Sr. QA Analyst

| Playa Vista

Our technology team is responsible for the development and operations of all the consumer-facing web applications, our marketing platform and internal tools. We are leaders in online advertising – with a mobile first mentality. The marketing platform is built in-house and customized using cutting-edge technologies. Our marketing technology is available internally and externally - enabling our marketing team and our partners to run more effective campaigns. We are a fast paced working environment using Agile methodologies.

Our applications are constantly evolving to keep up with latest developments in software industry. We leverage the power of Java and popular frameworks such as Spring, Hibernate, AngularJS for building enterprise-class applications. We use a QA automation framework, built using Selenium Webdriver and Appium, for testing on an extensive combination of simulators and real devices.  Our automation toolkit also includes automated visual validation testing – all of which allow us to scale efforts across mobile and desktop.

We are looking for a Sr. QA Analyst to join our growing QA Department.  This role will focus on the following:

  • Participates in software design discussions, reviews and test strategy sessions
  • Provides quality assurance estimates for resource and project planning purposes
  • Creates test data and maintains regression test suites
  • Work on daily QA activities on web and back end projects
  • Support, follow up and troubleshoot the issues found by the QA offshore team
  • Execute and debug automation scripts

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with project team to review requirements & design for testability and develop a test strategy
  • Develop plans, scenarios, test cases and test scripts, execute test suites, analyze and report results
  • Identify, track, and follow through on issues and defects
  • Manage scope and priorities to complete testing efforts on time
  • Insure the project’s deliverables and activities comply with requirements and QA standards
  • Provide product / QA documentation to present to the offshore team for training
  • Write, maintain, and triage automation scripts

Skills:

  • Working experience with security testing & knowledge of methodologies, best practices, and security testing tools
  • Understanding of SEO concepts
  • Strong knowledge of Quality Assurance methodologies and best practices
  • Knowledge of Oracle and strong ability to perform SQL queries
  • Knowledge of PHP and WordPress
  • Strong technical knowledge of web application framework and infrastructure
  • Working knowledge of common automation tools such as Selenium Webdriver and Appium
  • Proficiency in automated scripting languages including Java
  • Problem solving and excellent analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Works well with cross functional team and able to resolve problems and conflicts
  • Stays abreast of emerging technologies, techniques, and ever evolving industry standards
  • Knowledge of test case management systems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Adept at extracting information from written materials and identifying the action to be taken
  • Effective organizational skills
  • Solid knowledge of software development life cycles
  • Proven ability to prioritize and work effectively on multiple concurrent efforts, and quickly change priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work as a part of a self-directed team, in which you determine your tasks on a daily basis in coordination with co-workers, rather than waiting for work to be assigned to you
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to getting the job done
  • Proficient in writing test plans and test cases
  • Understands the automation process and how an automation framework operates
  • Experience creating automation scripts is a plus

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in QA
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • Twitter BootstrapLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • HibernateFrameworks
    • HiveDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • TeradataDatabases
    • KafkaDatabases
    • SparkDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • TableauAnalytics
    • R StudioAnalytics
    • MicrostrategyAnalytics
    • PythonAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • After EffectsDesign
    • DreamweaverDesign
    • PremiereDesign
    • Adobe AnimateDesign
    • Adobe XDDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • Microsoft DynamicsCRM

Location

We are located in West Los Angeles in the heart of Silicon Beach.
12181 Bluff Creek Dr #250, Playa Vista, CA 90094

Insider's spotlight

What’s the vibe like in the office?

CDM is unique in that it exists in a competitive, fast-paced, ever-changing industry and still maintains its collaborative, nurturing community spirit. People are encouraged to think creatively and take risks; the result is a group of people invested in and energized by the work they do.

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What makes someone successful on your team?

The most successful people are flexible and open to new ideas. Our industry, and even our individual roles, are constantly changing, so an ability to adapt and pick up on new clients, new processes, and new company goals is essential. Successful teammates are constantly pushing themselves to do better and think of innovative ideas.

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We are excited to be moving towards a micro services architecture which will allow us to create modular applications which are easier to build, maintain and deploy. We are re-architecting our front end to utilize newer UI frameworks. We are working on encrypting sensitive consumer data. We are also working on making our applications cloud ready.

Deepak Vashishtha

Sr. Director of Software Engineering

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Company Outings
Conferences & Training
Dental
Flex Work Hours
Game Room
Health Benefits
Parking
Some Meals Provided
Tuition Reimbursement
Unlimited PTO
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