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Quality Assurance Internship

Date: Apr 7, 2021

Location: Dakota Dunes, SD, US, 57049

Company: VIZIO, Inc.

About the team:

We are seeking an energetic Quality Assurance Intern to assist with testing software and providing exceptional quality service towards the continual improvement of our SmartTV user experience.  Our award-winning SmartCast system is used by millions of people every day.  We work with dozens of app developers and have a database of millions of movies, shows, and programs.  We have top-notch software engineers, but with this much data, occasionally, there are errors.  That’s where you come in!  We’re looking for detail-oriented testers to use our SmartTV system and alert us of critical bugs and errors before actual users are affected. The position will be located in Dakota Dunes, South Dakota. Still, you will be working closely with our Seattle-based engineering and QA teams to execute test passes and report issues through our bug tracking system.  You will be part of an organization that is responsible for powering the SmartTV experience across our entire VIZIO lineup.

 Responsibilities:

  • Perform front-end testing of the functionality of SmartCast across a variety of VIZIO TVs.
  • Execute against prepared test plans defined in our TestRail system.
  • Provide detailed reports of any issues encountered, including specific steps to reproduce the observed issue.
  • Validate the metadata presented in the user experience is accurate, and the interaction between SmartCast and partner apps is working as intended.
  • Verify that video playback is successful across the combination of VIZIO devices, partner apps, and different pieces of content.
  • Help troubleshoot issues.
  • Collaborate with local and remote team members and participate in our Scrum engineering process.

 Qualifications

  • Ability to document and troubleshoot errors.
  • Strong attention to detail and patience to track down difficult issues.
  • Possessing an analytical mind, critical-thinking skills, and problem-solving aptitude.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meticulously follow detailed steps.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively across different divisions.
  • Proven ability to drive issues and deliver quality results with a great deal of autonomy.

 Preferred Skills

  • Experience as a Quality Assurance Tester (Black-Box), Technical Support, or similar role
  • Working knowledge of test management software: TestRail, Atlassian Software (Confluence/Jira)
  • Experience in project management and QA methodology

 About VIZIO:

Headquartered in Irvine, California, VIZIO is a leading HDTV brand in America and the #1 Sound Bar Brand in America. VIZIO's mission is to deliver high-performance, smarter products with the latest innovations at a significant savings that we can pass along to our consumers. Our loyal following and industry-wide praise continues to grow as we redefine what it means to be smart.

VIZIO, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

 


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