Senior Automation Tester

pension, health insurance
20 Apr 2021
20 May 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
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.

The opportunity would see you join the Sky Go Multiscreen software development team, which forms part of a much wider collection of teams that develop the Sky Go platform and associated clients. Together we use cutting edge, highly scalable, technology to delight our customers with online services which allow them to consume Sky content online and on numerous hardware platforms.


- Contribute and develop our automated functional test capability

- Conduct exploratory & manual testing

- Influence the direction of our test capability

- Champion and coach peers in testing best practices and best of breed technology

- Work with a self-organising and cross functional agile team using techniques such as Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) and Pair Programming

- Take an active role in user story definition assisting business stakeholders with acceptance criteria

- Take a pro-active role with production issues and release management


We think it is essential that you have knowledge and experience of as many of the following items as possible:

- Expert knowledge and experience of creating automated test software using; JavaScript automation, Chai & Cucumber (BDD), WebdriverIO, Jenkins CI.

- Network/request information collector tools (Charles Proxy, Fiddler, Wireshark)

- Test managerment tools, such as TestRail

- Experience of a wide range of open source and commercial web technologies

- JavaScript frameworks (AngularJS, Node.js, jQuery), HTML 5, CSS 3

- Tizen & WebOS operating system

- Sony Playstation (Orbis OS)

- Experience of software development for high quality, high capacity, high traffic, high availability websites/systems

- Test Driven Development (TDD)

- Object Orientated Programming (OOP/OOD)

- Service Orientated Architecture (SOA)

- RESTful web services (JSON / XML)

- Experience within agile frameworks and practices

- Scrum, Kanban or Scrum-ban

- User stories (using BDD)

- Continuous Integration/Delivery

- Paired Programming

- Experience with Application Lifecycle Management Tools

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.


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


Our Osterley campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Chiswick Park, Gunnersbury, Acton Town and Ealing Broadway tube stations. There's also plenty of parking, bike shelters and showers.

On campus you'll find six subsidised restaurants and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed and even get pampered at our beauty salon.

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.

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.


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