Build the Future of Entertainment

HBO Max is WarnerMedia’s direct-to-consumer (DTC) offering debuting in May 2020. With over 10,000 hours of curated premium content anticipated at launch, HBO Max will offer powerhouse programming for everyone in the home, bringing together HBO, a robust slate of new original series, key third-party licensed programs and movies, and fan favorites from WarnerMedia’s rich library, including Warner Bros., New Line, DC, CNN, TNT, TBS, truTV, Turner Classic Movies, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Crunchyroll, Rooster Teeth, Looney Tunes, and more.

Our DTC Technology team is laying the foundation for HBO Max, and we need highly motivated, uniquely skilled, and technically agile experts across a variety of disciplines to accomplish things that have never been done before.

The Job

We are the team focusing on the customer experience for streaming products. We bring our quality focus to the team to help ensure we are making the right decisions to produce products that work every time and delight our customers.

As a QA Automation Engineer at HBO Max, you will architect, design and build test solutions. You will use your expertise to analyze new features and determine the best way they can be tested. You will create new tools and find new ways to test our software. You will work within the feature delivery teams to discuss architecture and implementation so that the software is robust and reliable. You will see your features working every day as our customers use WarnerMedia’s streaming products to watch their favorite content.

The Daily

Efficiently coordinate with Feature Release teams to understand and assist in implementing the team’s automated testing needs
Collaborate with the manual QA team to compose test plans that outline the testing approach for planned product features
Follow the established policies and procedures of the organization when authoring and implementing automated tests
Provide comprehensive status reports to QA management and the Feature Delivery Teams with which you are working
Leverage communication, documentation, preparation and training to educate other disciplines with regard to established and newly developed QA processes
Support program management teams as needed according to the schedule of releases
Be curious and actively research new tools and methods that could prove beneficial in the implementation of test automation
Establish organization of automated tests based on your technical system experience and growing knowledge
Establish practices that improve and continue to establish studio-wide trust in the automated tests
Ensure stability of the software release enhancements across all HBO digital products including HBO GO, HBO NOW, MAX GO and HBO MAX
Perform debugging of automated test failures, in order to assess test stability and confirm the results of reported failures

The Essentials

1-3 years experience in both quality assurance and software development preferred
Experience writing original code using object-oriented language(s) such as: Java, Javascript, C#, etc.
Proficiency in at least one object-oriented language
Ability to author tests to be used in established automation integration tools to multiple platforms (Mobile, Game Consoles, Connected TV Devices, Etc.)
Experience with scripting languages such as: Unix (bash), Python or Ruby preferred
Having the ability to use and offer helpful input on common software development tools such as Jenkins, GitHub, JIRA, etc. would benefit the entire team
Experience with client/server product releases/deployments of SaaS applications and the product development life cycles required to release the full set of high quality product in a timely manner
Having experience with device specific development is a skill we greatly appreciate
We support a large number of platforms, and knowing how to interface with those devices gives our team the ability to independently test our work before pushing code to source control
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Bachelor’s Degree or Advanced degree in computer science or related discipline is helpful and preferred
Curiosity and the desire to learn is something we love to see in our colleagues. We value personal/career growth and the benefit it brings to the individual and their team
Industry adjacent experience preferred; streaming media and games align very well with what we’re working on and the product we’re delivering to our customers

The Perks​

HBO exclusive events
Paid time off to volunteer
Access to well-being tools, resources, and freebies
Access to in-house learning and development resources
Part of the WarnerMedia family of powerhouse brands



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