Software Quality Engineer

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. As a modern ad server with programmatic infrastructure, data enablement, and monetization solutions for OTT, outstream, and addressable TV, SpotX gives media owners and publishers the control, transparency, and actionable insights needed to understand buyer behavior, manage access and pricing, and maximize revenue. SpotX also provides advertisers with a direct pipeline to premium supply and innovative solutions for optimizing media efficiency, reach, and audience targeting. With best-in-class technology purpose-built for video, SpotX’s holistic, brand-safe solution is employed by some of the largest media owners and publishers in the world including fuboTV, Microsoft Casual
Games, Newsy, Samba TV, Sling TV, Vudu and partners with a variety of different companies within the digital video ecosystem including comScore, DoubleVerify, Integral Ad Science, JW Player, MediaMath, MOAT, Nielsen, Oracle, The Trade Desk, and more. 

Headquartered in Denver, SpotX has nearly 600 employees in 24 offices worldwide including Amsterdam, Hamburg, London, Los Angeles, Milan, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Singapore, Stockholm, Sydney, and Tokyo. In October 2017, RTL Group completed its 100% acquisition of SpotX which is currently combining its business with smartclip, a sister company. Learn more at www.spotx.tv and follow @SpotX on Twitter and LinkedIn.

 

Company: SpotX Limited 

Country: United Kingdom 

State/Region: Belfast 

City: Belfast, Northern Ireland 

Postal Code: BT1 3FG 

Job ID: 20163


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