Lead Software Test Engineer - Android

Job Locations
Pluto TV
Software Engineering
Job Type
Full-Time Staff

About The Brand

Pluto TV, a ViacomCBS company, is the leading free streaming television service in America, delivering 250+ live and original channels and thousands of on-demand movies in partnership with major TV networks, movie studios, publishers, and digital media companies. Pluto TV is available on all mobile, web and connected TV streaming devices and millions of viewers tune in each month to watch premium news, TV shows, movies, sports, lifestyle, and trending digital series. Headquartered in West Hollywood, Pluto TV has offices in New York, Silicon Valley, Chicago and Berlin.

Overview and Responsibilities

At Pluto TV, we approach testing differently -- we are testing, and breaking, code constantly, but we help rebuild it better. Software Test Engineers (STE) design Pluto TV’s testing infrastructure and perform tests to examine and validate large-scale content operations and releases. The STE will also act as a representative of the Software Test Engineering Team in scrum meetings and provide input on how to provide better quality coverage for the applications supported.

Responsibilities Include:

This is a critical role with a wide range of responsibilities, including:

  • Work in an Agile Software Delivery methodology highly focused on developing automated tests within an iteration.
  • Leadership of Software Test Engineers
  • Provide a risk assessment on the defects identified and set the correct severity.

Basic Qualifications

  • Native applications / OTT Platforms functional testing experience
  • Formal testing experience from planning to execution
  • Automation experience using Java frameworks
  • People Leadership experience
  • Project Leadership experience
  • 3+ years experience of leading engineers working with on-site and offshore teams
  • 3+ years of testing experience on OTT platforms (preferably Android)
  • 2+ years experience leading testing activities

○ Mentoring of team members on the following competencies:

■ Test Automation and STE Test Automation Standards.

■ Use of STE Unified Test Framework.

■ Application behavior and testing techniques.

■ Test coverage for application(s) supported.

■ Efficient testing strategies.

  • 3+ years of experience as a test engineer within an Agile environment
  • 3+ years of Functional Testing on Native Apps, OTT (Over-the-top), web platforms, a BIG plus.
  • 3+ years Hands-on experience with developing automated functional tests
  • Experience in Video Content Delivery Experience, a big plus
  • Exposure to Agile Management tools such as Jira, a plus.


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