Mid Level Software QA Engineer

SpotX·Queens Square, Belfast, BT1 3FG·Salary available on request


About SpotX:

We are a global software company with development offices in Belfast. In Belfast we build out new applications that run on a platform operating at volumes many times higher than stock exchanges. We compete against the world’s biggest tech companies to support Ad Funded businesses. Our customers include many household names in the media and gaming industry.

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:

  • Company paid social events and treats (e.g. boat trips, bowling, pub quiz, etc)
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Active Social Committee
  • Stocked snack cupboard & beer fridge!
  • Free Friday breakfasts 
  • Weekly Scone and Fruit delivery
  • Great work-life balance and flexibility
  • Great holidays, (25 days plus 10 bank holidays PLUS exceptional extras over Christmas!)
  • Company pension plan and healthcare 
  • Learn in a fun, casual, team environment
  • Amazing office location with panoramic views
  • Free concert viewing from our office overseeing Custom House Square!
  • Games room - ping pong, pool, games consoles

​ ​SpotX Core Values: 

Customer Service, Integrity, Respect, Initiative, Collaboration, Innovation and Adaptability

SpotX is an equal opportunities employer

Learn more at www.spotx.tv and follow @SpotX on Twitter and LinkedIn.

How to Apply

 Please apply through the link above which will take you to our job on our careers page

If you would like more information please feel free to contact me at

Email: flawther@spotx.tv 

Mob: 07951 600001  

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