QA Automation Engineer and Sports Betting for the USA
We’re looking for an innovator - someone with a passion to develop new things. We need high quality, effective QA automation for our software product development targeted at the US. Empowered to push our offering to the next level. Retail sports betting is a product leader in the US due to how the market is opening up and we are building a market leading Retail product offering from the ground up as part of our US Digital Platform strategy. This truly is a unique opportunity as US sports betting opens up in the world’s biggest market.
We are a truly global company but this role is focused on the US. Our US division is growing and we are at the forefront of the US Sports Betting market. Successfully operating Sports Books and Mobile wagering out of Nevada for a number of years we are now in an era of US Sports Betting expansion and with it a huge business and technical opportunity presents itself. We need the right people to help us succeed in these exciting times. Our people are at the heart of everything we do and we offer a fast-paced environment where we work with a delivery focus, celebrate success and give you all the tools you’ll need to be your best self. It’s not just our colleagues we look after – we’ve got a responsibility to our customers too and we work hard on our ambition that nobody is harmed by gambling.
Your role in the team
Working as part of the William Hill US Product Development team and driving our exciting US business and technology expansion with potential future opportunities in the US
You will own the local quality vision and strategy for the local team and ensure the dev team members will be working together towards its effective delivery
You will be a hands-on engineer in the team delivering automation with a focus on assuring the quality of what’s being built
You will act as a quality champion and collaborate with the team members to continuously improve our quality assurance
You will define test approaches with the team as part of new feature development and ensure the functional and non-functional assurance of what is being built is considered
You will look and after and improve any existing QA assets that add value, refactoring them to bring further improvements or replacing them if there are better options available.
You will be delivering a Test-Driven Development (TDD) approach to ensure we deliver as much quality assurance upfront as possible within the development teams to ensure we can produce scalable, quality software
You are comfortable working in a constantly changing work environment and are fully dedicated to automate as much as possible with a focus on where the value is
You will contribute heavily to the QA community of practice and inspire the team to improve continuously
Bias towards automation but you will manually test and exploratory test if and when required as part of the product development, to understand the product in more details and find defects
Provide transparency on QA progress and activities to minimise reporting and focus on the work
This is a fantastic opportunity to work as part of a team that's driving our exciting US business and technology expansion.
Experience in implementing TDD and BDD successfully within software development teams
Experience with effective CI/CD in an agile software development environment
Scripting and software development skills to deliver and contribute to the QA frameworks and assets
Experience in / knowledge of Agile software product delivery and / or continuous improvement mindset
Understands the functional programming paradigm and benefits. Has applied it or wants to learn it in fully “feature driven” teams
What we offer
We’ll welcome you on-board with 25 days holiday (not to mention 8 bank holidays and an extra day for your birthday), a rewarding bonus scheme, healthcare, an attractive pension package, healthy gym discounts and a staff benefits scheme. Plus, our season ticket loan and handy Metro Card loan will save you money getting to work and getting around town. And if you see the journey to work as part of your fitness regime, you’ll just love our Cycle to Work scheme.
William Hill in Leeds
Right in the middle of the creative heart of the UK sit both of our Leeds offices. Leeds itself is a buzzy, busy place to work and live. A hub for tech, digital and gaming companies – there’s also five universities right on our doorstep. And away from work, we’re in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales and of course have got a competitive sports scene with Leeds United at Elland Road. Yorkshire Cricket and Rugby just up the road in Headingley.