As the largest most diversified television broadcasting company in the country, we continuously look to embrace new opportunities and challenge ourselves to defy expectations of what a broadcaster can do. Recently, we strategically acquired 23 Regional Sports Networks (RSNs) and we are looking for team members to join us in integrating this new and important piece of our business that will expand our range of content across the country and extend our multi-platform expansion opportunities. We are looking for a detail-oriented individual to drive quality and quality-related development work related to Sinclair’s RSN applications. You will work alongside the RSN product team to acquire in-depth knowledge of how each application works in terms of business logic, security aspects, development environments, and production environments. You will provide input into test strategies, document areas for improvement in design, and assist in corrective action in all stages of the product lifecycle. Responsibilities: Operations, Collaboration & Partnerships • Recommend and assist in corrective actions taken at all stages of product life • Submit and track production (maintenance) and release issues • Review functional and design specifications to ensure full understanding of deliverables • Estimate, prioritize, plan and coordinate testing efforts across multiple projects • Develop and maintain test plans, test cases, test data, project test progress and release reports, application turnover documents and test schedules • Design and implement software testing solutions via automated and manual means • Perform backend database testing in identified testing environment including validating stored procedures, jobs and triggers • Identify, document and track bugs • Collaborate with development team and business to troubleshoot issues • Ensure projects meet customer requirements and objectives Performance Improvement • Help the RSN software applications team to maintain a level of excellence • Develop and refine test case standards, methodologies and sustainable processes • Develop and evaluate performance metrics to establish process success • Design, document and implement procedures and techniques that are consistent with best practices for analyzing, testing, and evaluating the risk (software & business), accuracy, completeness, internal integrity/consistency, testability and overall quality of system • Research emerging technologies and identify opportunities for adoption • Track operations and constantly look for ways to make things work better, faster, and smoother Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree in IT discipline or equivalent work experience • 3-5 years of application testing experience • Experience reporting, regressing and reproducing software problems • Experience with relational databases (administration and T-SQL); understanding of SQL and ability to query/validate sets of data • Experience testing 3rd party applications, determining root cause, and partnering with 3rd party vendors to resolve issues • Experience working with a formal Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process • Agile experience preferred • Experience in both front and back-end testing • Familiarity and experience with browser-based testing tools such as Selenium, CodedUI, etc. preferred • Experience using one or more of the following tools a plus: Jira, Azure DevOps, Microsoft Test Manager, Jenkins, Visual Studio / Git, ServiceNow • Thrive in a fast-paced and demanding environment, possess a high level of intellectual curiosity, and demonstrate strong judgment in the face of ambiguity Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace LI-SP1 About Us Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team About the Team The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.
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