Sky

Automation Test Engineer

Recruiter
Sky
Location
Yorkshire and the Humber
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
26 Nov 2021
Closes
26 Dec 2021
Ref
60457
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

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.

 


What you'll do:

 

* Create and maintain automated test suites that are robust, concise and readable
* Actively participate in agile ceremonies, such as sprint planning and sprint reviews
* Pair with manual testers and devs to enable them to contribute to the automation test packs
* Identify and write acceptance criteria for user stories
* Work with developers, BAs and other testers to achieve the common goal of quality software
* Conduct exploratory testing
* Take a pro-active role with triaging and resolving production issues
* Help provide support for our existing applications/platforms

 


What you'll bring:

 

* Strong automation coding skills, ideally in TypeScript or JavaScript
* A full understanding and appreciation of the test pyramid
* Excellent communication skills and the ability to work in an agile team
* The ability to teach others how to write quality code
* Service and microservice-orientated architectures that use RESTful interfaces & tools (JSON / XML / Postman)
* Experienced in testing API's

 


Team Overview

 

UK Tech: Our team focuses on technology strategy, design and delivery. From AI to 5G to Cloud, we work on the latest tech whilst building out our web presence and CRM systems for fixed and mobile networks. We're bold, proactive, forward-thinking and collaborative. Together, we're proud of the products and services we deliver for our customers.

 


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:

 

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:

 

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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