Senior Tester (AWS NODE TESTING – DataCaps & MarTech) at Spyrosoft, Glasgow/Remote, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Hybrid (Glasgow, UK)
  • Jun 04, 2024
Duration not stated Information Technology

Contract Description


  • JavaScript
  • Node JS
  • MySQL or database testing
  • API testing experience
  • AWS knowledge (Lambda, EC2, Cloudwatch)


  • Location: Glasgow/Newcastle
  • Hybrid: up to 2 days a week in the office
  • eligibility to work in the UK

Role Overview

We’re looking for an experienced test specialist to work with our media client across two teams; the established Data Capabilities working alongside a Principal Tester to support the delivery team’s practices and the newer Marketing Technologies working to introduce a test automation framework for their budding projects.

This exciting position involves maintaining the Programmes website and underlying infrastructure that powers Programmes related metadata as well as developing the ability to provide personalised pre-rolls on video/audio content.

The successful applicant will have demonstratable Node JS or JavaScript testing expertise, be comfortable with API testing and have experience of automated testing and can coach other team members.


Essential Skills:

You will:

  • have strong experience of Node JS or JavaScript
  • have experience testing APIs using Postman or similar
  • be knowledgeable and experienced in writing test automation scripts
  • have AWS knowledge (Lambda, EC2, Cloudwatch)
  • have GitHub knowledge
  • be able to write high quality documentation
  • have experienced working in an Agile team
  • be a keen team player with a strong willingness to learn


Desirable Skills:

  • MySQL or database testing
  • Proficient exploratory testing skills
  • Front end testing
  • Knowledge of accessibility testing (e.g. assistive technology, tab indexes, off-screen content)
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Experience of testing cloud hosting applications and associated back end services
  • Hands on experience of different web automation tools and frameworks
  • Collaboration and sharing ideas with other testers
  • Excellent problem solving skills with a growth mindset
  • Possess strong attention to detail



  • A degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field or similar work based experience.
  • Proven experience as a Senior Software Engineer ideally with a focus on media-related projects.
  • Very good working knowledge of standard software development frameworks, techniques and methodologies.
  • Experience with providing coaching and mentoring
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team, contributing to the development of business scenarios.
  • Knowledge of software development tools and technologies.
  • You are flexible and curious in your approach
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

About Spyrosoft

Spyrosoft is an authentic, cutting-edge software engineering company, established in 2016. In 2021 and 2022, we were among the fastest growing technology companies in Europe, according to the Financial Times. We were founded by a group of tech experts with established backgrounds in software engineering, who created an ‘engineer-to-engineer’ workplace, powered by enthusiasm, fairness and authentic relationships. Having a unique offering, which bridge the gap between technology and business, we specialise in technology solutions for industry 4.0, automotive, geospatial, healthcare & life sciences, employee experience & education and financial services industries.



More reasons to work with us



  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave schemes



Flexible working

  • We operate hybrid working for most roles allowing for flexibility and a mix of home and office working



Private health insurance


Keep your health in check with easy access to medical professionals.



Internal initiatives


Take part in our knowledge-sharing meetups organised by and for tech enthusiasts.



Training budget


Use your personal training budget to gain new skills and knowledge.



Top-of-the-line equipment


We provide the equipment that best suits your needs and the requirements of your role.



Work from home or the office


Depending on the position, you can work remotely, from the office or in a hybrid model.