Sr. QA Analyst

Los Angeles, CA
Technology – Quality Assurance
Full Time
Core Digital Media is looking for a Sr. QA Analyst to join its growing team.  Our technology team is responsible for the development and operations of all the consumer-facing web applications, our marketing platform and internal tools. We are leaders in online advertising – with a mobile first mentality. The marketing platform is built in-house and customized using cutting-edge technologies. Our marketing technology is available internally and externally - enabling our marketing team and our partners to run more effective campaigns. We are a fast paced working environment using Agile methodologies.

Our applications are constantly evolving to keep up with latest developments in software industry. We leverage the power of Java and popular frameworks such as Spring, Hibernate, AngularJS for building enterprise-class applications. We use a QA automation framework, built using Selenium Webdriver and Appium, for testing on an extensive combination of simulators and real devices.  Our automation toolkit also includes automated visual validation testing – all of which allow us to scale efforts across mobile and desktop.

We are looking for a Sr. QA Analyst to join our growing QA Department.  The role will focus on testing and automation related to our marketing systems.


    • Participates in software design discussions, reviews and test strategy sessions
    • Provides quality assurance estimates for resource and project planning purposes
    • Creates test data and maintains regression test suites
    • Work on daily QA activities on web and back end projects
    • Support, follow up and troubleshoot the issues found by the QA offshore team
    • Execute, debug and updates automation scripts
    • Work closely with project team to review requirements & design for testability and develop a test strategy
    • Develop plans, scenarios, test cases and test scripts, execute test suites, analyze and report results
    • Identify, track, and follow through on issues and defects
    • Manage scope and priorities to complete testing efforts on time
    • Insure the project’s deliverables and activities comply with requirements and QA standards
    • Provide product / QA documentation to present to the offshore team for training
    • Write, maintain, update and triage automation scripts


    • Strong knowledge of Quality Assurance methodologies and best practices
    • Knowledge of Oracle and strong ability to perform SQL queries
    • Strong technical knowledge of web application framework and infrastructure
    • Working knowledge of common automation tools such as Selenium Webdriver, Appium, cucumber
    • Proficiency in automated scripting languages including Java
    • Problem solving and excellent analytical skills with attention to detail
    • Works well with cross functional team and able to resolve problems and conflicts
    • Stays abreast of emerging technologies, techniques, and ever evolving industry standards
    • Knowledge of test case management systems
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Adept at extracting information from written materials and identifying the action to be taken
    • Effective organizational skills
    • Solid knowledge of software development life cycles
    • Proven ability to prioritize and work effectively on multiple concurrent efforts, and quickly change priorities in a fast paced environment
    • Ability to work as a part of a self-directed team, in which you determine your tasks on a daily basis in coordination with co-workers, rather than waiting for work to be assigned to you
    • Strong work ethic and commitment to getting the job done
    • Experience with Unix commands and scripting
    • Proficient in writing test plans and test cases
    • Understands the automation process and how an automation framework operates
    • Exposure to online marketing systems/services or marketing optimization  (Adwords , Doubleclick, TruEffect ) is a plus
    • Experience creating automation scripts


    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
    • 5+ years of experience in QA
Come join a growing team and an awesome company culture. We operate in a fast paced environment where everyone on the team “comes to win”. Our success comes from our employees who voice their ideas to facilitate growth to our bottom line. CDM rewards hard work, promotes from within, supports career development and fosters a fun work environment.
Here’s what it takes to join our team:
Driven To Win – We fight every day to be better than we were yesterday. This mentality trickles into everything that we do. 
Adaptable – Working at an innovative dotcom company has its charms. One of them is problem solving on the spot and quickly shifting to changes in the business. We tackle our obstacles head-on and come out on top. 
Metrics-Driven – Data science, big data and predictive analytics are a part of our daily work. The numbers tell the story and drive the majority of our decisions. 
Transparent – We share our wins, our challenges, and our visions for what's next with all of our employees. We expect the same from our people. 
Innovative – We are not afraid to take the road less travelled as we know that is where we find some of our biggest wins. Everyone contributes to our wins. 
Collaborative - Our team works cross-functionally with a mindset that we are better as one team striving towards the same goal rather than separate entities.