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Quality Assurance Test Engineer
Ref No.: 17-08072
Location: Burbank, California
Position Type:Contract
 Responsible for quality standards and other requirements for core software components.
This person will write, execute and document test cases, input defects, validate and close defects as well as provide input on quality issues and procedures.
Ability to understand software architecture and code is a core requirement, in order to properly build and apply test frameworks.
As a senior engineer, this candidate will also be responsible for writing software test specifications for other engineers to follow, as well as for monitoring projects to ensure proper SDLC process is being followed.
 
Job Description 
BUSINESS SUMMARY 
|ABC Television Group (DATG) is one of today's premier media entertainment companies, combining high-quality content with the strategic use of technology to deliver compelling news and entertainment experiences to hundreds of millions of people around the world.

This business segment of The Company is comprised of global entertainment and news television properties, the owned television stations group and radio.
Our employees are leading, creating, and innovating, making bold moves in unexpected directions that redefine not just what a media company does, but what it can do.
With Disney|ABC Television Group, you can be part of media's evolution, helping us create what's next. 


TEAM CULTURE 
This role is a part of the Software Engineering team within the DATG IT organization.
We strive to be a diverse team, passionate about great technology applied creatively to solve complex business problems.
We are a motivated team that is committed to lifelong learning and improving, both in and out of the office.
We strive to be flexible and adaptable to change both in how we execute projects and in the technologies we use to deliver our solutions.
We care about the details because every pixel, every line of code and every user interaction with our products determines whether we are delivering on our commitment to producing the very best products possible.
You'll be joining a talented team that works interdependently toward aggressive goals to deliver technically sound solutions.
We work to ensure that we share both accountability and credit as a team.
We often include our users as part of our team and we work to connect with them on a human level, understanding their world, so we can deliver software that they love to use. 

SENIOR QUALITY ENGINEER SUMMARY 
As a Senior Quality Engineer, you will join a highly collaborative scrum team building a wide variety of mobile and web experiences.

You will collaboratively work to create an automation test strategy including selecting tools and crafting frameworks needed to produce high quality releases.
We are looking for a Senior Quality Engineer who can partner with development teams to cultivate a quality culture, someone who can think out of the box in-terms of testing and propose automated solutions to the challenges they see. You will join a small, diverse, fast-paced scrum team that's responsible for releasing both mobile and web based applications.
You will work to create automation testing frameworks that power critical use cases in a future-proof way.
We strive to get things done quickly, at high quality, and we are committed to the agile methodology.
Our work is guided by lean principles (looking at value and looking for waste; not doing anything 'for the sake of doing it').
 
Project Information: Web app is called Storyline. It's 100% custom build software for ABC News people to collaborate on news stories that end up on air. Essentially a workflow tool that takes news stories from random leads needing validation, to crafting the story, to assigning stories to journalists, to finished news "scripts". 

Top criteria that will merit an interview request 
• Possess strong experience with black box, gray box, regression, integration and ad-hoc functional testing

• Deep hands-on experience writing automated tests in Java to black box test both APIs and dynamic user interface 
• Experience with web automated testing using frameworks such as: Selenium Webdriver 
• Experience writing performance based automated test suites using JMeter or LoadRunner 
• Experience with JavaScript testing frameworks such as Mocha, Jasmine, Karma or PhantomJS 
• Hold a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Engineering, or another technical field 

Things that the manager is not looking for in this role? 
• A Java web application engineer who has never created automation testing suites 
• A pure functional tester 

Nice to have Technologies 
• AWS Beanstalk, Elastic Container Service, DeviceFarm and other AWS 
• Groovy, Python, Ruby or JavaScript