Sinclair Broadcast Group
Quality Assurance Engineer
At a glance
Location: US-MD-Cockeysville Map
Posted: 07/12/2020
Closing: 08/11/2020
Degree: 4 Year Degree
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Sinclair Broadcast Group
Job description

As the largest most diversified television broadcasting company in the country, we continuously look to embrace new digital opportunities and challenge ourselves to defy expectations of what a broadcaster can do.  Recently, we strategically acquired 23 Regional Sports Networks (RSNs) and we are looking for team members to join us in integrating this new and important piece of our business that will expand our range of content across the country and extend our multi-platform expansion opportunities. We are looking for a detail-oriented individual to drive quality and quality-related development work related to Sinclair’s RSN scheduling application. You will work alongside the scheduling product team to acquire in-depth knowledge of how each application works in terms of business logic, security aspects, development environments, and production environments. You will provide input into test strategies, document areas for improvement in design, and assist in corrective action in all stages of the product lifecycle.  




Responsibilities:


Operations, Collaboration & Partnerships


•        Recommend and assist in corrective actions taken at all stages of product life


•        Submit and track production (maintenance) and release issues


•        Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of deliverables


•        Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing efforts across multiple projects


•        Develop and maintain test plans, test cases, test data, project test progress and release reports, application turnover documents and test schedules


•        Design and implement software testing solutions via automated and manual means


•        Perform backend database testing in identified testing environment including validating stored procedures, jobs and triggers


•        Identify, document and track bugs


•        Collaborate with development team and business to troubleshoot issues


•        Ensure projects meet customer requirements and objectives


Performance Improvement


•        Help the scheduling software team to maintain a level of excellence


•        Develop and refine test case standards, methodologies and sustainable processes


•        Develop and evaluate performance metrics to establish process success


•        Design, document and implement procedures and techniques that are consistent with best practices for analyzing, testing, and evaluating the risk (software & business), accuracy, completeness, internal integrity/consistency, testability and overall quality of system


•        Research emerging technologies and identify opportunities for adoption


•        Track operations and constantly look for ways to make things work better, faster, and smoother




Qualifications:


•        Bachelor’s degree in IT discipline or equivalent work experience


•        2+ years application testing experience


•        Experience reporting, regressing and reproducing software problems


•        Experience with relational databases (administration and T-SQL); understanding of SQL and ability to query/validate sets of data


•        Experience testing 3rd party applications, determining root cause, and partnering with 3rd party vendors to resolve issues


•        Experience working with a formal Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process


•        Agile experience preferred


•        Experience in both front and back-end testing


•        Familiarity with browser based testing tools such as Selenium, CodedUI, etc. preferred


•        Experience using one or more of the following tools a plus: Jira, Azure DevOps, Microsoft Test Manager, Jenkins, Visual Studio / Git, ServiceNow


•        Thrive in a fast-paced and demanding environment, possess a high level of intellectual curiosity, and demonstrate strong judgment in the face of ambiguity




Sinclair is proud to be an equal opportunity employer workplace and drug free workplace




About Us:


Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

Quality Assurance Engineer