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CBS Corporation Quality Assurance Engineer, CBS Operations and Engineering in New York, New York

Quality Assurance Engineer, CBS Operations and Engineering

REF#: 35045

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


  • The Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer is responsible for the design, development and execution of quality assurance test cases for the company's cloud-based content supply chain ecosystem, This position will execute positive and negative functional testing, compatibility, and assuring data integrity to ensure that all applications are performing as designed. The QA Engineer will work closely with developers, business owners, product management and end users throughout the development and testing life-cycle, including the requirements gathering and design. The position will consul with product management and development teams on all technical issues related to planning, developing, implementing, and modifying testing procedures. This position will also use functional specifications to plan, create, and sign-off on test plans, manual test cases, and automated test cases.

Primary Responsibilities:

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

  • Provide regular, detailed status report on project progress, including test cases executed, bugs discovered, and bugs fixed.

  • Consult with and advise project management and development teams on technical issues related to planning, developing, implementing, and modifying testing procedures.

  • Efficiently execute created test cases across all functional areas of the business division’s products.

  • Create test plans and cases (manual and automated) and use tracking tools to file, monitor, and resolve issues.

  • Be a vocal proponent for quality in every phase of the development process.

  • Work closely with Software Development Engineers to understand the overall technical architecture and how each feature is implemented


The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, experience, and skill-sets:

  • +3 years of software QA experience working with Python and JavaScript

  • +3 years using defect-tracking tools (Jira is a plus)

  • Experience with leveraging cloud-based technologies, including integration with services from providers such as AWS, Azure and/or Google Cloud Platform. AWS is a plus

  • Demonstrated experience with taking initiative to creatively improve product QA and testing coverage, effectiveness, and automation

  • Experience in DevOps and automation using CI/CD tools and processes (such as Jenkins, SaltStack, Ansible, Terraform, GIT/Subversion)

  • Familiarity with video containers and codecs used in broadcast and streaming technologies a plus.

  • Ability to be a self-starter and to multitask

  • Strong desire to master emerging technologies and share experience with other team members.

  • Flexibility to assist with after-hours support when needed

  • Experience working within a full stack is a plus

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