Principal Engineer - Software

Principal Engineer - Software

18 May 2021
Colorado, Englewood, 80112 Englewood USA

Principal Engineer - Software

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Sling TV L.L.C. provides an over-the-top (internet delivered) television experience on TVs, tablets, gaming consoles, computers, smartphones, smart TVs and other streaming devices. Distributed across a variety of strategic device partners, including Google, Amazon, Apple TV, Microsoft, Roku, Samsung, LG, Comcast, and many others, Sling TV offers two primary domestic streaming services that collectively include more than 100 channels of top content. Featured programmers include Disney/ESPN, NBC, AMC, A&E, EPIX, NFL Network, NBA TV, NHL Networks, Pac-12 Networks, Hallmark, Viacom, and more. For Spanish-speaking customers, Sling Latino offers a suite of standalone and extra Spanish-programming packages tailored to the U.S. Hispanic market. And for those seeking International content, Sling International currently provides more than 300 channels in 20 languages (available across multiple devices) to U.S. households.

Sling TV is the #1 Live TV Streaming Service; a next-generation service that meets the entertainment needs of today's contemporary viewers. Visit to learn more about our product. We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win - it's in our DNA. We're looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.

Television is not what it used to be. Technologies, businesses and viewing habits are changing fast and reshaping the TV landscape. We are the makers of Sling TV, the industry-leading OTT (over-the-top) video streaming service that delivers live U.S. and international programming, as well as video on demand. We are seeking a Software Engineer to join our American Fork, Utah - based team. This is an exciting position in a fast-moving project. What we're building is revolutionary and every employee participates in a profit sharing program. Come be a part of changing the face of TV!

Opportunity is here. We are Sling.

Test Automation Lead Engineer contributing to Test Automation Design and Development to ensure best customer experience with our products

  • Designing the Test Automation framework
  • Guiding the team of automation engineers
  • Understanding the requirements and developing/debugging test cases for all product use cases in context of iOS/Android mobiles or embedded products.
  • Creation of automation scripts using Automation framework based on Detox, CodeceptJS, Selenium/TestNG, Appium, XCUITest etc
  • Write scripts for debugging using Fiddler/Charles, JMeter etc.
  • Setting up CI/CD pipelines, Jenkins Job etc
  • Logging Defects with all relevant details (debug logs, network logs, initial root cause analysis, etc) and tracking the defect to closure
  • Communicating status of the testing with the project manager. Strong in communication and being resourceful - ability to reach out to outside team and get the work done.
  • Exploring new techniques and tools in testing and sharing this with others in the testing team

Qualification and Experience

  • BE/B.Tech or equivalent degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience: 10+ years of experience with minimum 6 years on Automation
  • Must have hands on programming and scripting experience in Javascript, Typescript, Java or Python language.
  • Must have hands on experience with Automation frameworks like Detox/Selenium/Appium.

Highly desirable
  • Good to have hands on programming and scripting experience on one or more of the following -C, Swift, Shell Scripting, etc.
  • Experience in Socket programming, Network handler etc.
  • Experience in one or more of the Automation tools and frameworks like Selenium/TestNG, Espresso, Appium, XCUITest, API testing, exposure to tools - Fiddler, Charles, Postman, JMeter
  • Must have hands-on experience in Automation testing of iOS/Android mobiles or Embedded products in Consumer electronics space
  • Experience in setting up/configuring Jenkins Master/Slave configurations. Exposure to CI/CD/DevOps practices would be an added advantage
  • Experience in development of test scenarios and automation scripts for different test phases of client-server applications on streaming connected devices - Roku, Android TV, Apple, Android Mobile platforms.
  • Ability to assist in Automation Framework Development and Maintenance
  • Experience on testing audio/video streaming applications would be an added advantage



Compensation: $114,885.00/Yr. - $181,390.00/Yr.
From versatile health perks to new career opportunities, check out our benefits on our careers website .

Employment is contingent on Successful completion of a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test.

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