Python Job: Manual Tester - ATOM

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We believe in better. And we make it happen.
Better content. Better products. And better careers.
Working in Tech, Product or Data at Sky is about building the next and the new. From broadband to broadcast, streaming to mobile, SkyQ to Sky Glass, we never stand still. We optimise and innovate.
We turn big ideas into the products, content and services millions of people love.
And we do it all right here at Sky.
Part of the Sky family, We at Atom, Provide a Mass amount of content to give people Positively gloriously great Tv entertainment, free from contracts at time and place that suites our customers. That’s the entertainment they want, when they want it, how they want it, all on their terms!
Our team members work with agility, and each have the power to change what we do and how we do it, all to improve the viewing experience on the 60+ devices, spanning across 3 Continents in over 124 territories… And we are not stopping there!
By supporting our apps on devices such as Samsung, LG, Android TVs, Gaming Consoles, STBs and so on, we make sure that engaging large, diverse audiences with premium entertainment is possible.
Our vision is to deliver the world’s best entertainment. “We are a team of developers, testers and technical analysts working very closely together to give viewers the best experience all over the globe!
It's a very dynamic environment, with many opportunities to learn and progress. We’re looking forward to welcoming more dedicated people in our team” (Rick Thompson – Delivery Manager)
What you'll do
  • Responsible for performing regression testing across multiple territories
  • Liaise with product owners and team members to review acceptance criteria and specifications
  • Have a high level of knowledge in testing within an agile environment and able to demonstrate previous successes
  • Be comfortable having technical conversations with developers
  • Define and build new automation test scripts and drive improvements to our test automation frameworks
  • Contribute to the creation of the test strategy and to non-functional testing (performance, load, security etc.)
  • Coaching and mentoring junior members of the team, allowing them to be at their best, building a culture of collaboration within the test team
  • Assist in removing technical impediments encountered by the team
  • Attend, chip in and where appropriate, deputise within Agile ceremonies
What you'll bring
  • Previous experience in testing in content management systems (CMS)
  • Proficiency in Cypress testing and API testing.
  • A good understanding of the fundamentals of testing and experience in functional testing, using a value-driven approach
  • Proficient in JavaScript, Python, Java or another programming language
  • Design and development experience of test automation frameworks, such as Selenium, TestCafe or Playwright
  • An understanding of non-functional requirements/testing (performance, security, accessibility)
  • Knowhow of the key values and principles of Agile, including purpose of ceremonies and Agile estimating and planning
  • Familiar with version control and CI/CD
  • Experience with integration testing tools (e.g Postman, Fitnesse, Karate) is beneficial
  • Experience in line management and developing team members is beneficial
Team overview
Global OTT Technology
Our team develops and supports market-leading video streaming services, underpinned by state-of-the-art engineering principles. We do this at huge scale: for over 50 million customers globally, spanning NBCUniversal Peacock in the US and Sky, NOW and SkyShowtime across Europe. No matter the device, the time or the place, we make sure that our diverse audiences can easily find and enjoy whatever they want to watch, choosing from the world’s best entertainment, news and sport.
The rewards
There's one thing people can't stop talking about when it comes to #LifeAtSky: the perks. Here’s a taster:
  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • The magic of Sky Glass at an exclusive rate
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband
  • A wide range of Sky VIP rewards and experiences
Inclusion & how you'll work
Recognised by The Times and Stonewall, we take pride in our approach to diversity and inclusion. Investing in society, fighting racial injustice and setting ambitious targets for representation at Sky.
We’ve embraced hybrid working and split our time between unique office spaces and the convenience of working from home. You’ll find out more about what hybrid working looks like for your role later on in the recruitment process.
Your office space
Our Osterley Campus is a 10-minute walk from Syon Lane train station. Or you can hop on one of our free shuttle buses that run to and from Osterley, Gunnersbury, Ealing Broadway and South Ealing tube stations. There are also plenty of bike shelters and showers.
On campus, you’ll find 13 subsidised restaurants, cafes, and a Waitrose. You can keep in shape at our subsidised gym, catch the latest shows and movies at our cinema, get your car washed, and even get pampered at our beauty salon.
We'd love to hear from you
Inventive, forward-thinking minds come together to work in Tech, Product and Data at Sky. It’s a place where you can explore what if, how far, and what next.
But better doesn’t stop at what we do, it’s how we do it, too. We embrace each other’s differences. We support our community and contribute to a sustainable future for our business and the planet.
If you believe in better, we’ll back you all the way.
Just so you know: if your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.