Tester - Sky ID
- Location: England - Yorkshire - Leeds
- Employee status: Permanent
- Closing date: Ongoing
- Reference number: 37128
Sky is Europe's leading entertainment company and serves over 22 million customers across five countries. Our business in the UK and Ireland has come a long way since starting out as a satellite broadcaster in 1989 and we’re not stopping there. We’re home to award-winning teams for everything from Customer Service to Marketing, from Technology to Finance, meaning there’s plenty of opportunity for you, no matter what your career goals.
As a valued employee of Sky, you’ll benefit from a free Sky Q premium package (one off payment required for installation), an excellent pension scheme, private health care and a share save scheme. There’s a range of other benefits to help you make valuable tax and national insurance savings too.
Who you’ll be working with
Based at our world class Leeds Dock campus, which is one of the largest technical hubs in the UK, it’s a strategic location for our business and offers a vibrant place to work.
Our new teams have a real ‘start up’ feel and there’s loads of room for development. You’ll have the chance to use cutting edge tools and technologies to create rich user experiences; all whilst working in an Agile environment.
Your key responsibilities
You’ll work to create and execute testing activities to ensure new or amended services meet requirements.
•Coaching the development and test team on best practices to assist with delivering excellent software
•Contribute to the testing manifesto used to guide the principles and practices of testing at Sky
•Designing robust test frameworks to be used throughout the tribe by developers and testers
•Promoting testing at all steps of the development cycle
•Responsible for facilitating, creating and executing testing activities to ensure services meet requirements
•Perform a wide range of behavioural driven development (BDD) activities
•Assisting the teams with planning, writing, executing and automating test scripts
•Communicating testing results, coverage and making recommendations where necessary
•Participate in the delivery of Web Applications, Mobile and Portals to support the business objectives
•Join in with the team in interpreting business requirements into technical actions to deliver high quality, customer focused testing solutions
•Experience writing tests in a BDD style automated test runner such as Cucumber/Gauge
•CI (Hudson, Jenkins, Teamcity etc.)
•Experience writing coded API automation frameworks using libraries such as Unirest, RestAssured or RestSharp
•Tool assisted testing experience using tools such as Postman, Charles, etc.
•Keen exploratory testing skills
•Scripting (Bash, shell, python etc.)
•Understanding of RESTful web services
If you’re ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today
Happy to talk flexible working
It’s our people that make Sky Europe’s leading entertainment company. That’s why we work hard to be an inclusive employer, so everyone at Sky can be their best.
If you are successful in your application for this role, your appointment will be subject to receiving a positive outcome from your Criminal Record Check.
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