Job Title:  Sr. Test Engineer

Department:  Technology
Location: 

Englewood, CO, US, 80112

Summary of Position

The Senior Test Engineer is responsible for leading system verification testing activities and defining test methods and procedures necessary for the verification of the Starz iOS and tvOS applications. This position is responsible for testing multiple projects at a time in a fast-paced environment and ensuring that the projects are using best practices.

Responsibilities

  • Daily testing of streaming applications on the iOS and tvOS applications Platforms.
  • Participate in requirements gathering and definition, based on deep product knowledge.
  • Create core test plan that encompasses functional, regression, smoke, and automated tests.
  • Work closely with the development team on deployments and when testing and logging defects.
  • Lead ad hoc and exploratory testing beyond pre-existing test cases and User Stories.
  • Generate test cases that provide meaningful test steps, acceptance and expected results based on functional requirements and UI/UX comps.
  • Act as a champion for continuous learning and best test engineering practices.
  • Continuously discover and explore new trends and implementations.
  • Successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously and work independently. 
  • Mentor, train and be a SME for all other members on the QA team

Qualifications & Skills

  • BS/MS Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, other technical discipline or equivalent experience is a plus
  • Minimum 5 years of software testing experience with 2 years’ experience in iOS/tvOS client applications
  • 5+ years’ experience creating and executing test cases, use cases and user stories
  • 5+ years’ experience with testing end-user applications.
  • 1 year experience and deep understanding of automation tools such as Appium and XCUITest.
  • Media Streaming and DRM Technology experience is a plus.
  • Experience with Agile development environments, specifically Scrum and Kanban.
  • Experience with JIRA, Confluence and Zephyr preferred.
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Extremely detail oriented with strong organizational skills with the ability to address time sensitive demands on a continuous basis.
     

About the Company

STARZ (www.starz.com), a Lionsgate company, is a leading global media streaming platform committed to delivering premium content that amplifies narratives by, about and for women and underrepresented audiences. STARZ is home to the highly rated and first-of-its-kind STARZ app that offers the ability to stream or download STARZ premium content, as well as the flagship domestic STARZ® service, including STARZ ENCORE, 17 premium pay TV channels, and the associated on-demand and online services. In 2018, STARZ launched its international premium streaming platform STARZPLAY, now LIONSGATE+, to provide subscribers access to bold, curated storytelling. LIONSGATE+, coupled with the STARZPLAY ARABIA joint venture in MENA and Lionsgate Play in South and Southeast Asia, has a footprint that extends across the globe. STARZ and LIONSGATE+ are available across digital OTT platforms and multichannel video distributors, including cable operators, satellite television providers, and telecommunications companies around the world. In February 2021, STARZ launched #TakeTheLead, a multi-faceted and innovative inclusion initiative expanding its existing efforts to improve representation on screen, behind the camera and throughout the company.
 

Business Unit Overview

STARZ
With the Company aligning its studio operations behind the growth of its streaming business, STARZ has become one of the pre-eminent modern premium global streaming platforms. Offering subscribers more than 7.500 television episodes, including STARZ original series and provocative documentaries, along with a broad catalogue of first-run movies, STARZ is taking the lead in delivering relatable premium content that makes it the platform of choice among a wide spectrum of female, African-American and other historically underrepresented audiences. Its focused brand, premium content and freedom from legacy relationships position STARZ at the forefront of the new bundles emerging throughout the media ecosystem, a compelling value proposition to complement virtually every kind of subscription platform.
 
Distinguished by its successful and focused content strategy, top programming, exceptional curation and speed to market, STARZ has quickly scaled its platform to become one of the most widely distributed and fastest-growing OTT services in the world, with OTT subscribers making up more than half of its global subscriber base. The company’s international premium subscription service, LIONSGATE+, offers subscribers access to bold, curated storytelling around the world. LIONGATE+ has a footprint that extends across the globe and continues to expand its network of distribution partners. In addition to its LIONSGATE+ markets, it reaches audiences in the Middle East and North African region through STARZPLAY ARABIA and in South and Southeast Asia with Lionsgate Play. The proprietary and highly-rated STARZ app, a proven hit with U.S. audiences, continues to roll out internationally.  
 

Our Benefits

  • Full Coverage – Medical, Vision, and Dental
  • Work/Life Balance – generous sick days, vacation days, holidays, and Impact Day
  • 401(k) company matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement (up to graduate degree)

Compensation

$109,000 - $172,400

EEO Statement

Lionsgate is an equal employment opportunity employer. All employees and applicants are evaluated on the basis of their qualifications, consistent with applicable state and federal laws. In addition, Lionsgate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Lionsgate will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and federal law.  


Nearest Major Market: Denver