Location: United Kingdom - Manchester
Employment Type: Salaried
Team: Commerce Backend & Data Science
Fanatics is a leading global digital sports platform, complete with offerings that excite fans and maximize the reach and presence for partners across the entire sports ecosystem. Come help us build a company the world has never seen before! We are first and foremost a technology company. We build innovative fan experiences through highly analytical, forward thinking, and open-minded collaboration. We are passionate about evaluating and finding the right tech for the jobs at hand, and we get excited about building solutions for modern challenges.
As a Senior Quality Automation Engineer at Fanatics, you will specialise in building automated testing frameworks and pipelines including test suites, reporting capabilities and continuous integration.
•Nurture a culture of quality through collaboration with teammates across the engineering function to make sure quality is embedded in both processes and technology.
•Develop quality focused test strategies that help the team deliver software that provides maximum quality without sacrificing business value. (Test early and often)
•Work with multiple teams of engineers and product managers to gather requirements and data sources to design and build test plan.
•Participate in projects developed with agile methodology.
•Design and document test cases and test data.
•Be a power user for our PyTest plugin-based automation framework, working closely with the framework team to extend the feature set.
•Perform exploratory/manual tests as needed for UX and APIs.
•Write, execute, and monitor automated test suites.•Integrate tests as part of continuous delivery pipelines.
•Build quality monitoring solutions and dashboards.
•Define quality metrics for the specific project
•Mentor/coach team members to ensure appropriate testing coverage within the team with a focus on continuous testing and a ‘shift left’ approach.
•Contribute to process improvements and refinement of Quality Engineering practices across the global QE function.
•Recommend best test practices and evangelise a DevOps culture to empower the team to make sound engineering decisions.
A suitable candidate would have:
•Minimum 5 years of testing experience working with applications developed in languages like .NET, Python, Golang, Java.
•Experience on modern Quality Engineering principles such as Continuous Testing and Shift Left.
•Good understanding of service oriented and microservices architecture.
•Experience in a programming language like .NET, Python, Java, Golang, using it for automation.
•Experience with cloud environments like AWS, GCP, source control tools like Github and continuous integration and delivery software, preferable, Gitlab.•
Experience with AWS services like EC2, S3, SQS, RDS, Elasticache.
•Experience with applications deployed using container orchestration (Kubernetes) a plus.
•Experience in developing test plans, documenting test cases and building automated test suites for API's REST and gRPC
•Experience with applications using producer/consumer models and event streaming like Kafka, RabbitMQ, Pulsar.
•Experience with testing and acceptance software like Selenium, Testrail, frameworks like Cucumber, Pytest and API testing tools like Postman •Attitude to work in a fast-pace environment which values agility over talk
•Great communication skills
.NET, Python, GO, Java, Selenium, Node.JS, Testrail, Pytest, test automation and continue delivery frameworks, AWS, Github, Gitlab
Things We Care About
· Your career growth, your ideas, your work-life balance, and your well-being.
· Diversity and Inclusion
· Our Company Culture and Values
· Providing outstanding Company Perks and Benefits
Fanatics is building a leading global digital sports platform to ignite and harness the passions of fans and maximize the presence and reach for hundreds of partners globally. Optimizing these long-standing partnerships, a database of more than 80 million global consumers and a trusted, recognizable brand name, Fanatics is expanding beyond its position as a global leader for licensed sports merchandise to now becoming a next-gen digital sports platform, featuring an array of offerings for fans across the sports ecosystem.
The Fanatics family of companies currently includes Fanatics Commerce, a vertically-integrated licensed merchandise business that has changed the way fans purchase their favorite team apparel, jerseys, headwear and hardgoods through a tech-infused approach to making and quickly distributing fan gear in today’s 24/7 mobile-first economy; Candy Digital, a digital collectibles company that is partnering with prominent sports properties, including MLB and MLBPA, to build an official NFT ecosystem; Fanatics Collectibles, through Topps as a cornerstone of the business, building a new model for the collectibles and trading cards hobby with top leagues and players association partners; and Fanatics Betting & Gaming, a mobile betting, gaming and retail sportsbook platform. Fanatics’ partners include all major professional sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA) and hundreds of collegiate and professional teams, which include several of the biggest global soccer clubs.
As a market leader with more than 9,000 employees, and hundreds of partners, suppliers, and vendors worldwide, we take responsibility for driving toward more ethical and sustainable practices. We are committed to building an inclusive Fanatics community, reflecting and representing society at every level of the business, including our employees, vendors, partners and fans. Fanatics is also dedicated to making a positive impact in the communities where we all live, work, and play through strategic philanthropic initiatives.
At Fanatics, we’re a diverse, passionate group of employees aiming to ignite pride and passion in the fans we outfit, celebrate and support. We recognize that diversity helps drive and foster innovation, and through our IDEA program (inclusion, diversity, equality and advocacy) at Fanatics we provide employees with tools and resources to feel connected and engaged in who they are and what they do to support the ultimate fan experience.
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Fanatics is committed to responsible planning and purchasing (RPP) practices, working with its business partners across its global and multi-layered supply chain, to ensure that planning, sourcing, and purchasing decisions, along with other supporting processes, do not impede or conflict with the fulfillment of Fanatics’ fair labor practices.
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