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Test Engineer (Web)

  • Sky
  • Leeds, Whitehall
  • 20/11/2023
Full time Broadcast Engineering Engineering

Job Description

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.

What you'll do

As a Test Engineer in Group Digital Platforms, you’ll be pivotal in maintaining the quality of Sky Sports Web applications.

  • Liaise with product owners and stakeholders to review acceptance criteria and specifications
  • Perform a range of behavioural driven development (BDD) activities
  • Collaborate with the team to ensure quality is considered at every stage of the lifecycle
  • Define and create new automation test scripts
  • Contribute to the creation and update of the Automation Test Strategy
  • Assist in removing technical impediments encountered by the team
  • Attend, contribute and where appropriate, deputise within Agile ceremonies

What you'll bring

  • An understanding of the fundamentals of testing and experience in functional testing, using a value-driven approach
  • Experience of test automation frameworks (e.g. Selenium, TestCafe, Cypress) and associated design patterns
  • Proficient in JavaScript, Python, Java or another programming language
  • Experience with integration testing tools (e.g Postman, Fitnesse, Karate)
  • An understanding of non-functional testing (performance, security, accessibility)
  • Knowhow of the key values and principles of Agile, including purpose of ceremonies and Agile estimating and planning

Team overview

Our team is responsible for building Sky Sports’ mobile and web applications for UK, Germany and Italy. We have millions of users who come back day after day to access our incredible content. This is an excellent opportunity to join our friendly team, work on globally recognized products and use exciting technologies!” – Kieran Rayner, Lead Test Engineer

Product Delivery

Want to deliver brilliant products and unmissable entertainment that grips millions of households? Our 1000 strong, Product Delivery team does everything from developing innovative AI technology to creating the best HDR viewing experience for TV products. From Sky Go to Sky Q & Sky Glass, we take our products to the next level and make them more agile and reliable with every release.

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

We are a Disability Confident Employer, and welcome and encourage applications from all candidates. We will look to ensure a fair and consistent experience for all, and will make reasonable adjustments to support you where appropriate. Please flag any adjustments you need to your recruiter as early as you can.

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 spacious tech hub is less than a mile from Leeds train station. There’s plenty of parking in the surrounding streets and at the nearby CitiPark.

Need a break? You can blow off steam over a game of pool or table tennis, and stay fit at our subsidised gym.

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.