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Lead Dev-in-Test

  • Salary: £480 - £530 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Livingston, West Lothian
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 08/01/2018
  • Job reference: J379636A

Role: Lead Developer in Test

Start Date: ASAP
Location: Livingston

Duration: 3-6 months

We're part of Europe's leading entertainment and communications business. With over 22 million customers across five countries, we make life easier by entertaining and connecting people. It's a genuine team effort. That's why we want talented people, like you, to join us and help make the future happen.

As a member of our experienced platform engineering team you will join an established multi skilled team, consisting not only other Developers in Test, but Performance Engineers, Batch Specialists, Infrastructure Specialists, DBA's, Software developers, Dev Ops & Environment engineers who collectively determine what is good enough for Sky's customers. You will join a dynamic forward looking team who continually looks to the future, working with some of the latest industry leading technologies and technical innovation, while with owning, supporting and enhancing our multi-million pound environments.

Your key responsibilities:

As a Lead Developer/Engineer for the Test Development Team within the UK Information Systems technology group, you'll be responsible for driving, managing and delivering the automated CI/CD test solutions that support what's good enough for Sky's 22 million customers across Europe.

  • Deliver the latest Sky products and offerings to our customers.
  • Define, architect, design, and deliver innovative functional test solutions.
  • Drive projects, some agile, some waterfall & others somewhere in the middle.
  • Contribute in the evolution of our platform using latest tools & techniques. Docker/Containers, ELK, Influx, Service Virtualisation etc
  • Build high quality, high value repeatable test solutions which validate software quality.
  • Lead technical direction and roadmap for the Test Development team
  • Develop and mentor the capability of the existing team.

Your skills/technologies:

  • Excellent Java/J2EE, Spring, Maven, SQL
  • Selenium / LeanFT,
  • Development Tools GIT, Sonar, Fisheye, Eclipse
  • CI Tools, Jenkins
  • Data/Support tools, ELK Elastic/Kibana/Logstash, Filebeats, Grafana/Influx, Pentaho
  • Strong industry knowledge and previous lead/architect experience.

If you're ready to work in a dynamic environment alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, apply today

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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