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Automation Tester - Python, Jenkins, STB or Embedded Devices

  • Salary: £300 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London
  • Sector: Other
  • Date posted: 11/09/2017
  • Job reference: J373888A

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Automation Verification Tester

3 months


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

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