Automation Tester

Closing Date: 13 September 2019
Location: Glasgow

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Automation Tester to support the development of our digital products and platforms.  Working in a fast paced, collaborative environment you will primarily be responsible for ensuring core functionality is automated across our supported platforms.
You will be heavily involved in the creation of automated test scripts, their execution and contribute to overall continuous improvement within the QA team. You will also be involved in manual testing when required across STV’s multiple digital platforms including iOS & Android apps, web & connected TVs.
This role would ideally suit a QA professional who has demonstrable experience of app & web automation testing and is looking to develop further in this area.
Key responsibilities of the role will include:
  •  Configuration, execution & maintenance of automated test scripts across the STV digital product suite using Selenium WebDriver & Suitest initially.
  • Drive test automation forward within the QA team – implementing improvements to framework and/or scripts where possible.
  • Coach team members on automation skills and techniques.
  • Contribute to our automation strategy within the dept.
  • Eagerness to learn app automation (iOS & Android).
  • Integrate automation testing into CICD pipeline.
  • Undertake ‘hands-on’ functional and regression testing across our broad range of products and platforms if required.
  • Create and contribute to test plans/test scripts as necessary.
  • Adhere to test/defect management processes.
  • Effectively communicate with the development team and work with developers to ensure efficient resolution of defects.
  • Reviewing requirements –focussing on testability and identification of automation candidates.
  • Participate in Scrum meetings (e.g. planning, daily stand up, review and retrospectives).
  • Assist in any other aspect of the work of the Company as reasonably required.
Skills & Experience:
  •  Recent practical experience of automation test script creation, maintenance & execution preferably using Selenium WebDriver.
  • Strong JS experience with a willingness to learn other languages if required.
  • Experience of version control systems such as Git.
  • Demonstrable experience of testing mobile apps and web applications – across multiple browsers & platforms (iOS & Android) is essential.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Experience integrating with CI/CD pipelines for triggering automated tests and reporting.
  • Practical knowledge of Agile development test design methodologies and techniques desired.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with defect tracking systems.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently whilst ensuring quality of testing at all times.
  • Accuracy and excellent attention to detail.
  • Demonstrable passion for technology and ensuring consistency of quality in every development project.
To apply please email a full CV & cover letter to 

Early applications are encouraged and due to the anticipated high volume of applications received for this vacancy only candidates who have been shortlised for interview will be contacted further in this regard.

STV is committed to increasing the diversity of its workforce and equality of opportunity for all.  We strongly encourage applications from candidates from all backgrounds and as a Disability Confident employer we are committed to offer an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role.