Automation Tester- UI, PythonWest London6 Months +IR35 In-Scope Client Overview:Our client is a valued part of everyday life in over 10 million homes. They entertain, excite and inspire customers with a great choice of high-quality content. They strive to be the best for customers, and to make a positive contribution to life in the UK and Ireland. They are always looking for ways to improve.Role Overview: · You will join a software development team, that uses cutting edge technology to provide applications that put the client first for online content, customer service and sales.· As an Automation Tester, you'll be knowledgeable and passionate about technology, enjoy working closely with other smart people and use agile to ensure your projects succeed. Key Responsibilities: Championing testing, effective test automation and good testing practices writing and executing effective functional tests, carrying out exploratory testingAutomating functional and regression tests using well-structured maintainable codeActively supporting agile development methods and best practicesSupporting and actively working towards test driven development and test automationHelping to improve processes and proceduresRaising descriptive and useful bug reportsQuickly acquiring new testing skills and working with new technologies with little supportWorking with other testers and teams to ensure the spread of good practices and knowledgeAssisting with the setting up and configuration of build and test environments Requirements/ Skills: Experience testing rich graphical user interfacesExperience and working knowledge of test automation (coding), using PythonExperience and working knowledge of UI technologiesPlan, execute and maintain automated functional tests Experience of and ability to design and execute effective test casesGood knowledge of automation toolsKnowledge of the full software development and testing lifecycle in an Agile environmentExperience of hands-on testing in Agile development environments (especially Scrum and XP) and Test Driven Development Suitable candidates should submit their CV in the first instance.