Test Automation Manager

Recruiter
Broadbean Technology Ltd
Location
Livingston
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Test Automation Manager

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.

Your role will be a Test Automation Manager working on the delivery of Customer Management projects within the Customer Business Systems Division. Our departmental goal is to provide an efficient, state of the art, and effective automated test & performance test capability to support & assure the delivery of multiple Customer Management delivery workstreams. Our team of 50 contains strength in depth, and is unique in containing not just automation & performance engineers, but also software developers, DBA's, tools support personnel, and a DevOps facility dedicated to providing support to your team.

You will be leading a team of Test Automation Engineers. You will be expected to be able to lead, manage, and deliver multiple projects in parallel, often with fast changing scope delivered to demanding deadlines.

The candidate will be expected to have proven leadership skills, with previous experience of managing in a test related discipline.

They will assist the Technical Test Manager to deliver reliable and repeatable functional automation test suites for use in all points in the software lifecycle from integration test through to end to end automation.

Your Key Responsibilities:

* Work as part of the Platform Engineering team to lead a multi-disciplined team of automation test engineers.
* Grow both the technical and the behavioural strength of the team.
* Ensure that the team has an appropriate balance of skills.
* Work with technical experts in the team to provide technical direction, challenging the team to deliver continuous improvements on top of project delivery.
* Proactively identify and drive new functional automation related solutions for the Platform Engineering Test department.
* Define and implement a best practice approach to functional automation testing within Sky.
* Build relationships with relevant teams across the wider organisation to both support and shape future strategy and direction.
* Demonstrate through results, an aptitude for supporting and delivering multiple activities in parallel while maintaining schedule, responding effectively to project and program changes in priority.
* Provide professional project planning and estimation in keeping with department standards for functional automation aspects of projects.

Your Skills:

* In excess of 5 years functional automation experience
* Experience of working with automation test tools in one or many of HP QTP, HP UFT, HP LeanFT, Cucumber, Selenium or similar.
* A track record of working within technical project teams, with analytical skills to understand technical solution designs for complex large scale systems.

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

Happy to talk flexible working

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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