Automation Tester | Neon

Team Neon are keen to welcome a new automation tester ASAP.


  • Level up with unique challenges

  • Be part of a world-class, start-up-style team

  • Take our iconic brand into it’s exciting future

Connecting kiwis to the sport and entertainment they love is the name of the game for us at Sky.  Neon, our streaming entertainment platform, delivers world-class TV and movies to delighted kiwis on all sorts of devices, every day (especially in lockdowns!). It’s something we’re super proud of. We’re is supported by a young, dynamic bunch with great attitudes and a fast-paced, agile working style. Joining our team means rubbing shoulders with some of the best and brightest in the industry (if we may say so ourselves…). 

About the role…

As Neon’s growth accelerates, we’re on the hunt for a skilled Automation Tester to analyse our testing, execute functional and automation, defect rates, as well as component-specific ST and SIT manual test cases.

In this role you will be responsible for: 

  • Designing, recording and reporting outcomes of automated and manual test cases and scripts

  • Executing, analysing and scripting automation testing, and component-specific ST and SIT manual test cases

  • Evaluating design options and prototypes to optimise user feedback

  • Testing the usability and accessibility of components and alternative design

  • Checking that appropriate testing and other quality control activities have taken place (and that its complaint with our directives, standards and procedures)

  • Exploring and experimenting with solutions to challenge any established norms

For this role you will need: 

  • Proficiency in software testing, with at least two years’ experience

  • A high level of proficiency in one or more Automation tools or frameworks

  • A demonstrated understanding of DevOps techniques

  • Previous experience working in Agile/Scrum teams

  • Strong problem solving ability, using sound reasoning

  • A curious nature and enthusiasm for what you do


The Cherry on the top…

  • An excellent salary package

  • Free Sky and Free Neon

  • Flexible Working Hours and Location



If you’re feeling like you have the qualities for this gig, but you don’t exactly match the requirements, we encourage you to apply any way. Just try us - we don’t bite. We have lots of different personalities on our team, from quiet and detail-oriented to outspoken big-picture thinkers. We want to learn from you, so bring your authentic self to the table and we will go from there! 


Keen? Course you are! Please email and tell us what you can bring to the table.



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