Senior Software Engineer (Full-Stack)

SpotQA
Innovation for Automation

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Intro

QA & Testing is often seen as an unexciting though necessary aspect of the software development process.

We’re here to change that.

Here at SpotQA we’re working hard to develop exciting new technologies, harnessing the power of machine learning and combining this with extensive domain expertise to enable testing to be performed fully autonomously. Something akin to self-driving cars of the testing world!

We know this is no easy feat, but nothing worth doing ever is. If you’re excited and inspired by the prospect of working with a team of highly educated, expert engineers from around the world to build ground-breaking, and dare we say game-changing, applications to make testing easier, more efficient and autonomous, then we’d like to talk with you.

At SpotQA you’ll have the freedom to make decisions quickly and execute them, to work collaboratively with colleagues in other countries, (advanced written and spoken English is a must), and you’ll be able to apply your degree (or equivalent) in computer science or software engineering to build a robust and scalable enterprise product to allow organisations to test their software faster and more effectively than ever possible before.

Based out of the LX Factory, a historical industrial complex in the vibrant city of Lisbon, which has been refurbished to house an array of arty retailers, unique restaurants and modern co-working spaces.

Main requirements

You’ll blend your exceptional Java skills with your passion for writing code and solving problems to support our engineering team in developing a research-lead application.

Engineering at SpotQA is a multifaceted role, so whilst we absolutely insist on top-notch Java skills, you should also bring a wealth of experience with algorithms and data structures, and enjoy working in a full-stack engineering capacity.

Bonus points for candidates who can round this off with strong JavaScript (ES6+) skills, and past experience of working with and building distributed architectures. Super bonus points if you have extensive experience with advanced testing techniques such as mocking/stubbing, demonstrate you care about clean code, or if you have previous experience with automating browsers (e.g. chrome debugging protocol).

Nice to have

We know that as engineers you’ll have a mix of different skills, technologies and experiences, so instead of a long boring list of ‘skills’ or technologies we want people to have, we thought sharing details of our tech stack would be more interesting to you.

Our Tech Stack:

  • Java services (distributed architecture)
  • Languages: Java, Javascript / Typescript / Node.js, Python
  • PostgreSQL for relational database
  • Vue / VueX for frontend
  • Consul for discovery
  • AWS (ECS, S3, CloudFront, ALB)
  • Prometheus for metric monitoring
  • ELK for logging
  • Terraform for infrastructure management
  • Github for source control
  • CircleCI for CI / CD
  • Hazelcast
  • Your favourite technology that can help solve challenges

Perks

What else is in it for you?

  • The opportunity to bring your own ideas to reality (we love new solutions and ideas!)
  • Team retreats every 6 months... somewhere nice because you’ve earned it!
  • Full Jetbrains pack license (IntelliJ et al)
  • Private health insurance
  • Take your birthday as holiday every year!
  • Sabbatical opportunities
  • Flexible and remote work options
  • A new laptop and/or use your own equipment

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