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Automation Tester (Python & Jenkins)

  • Salary: £280 - £300 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 15/09/2017
  • Job reference: J364662A

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Automation Verification Tester
Location: Osterley

Duration: 10 weeks
Start Date: ASAP

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.

Essential skills

  • knowledge and experience of broadcast domain (Set top box and/or back-end)
  • experience of working with automation framework developers in an agile environment
  • experience of using Jenkins
  • basic knowledge of python as a scripting tool
  • knowledge of networking concepts
  • Proactive with an analytical background with the ability to work without supervision
  • Be able to spot and identify trend changes between software builds

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage and maintain automation system(Jenkins based) and racks of set top boxes (working alongside the automation expert)
  • Responsible for physically connecting the Set top boxes in the racks, analyse/fix environmental issues, replace faulty/broken hardware
  • Responsible for connecting the MAC Minis, IOS and Android devices
  • Verify logs of automated test results to find defects
  • Reproduce defects manually and raise defects using Jira
  • Create and send test result reports to all stake holders
  • Be able to document processes/reports/results using confluence to a high standard
  • Co-ordinating with DevOps and Infrastructure lead on issues impacting automation racks, Portals and dashboards

Other responsibilities:

  • Work with Automation System developers into enhancing the automation system for fixing known issues automatically
  • Suggest changes and improvements to the automation system and even implement them in some cases
  • Find defects in the automated scripts and report them
  • Previous experience of HP Quality Centre but not essential

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.

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