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 talented Software Quality Engineer who can contribute brilliantly to our team and wants to grow in a “Software Developer in Test” position. 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.
 
About the role:

  • Work as an embedded Engineer within an agile team comprised of typically 5 developers
  • Participate in daily standup meetings and all meetings of the agile SLC: planning, estimation, retrospectives, demos, etc
  • Design and execute test plans and test cases for user stories
  • Build automation solutions supporting our CI/CD pipeline model
  • Become the product owner of your teams unit, integration and end-to-end test coverage, driving an automation first approach to Software Quality
  • Develop new and maintain existing automation solutions
  • Ensure quality standards are met across the entire software life cycle
  • Work closely with our Product Teams to ensure acceptance criteria are met
  • Take ownership of your teams test and staging environments

 
Needed SpotX’er Talents:

  • 3+ years experience in a software testing role (UI, UX,  API)
  • Coding background with one or more of these languages (Java, JavaScript, Scala, Python)
  • Experienced in Functional, Non-Functional and Exploratory testing
  • Experience working with Relational databases / SQL
  • Knowledge of web technologies (HTML, CSS, JSON, XML, REST)
  • Comfortable at a shell prompt (Unix/linux)
  • Understanding of source control (Git, Gerrit)
  • Experience with using agile tools  (JIRA, Confluence, Zephyr)
  • Knowledge of Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A proactive attitude and a love for making software better!


Bonus SpotX’er talents:

  • Experience working with UI Automation tools such as (Selenium, Protractor)
  • Experience working within CI/CD environments using Jenkins as automation server
  • Experience with containerisation technologies (Docker)
  • Experience with container orchestration platforms (Openshift, Kubernetes)
  • Web-scale environments knowledge
  • ISTQB certification(s)
  • Exposure to the video ad serving space

 
SpotX Perks:

  • Work in a fun, casual, team environment with great work-life balance
  • Friday Breakfast & Monthly site events
  • Weekly food, fruit & snack delivery 
  • Pool & ping pong tables
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Health insurance & strong pension contributions 
  • 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, an RTL Group company, is the leading global video advertising platform that enables media owners and publishers to monetize premium content across desktop, mobile and connected TV devices.
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