CBS Corporation QA Specialist, Product in New York, New York

QA Specialist, Product

REF#: 27397


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




SHOWTIME and its critically-acclaimed, award-winning original series continue to make their mark on the cultural landscape, with one of the most successful programming lineups in all of television. The SHOWTIME programming slate has made the network among the most talked about in the business, with hits that have included HOMELAND, SHAMELESS, BILLIONS, RAY DONOVAN, THE AFFAIR, DICE, the upcoming series I’M DYING UP HERE, the limited series GUERRILLA and PURITY, and the highly anticipated return of TWIN PEAKS. Original series play a key part in the SHOWTIME programming mix, along with box office hits, comedy and music specials, provocative documentaries, and hard-hitting sports programming, including the flagship franchise SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING ®.

Showtime Networks Inc. owns and operates the premium television networks SHOWTIME®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ and FLIX®, and also offers SHOWTIME ON DEMAND®, THE MOVIE CHANNEL™ ON DEMAND and FLIX ON DEMAND®, and the network's authentication service SHOWTIME ANYTIME®. Showtime Digital Inc. operates the stand-alone streaming service SHOWTIME®. SNI also manages Smithsonian Networks™ which offers Smithsonian Channel™ and Smithsonian Earth™ through SN Digital LLC.


QA Specialist, Product

Showtime Networks Inc., is seeking a QA Specialist to assist in maintaining and improving the quality of the SHOWTIME standalone streaming service and Showtime Anytime (our TVE everywhere service).

In this position, located in Showtime’s New York City headquarters, you will be responsible for performing positive and negative functional testing, for compatibility testing, and for assuring data integrity. The QA specialist will also collaborate with the Product and Development teams to verify, prioritize and address technical and quality issues that aversely affect the customer experience.

An ideal candidate will possess 3+ years directly testing and/or supporting web and mobile media applications, applications for devices such as Roku, Amazon Fire TV, and Apple TV, and smart TV applications. The candidate is expected to be extremely detail-oriented and possess the ability to think outside of the box to devise creative techniques for testing. The ability to create -- and work with or without -- test plans or test cases is critical. Experience with Jira is a plus.


  • Obtain a detailed understanding of the behavior of (and issues affecting) the SHOWTIME standalone streaming service and Showtime Anytime across all platforms.

  • Perform tests of new features and functionality on the SHOWTIME standalone streaming service and on Showtime Anytime.

  • Prioritize and collaborate with other team members to resolve issues interfering with the customer experience.

  • Write test cases and use tracking and debugging tools to file, monitor and resolve issues.

  • Communicate clearly and frequently with all team members, stakeholders and project/product owners impacted by test and troubleshooting results.


  • 3+ years directly testing and/or supporting web and mobile media applications

  • 3+ years using any defect tracking tool (Jira a plus)

  • Experience testing LID and game console apps for devices such as Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Xbox, and Playstation

  • Working knowledge of Smart TV apps

  • Experience testing browser compatibility across both Mac and PC platforms

  • Experience using developer/debugging tools such as Xcode, Charles and Wireshark

  • Experience writing test plans and test cases

  • Strong documentation and communication skills

  • Experience with MongoDB a plus


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