NBC Universal QA Automation Engineer in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey

Job Number 35671BR

Job Title QA Automation Engineer

Business Segment Operations & Technical Services

Sub-Business Engineering

Posting Category Technology/Engineering

About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

Career Level Experienced

Country United States

State/Province New Jersey

City Englewood Cliffs


NBC Universal’s Global Media Operations team provides digital workflow tools and services to organizations throughout NBCUniversal including Universal Pictures Group, NBC News, NBC Sports, USA Network, SyFy, Bravo, Oxygen, Telemundo, Saturday Night Live, Late Night, The Tonight Show, and local TV stations. The wide range of services provided by Global Media Operations (GMO) team include centralized conditioning and delivery of critical NBCU film and television assets and distribution of on-demand content and live streaming events to the web and mobile devices. The GMO team is responsible for developing, maintaining, and supporting the tools for digital media playback, delivery, syndication, and processing; assisting with support of existing proprietary products, third party applications, media server infrastructure; and researching new tools and standards for our business. As a member of the GMO team, you will play an important role in growing the GMO Video Platform to a state-of-the-industry technology suite.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain test automation processes in alignment with the project and/or organization’s standards and tools.

  • Manage and enhance QA Automation frameworks, including Selenium, Appium, TestNG Framework, Cucumber, Jenkins, JUnit, BroweserMob Proxy, Sikuli, and related technologies

  • Perform thorough automation testing on Mobile SDK’s, Apps, and MAC/Windows based browsers.

  • Participate in early story development and design sessions to suggest and assist in acceptance criteria, boundary tests, and automation plans.

  • Mature and evolve test architecture through the evaluation and adoption new automation tools, techniques and practices.

  • Provide framework and test case documentation and training

  • Competent in the use of source code control systems such as GIT and IDEs such as Eclipse

  • Monitor and Capture Http Traffic using Charles proxy

  • Perform manual and exploratory testing as needed

  • Collaborate with the development and DevOps teams for deployments into the test environments

  • Prepare and analyze test results to aid in problem solving and facilitate decision-making. Interpersonal Skills

  • Able to work independently at a high level while part of a larger team

  • Very high attention to detail, completeness, and an eye towards process and quality improvement at all times

  • Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to focus on the day-to-day while continuing to execute on the long-term vision of the product

  • Strong ability to resolve conflicts constructively; a great attitude


  • 3+ Years of Mobile Automation Experience with concentration on Selenium, Appium, and Cucumber

  • Experience managing QA automation frameworks

  • Experience with Jira, Confluence, and Zephyr Tool

  • Proficient in the understanding and application of Quality Assurance best practices and methodologies, along with proven experience in applying standards on major projects and product releases

  • Proven ability to initiate the sharing knowledge and experiences to facilitate continuous improvement

  • Experience with cross-browser compatibility testing

  • Must have experience with CI/CD

  • Interested candidates must submit a resume/CV through nbcunicareers.com to be considered.

  • Must be willing to work at Englewood Cliffs, NJ.

  • Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

  • Must be 18 years or older.

Desired Characteristics

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering, and Technology

  • Looking for a flexible self-starter who enjoys exploring new technology

  • Preferred experience in production Cloud applications. (e.g. AWS)

  • Experience in Television/Broadcast, Media, or related field

  • Experience with interactive media, mobile design & app development

  • Proficient with programming in Java and or any scripting language like ruby, and python.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Development, Engineering, Quality Assurance, Technology Management, or equivalent experience preferred

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