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Mobile Tester

  • Salary: £380 - £420 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Sector: IT
  • Date posted: 15/05/2017
  • Job reference: J364756A

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Role: Mobile Tester
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Leeds
Duration: 3 months

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.

Who you'll be working with

Based in Leeds, our Technology team is one of the largest technical hubs in the UK, it's a strategic location for our business and offers a vibrant place to live and 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.

The perks

At Sky, we're committed to providing great rewards to the people who drive our success, and that's not just with a competitive salary and generous annual leave. You'll also benefit from a free Sky+HD premium package, an excellent pension scheme, private health care and a share save scheme. There's a vast range other benefits too that you can tailor around your personal needs.

Your key responsibilities

  • You'll work to create and execute testing activities to ensure new or amended services meet requirements.
  • Responsible for creating and executing testing activities to ensure services meet requirements.
  • Perform a wide range of behavioural driven development (BDD) activities.
  • Responsible for rigorously planning, writing, executing and automating test scripts.
  • Provide reports on testing results, coverage and make recommendations where necessary.
  • Participate in the delivery of Web Applications, Mobile and Portals to support the business objectives
  • Interpret and negotiate business requirements to deliver high quality, customer focused testing solutions.

Your skills

  • Previous Mobile Test experience
  • Selenium (web driver)/Cucumber or equivalent
  • CI (Hudson, Jenkins etc.)
  • Scripting (Bash, shell, python etc.)
  • Unix skills
  • Understanding of web technologies (XML, HTML, JavaScript, PHP, Java etc.)
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good team player
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience testing software in a true agile delivery environment
  • Writing, executing and automating test scripts.
  • Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Knowledge and experience of web and other interactive technologies
  • Understanding of the benefits and pitfalls of automation.
  • Experience of the full software development life cycle.

If you're ready to challenge yourself and make a positive impact for our customers, apply today.

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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