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Senior QA Engineer, Next Gen

REQ ID:  5142

Secaucus, New Jersey, US, 07094

At the NBA, we’re passionate about growing and celebrating the game of basketball. Through the intensity of the game and the amazing athletic skill of our players, we deliver excitement to hundreds of millions of fans around the world.

As a global sports and media business, the NBA is so much more. While Basketball Operations runs the league’s on-court activities, other departments manage relationships with television and digital media partners, develop marketing partnerships with some of the world’s most recognizable companies, oversee the licensing of NBA merchandise, and handle a wide range of responsibilities that drive the NBA’s success.


Position Summary:

The NBA is looking for a driven and results-oriented Sr Quality Assurance Engineer to join the growing NextGen platform engineering team! You are a self-starter with experience testing and validating customer-facing applications that leverage cloud services in an agile environment. You have a sense of responsibility, ownership, and pride in your work. You will be collaborating with Product Owners, Designers, and Software Architects to plan and implement your automated testing solutions.


Major Responsibility:

  • Design, implement, maintain and support test suites and plans
  • Represent Quality Assurance in stakeholder discussions
  • Work with stakeholders to define functional/ acceptance testing requirements
  • Work with stakeholders to define performance testing criteria
  • Work with Operations to perform load and stress testing
  • Work with DevOps to integrate automated tests into pipelines for various platforms including native cloud, mobile, web and connected devices
  • Configure mobile/connected devices in order and perform manual testing on physical devices when required
  • Evangelize quality culture use best practices with a focus on delivering world-class quality digital products


Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Experience Prior work experience in a Consulting or Architecture position within a digital media & entertainment company.
  • Hands-on experience participating in all phases of the SLTC lifecycle including requirement analysis, test planning, test environment, test execution, and test closure activities
  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment; ability to work effectively with stakeholders, business owners, and team members Excellent analytical, team management, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with mentoring other quality engineers with varying degrees of experience in best practices and communication workflows


Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • 5+ years’ hands-on experience writing automated tests (preferably with Cucumber framework written in C# on Azure)
  • Experience creating and conducting performance/load tests (preferably using JMeter and/or similar tools)
  • Programming experience in C#, Java, or similar languages
  • Experience using emulators for native mobile app testing or other cloud-based solutions (such as BrowserStack)
  • Hands-on experience with using Git for creating and maintaining tests
  • Good understanding of Agile/SAFe methodology
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills
  • Focuses on a results-oriented approach with an appropriate balance between planning and execution


Preferred Skills/Knowledge:

  • Prior work experience within a digital media & entertainment company.



  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or relevant work experience.


We Consider Applicants For All Positions On The Basis Of Merit, Qualifications And Business Needs, And Without Regard To Race, Color, National Origin, Religion, Sex, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Alienage Or Citizenship Status, Ancestry, Marital Status, Creed, Genetic Predisposition Or Carrier Status, Sexual Orientation, Veteran Status, Familial Status, Status As A Victim Of Domestic Violence Or Any Other Status Or Characteristic Protected By Applicable Federal, State, Or Local Law.

Nearest Major Market: New York City
Nearest Secondary Market: Newark

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