV, a ViacomCBS company, is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering 250+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks, movie studios, publishers, and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile, web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news, TV shows, movies, sports, lifestyle and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood, Pluto TV has offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago and Berlin.


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ViacomCBS creates entertainment experiences that drive conversation and culture around the world. Through television, film, digital media, live events, merchandise and solutions, our brands connect with diverse, young and the young at heart audiences in more than 180 countries. For more information on ViacomCBS and its businesses, visit Keep up with ViacomCBS news by following us on Twitter (, Facebook ( and LinkedIn (






At Pluto TV, we approach testing differently -- we are testing, and breaking, code constantly, but we help rebuild it better. Software Test Engineers (STE) design Pluto TV’s testing infrastructure and write code to examine and validate large-scale software development and deployments. As an STE, your partnership with software engineers to create and code tests concurrently with product development is essential. You build tools that help developers be more productive, write better code and test it themselves. Troubleshooting is an understatement; it's more like trouble forecasting. The STE will also act as a representative of the Software Test Engineering Team in all video engineering scrum meetings and provide hands-on work to provide better quality coverage for the applications supported.


Responsibilities Include:


This is a critical role with a wide range of responsibilities, including:

● Work in an Agile Software Delivery methodology highly focused on developing automated tests within an iteration.

● Work with the project team to drive Test Driven Development where modules that are being worked on are tested right away for immediate feedback

● Provide a risk assessment on the defects identified and set the correct priority and severity.

● Automation is NOT the only mechanism for quality. As an STE, you are expected to perform ad-hoc/exploratory tests from a feature as well as regression testing

● Significant understanding on complex coding frameworks and applications such as Java, Node, Mobile and OTT

● Ability to develop and execute perform Performance Tests


Qualities / Experience We’re Seeking


We believe the right individual will have the following skills and experience in order to be successful in this role:

● Must haves:

     ○ Strong Java Coding Experience

     ○ Strong testing experience with video streaming backend systems at scale

     ○ End-to-end testing experience

● 5+ years of solid working experience on developing Test automation scripts specifically object-oriented frameworks (TestNG, Java, API Systems, Spring)

● 3+ years of experience in creating and executing tests using robust api testing frameworks (RestAssured)

● 3+ years of experience as a test engineering within an Agile environment

● 5+ years of experience in a functional testing role

● 2+ years of experience leading projects with minimal supervision.

● 2+ years of Front-end testing experience (web, mobile, OTT)

● 2+ years Video Content Delivery Experience

● 3+ years of Performance testing experience using commercial or open-source tools (jMeter, Curl, WebPageTest or other commercial perf testing tool)

● Significant working testing experience supporting an application written on the following languages:

      ○ Node

       ○ JavaScript

● 3+ years of testing experience in an Agile Software Development methodology.

● Exposure to Agile Management tools such as Jira, a plus.

● Experience working with native AWS a big plus




Citizens of Pluto TV have the privilege of entertaining millions of people. We are entrepreneurs looking to revolutionize the future of TV. While our planet is small, our ambition is boundless. The stakes don’t get much higher.

Becoming a Citizen is hard work. We need self-starters that thrive in changing environments, who treat company resources like their own, and who deliver seemingly impossible outcomes at warp speed. It’s the only way we stay ahead of the giants looking to take the opportunity we have earned. We are selective but once chosen, you’re in. Why You Should Become a Citizen of Pluto TV As stated, becoming a Citizen is hard work but the rewards of citizenship are plentiful. Work with the smartest people on some of the most complex projects of your life, while profoundly impacting both Pluto.



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. 


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