Software Development Engineer in TEST (SDET)
Fox Corporation, Los Angeles, California, USA
We produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANYFox TV StationsFOX Television Stations owns and operates 29 full power broadcast television stations in the U.S. These include stations located in 14 of the top 15 largest designated market areas, or DMAs, and duopolies in 11 DMAs, including the three largest DMAs (New York, Los Angeles and Chicago). Of these stations, 18 are affiliated with the FOX Network. In addition to distributing sports, entertainment and syndicated content, our television stations collectively produce approximately 1,200 hours of local news every week. These stations leverage viewer, distributor and advertiser demand for the FOX Network’s national content.
FOX Television Stations is a world leading brand under the FOX banner delivering local news and television content to the biggest markets in the US. At FTS, we encourage you to innovate, to see the big picture, and to positively impact millions of local customers around the country.
FOX Television Station’s Software Development Engineer in TEST (SDET) plays a pivotal role in guaranteeing the top-notch quality of our product releases. Your primary responsibilities will involve enhancing and expanding automation test coverage across our Web, client apps, and backend services projects, ensuring efficient regression testing before each release. As a valuable member of our QA and Delivery team, you'll actively participate in a range of Software Quality Engineering tasks, encompassing bug reporting, tool development, workflow pipeline enhancements, and execution of regression cycles.
Create, maintain, and execute test plans and test cases against our various applications, on Desktop, Mobile and Connected TV (CTV) environments
Enhance and extend the existing test automation frameworks
Design and implement modular and reusable automated test scripts utilizing Object Oriented Programming (OOP) principles and design patterns such as Page Object Models (POM) and Data-Driven Testing
Conduct Automated Functional Regression Cycles to support production releases per sprint
Analyze daily test run logs on GitHub Actions, troubleshoot any script issues, and report newly discovered bugs
Occasionally execute manual testing (white box and black box)
Participate in day-to-day team activities as part of an Agile team
Take responsibility for monitoring product development and usage at all levels with an eye toward improving product quality
Research, develop and/or recommend tools to assist the QA Team and QA process
Other duties as deemed appropriate and necessary.
Expertise in cross browser and cross platform testing
Experience in a second programming language, preferably Swift, Java, or Python
Experience in automated testing for Mobile and/or CTV platforms using XCUITest, Espresso, Appium, or Robot Framework
Experience testing and automating secure REST APIs
Experience with Git
Experience with CI tools, preferably GitHub Actions or Azure Pipelines
Excellent communication, both verbal and written
A self-starter, able to take initiative and work independently
Highly motivated with a strong work ethic and an aptitude for problem-solving
Effective communicator. Able to communicate needs and issues to varying types of audiences
- B.S. degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
- Experience with Relevant certifications (e.g., ISTQB)
- Polyglot programmer - you are passionate about learning and mastering different programming languages and test automation frameworks
- Testing Enthusiast - you excel at uncovering system vulnerabilities and delivering reliable automated test scripts developed with coding best practices
WHY JOIN OUR TEAM:
A dynamic and collaborative work environment
Opportunities to learn testing strategies for a wide range of applications on Desktop, Mobile and CTV environments
Opportunities to work on proof of concepts with new technologies
Competitive compensation and benefits
Local News is an exciting space and we’re doing exciting things within it!
Embrace Feedback - you welcome feedback or constructive criticism from others. You have an open-minded attitude and you view it as an opportunity for growth, improvement, and learning, rather than as something negative or burdensome
Team player - you believe that you can achieve more on a team, that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts
Proactivity - you are good at anticipating the needs of a team in a fast-paced environment; you foresee problems before they arise and you like to take action to prevent or address them
Collaboration - you partner with a diverse group of professionals with different skills and disciplines across the organization to achieve a common goal
About FTS Digital: FOX Television Stations (FTS) Digital, the digital arm of one of the nation's largest owned & operated TV station groups, is committed to being the digital leader in Live, News and Sports. We invest in the very best people, technology and ideas, and we’re here to drive transformation of traditional media to exciting heights. We’re looking for creative, innovative leaders who are passionate about digital and crave a challenge. We’re all in. Are you? Let’s go!
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of a reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Please send an email to TVHO-digiitalJobs@FOX.COM or call (212) 301-5853, or visit our readily accessible office located at 1999 S. Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90025, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.
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.
At FOX, we foster a culture and environment where everyone feels welcome and can thrive. We are deeply committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including attracting, retaining, and promoting diverse talent across our company. We live in a diverse world, with different ideas and different perspectives that come together to spark new ideas and make great things happen. That means reflecting the diversity of the world around us is critical to our company’s success. We ensure that our viewers, communities and employees feel heard, represented, and celebrated both on screen and off.
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About Fox Corporation
Under the FOX banner, we produce and distribute content through some of the world’s leading and most valued brands, including: FOX News, FOX Sports, the Fox Network, and the FOX Television Stations. We empower a diverse range of creators to imagine and develop culturally significant content, while building an organization that thrives on creative ideas, operational expertise and strategic thinking.
Fox News Media
FOX News Media operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOX News podcasts and the digital streaming subscription service FOX Nation. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 17 consecutive years, while FBN has ranked as the number one business channel for the past two years. Owned by FOX Corporation, FOX News Media reaches 200 million people each month.
FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2; FOX Soccer Plus; FOX Deportes, FOX College Sports and a majority stake in the Big Ten Network. FOX Sports includes ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships.
FOX Entertainment, a premier national television broadcaster, is renowned for its combination of appealing primetime entertainment and powerful sports programming. It delivers 15 hours of weekly primetime programming to 208 local market affiliates, reaching approximately 99.9% of all U.S. television households. Among 18- to 34-year-olds, FOX has ranked among the top two networks in primetime entertainment for the past 23 years.
Fox TV Stations
FOX Television Stations is one of the nation’s largest owned-and-operated network broadcast groups, comprising 28 stations in 17 markets and covering over 37% of U.S. television homes. This includes seven duopolies in the top 10 markets: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Houston; as well as duopolies in Minneapolis, Phoenix, Orlando and Charlotte.