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Automation Tester

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Recruiter: Sky
Listed on: 25th November
Location: Leeds
Salary/Rate: £35000 - £41615
Type: Permanent

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Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 7 countries, make your mark at Europe's leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.
"Our team is responsible for managing the core systems behind Sky's online Digital platforms for Sports and News Content. We are looking for someone to join our friendly team to help us deliver the best to our customers because they deserve no less" - Yusuf Bana, QA Lead
What you'll do: * Collaborate closely with product owners and partners to review acceptance criteria and specifications * Perform a range of behavioural driven development (BDD) activities * Be the gatekeeper for quality of software into production * Define and create new automation test scripts * Chip in towards the creation and update of the Automation Test Strategy * Assist in removing technical impediments encountered by the team * Attend, contribute and where appropriate, deputise within Agile ceremonies
What you'll bring: * Knowledge of the fundamentals of testing and experience in functional testing * Design and development experience of test automation frameworks, such as Selenium, TestCafe * Proficient in JavaScript, Python, Java or another programming language. * Experience with integration testing tools (e.g Postman, Fitnesse, Karate) * Experience working with APIs, Data mocks and Proxy tools e.g. Chares Proxy * Experience testing web & mobile applications on a range of browsers and devices * An understanding of non-functional requirements/testing (performance, security, accessibility) * Knowhow of the key values and principles of Agile, including purpose of ceremonies and Agile estimating and planning * Experience working in an Agile environment using "Agile" Testing methods * Experience with Espresso/XCUI is beneficial
Group Product: We're the team behind the infamous Sky products line-up. From Sky+ to Sky Q. From hardware and software to intricate design. Could you help us turn an idea into the next big thing? As a team, we're collaborative, empowered and innovative - together, we're proud that everyone's favourite Sky products are #MadeByUs.
The Rewards: There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few: * Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place * A generous pension package * Private healthcare * Discounted mobile and broadband
Where you'll work:
Leeds: Our spacious tech hub is under a mile away from Leeds train station, with free water taxis available from Granary Wharf. There's also plenty of parking in the surrounding streets and at the nearby CitiPark. You can also blow off steam over a game of pool or table tennis, and stay fit at our subsidised gym. Inclusion:
Recognised as an 'Inclusive Top 50 Employer' and a 'Times Top 50 Employer for Women', we're working hard to ensure we're a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and the potential you'll bring to Sky. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to discuss flexible working. And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.
Why wait?
Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can't wait to hear from you. To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about. Just so you know: if your application is successful, we'll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.