Monday, June 13, 2016

EchoStar - Senior QA

EchoStar's Digital Broadcast Centers provide advanced online video delivery and satellite video delivery for broadcasters and pay-TV operators across North America. Through our network of uplink centers, these world-class facilities are also home to EchoStar's 24/7 traffic, technical operations, and satellite access centers. This team is comprised of experienced professionals dedicated to providing customers with an unparalleled level of service delivering content and programming to over 16 million subscribers every day.

EchoStar is looking for an innovative and passionate Quality Assurance Engineer to join an agile team to bring value to market quickly.  This team uses the scaled agile methodology to create a developer-driven culture via ceremonies such as big room planning, demos, innovation days, and retrospectives.  This position is an opportunity for a creative QA Engineer to assist in developing and maintaining software that will propel the digital TV and movie delivery industry into the future.  If you have a sense of adventure, take pride in producing great software, and strive to build the best products on the planet, we want you on our team here at EchoStar.

  *  Participate in the Daily Scrum with the Scrum Master and the Agile Development Team
  *  Work with the Product Owner to write User Stories that ensure robustness, redundancy, and scalability in order to fully ensure quality
  *  Participate in release planning via acceptance test writing and supplying estimates for QA completion
  *  Work in an Agile based environment using SCRUM
  *  Verify new and changed features across multiple browser types using both manual and automated scripts and programs
  *  Troubleshoot and log defects and verify their fixes
  *  Verify builds for release both manually and via automation.


Basic Qualifications:
  *  B.S. degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related technical degree
  *  10 or more years of experience in software quality assurance
  *  5 or more years of experience working within the Agile software development life cycle
  *  5 or more years of experience in test automation including building and managing re-usable tests within the automation framework
  *  4  or more years of experience with HTML, HTML5 and XML coding or testing experience and utilizing industry standard automated tools testing through a browser
  *  4 or more years of experience testing web API's (REST, etc.) and web services

Preferred Qualifications:

  *  Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related technical degree
  *  Demonstrated team player with good communication skills
  *  Broad knowledge of QA methodologies
  *  Well-developed analytical and problem solving skills
  *  Experience testing in a .NET, C#, JavaScript
  *  Experience with various test management tools
  *  Experience in a DevOps organization
  *  Experience using databases such as Oracle or MySQL
  *  Experience using version control repositories like SVN or GIT
  *  Experience using Continuous Integration technologies

EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) is a premier global provider of satellite operations, video delivery solutions, and engineering services. Headquartered in Englewood, CO, with additional locations world-wide, EchoStar is a multiple Emmy award-winning company that has pioneered advancements in the set-top box and satellite industries for over 30 years.