Quality Assurance Specialist, Digital Operations

Posted: 3/23/2018

Location: Stamford, Connecticut
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: Digital Marketing, Web Production
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Essential Responsibilities:Create test plans for all existing and new projectsCreate and perform standard release regression test verification (per platform) to confirm successful code deployments and mobile store submissionsManage the creation, updates and status of issues detected during review and reported by other project stakeholdersUtilize NBCs Jira Issue Management System to track and manage requests and issue (bug) statusAssist Project Managers and Release Managers to ensure that all project deliverables are appropriately verified and approved for both distribution for owner verification and for final code deployment/ submissionDaily review of development and production environments for NBCOlympics.com from 100 days out until the completion of the Olympics gamesScheduled off-hours, tier-one support for specific projects may be required

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum two (2) years Quality Assurance process and Quality Assurance management tool experience
• Minimum five (5) years of websites support and web applications experience
• Familiarity with agile development methodologies and full software development lifecycle experience with web, mobile, connected device and OTT applications
• Familiarity with current popular Connected Device/OTT (tvOS, Roku, Fire TV, Win 10, Xbox One, PS4, etc.)
• Familiarity with basic product support a plus
• Experience with building test plans and coordinating QA/UAT with functional teams
• Highly organized and able to track multiple deliverable and projects
• Ability to adapt/adopt new technology and solutions easily
• Exhibit excellent organization and communication skills
Eligibility Requirements:
• Willingness to work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
• Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT
• Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
• Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
• Must be 18 years or older
• It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Desired Characteristics:
• Have prior experience with desktop, mobile and connected device and OTT development or support
• Ability to self-start, self-manage, meet deadlines, and learn from mistakes
• Familiarity with Sports is a plus
• Familiarity with both Manual and automated testing
• Have a passion for digital media platforms and entertainment industries
• Enjoy working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines

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