Python Software Developer in Test – UK




Position: Python Software Developer in Test
Location: Chiswick, UK
Salary: Market Rate

Permanent contract only
Reports to QA Manager

About Playtech:

Founded in 1999, Playtech has some 2,000 employees located in development centres in five countries, the majority of whom are engaged in research and development of current and future gaming technologies.  Playtech develops unified software platforms and content for the online and land-based gaming industry, together with providing a range of ancillary services such as marketing, hosting and CRM services.

Leading gaming applications include casino, poker, bingo, sports betting, live gaming, casual and fixed odds games. Playtech provides licensees with the tools to maximise cross-selling opportunities, player loyalty and yield, all through the powerful management interface – the IMS. The Group’s capabilities enable the delivery of an integrated software or turnkey solution, with players accessing online, broadcast, mobile and server-based gaming terminals through a single account.

About Geneity:

Geneity, with 40+ staff, are one of five Playtech companies based in the UKtotalling 250+ employees, are currently based in Chiswick, with plans to move to Hammersmith.  

Geneity is a young and rapidly growing company that provides an innovative new suite of sports betting products, built with years of experience in the sector, but re-designed from the ground up to take advantage of the latest trends in the market. Because of our speciality knowledge of the online betting and gaming industry, many of the industry’s leading operators increasingly rely on Geneity’s products to run their most critical systems.

This is an opportunity for you to join a fun and supportive, fast-paced team, with an emphasis and enthusiasm for technology.

About the Role:

We are looking for smart Python developers to build automated test solutions for our e-gaming and sports betting platform.

This is a great opportunity for someone who is looking to take their development experience and specialise in verification. The ideal candidate will have a background in web application development and a strong interest in building automated test suites. We need people who will contribute to our delivery process by doing their utmost to break our applications at the code level. They will also be responsible for managing the automated test framework.

Reporting to the QA Manager, you will work within the development teams, creating unit and integration tests. We will provide instruction for individuals who have the correct development experience but who do not have a formal testing background.

Essential skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor degree in a related discipline (Computer Science, Information Systems etc)
  • Proficient in languages such as Python, Java, etc or equivalent
  • xUnit (JUnit, Python unittestetc)
  • Database programming, including hand coding SQL
  • Experience with Linux / Unix environment

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Familiarity using Jira or similar defect tracking tools
  • Database applications including setup and teardown
  • Experience with refactoring for test and mock object libraries
  • Continuous Integration tools (eg Jenkins)
  • Selenium (IDE, RC or WebDriver)
  • Experience of designing test cases in tools such as Quality Center
  • Exposure to Agile methodologies or TDD

How to apply:

If you have the required skills to perform this role and are seeking to work with an industry leader, please click here (external website) to send your CV and a short cover letter specifying your expected salary and why you are a good fit for the role.

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