QA Engineer

Job Locations USA-PA-Philadelphia
ID
2023-5095
Category
Software Development
Type
Regular

Overview

Known for our outstanding voices across the U.S., Audacy is the premier provider of local, spoken word, and premium audio content.  For technical talent, we have created a team that leverages new toolsets, develops collaboratively with business stakeholders, and is pushing the boundaries of audio every day.   

We are looking for an innovative, passionate and results driven QA Engineer to join our rapidly growing engineering team to help us build the future of radio and audio together.  

 

You listen to Audacy content all of the time…and may not know how much more incredible audio content we offer including: podcasts, news & sports talk radio, and amazing music stations.  As a leader in all-things-audio, Audacy is transforming the listening experience through innovation and interactivity–and you may be just the person to join our team to help us do this!

 

Are you someone who likes to tinker with things?

Have you always enjoyed picking apart a system to find its breaking point?

Do you enjoy listening to audio and see the value of doing this in the streaming audio space to figure out why an amazon Alexa device or smart tv crashes when it is pushed to its limits?

If so, we want to talk to you!

Audacy is looking for an innovative, result-oriented and passionate QA Engineer to work with our publishing platforms, media products, and engineering teams to ensure overall quality of the software powering the Audacy.com and associated applications. This position will be focusing on validation of the Audacy web site and media player in a high-volume real-time environment. The ideal candidate must be passionate about releasing effective, high-quality, innovative, scalable products and online services that iterate rapidly.

 

The Technology Team at Audacy is an organization that has leaned-in to hybrid work, having leaders and team members across the country.  Our technical centers of excellence are in some of the best cities to live in (Denver, Philadelphia, and Chicago) and we pride ourselves in building amazing products, participating in local service with Audacy, and keeping our culture at the heart of our employee experience.  

 

You’ll have the opportunity to contribute to new ideas, learn new technologies and design new features.  We have fun doing what we do, and you will too.

 

If you love audio and building incredible software, then we are the place for you. 

Responsibilities

What You'll Do:

  •   Work closely with project leads for requirements analysis, development of test plans, test cases
  •   Create automated regression tests, and supporting utilities
  •   Help design, develop, and maintain test automation solutions for validating high-volume streaming media services
  •   Execute test cases for integration, functional and regression testing in a fast-paced environment
  •   Analyze test results and make recommendations
  •   Verify new features and validate regressions on our existing streaming solutions
  •   Work with agile project management tools such as JIRA and Confluence
  •   Stay up-to-date with new testing tools and test strategies
  • Above all else demonstrate honesty, responsibility, integrity, and fulfillment of the commitment

Qualifications

More About You:

 

Required & Preferred:

  •   Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field, or equivalent experience  
  •   Direct recent experience with web page testing technologies (Selenium, Python, Postman, Cypress)
  •   User level experience media delivery via web interfaces is preferred
  •   Familiarity with media streaming protocols and validation tools (RTMP, HLS, ffmpeg)
  •   Experience with version control management & CI workflow (GitHub, Jenkins)
  •   Experience with Automated Testing using scripting languages such as Python or JavaScript
  •   Basic understanding of microservices and REST APIs
  •   Basic understating of Networking concepts (IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.11)
  •   Team player is a must

Additional Information

Pay Transparency:

 

The anticipated starting salary range for individuals expressing interest in this position is $80,000-$100,000. Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities and location of the applicant, as well as internal and external equity. This position can be located remotely or at one of Audacy’s  offices in Denver, New York City, Philadelphia,  or Chicago.

 

Audacy offers full time employees with a comprehensive benefits package to include:  health care coordinator, medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, flexible spending accounts, health savings account, disability, life insurance, critical illness, hospital indemnity, accident insurance, paid time off (sick, vacation, personal, parental, volunteer), 401(k) retirement plan, discounted employee stock purchase, student loan payment assistance program, legal assistance, life assistance program, identity theft protection, discounted home and auto insurance, and pet insurance.

About Us

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD) is a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best collection of local music, news and sports brands, a premium podcast creator, major event producer, and digital innovator. Audacy engages 200 million consumers each month, bringing people together around content that matters to them. Learn more at www.audacyinc.com, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).

EEO

Audacy is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Audacy affords equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, religion or religious creed, sex/ gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (over 40), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, military or veteran status, or other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law, and to comply with all applicable laws and regulations. Consistent with our commitment to equal employment opportunity, we provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who need assistance in applying electronically for a position with Audacy, unless doing so would impose an undue hardship. To request a reasonable accommodation for this purpose, please call 1-610-660-5614. Please note that this phone number is to be used solely to request an accommodation with respect to the online application process. Calls for any other reason will not be returned. Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.