Manchester
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Hybrid (2 days in the office)
Brand:
23 (Entain)
About The Role
We’re Entain. Powered by our very own technology and building products that push boundaries, Entain is home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands and over 24,000 people, but we all play for the same team. When we win, we win together.

Our vision is to be the world leader in betting, gaming and interactive entertainment by bringing moments of excitement into people’s lives. We will achieve this through our focus on sustainability and growth, driving change in the fast-paced world of entertainment.

Our technology teams won't settle for second place when it comes to keeping millions of customers up with the action. That's why we give them the best resources to work with. Bring your focused expertise and drive to a business that will give you the freedom to innovate and explore. Join Entain and grab your opportunity to make things better for millions of sports betting and gaming customers worldwide.

Our portfolio of sports betting and gaming companies includes some of the most well known brands in the industry such as, Ladbrokes, Bwin and Coral. We've a huge high street presence with an increasing share of online gaming activity. We take our commitment to safeguarding our customers extremely seriously. We make sure they know their limits and we work with them to make sure everyone enjoys our products and services responsibly.

We are looking for Senior QA Automation Engineers who are enthusiastic, ambitious and ready to take on new challenges. You will build the next generation of betting products whilst working with cutting edge technologies in an Agile, international environment.

Are you passionate about testing? 

Is it your goal to minimize the number of bugs? 

Are you always trying to keep the software quality at a high level? 

Would you like to become part of our Scrum teams? 

Keep on reading, because this is a challenging role, where you will provide direction for the successful completion of development test programs.
 
What you'll be doing:
 
Design and automate comprehensive test cases / BDD scenarios based on requirements and acceptance criteria. 
You will develop, maintain, extend and automate test suites for our trading applications 
Automate with open-source frameworks and develop your technical skills as a test engineering professional 
Evaluate the results for the automated test executions, troubleshoot and fix the failed tests 
Prepare and maintain documentation on system automation functionality, processes and test approaches 
Continuous improvement of automation framework and workflow processes, keep solutions up to date with latest    technologies 
Peer-review of the work of other team members 
Guide and mentor junior team members  
Generate and deliver high value test reporting documentation to provide the business with quality metrics 
 
What we need from you:
 
5+ years’ experience creating and maintaining automated test scripts using C# (essential) and Java/Python (desired) programming languages 
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent. 
Proven experience with test suites using Open Source and/or commercial tools and frameworks like Selenium, JUnit, Ranorex 
Advanced understanding of good software development practices and current methodologies and tools such as OOP, BDD/Gherkin 
Experience working on complex, large-scale projects 
Excellent understanding of testing best practices and methodologies 
Proven experience designing, building and maintaining medium to large scale automation test frameworks 
Proven experience with workflow / test management tools e.g. Jira, Azure DevOps 
Proven knowledge across unit, functional, system, integration, and end-to-end testing 
Experience in CI/CD, source control systems, and configuration management 
Experience working across a range of architectures (e.g. API testing, UI testing, application security, contract testing, performance testing) 
Proficiency in all testing stages, analysis of testing requirements, planning of a test, designing test scenarios, execution, defect management 
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills 
Excellent communication skills 
Testing certificates (e.g. ISTQB) is a plus 
 
What we can offer you:
 
  • Culture – We were once a start-up and still have that growth mindset (despite our size). Our industry is renowned for the speed it operates at, and the incredible pace of innovation. Our values include winning together, being bold, exciting customers and driving innovation.
  • Development – Both personal and professional development are important to us. Everyone gets 2 paid days to focus on development, along with subscriptions to learning resources like cross knowledge, linkedin learning and our own learning room. Monthly Empower talks from inspirational leaders from outside the industry.
  • Wellbeing – Our employee assistance program offers free advice on everything from work advice, relationship advice, legal information, and financial advice. Everyone gets a free subscription to the unmind (mental wellbeing) app. Counselling session are available through EAP. We have a monthly schedule of wellbeing sessions and talks with each office having wellbeing champions and coordinators.
  • Flexible benefits package - Annual bonus, employee share scheme, private medical, life assurance, income protection, matching pension contributions, enhanced vacation package, discounted gym membership and cycle to work scheme, with the ability to flex your benefits package to suit your needs
  • Offices - Newly refurbished offices, with chillout spaces and modern facilities
  • Social - Fantastic programme of free social activities, from our summer parties and Friday night drinks, we've got you covered.
  • Sports - We're as passionate about sports as you are, if you can name a sport, we've probably got a company team.
  • Hybrid Working – We offer 3 days a week working from home

What the process looks like:

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About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

At Entain we do what’s right. It’s one of our core values. Which is why we’re taking the lead when it comes to creating a diverse, equal and inclusive future - for our people, our industry and our society. We’ve created a culture where everyone can feel psychologically safe, included and heard. Where being accepted for who you are is a given. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us. We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That’s why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.