Senior Software Engineer in Test

13 Oct 2021
14 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
Streaming is believing Roku is changing how the world watches TV Roku is the #1 TV streaming platform in the US. Roku pioneered streaming to the TV. Our mission is to be the TV streaming platform that connects the entire TV ecosystem. We connect consumers to the content they love, enable content publishers to build and monetize large audiences, and provide advertisers unique capabilities to engage consumers. From your first day at Roku, you'll make a valuable and valued contribution. We're a fast-growing public company where no one is a bystander. We offer you the opportunity to delight millions of TV streamers worldwide while gaining meaningful experience across various disciplines. About the role Roku's leadership in the streaming media industry means we are well-positioned to shape the future of television including TV advertising around the world. Our continued success relies on investing in testing and QA.We have an opportunity for an experienced Senior Software Engineer in Test, to join our team in Cambridge. You will be collaborating with world-class global development teams applying your finest testing expertise across a range of our state-of-the-art devices. Key responsibilities will include: Innovation of automated test development for applications developed in C/C++ Automated test creation using Python Develop and maintain test infrastructure Data analysis and visualisation Utilising Test logs, KPI's and failure analysis to identify issues and fixes You will use your multitude of skills to help both Software Engineers and QA Engineers to deal with the daily challenges that their roles present, you will suggest ways that they can improve quality and speed up their workflow using your specialist knowledge. About you We want to speak with Engineers of all levels of experience, and if you are currently working in development, with a strong interest in software quality and are open to transitioning to a test-focused or hybrid role, then we would love to hear from you. The work we do can be challenging, but that's why we enjoy it so much. The ideal candidate isn't a bystander. They are curious and engaged, willing to jump in to solve problems and make data-driven decisions even when things feel very ambiguous. Our industry changes quickly, so we expect a great candidate to be comfortable responding quickly to changing business needs, knowing that their own success comes when the team succeeds. We're excited if you have Desire to be part of a team who thrives on challenges and innovation Strong experience with Python and test automation frameworks Previous experience with Non-Functional Testing (Performance Testing, Stress Testing) Knowledge of continuous integration tools (Jenkins/Hudson, TeamCity, Maven, Gradle) Familiar with Linux systems Continually seek new ways to challenge software under test Instinctively know when a situation calls for exploratory, scripted or automated testing Fundamentals of defect analysis Familiar with automated testing tools (JUnit, TestNG, Selenium, RestAssured, SoapUI) Testing compatibility with Audio/Video streaming devices Experience in HDMI/HDCP, Wireless Networks and Bluetooth Mentoring less experienced Engineers and driving automation development Generating and presenting quantitative reports You will possess the skills and confidence to navigate working in a fast-paced environment and be frequently taken out of your comfort zone. You will need to be able to ask questions and apply critical thinking to situations and seize opportunities to learn and improve yourself and others, along with keeping up to date with the latest technologies. The Roku culture Roku is a great place for people who want to work in a fast-paced environment where everyone is focused on the company's success rather than their own. We try to surround ourselves with people who are great at their jobs, who are easy to work with, and who keep their egos in check. We appreciate a sense of humor. We believe a fewer number of very talented folks can do more for less cost than a larger number of less talented teams. We're independent thinkers with big ideas who act boldly, move fast and accomplish extraordinary things through collaboration and trust. In short, at Roku you'll be part of a company that's changing how the world watches TV. We have a unique culture that we are proud of. We think of ourselves primarily as problem-solvers, which itself is a two-part idea. We come up with the solution, but the solution isn't real until it is built and delivered to the customer. That penchant for action gives us a pragmatic approach to innovation, one that has served us well since 2002. Hear from local QA professionals at Roku: Or hear directly from dozens of our Roku staff around the world at

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