Quality Engineer, Video Engineering

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Employer Provided Salary: 90,000-125,000 Annually
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Company Description
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. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.
Job Description
Our Direct-to-Consumer (DTC) portfolio is a powerhouse collection of consumer-first brands, supported by media industry leaders, Comcast, NBCUniversal and Sky. When you join our team, you'll work across our dynamic portfolio including Peacock, NOW, Fandango, SkyShowtime, Showmax, and TV Everywhere, powering streaming across more than 70 countries globally. And the evolution doesn't stop there. With unequalled scale, our teams make the most out of every opportunity to collaborate and learn from one another. We're always looking for ways to innovate faster, accelerate our growth and consistently offer the very best in consumer experience. But most of all, we're backed by a culture of respect. We embrace authenticity and inspire people to thrive. We are hiring a QA Engineer!

  • Liaise with product owners and stakeholders to review acceptance criteria and technical specifications.
  • Provide active contribution towards key design decisions and implementation.
  • Collaborate with engineers to help develop effective test plans and strategies.
  • Write and execute test cases (manual and automated) for backend, API and playback.
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure quality is considered at every stage of the lifecycle.
  • Own defect management and perform knowledgeable analysis of the testing results to perform root cause analysis.
  • Effectively utilize applicable testing tools and be proactive in improving team tech stack.
  • Work toward increasing operational efficiency.


  • 3+ years of experience in Software Quality Engineering in related industry.
  • 2+ years of experience in test automation at a coding level.
  • Strong understanding of testing methodologies, test practice and terminology at all SDLC and STLC phases.
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience using test management tools such as Zephyr, Qmetry or TestRail and project management/defect logging tools such as JIRA or GitHub.
  • Strong knowledge of proxying and debugging tools (Charles, Fiddler, or similar).
  • Excellent trouble-shooting skills with the ability to analyze logs and detect root cause of the issue.
  • Working knowledge of video testing on web, mobile and OTT devices.
  • Understanding of video packaging, encoding and delivery.
  • Experience with video and audio codec testing.
  • Solid knowledge of API testing and tools like Postman, SoapUI, Insomnia, etc.
  • Experience working on Kubernetes, Docker, and cloud infrastructure like AWS.
  • Understanding of cloud-based video streaming ecosystem.
  • Understanding of Ad insertion, video encryption and advanced video features is a plus.
  • Experience of test automation frameworks (e.g. Selenium, Cypress, Playwright) and associated design patterns.
  • Proficiency in programming and scripting languages, Java preferred.
  • BDD testing using Cucumber JVM.
  • Proficiency in versioning control, PR standards, best practices in maintaining quality code for automation scripts.
  • Continuous efforts to maintain comprehensive test coverage and to increase automation coverage vs manual.

Additional Information
This position is eligible for company sponsored benefits, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k), paid leave, tuition reimbursement, and a variety of other discounts and perks. Learn more about the benefits offered by NBCUniversal by visiting the Benefits page of the Careers website. Salary range: $90,000 - $125,000
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Volunteer in local community
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Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
Hiring practices that promote diversity
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Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Team workouts
Mental health benefits
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401(K) matching
Company equity
Employee stock purchase plan
Performance bonus
Charitable contribution matching
Child Care & Parental Leave
Childcare benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Adoption Assistance
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
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Generous PTO
Paid volunteer time
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
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Company-sponsored happy hours
Onsite office parking
Recreational clubs
Relocation assistance
Fitness stipend
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Onsite gym
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Job training & conferences
Tuition reimbursement
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Continuing education stipend
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available
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