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Director, Software Test Engineering at DISH (Greater Denver Area, CO)

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Department Summary
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 disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider. We are doing it again with the first live, internet-delivered TV service - Sling TV - that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.
Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.
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.
Opportunity is here. We are DISH.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Reporting to the Vice President IT PMO. The Director of Software Test Engineering will lead the team responsible for test tool development, application testing, resource planning and management of test resources for the IT department. The role requires a firm understanding of Agile software development and test processes, test automation and performance tools. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic leader, an excellent communicator, have demonstrable expertise in Software development, test engineering, and above all be customer and team-focused. The candidate will manage and supervise assigned technical staff and work closely with peers in development; as well as senior management and other groups across the organization.
Responsibilities include:
  • Work with managers and peers to execute test automation strategy for IT projects across all lines of business (Dish TV, Sling TV, OnTech and Wireless).
  • Provide guidance to engineers on their daily tasks including hands-on coding/testing as needed
  • Develop team by establishing goals/development plans, motivating, mentoring and assisting in hiring critical talent
  • Ensure adherence to Test Frameworks, using standardized processes, repositories and tools.
  • Collaborate with development teams to improve development and test processes
  • Ensure adherence to test processes including test documentation, peer reviews and stakeholder sign-offs
  • Provide estimates and resource plans for IT projects
  • Liaise with internal and external clients to support project testing requirements
  • Contribute to code and load quality initiatives

Skills, Experience and Requirements
Basic Qualifications
  • 10+ years of work experience in Software Development or Test
  • Expertise in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio and Google Suite.
  • Experience managing a large team of software test engineers
  • Solid understanding of software development methodology and test automation tools for UI and backend applications
  • Good working knowledge of program and project management methodologies and the role of technology resources in support of those methodologies
  • Passion for high-quality software engineering
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Delivery leadership within Agile methodology projects (e.g. Scrum) working with and representing software quality to senior-level executive
  • Education: Bachelor's degree in a Technical Discipline
  • Master in Management/Business preferred

Salary Range
Compensation: $170,000.00/Year - $225,000.00/Year
Benefits
From versatile health perks to new career opportunities, check out our benefits on our careers website . Successful completion of a pre-employment screen, to include a drug test and criminal background check.
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9601 S Meridian Boulevard, Englewood, CO 80112

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What are some social events your company does?

At our DISH Grand Central location, we strive to uphold a strong culture! We have a Bureau of Serious fun that consists of a group of people who plan and host potlucks, trivia challenges, and a variety of monthly events. We even started a walking club that takes place on Friday afternoon during the lunch hour!

Ali

Experience Manager, DISH Grand Central

What projects are you most excited about?

One exciting new project we are working on is the blockchain initiative that we are building. We are moving way beyond just cryptocurrency. The blockchain capabilities we are building will create entirely new business models and services that enable fast, on-the-fly, secure, and verifiable access to our spectrum.

William

Senior IT Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Throughout my 7 years with DISH, I have taken advantage of DISH’s #1 benefit: Opportunity. Starting my career in Indirect Sales and then transitioning into HR Recruiting has led me to my passion for Recruitment Operations where I continue to grow my expertise and make a difference in people’s lives.

Whitney

Recruiting Operations Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We promote an empowered team product structure, meaning we don't give our team a product to build. We give them a problem to solve. How they choose to solve that problem is derived from discovery, talking to customers, and understanding how to build a solution that will work for the customer. It's not about pushing out feature after feature.

Seth

SVP, Sling Product and Operations

What is your vision for the company?

At DISH, we are building something that has never been built before, to be part of history and change the way humans and things connect. I wanted to lead teams that push themselves and each other to be better every day. DISH is going to change communications, not just for subscribers but for businesses across the nation.

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VP, Head of Network Engineering

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