Sr. Software Test Engineer at Core Digital Media

| Greater LA Area
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Core Digital Media is looking for a Sr. Software Test Engineer to join its growing team. 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. 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 are also moving our applications to a microservice oriented architecture to be CI/CD and cloud compatible.
We use for our legacy applications a QA automation framework, built using Selenium Webdriver , RestAssured and Appium. For our microservices we use testcafe (JavaScript) and Postman. With those tools we test on an extensive combination of simulators and real devices in the cloud. 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. Software Test Engineer to join our growing QA Department. The role will focus on testing and automation related to our consumer-facing web applications and internal tools.

Summary of Position

  • Create test strategy for automated testing of newly created and existing applications and projects
  • Create and maintain automated test scripts, regularly execute scripts and triage automation failures
  • Create both functional, UI driven automated test cases and automated API test cases
  • Participate in software design discussions, reviews and test strategy sessions
  • Provide quality assurance estimates for resource and project planning purposes
  • Create test data and maintain automated test suites as well as test case suites.
  • Support, follow up and troubleshoot the issues found.


  • Work closely with the Agile team to review requirements & design for testability and develop an automated test strategy
  • Write and maintain all required automation for assigned projects
  • Execute automation, triage failures and report results
  • Identify, track, and follow through on issues and defects
  • Manage scope and priorities to complete automation efforts on time
  • Insure the project’s deliverables and activities comply with requirements and QA standards
  • Deliver automation code that meets quality standards defined by the team
  • Participate in code reviews of automation code
  • Mentor other employees when needed
  • Work with the extended Agile team members to deliver projects on time with high quality


  • Strong knowledge and experience of automating tests with TestCafé for UI and Postman for API
  • Knowledge of automating tests with Selenium Web Driver and Appium in Java
  • Knowledge of Oracle and strong ability to perform SQL queries
  • Ability to quickly automate test cases with minimal guidance
  • Problem solving and excellent analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Proven ability to prioritize and work effectively on multiple concurrent efforts, and quickly change priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to approach technical challenges innovatively to find new solutions through automation and other tools
  • Strong knowledge of Quality Assurance methodologies and best practices
  • Strong technical knowledge of web application framework and infrastructure
  • Ability to work with cross functional team and resolve problems and conflicts
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies, techniques, and ever evolving industry standards
  • Solid knowledge of software development life cycles
  • Knowledge of test case management systems
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Effective organizational skills
  • 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

Preferred Skills

  • Understanding of Agile
  • Proficiency in CI/CD automation through Jenkins
  • Knowledge of version control systems such as Git and Gitlab


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of experience in QA automation
  • Proficiency in automated scripting languages including Java and Javascript
  • Experience with automated test tools and frameworks including TestCafé, Postman, Selenium Webdriver and Appium.
  • Experience creating automated scripts for both desktop and mobile (android and iOS) 

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Technology we use

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


We are located in West Los Angeles in the heart of Silicon Beach.

An Insider's view of Core Digital Media

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.

Chelsea Fusco

Social Marketing Manager

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.

Tamara Newman

Campaign Manager

What projects are you most excited about?

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

What are Core Digital Media Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
We match 100% up to 4% of the employee's contribution
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
We offer 10 paid holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
We bring in breakfast every Friday morning
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Online course subscriptions available
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