Automation Engineer - Belfast, United Kingdom

Posted on 31st July 2017
Company SpotX
Location Belfast, United Kingdom
Category IT/Technology
Type Full-time
Level Senior


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.
They are seeking a highly talented, Automation career focused Automation Engineer who can contribute brilliantly to their team located in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Every day, their engineers transform online video advertising and solve difficult problems by employing creativity, innovation and solid technical expertise. They 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.
SpotX is based in the US and expanding operations all throughout the EMEA and APAC regions. They have chosen to locate their European engineering team in Belfast due to the expanding technology sector and high level of talented engineers, come see what they are about!


Making an immediate impact:
- Build automation frameworks on a Lamp stack for web applications, web services and backend systems
- Utilize relevant open source testing tools
- Not only will you be building and maintaining the automation frameworks, but also mentoring the QA teams in using the frameworks
- Support the QA teams in writing automated test cases


Needed SpotX’er talents:
- 3 to 5 years experience in Automation
- Passion for an Automation career
- Programming experience in PHP, Java, Python, etc
- Experience in building Automation frameworks
- Experience with OpenSource tools
- Mentoring and training
- Strong verbal and written skills
- Able to handle small details
- Comfortable at a shell prompt (Unix/linux experience)
- Comfortable reading and writing XML
- Understanding of source control (Subversion, GIT, etc)
- A love for making software better!

Bonus SpotX’er talents:
- JavaScript
- Web-scale environments

SpotX Perks:

- Work in a fun, casual, team environment with 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 a video ad serving platform providing media owners with monetization tools for desktop, mobile and connected devices. The platform features modern ad serving and programmatic infrastructure, and other monetization tools, like solutions for OTT and outstream video ad units. SpotX gives publishers the control, transparency and actionable insights needed to understand buyer behavior, manage access and pricing, and maximize revenue. The company is headquartered in Denver, Colorado, and has offices in New York, San Francisco, London, Sydney, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Hamburg, Belfast, and Singapore. In July 2014, RTL Group, a leader across broadcast, content and digital, acquired a 65% stake in SpotX. For updates, follow SpotX on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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