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DISH Test Engineer II – Systems in Englewood, Colorado

DISH is a Fortune 200 company with more than $15 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry. Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves. We launched an addressable advertising platform nearly a decade ago and have cultivated a platform and quality team to provide DISH Satellite a reliable and effective solution that maximizes our advertising effectiveness.

Dish Technologies’ Broadcast Centers provide advanced online video delivery and satellite video delivery for broadcasters and pay-TV operators across North America. Through our network of uplink centers, these world-class facilities are also home to Dish’s 24/7 traffic, technical operations, and satellite access centers. This team is comprised of experienced professionals dedicated to providing customers with an unparalleled level of service delivering content and programming to over 16 million subscribers every day.

Dish Technologies is seeking a Test Engineer II to join us in our Inverness, CO facility as part of the Commercial Insertion (CI) Architecture, Design and Testing Team. The team is focused on the INVIDI addressable advertising platform and SeaChange Linear platform. We execute tests for future product and feature releases to ensure correct functionality before deployments to production occur.

This position will be responsible for planning and executing tests for the existing and future CI platform and ensuring that quality standards are maintained. This position will have responsibility for maintaining the test environments, troubleshooting problems and working closely with the Business and Operational teams as needed. Dish Technologies is a 24/7/365 operation and this job may require working non-business hours for an extended period.

Primary responsibilities fall into the following categories:

  • Design test campaigns to properly verify functionality and ensure functional and operational needs are met.

  • Test execution, documentation and reporting for the CI Platform

  • Develop a technical & operational understanding of the platform

  • System administration activities for standing up/configuring equipment

  • Meet deadlines and complete assignments in a timely manner while maintaining quality standards.

A successful Senior Test Engineer will have the following:

  • BS in a related field; and 6 or more years related experience; or an MS with 4 or more years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • 3 or more years’ experience designing and executing test campaigns supporting both business features as well as performance and operational requirements for complex software and hardware solutions.

  • 3 or more years’ experience supporting standard test environment hardware (Windows Server, RedHat Linux, SAN Storage, Isilon Storage, basic networking and system administration) and writing and running basic scripts using one or more of common scripting tools/languages including SQL/Perl/Python/Bash.

  • Willing and able to work any shift assigned as dictated by the needs of the business

  • Must be able to travel (10-25%) from Cheyenne to Denver or Gilbert as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with Video Compression, MPEG and Satellite Broadcasting.

  • Experience with FreeWheel and Folium

  • Experience with Testing Automation tools and technologies

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Compensation: $55,800.00/Yr. - $87,450.00/Yr.

From versatile health perks to new career opportunities, check out our benefits on our careers website (https://careers.dish.com/life/investing-in-you/) .

Employment is contingent on successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check, which may include a drug test.

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