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Software Engineer (QA) - Playback

London, Hammersmith

Job Description

Job Title:
Software Engineer (QA) - Playback
Location:
London, Hammersmith
Schedule:
Full-Time, Permanent
Team:
Software Engineering
Department:
Technology
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What's your new role about?

Would you like to be part of a team that's responsible for maintaining quality on a product impacting millions of users?

DAZN streams over 40 different sports, from more than 300 different leagues in 9 markets including Germany, Italy, Japan, Canada, USA, Spain and Brazil (more to come). Since we launched 2 years ago we have streamed more than 200 million hours of content!

We are using some of the latest and best tech in the market to build modern and scalable applications, with a micro-frontends architecture on the frontend and a microservices architecture on the backend.

What we are looking for are individuals who would be passionate about building a modern, scalable, high-quality resilient platform!

Our standards and goals are high, and to reach those we make sure we hire the best people for our Quality Assurance teams.

HERE’S YOUR ROLE BROKEN DOWN (NOT ALL OF IT, JUST THE MOST IMPORTANT STUFF)

  • Creating and maintaining automated tests within different levels (especially integration and end-to-end)
  • Manual testing of playback on streaming devices
  • Coordinating with developers and stakeholders to ensure proper definition of stories and appropriate coverage
  • Defining test scenarios and strategies for complex architectures
  • Exploring new testing approaches and writing POC's to test out within the company
  • Personal development in Software Development and Quality Assurance

DO YOU HAVE THESE ESSENTIALS?

  • Commercial experience as QA/developer in an Agile environment
  • Practical knowledge of any programming language
  • Skills and experience in setting up and maintaining test automation frameworks (e.g. Selenium Webdriver, Appium, Protractor, Nightwatch, Cypress, etc)
  • Knowledge of Page Object Model

IT WOULD BE GREAT IF YOU HAD THESE DESIRABLE SKILLS

  • Experience testing within a micro-frontend architecture and microservices architectures
  • Experience testing on Cloud environments (e.g. AWS, OpenStack, Azure)
  • Knowledge in the areas of performance/load testing
  • Hands-on experience with CI tools (e.g. Drone, Jenkins, AWS CodeBuild)
  • Knowledge of CDN structure and flow
  • Knowledge of OTT or broadcast video delivery
  • Knowledge of streaming and DRM protocols
  • Knowledge of RESTful API structure
  • Familiarity using tools like Postman and Charles to test API’s
  • Familiarity of mocking, stubbing
  • and spying techniques

Here's a little more about us…

UK BENEFITS INCLUDE…
 
25 days’ annual leave (increasing by 3 days after 3 years), single cover Aviva Private medical insurance*Life Assurance (4x annual salary), matching pension contributions up to 5%, Travel LoanCycle to Work Scheme* and more.
 
And there’s more…… you’ll have access to our online learning portal (MindTools) and be part of our Career Deal, which aims to support your continued professional development. We also have a structured management development programme and a financially rewarding ‘Refer a Friend’ scheme. 
 
*Please Note - some of these benefits will be available to you upon successful completion of your probation.

DAZN is a tech-first sport streaming platform that reaches millions of users every week. We are challenging a traditional industry and giving power back to the fans.

This is the perfect place to work for passionate and creative engineers. We use a very modern tech stack to stream sports content to millions of concurrent viewers globally across multiple platforms and devices. The architecture of DAZN is based on Micro Frontends and unifies a range of technologies in order to deliver a seamless user experience.

This is an ambitious project with a fast release cycle that has scalability not only from a user point of view but also from a developer perspective. Imagine a tech start up culture but with the security and backing from a well established content and media agency.

Our engineers work in small teams and are given freedom and autonomy when it comes to the code that they write. If you like solving technical problems then this is the place to be. We have a community that is here to help. Want to join the revolution? Learn more about us here: https://engineering.dazn.com/