Senior QA Automation Engineer

West Coast, United States

About Wurl, LLC.

Do you want to help grow an incredible entertainment and ad tech company with a fantastic culture, collaborate and grow your career, while working remotely?  

Wurl is redefining TV through our mission of connecting all the world’s programming with all the world’s viewers. And in pursuit of this, Wurl has become the world leader in powering streaming TV. Our industry-leading platform helps renowned media companies such as A+E Networks, AMC Networks, BBC Studios, Bloomberg, CNN, Reuters, and Sony create streaming TV channels and deliver programming to the world’s biggest Streamers, including Amazon, Roku, Samsung TV Plus, LG, VIZIO, and Rakuten. Today, Wurl interconnects over 1200 streaming channels and Streamers, reaching more than 300 million connected TVs in over 50 countries. The Wurl Network makes it effortless for Content Companies to build global distribution for branded FAST channels, live events, and on-demand programming, as well as manage and monetize their ad inventory.

We're an entertainment tech startup with 160+ team members across the world. We've been recognized as a “Great Place to Work" after the first two years by fostering an inclusive and mission-driven culture. In addition to RSU’s and great benefits, our people work remotely.

Senior QA Automation Engineer - Remote:

We are looking for a Senior Software QA Automation Engineer with analytical approach and eye for detail to join the team that delivers software solutions of high quality . In this role  the main focus will be testing, writing automation scripts for  new features and writing tools to help improve QA efficiency. You will work very closely with the development team and other cross functional teams to ensure quality is of the highest level. A strong candidate will have the ability to research, innovate and think outside the box. This position also requires mentoring junior engineers. 

This role is looking for an engineer with exposure to streaming technology with working knowledge of key video technologies. Our team handles various services around video ingestion, encoding, VoD/Linear, HLS/DASH,  DRM services  with the goal of delivering best-in-class streaming on CTV.

Our team is cooperative, transparent and fun loving.  There is a tremendous growth opportunity!

What You'll Do: 

  • In this role, your responsibilities will include designing and implementing test cases and test plans
  • Perform functional testing on a variety of software products
  • Estimate, prioritize plan and coordinate testing activities
  • First level triaging and analysis of issues found during testing
  • Reporting of test results to various cross functional teams, and should be able to confidently represent QA concerns in meetings
  • Automating test scenarios 
  • Creating tools (apps, scripts, etc) to help with testing efforts
  • Effectively coordinate with remote team members in different timezones
  • Mentor junior QA engineers
  • Design and Architect CI/CD infrastructure

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in functional, integration and API testing
  • 3+ years of automation experience (creating or utilizing existing test frameworks)
  • Highly proficient  in Python, Ruby or similar languages
  • Proficient in Unix and shell scripting
  • Advanced knowledge of working with AWS services like EC2, Lambda, RDS, S3, SQS etc.
  • Knowledge of Adaptive Video Streaming Technology (HLS, DASH)
  • Understanding of audio/video muxing, streaming codecs, and streaming protocols.
  • Should have good knowledge of writing SQL and GQL queries
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience with Agile process
  • Hands on experience with GIT
  • Hands-on experience with test tools such as Jira, test management systems
  • Curiosity to learn is a must!

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with Selenium WebDriver, Robot Framework a plus
  • Performance testing experience is a plus
  • Experience with automated CI environments and tools, preferably Jenkins
  • Knowledge of open-source software like FFMPEG and nginx.
  • Some experience with information security is helpful as customer’s place their intellectual property in our hands and trust us to treat it accordingly.

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary & Equity

  • Strong Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits, 90% paid by Wurl 

  • Remote first policy 

  • Flexible Time Off 

  • 12 US Holidays 

  • 401(k) Matching

  • Pre-Tax Savings Plans, HSA & FSA

  • Ginger, Aaptiv and Headspace subscriptions for mental and physical wellness

  • OneMedical subscription for 24/7 convenient medical care

  • Paid Maternity and Parental Leave for all family additions

  • Discounted PetPlan and easy at home access to Covid testing with empowerDX 

  • $1k Work From Home Stipend to set up your Office 

 

Few companies allow you to thrive like you will at Wurl. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with the industry’s brightest minds and most innovative thinkers. You will enjoy ongoing mentorship, team collaboration and you will understand what we mean by ‘human connection”.  You will be proud to say you're a part of the company revolutionizing TV.

At Wurl, we value work-life harmony and believe that family and mental health should always come first.  Our team is fiercely passionate and contagiously enthusiastic about what we are building.  While we are seeking those who know our industry, there is no perfect candidate and we want to encourage you to apply even if you do not meet all requirements.