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SDET - TV Apps

Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom

Job Description

Job Title:
SDET - TV Apps
Hammersmith, London, United Kingdom
Full-Time, Permanent
Software Engineering

What's your new role about?

What’s better than helping to create the code that reaches millions of concurrent users globally? Doing it with millions more in mind. We are already live in Spain, Brazil, USA, Japan, Canada, Germany, Italy, Austria, Switzerland and there are only more markets to follow in 2020.  
Do you want the creative freedom to make the product something you’re proud to show others? The teams are given the autonomy over the software built and provided and the power to select the right tool for the job to build a modern, scalable and resilient platform. 
Is your current job allowing you to become better at your craft or just lengthening your years in the industry?  Do you have or want to gain experience developing Apps for Smart TV’s such as Samsung Tizen or LG Web OS? 
Is your current job allowing you to become better at your craft or just lengthening your years in the industry?  Weather it's learning to speak at events, sharing your ideas to improve best practice or gaining knowledge and ideas from some of the great minds we have here – you’ll always be getting better at DAZN. 


The TV catalogue team is made up of 10 Engineers, a Product Manager, Scrum Master and an Engineering manager. Our team are a group from various and diverse backgrounds, we don’t have any hierarchy within the team as everyone brings something different and has different experiences and knowledge.  The team you will be joining are in charge of the catalogue chapter that is the main component of the TV app as well as creating the DAZN App that sits on the TVs and set top boxes; we are looking to bring more Smart TV app experience into this team, that’s where you come in! 
We work using Agile and XP practices such as Scrum and Kanban and all work together in or own team room (when not all at home every day at the moment). You would be picking items up from the backlog and working on them usually in the form of pair programming; working towards delivering to the acceptance criteria and the teams Definition of Done. As an SDET you will sometimes pair with the other devs and sometimes be building the frameworks to help improve our testing and helping to promote good testing practices across the whole team 

Aside from the day to day work you'll be part of refinement, planning retros and helping both your team and DAZN as a whole be a great place to work, our culture is very important to us and we want everyone to help define and drive it. 

The essentials for you!

  • Location: Hammersmith (2 minutes from the tube)
  • Industry: Online Media and Broadcast Streaming
  • Team size: 10 (we are going to split into 2 feature teams in the near future and you’ll be on one of the teams)
  • A taste of our Tech Stack: JavaScript, Node.js, React.js, es6, Mobx, AWS, AWS Lambda, Microservices, Microfrontends, Python, Go, Typescript, GraphQL, Docker, New Relic, Webpack + more

Here’s what you will be working on (not everything, just the important stuff)

  • Work closely with multiple dev / product teams to create and maintain test cases covering product / feature requirements 
  • Test user stories across multiple features / projects providing daily update reports, collating and presenting accurate metrics of testing activities, to global partner, product and development teams. 
  • Work closely with global external partners to establish multi-platform test requirements
  • Establish best practice testing strategy and ensure that UAT is performed to a high standard. 

To make an impact within the team some of these things would be a great benefit;

  • Experience working on mobile, TV platforms and games consoles in an agile environment.
  • Worked on live applications with a continuous feature development / release cycle.
  • Understanding of BDD, exploratory testing, defect regression, smoke-testing and test planning.
  • Experience of bug database systems and test-tracking software such as JIRA and Test Rail.
  • Enjoy being empowered to use your initiative and drive ideas forward
  • Communication and influencing skills with all seniority levels. 
  • You enjoy speaking with people of all seniority levels in any business.

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Here's a little more about us…

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At DAZN, we bring ambition to life. We are innovators, game-changers and pioneers. There are no limits to what we can achieve. So if you want to push boundaries and change the world, DAZN is the place to be.
As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to make your mark and the power to make change happen. We're doing things no-one has done before, giving fans and customers access to sport anytime, anywhere. We're using world-class technology to transform sports and revolutionise the industry and we're not going to stop.
Because for us, it's all about Limitless Ambition - never settling, always restless, always wanting more for our customers. We're growing fast and have made a big impact so far, and that's just the beginning. There's so much we can do. Working with us is exciting, empowering and truly global.
If you're ambitious, inventive, passionate, brave and supportive, then you're the kind of person who's going to succeed at DAZN. Come and join our team.
Who we are and what we do:

- Headquartered in the UK
- 2,800 employees in over 24 countries
- Home to DAZN – the largest, fastest-growing global sports streaming service live in Austria, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the United States
- In 2020, we will dramatically increase our presence, expanding to more than 200 countries and territories.
- Guarantee affordable access on all devices including TVs, smartphones, tablets, games consoles and PCs
- Work across every aspect from broadcast planning & production through to content distribution and commercialisation
We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment, both inside and outside of our walls, that values equality, diversity and where everyone can contribute at the highest level and have their voices heard. For us, this means hiring and developing the best people across all races, ethnicities, religions, age groups, sexual orientations and gender identities.