About The Brand
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.
Overview and Responsibilities
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 Lead, your partnership with software engineering leads 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 Lead will also act as a lead representative of the Software Test Engineering Team in all development activities and provide hands-on leadership work to provide better quality coverage for the applications supported via test automation.
This is a critical role with a wide range of responsibilities, including:
Working in an Agile Software Delivery methodology highly focused in creating data validation tests based on requirements.
Providing a risk assessment on the defects identified and set the correct priority and severity.
Providing a holistic assessment of data quality based upon the existing implementation vs new feature development.
Developing and enhancing testing and defect remediation process
Leading a team of Software Test Engineers focusing on test automation activities
Increase automation test coverage by automating manual test cases and ensuring that the automation framework runs in a reliable and repeatable manner.
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:
Strong Test automation experience using Java
End-to-end testing experience
Project Leadership experience
5+ years experience of leading engineers working with on-site and offshore teams
Mentoring of team members on the following competencies:
Test Automation and STE Test Automation Standards.
Use of STE Unified Test Framework.
Application behavior and testing techniques.
Test coverage for application(s) supported.
Efficient testing strategies and effective prioritization of scenarios
5+ years of solid working experience on developing Test automation scripts specifically object-oriented frameworks (TestNG, Java. Selenium, Webdriver, Appium)
3+ years of experience leading projects with minimal supervision.
Functional Testing on Native Apps, OTT (Over-the-top), web platforms, a BIG plus.
2+ years of testing experience in an Agile Software Development methodology.
Exposure to Agile Management tools such as Jira, a plus.
Experience with Test Management tools such as TestRail, a must.
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.
Job Locations US-CA-WEST HOLLYWOOD
Brand Pluto TV
Function Software Engineering
Job Type Full-Time Staff
iCIMS ID 2021-15495
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.viacbs.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to email@example.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned.
An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Beware of Recruiting Fraud
Job applicants should be aware of job offer scams perpetrated through the use of the Internet and social media platforms. The scammers frequently misappropriate and use a company’s logo and photos of its executives to give the appearance of legitimacy. The scam preys upon those seeking employment, and uses false fraudulent offers of employment with employers, such as CBS, to steal from the victims. CBS believes that one of the best ways to put a stop to this scam is to make you aware of it.
No applicant for employment with CBS is ever required to pay any money as part of the job application or hiring process, and CBS’s job recruitment process involves in person and/or telephonic interviews in most cases.
In addition, CBS’s job recruiting staff sends email communications to job applicants from “@cbs.com” email accounts only. Any email that states to be from CBS but does not have a “@cbs.com” address should be assumed to be fraudulent.
Recognizing Recruiting Fraud
The following are warning signs of recruiting fraud:
What You Can Do
If you believe you have been the victim of job recruiting fraud, you can: