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ViacomCBS Senior Video Quality Assurance Engineer in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

REF#: 37976


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff


JOB LOCATION: Fort Lauderdale, FL


CBS Interactive, a division of ViacomCBS, is the world’s largest publisher of premium digital content and a perennial top 10 Internet company. CBS Interactive’s brands span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.

Properties include the websites, apps and streaming services of the CBS Television Network such as the CBS All Access subscription service, CBS News Digital platforms including the 24/7 digital news network CBSN, and CBS Sports Digital brands including the 24-hour streaming sports news network CBS Sports HQ, as well as digital-first properties in key content verticals, including CNET, ZDNet,, GameSpot,, Metacritic and Chowhound.

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Division Overview:

The Video Technology team develops industry leading online and mobile video delivery systems and IP for,, CBS News, ShowTime, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and the entire suite of ViacomCBS properties. Our team is responsible for the delivery of premium content to millions of people every day. We set company-wide video standards and help internal business units integrate the video delivery stack into their specific online products. Additionally, the team serves as the company’s information resource on current and future trends in digital video. This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in doing high-visibility, mission-critical work! Does this sound like you?

Role Details:

You’ll be an integral part of the central Video Technology team coordinating Quality Assurance workflows across a suite of back-end and front-end frameworks. You will work with other video QA team members and software engineers to build, test, and release these video products across a variety of environments and application platforms. Additionally, you will be responsible for coordinating the development and maintenance of QA test plans within internal automated QA systems, ensuring that QA testing is seamlessly integrated with continuous integration and deployment strategies. You will coordinate this automation testing across the whole end-to-end video lifecycle, including acquisition, processing, delivery and playback. You will work closely with software engineers and product managers from our internal customer teams to make sure they can build and test their products effectively.

Your Day-to-Day:

  • Working with internal services to automate as much of the QA workflow as possible

  • Reviewing test plans with team members to coordinate across different points in the video pipeline.

  • Working with Product and Engineering managers to coordinate around product release schedules.

  • Analyzing test reports, and thoroughly documenting bugs.

Key Projects:

  • Aligning test plans to cover end-to-end video lifecycle testing.

  • Working with customers and internal engineers to troubleshoot issues.

  • Standardizing regression practices across application platforms.


What you bring to the team:

You have -

  • BA in computer science or relevant work experience

  • 5+ years proven experience working as a software QA Coordinator/engineer

  • Advanced technical problem solving skills.

  • Strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools and processes.

  • Experience working with automated test environments.

  • Experience working with agile software development

  • Experience in writing clear, concise and comprehensive test plans and test cases.

  • Experience working in HTML, CSS, and streaming video.

  • Experience using Chrome Dev Tools (or Firefox Web Inspector).

  • Experience with H.264/AVC, H.265/HEVC, VP9, AAC video and audio codec standards.

You might also have -

  • Video engineering and video player experience.

  • Experience using Appium, Selenium, Charles Proxy, and Javascript.

  • Ability to debug HTML/CSS/Javascript.

  • Experience with tvOS, iOS, Android, Tizen, Playstation, and Roku frameworks.

  • Experience working with Android Studio and XCode.

  • Experience working on cloud infrastructure like AWS, GCP.

  • Experience using Jira software.

  • Experience in video advertising and video analytics technology.


FUNCTION: Software Engineering

EEO Statement:

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

At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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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