Software Quality Engineer

Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Negotiable

Updated 3 days ago

Reference 1377737

 Job Description

SpotX is the most transparent programmatic video advertising platform with more than 7 billion ad decisions per day reaching 600 million unique visitors in more than 190 countries.

SpotX is based in the US and expanding operations internationally, including expanding our Engineering office in Belfast. We are seeking a highly talentedSoftware Quality Engineer who can contribute brilliantly to our team locatedthere. We are a fast-paced but casual environment with highly talented peers. The most successful team members are versatile, disciplined and enjoy focusing on new challenges.

 

Making an immediate impact:

  • Work in a scrum team comprised of typically 5 to 6 developers
  • Participate in daily standup meetings and all meetings of the agile SLC: planning, estimation, retrospectives, demos, etc
  • Designing and executing test plans and test cases for user stories, using manual and automated testing techniques, and identifying defects
  • Collaborate with the QA automation team to build further regression frameworks and test coverage
  • Maintaining test environments
  • Coming up with creative ideas on how to ensure the quality of the product

 

Needed SpotX’er talents:

  • 3+ years software testing experience, which may include UI/UX and API testing
  • Coding background in one of the following programming languages: PHP, Java, .NET, Python, Javascript, etc
  • Worked with Relational databases / SQL
  • Comfortable at a shell prompt (e.g., Unix/linux experience)
  • Smart, with technical abilities that enable you to learn fast
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A proactive attitude and a love for making software better!

 

Bonus SpotX’er talents:

  • Exposure to the video ad serving space
  • Mentoring more junior colleagues to improve process and product
  • ISTQB certification(s)
  • Previous experience with test automation frameworks, e.g. Jasmine
  • Selenium and other open source testing tools experience
  • SOAP, REST, XML, JSON, HTML, CSS
  • Web-scale environments knowledge
  • Understanding of source control (Subversion, GIT, etc)
  • Developing personal projects, or contributing to open source projects

 

SpotX Perks:

  • Work in a fun, casual, team environment with a great work-life balance
  • Great holidays, company closed from Christmas to New Years
  • Make a real difference – the code you test reaches millions of people as soon as it is released

SpotX is the leading global video advertising platform that enables media owners and publishers to monetize premium content across desktop, mobile and connected TV devices.

Visit our About Us page to learn more.