Developer in Test

Developer in Test

Job Title: Developer in Test
Contract Type: Contract
Location: West London, London
Salary: Neg
Start Date: August 2018
Reference: BBBH7695
Contact Name: Nick Fraser
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 14, 2018 13:00

Job Description

My Client is a large Broadcast Media company looking for a Developer in Test to work with a new Agile team working on a new greenfield project.

The project is surrounding media content delivery, taking content from suppliers and preparing it for delivery across various platforms.

Key Duties:
  • Makes contribution to the testing strategy of the team.
  • Works with analysts and developers to define acceptance criteria for software changes.
  • Defines, executes and co-ordinates integration tests for a system/platform.
  • Act as quality gate-keeper to ensure that only production ready software is released in every iteration.
  • Work as part of the team to support and trouble shoot test environments.
  • Provide a point of contact to other internal sky teams to support test and product related queries and investigations.
  • Participate in daily stand-up meetings, planning games, showcases, and retrospectives.
  • Work with the technical analyst and developers to identify and ensure acceptance criteria are satisfied through testing

Essential Requirements:
  • A passion for Agile methodologies and concepts such as XP, Lean, and Kanban.
  • Functional and integration testing experience of complex back-end systems.
  • Experience of software engineering and quality process.
  • Testing tools & frameworks - manual and automated testing.
  • Able to write test scripts in Java.
  • Experience of Cucumber framework (BDD).
  • Proven delivery experience of large-scale, Java-based projects.
  • Web services / REST.
  • Experience of high volume high availability systems (backend focus).
  • Support and Maintenance of development and testing environments.
  • Unix - Basic Desirable.
  • Unix - Advanced.
  • Shell scripting.
  • A background in Continuous Integration and Delivery practices.
  • ISTQB certification

Candidates must be available in 4 weeks, interviews to take place over the next couple of weeks. Get in touch now to avoid disappointment.