New York Public Radio is hiring a

QA Engineer

New York, United States
Full-Time

Background

New York Public Radio (NYPR) and its main properties, WNYC and WQXR, have been engaging the hearts and minds of radio listeners in New York and around the country for generations. To re-invent that tradition and reach a new generation of listeners we’re transforming how our audiences listen to and support NYPR’s programming across our digital platforms.

 

Our digital team is constantly iterating, solving problems, and working to empower New Yorkers to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help New Yorkers enrich their lives and their neighborhoods — we're just getting started.

 

About the Position

We're looking for a QA Engineer with a passion for news, music, and podcasts to help drive high quality releases. You will be part of a small, high performance team and will have the opportunity to excel and grow your career delivering great quality product at a fast pace. You will collaborate with Development and Product Managers to drive testability and ensure quality of the releases.

 

Responsibilities

  • Write automated tests.
  • Execute manual tests.
  • Manage QA coverage of multiple digital projects.
  • Planning/organizing necessary test passes, staying on top of all important issues, help triaging bugs and driving issues to resolutions and keeping everyone aware of QA status.
  • Work with different teams (Engineering/PM/Operation) to collect necessary information to assure the QA coverage, and also provide feedback on quality issues.
  • Work with teams to set their priorities and remove their roadblocks to make sure sufficient coverage is done for the release.
  • Assess the status of the release, and help make sure that the release goes out on time with high quality level.
  • Create and support test dashboards/reports.

 

Requirements

  • Fluent in Python
  • At least 2 years Quality Assurance experience in testing web or mobile applications
  • Knowledge of test and tool development methodology.
  • Good communication/presentation skills.
  • Experience with app automation – Appium a plus
  • Experience with Selenium Grid
  • Experience testing using either Postman/Newman or Robot Framework

 

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