QA Automation Engineer

London

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QA Automation Engineer

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The multi-screen streaming video and the interactive TV space is growing rapidly. Accedo delivers rich media apps on multiple platforms ranging from Smart TVs, gaming consoles, Set Top Boxes, Roku, Apple TV, Android TV, Chromecast, Web, Smart phones, tablets and more. Accedo is a leading company in this sector and is hiring at multiple locations (Madrid, Stockholm, London, Guadalajara, Budapest).

At Accedo, you will be part of a diverse and multi-disciplined development team, gaining exposure to cutting-edge technologies. This means working with some of the largest global media brands in the industry, e.g. Netflix, Spotify, BBC, HBO and Deutsche Telekom, just to name a few. Working in a highly collaborative and international environment, you will help transform requirements and designs into high performing feature rich applications on a wide variety of web based platforms and devices.

Who are we?

We are Accedo and have more than ten years of experience helping hundreds of TV platform operators, broadcasters, media companies, and consumer electronics manufacturers across the globe to design, deliver and manage the next generation video user experience across a vast range of connected devices.

Accedo offers a truly global working environment, with offices all over the world, including Stockholm, London, New York, Silicon Valley, Sydney, Hong Kong, Guadalajara, Toronto and more.

At the end of the day, our employees are what make us who we are, which means we work hard to create a good working environment with plenty of opportunities to grow and develop within Accedo, wherever they want to be in the world. We are on a journey, and are always open to ideas and individuals that want to contribute to making that journey a success.

This position is aimed at Accedo's growing Quality Assurance Engineering team in London. At Accedo you will be part of a diverse and multi-disciplined team, gain exposure to cutting edge technologies and can work with some of the largest global media brands in the industry. Working in a highly collaborative environment, you will help transforming requirements and designs into high performing and feature rich applications on a wide variety of web based platforms and devices.

What you will do:

  • Design, develop, execute and maintain test scripts on Big Screen devices, STBs, mobile or web by leveraging coding skills and designated automation tools/frameworks
  • Ensure test coverage meets overall system and software requirements
  • Collaborate with internal and external teams, the team members will play a key role in software quality assurance of solutions that will be deployed in products worldwide.  
  • Testing and automation will range from validation of the user interface to sometimes low level validation of media streaming and broadcast technologies.
  • Perform functional testing of new features and changes, and regression testing on releases, third party changes
  • Addressing bugs & defects found during the development cycle.
  • Deploy artefacts to different product environments (i.e. development, QA, UAT…), in apps.
  • Interact with cross-functional scrum team, including product owners, designers, developers as well as other internal or external stakeholders, by example, joining sprint planning meetings, backlog refinements and sprint retrospectives to ensure the app quality meets specified functional, performance and business requirements
  • Proactive communication with key stakeholders
  • Provide task estimations
  • Help to replicate hard to reproduce issues. Provide a clear and accurate description of each bug found. Track production issues and continuously identify high risk areas to improve test coverage.
  • Write and maintain manual and automated test artefacts for the product.
  • Collaborate with scrum teams to improve testing coverage, efficiency.

What we are looking for

  • 2+ years of hands on automation experience
  • Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IT (or related discipline), or equivalent working experience.
  • Solid understanding of software development methodologies and concepts, like Agile/Scrum, Waterfall, Continuous Delivery, Test Driven Development.
  • Basic experience integrating open source or 3rd party APIs and Libraries.
  • Ability to work independently, with guidance from Senior Engineers/PM/EL/EM.
  • Excellent problem solving skills and passion for technical challenges.
  • Interested and eager to dive into new technology areas and immerse in topics relevant to the business.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Knowledge of platform specific languages, frameworks and tools.
  • Knowledge of software development fundamentals (data structures, algorithms...).
  • Great analytical thinking skills
  • Programming knowledge preferred: Javascript and Python
  • Preferred - Selenium, Appium automation experience

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Yearly training budget - which can be spent on IT conferences or online trainings
  • Nice, spacious office located in central Stockholm/Budapest/Madrid/London
  • Hybrid working model with a flexibility to work from home
  • Opportunity to participate in a range of company events
  • Autonomy and a fantastic working culture

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