Non-Functional Tester

Sky Technology Centre – Portugal
Sky is Europe's leading entertainment company and serves 22 million customers.

Job details

  • Full-time
  • calendar
  • map markerLisbon, PT
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeIntermediate
  • routePortuguese
    Preferred spoken language

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You will be responsible for:

  • Building, executing and supporting all aspects of non-functional testing against our video platform
  • Working closely within a scrum (CI) environment the successful candidate will join the performance engineering team and oversee the set-up and management of large-scale testing programmes including strong focus on resilience and high availability
  • Implementing all manor of performance and resilience tests in accordance with the standards of the OTT Reliability Engineering team
  • Help drive the adoption of frameworks for Continuous Delivery, resiliency and availability measurement, tracking of actions and the adoption of best practices targeting 100% resilience and 100% availability

We are seeking highly skill individuals in this field who relish a challenge and who are passionate about building world class systems architectures and delivery mechanisms

Besides that, you will:

  • Taking full ownership and performing non-functional testing against back-end and service layer implementations
  • Building and designing real-world test scenarios that are integrated into the continuous delivery pipeline
  • Work with the business owner and developers to identify and ensure non-functional requirements are defined and are satisfied through testing
  • Work within an agile environment, working closely with the Architecture team, Developers, QAs, Analysts and Reliability Engineering Team to uphold excellent standards of quality
  • Produce NFT reports that are visible to all in the company for total transparency of testing effort
  • Participate in daily stand-up meetings, planning games, showcases, and retrospectives
  • Conducting tests to prove high availability systems (circuit breakers, kill switches)
  • Liaising with other teams for end-to-end system testing
  • Design and document performance test strategies

Main requirements

  • Non-Functional testing experience of web technology high transactional business critical systems, high availability back-end systems (back-end focus)
  • Proven ability to define, execute and/or coordinate non-functional tests for a complete system/platform
  • Strong knowledge of the data provisioning process for high volume tests
  • Hands-on experience in mapping the production volumetric/requirements to performance test objectives
  • Strong analysis skills, ability to interpret results and identify bottlenecks, degradation, etc.
  • Excellent technical development skills to support scripting (Java, JavaScript, SQL, Python, C, etc)
  • Exemplary communication and people skills, in a technical or non-technical context

Nice to have

  • Knowledge of HP LoadRunner and/or SOASTA

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