Automation Tester

22 Oct 2021
21 Nov 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 6 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.

We're looking for an experienced Automation Tester to join our team, implementing an automation testing framework for applications based on midi-service architecture.

You will work with a team of highly skilled Developers and Test engineers, collectively ensuring that we deliver a truly seamless experience for our customers.

What you'll do:

* Implement an automation framework for backend, front-end web-based and mobile web applications based on midi-service architecture
* Implement feature files in this framework
* Build robust, concise and readable automation tests for backend services and front-end UIs
* Collaborate with Developers, Product Owners and the wider team to define behavioural requirements and implement robust backend service tests
* Identify and write acceptance criteria for user stories
* Advocate best testing practices for the QA Team and wider engineering team

What you'll bring:

* Solid experience as an automation tester using Selenium/Cypress and Appium
* Expertise in BDD frameworks and Java / JavaScript / Python experience for test scripting
* A solid understanding of e-commerce / customer-facing online product retail systems and IoT / smart home tech and/or transactional platform systems experience
* Solid experience of identifying and specifying user story acceptance criteria
* Experience with CI/CD pipelines (e.g. CodeShip), Git and an understanding of cloud based services such as AWS

Based in Osterley, London, this position will form part of an exciting new Sky team, reporting into the QA Lead. The role will be part of the Technology & Product function within the Sky Consumer business and have responsibility for delivering an automated testing solution for this new team.

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
* Access a wide range of exclusive Sky VIP rewards and experiences

Where you'll work:


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, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There's also plenty of bike shelters and showers.

On campus, you'll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, 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.


We take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion: we've been recognised by The Times and Stonewall for this, and we've committed £30million to support the fight against racial injustice. We've also set ambitious targets for increasing ethnic diversity and representation throughout our organisation.

At Sky we don't just look at your CV. We're more focused on who you are and your potential. 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.

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