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Quality Assurance Specialist, Digital Operations - Manual Testing


Stamford, CT
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Quality Assurance Specialist, Digital Operations - Manual Testing

Jobid 23768-375026

Location: Stamford, CT, 06912, USA

Description **Job Number** 34933BR

**Job Title** Quality Assurance Specialist, Digital Operations - Manual Testing

**Business Segment** NBC Sports Group

**Sub-Business** NBC Sports, NBCSN, & Olympics

**Posting Category** Digital Media

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

NBC Sports Digital:

A division of the NBC Sports Group, Emmy Award-winning NBC Sports Digital offers sports fans 24/7 news coverage, extensive live-event streaming, and complementary coverage of many of the properties within NBC Sports Group’s unparalleled collection of media rights across web, mobile and connected. NBC Sports Digital includes,,, the digital assets of NBC Sports Regional Networks and, among others, as well as a collection of apps that includes NBC Sports, NBC SportsTalk, and NBC Olympics. NBC Sports Group and Yahoo! Sports, through a content and promotional partnership, rank No. 1 in traffic among all sports digital properties. Through its SportsTalk strategy, provides fans with quick, frequently-updated news and information with a unique perspective. The division’s live streaming portfolio includes some of the most-watched and most-trafficked events of all time, including Sunday Night Football on a weekly basis, Super Bowl XLVI and Super Bowl XLIX, Stanley Cup Playoffs and Final, the 2012 London Olympic Games, for which earned an Emmy and the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games, for which earned three Emmy’s.

**Career Level** Experienced

**Country** United States

**State/Province** Connecticut

**City** Stamford


Role Purpose

The Quality Assurance Specialist on the Digital Operations team will be required to use standard industry tools to test development of pending applications and digital product from the NBC Sports Digital team as well as monitor the quality of our live, in production, digital product.

These products include, the Comcast Regional Sports Network (RSN) websites,, and all associated mobile and Connected Device/OTT applications.


+ Create test plans for all existing and new projects

+ Create and perform standard release regression test verification (per platform) to confirm successful code deployments and mobile store submissions

+ Manage the creation, updates and status of issues detected during review and reported by other project stakeholders

+ Utilize NBCs Jira Issue Management System to track and manage issue (bug) status

+ Assist Project Managers and Release Manager to ensure that all project deliverables are appropriately verified and approved for both distribution for owner verification and for final code deployment/ submission

+ Daily review of development and production environments for from 100 days out until the completion of the Olympics games


Basic Qualifications

+ Minimum two (2) years’ experience with Quality Assurance process and Quality Assurance management tools

+ Minimum five (5) years’ experience with websites support and web applicationsAdditional Qualifications

+ Familiarity with agile development methodologies and full software development lifecycle experience with both web and mobile applications

+ Familiarity with current popular Connected Device/OTT (Apple TV, Roku, etc.)

+ Experience with building test plans and coordinating QA/UAT with functional teams

+ Highly organized and able to track multiple deliverable and projects

+ Ability to adapt/adopt new technology and solutions easily

+ Exhibit excellent organization and communication skillsEligibility Requirements

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through to be considered (note job #: )

+ Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice

+ Must be willing to work in Stamford, CT

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

+ Must be 18 years or older

+ It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal’ s affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Experience with desktop, mobile and connected device and OTT development or support

+ Ability to self-start, self-manage and meet deadlines

+ Familiarity with Sports, a plus

+ Passion for digital media platforms and entertainment industries

+ Thrives in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines

We are an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Clickto view the NBCUniversal Candidate Privacy Statement.

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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