Automation Engineer

Engineering - NI Belfast, United Kingdom


SpotX will be hosting a Recruiting Open House on Thursday, September 21st, from 18:00 – 20:00 BST. Our Belfast office is located at The Boat - Level 8, 49 Queens Square, Belfast, BT1 3FG. SpotX is a great company to work for and has been consistently voted a top place to work, so don’t miss out on the opportunity to meet our team and to see what we’re all about.

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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.


We are seeking a highly talented, Automation career focused Automation Engineer who can contribute brilliantly to our team located in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Every day, our engineers transform online video advertising and solve difficult problems by employing creativity, innovation and solid technical expertise. 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.


SpotX is based in the US and expanding operations all throughout the EMEA and APAC regions. We have chosen to locate our European engineering team in Belfast due to the expanding technology sector and high level of talented engineers, come see what we 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:

  • HTML / CSS
  • 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 Amsterdam, Belfast, Hamburg, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Stockholm, Singapore and Sydney. In October 2017, RTL Group, a leader across broadcast, content and digital, will complete its 100% acquisition of SpotX. For updates, follow SpotX on Twitter and LinkedIn.