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Automation/SDET Manager

Job Number: R10004339
Brand: Fox Networks Digital Consumer Group
Job Type: Engineering
Location: Los Angeles, California, United States of America
Job Posting Date: August 10, 2018
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OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY

Fox Networks Digital Consumer Group

Fox Digital Consumer Group (DCG) is a strategic business unit within Fox Networks Group (FNG). The group’s focus is the development of TV and long-form, video-centric products that bring Fox’s content to more consumers. This includes the continued innovation of Fox’s existing TV Everywhere products, including FXNOW, FOX NOW, Nat Geo TV and Fox Sports Go, as well as the creation of brand-new consumer propositions.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Automation/SDET Manager

The Automation/SDET Manager (Software Development Engineer in Test) will work closely with the Head of Quality Assurance on process engineering and project development. As part of his/her duties, the Manager SDET will be expected to document and perform testing on multiple projects in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

The ideal candidate will have 5+ years of software quality assurance experience in web-based technologies, a background in computer science, proven automated scripting capabilities, meticulous attention to detail, strong analytical skills, and strong written and verbal communication skills.

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with our product, design and technical teams to create automated tests for the FOXNOW, FXNOW, NAT GEO TV and other network family of applications across all of our platforms.
  • Work with on-site and offshore resources in various countries to guide, improve and audit the automated scripts already in place.
  • Drive increased visibility and quality assessment of SDK and first-party apps by enhancing our CI systems. 
  • Work with infrastructure teams to create single button and/or continuous deployment across all properties. 
  • Bake quality and effectiveness into the development process by assessing the root causes of issues and recommending process changes. 

Qualifications

  • Ability to understand and debug large and complex code bases 
  • Programming experience: C, C++, C#, Java, javascript, Cucumber 
  • Experience with debugging/testing multithreading programs
  • 3+ years of experience with mobile automation framework and scripting preferred (no record playback)
  • 3+ years of experience with web automation (no record playback)
  • 3+ years of experience writing and automating API tests
  • 3+ years as a Manager
  • 1+ years Load Testing
  • Experience working with offshore teams
  • Experience building tools.
  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking and communication skills.
  • Previous Lead/Manager experience guiding and mentoring team of SDETs. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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