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QA Manager - Playback Services, Peacock

NBCUniversal, LLC, New York, New York

Create the extraordinary.

Level: Manager (Supervisor)


Welcome to Peacock, the dynamic new streaming service from NBCUniversal. Here you’ll find more than a job. You’ll find a fast-paced, high-flying team for unique birds that want to be at the epicenter of technology, sports, news, tv, movies and more. Our flock works hard to connect people to what they love, each other and the world around them by creating shared experiences through culture-defining entertainment.

As a company, we embrace the power of difference. Our team is committed to creating an organization that champions diversity and inclusivity for all by curating content and a workforce that represents the world around us. We continue to challenge ourselves and the industry by being customer-centric, data-driven creatures of innovation. At Peacock, we are determined to forge the next frontier of streaming through creativity, teamwork, and talent.

Here you can fly to new heights!

Meet Peacock, NBCUniversal’s new, wildly entertaining streaming service that combines timeless shows and movies with timely news, sports and pop-culture.​

We’re growing our team of smart, hungry, and upbeat doers who crave the chance to build something new at the epicenter of content, tech, and culture.

QA Manager - Playback Services, Peacock
Peacock is looking for an experienced QA manager to lead a team ensuring high quality of video playback experience across wide range of devices. You will become a part of an engineering team building video players and video playback capabilities, streaming content to millions of customers.

You will grow the team, mentor individuals, embrace diversity and help building inclusive and flexible workplace.


Responsibilities
  • Lead a team of QA engineers, define strategy and processes supporting delivery of video streaming capabilities and video players in agile and fast pace environment
  • Work closely and collaboratively with managers of the development teams
  • Define test strategy, tools, test development and test execution
  • Hire and mentor a team of QA engineers
  • Continuously learn, improve and optimise processes and ways of working
  • Provide constructive feedback to help your direct reports grow in their professional careers
  • Providing estimates for resource utilization through a project
  • Automate QA process where possible to increase efficiency




  • 6+ years of relevant experience in software engineering and quality assurance
  • Industry experience with a successful track record in video players with testing web, mobile, connected devices, and Smart TV applications
  • Testing experience with streaming technology, AV codecs, DRMs is a plus’
  • Extensive experience covering all areas of the testing lifecycle
  • Significant experience in testing modern front-end applications
  • Understanding of agile software development concepts
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal and ability to provide verbal explanations of status and technical issues with precision and accuracy
  • An interest in promoting inclusive team culture where engineers of diverse backgrounds can grow
  • Transparency, selflessness and authenticity
  • Desire and eagerness to learn
  • Passion for technology, streaming and digital media


NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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About NBCUniversal, LLC

NBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal’s commitment and how we are making an impact.

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