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What you’ll do…

As a Test Lead in the Bet Tribe reporting into the Test Manager, you will be expected to shape the testing done on your squad’s applications and services.

Lead a distributed team of testers working on multiple work streams
Represent and be the point of contact for testing matters in the Tribe
Be accountable for the testing done in your squads
Understand the company vision and strategic goals and how this relates to day to day activities
Undertake line management of Testers in the Tribe
Be willing and able to conduct hands on testing
Facilitate the expansion of testing activities done by Test Engineers
Ensure continuous improvement of testing practices

 How you’ll do it…

Use your knowledge of web applications, with your squads, you will be testing at both the API / service level and through a UI. Our services are delivered through desktop and mobile browsers and also native apps on iOS and Android.
Ensure a targeted approach is taken to selecting test devices based on customer value
Plan ahead for technology changes and ensure we are not caught out by releases to OS’s or hardware
Steer an effective test automation strategy with your test engineers
Working very closely with your teams you will perform day to day coaching of your direct reports and other general line management activities. This includes collaborating on development plans, having regular 1-2-1’s, and undertaking performance management
As your squads evolve you will be heavily involved in our recruitment process; reviewing CV’s, conducting interviews and collaborating on hiring decisions

Other skills we would value…

Line management experience
Betting industry knowledge
Knowledge of performance testing tools
Working knowledge of Jenkins or other CI tools
Experience of the Atlassion suite (Jira, Confluence, Stash/Bitbucket) and GIT, or other similar tooling
Experience testing systems using

How we work…

We work as small agile squads consisting mainly of engineers and testers plus other supporting roles.

Teams manage work using a Kanban workflow and we organize ourselves using the familiar inceptions, daily standups and regular retrospectives.

We are very open to change and finding new more effective ways of working.

We operate a no-blame culture where we focus on learning from mistakes and using that knowledge to make us more effective in the future.

Our People Ambition is to attract & develop diverse & talented people to meet the current and future growth needs of SB&G. Together, our aim is to create the Best Digital Business to work at.

Mon to Fri – Standard

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About Sky Betting & Gaming

At Sky Betting and Gaming we bring the excitement of Sports Betting, Casino Games, Poker and Bingo to over 1 million customers in the UK. And we're not stopping there.

With a strong track record in digital innovation, our business based in the heart of Leeds, has more than doubled in size over the last five years. And we're on a mission to find talented people just like you that will help us continue to grow as we expand into Europe.

Delivering Sky Betting and Gaming's mix of first-class products is a genuine team effort. Across our business, whether at the core of customer service, technology, marketing, or finance, there's plenty of opportunity for you, no matter where you want your career to take off.

Join us and grow your career with Sky Betting and Gaming.