Senior Test Engineer (Automation & Manual) – [Online Child Education]

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Senior Test Engineer (Automation & Manual) – [Online Child Education]


  • JavaScript
  • Cypress
  • Web vitals
  • Lighthouse
  • AWS
Location – Glasgow (Hybrid – 1 day in the office )
Eligibility to work in UK

Role Overview

As a senior test engineer, with experience in online learning, your role as part of the web team is to help deliver new interactive experiences for learners. Whether that’s directing them to the right content based on how they’ve performed in quizzes, or building new content experiences that specifically target our younger audience.

It is an exciting time to join the team as we are nearing completion of a large migration project to move to a shared Webcore and starting to work on new features to make the experience even more engaging. This service is quite unique, even within the business, which means that we get to work on a variety of interesting technologies to solve our problems.

We’re looking for passionate senior test engineer to join our fast-paced cross-discipline agile teams iterating on our key products. It’s important that you can collaborate as part of a multidisciplinary team and can coach and mentor junior team members.

The successful individual will have experience of owning automation projects alongside feature work, have examples where they have had to problem solve and think creatively or innovatively, as well as have strong organisational skills to effectively manage their workload and priorities.

Essential Skills

  • JavaScript, Cypress, Web vitals, Lighthouse, AWS
  • At least one year of testing experience on a public-facing website
  • Ability to determine which tests should be automated and write automation code
  • Understanding of continuous integration and deployment methodologies as well as CI/CD tools like Jenkins
  • Agile team experience
  • Risk based and exploratory testing
  • Pairing and code reviews
  • Analytical Skills
  • The ability to communicate efficiently verbally or in writing
  • Working across multi-discipline teams

Desirable Skills

  • Creating cypress tests
  • Mobile app testing experience
  • Experience of cloud-based environments, especially AWS
  • Browser performance testing using Web vitals, Lighthouse and other tools.
  • Experience working within a multi-site team or department
  • Experience of writing unit tests
  • Experience of accessibility testing
  • Basic Test Lead experience i.e. mentoring Junior Testers


  • A degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field or similar work based experience.
  • Proven experience as a Tester with a focus on online education/learning – related projects.
  • Very good working knowledge of standard software testing frameworks, techniques and methodologies.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team, contributing to the development of business scenarios.
  • Knowledge of software development tools and technologies
  • Experience of planning, executing functional, systems and regression tests
  • Experience applying an analytical and detail-orientated approach to problem solving
  • and solution design
  • Experience with leading defect triage meetings with other disciplines
  • Knowledge of troubleshooting– finding critical bugs or verifying reported issues, identifying their underlying cause, and seeing them through to resolution liaising with other teams where appropriate
  • Good written and spoken communications skills
  • Knowledge of test automation and its value within agile delivery
  • Working knowledge of product/defect/test case management systems
  • Good understanding of usability and accessibility of applications and products

About Spyrosoft 

Established in 2016 Spyrosoft is a leading global technology consulting and solutions business that specializes in delivering innovative software development, digital transformation, and IT consulting services. 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 technolog


What will you additionally get


Flexible working

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



• 25 days annual leave plus the normal UK bank holidays
• Your birthday off every year (or closest working day)



• Auto enrolled into a pension scheme with nest after 12 weeks
• 10% employers contribution on qualifying earnings
• Optional employee contributions
• Option to opt-out



• Monthly office meetings, with lunch on us!
• 4 x seasonal events (Summer/ Christmas party etc.)
• Regular low-key social events
• Opportunities to travel to our overseas offices and meet international colleagues
• Brand new fully serviced office with sky lounge, break out areas and gym

All of the above is optional; you can come along if you want to!



• Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave schemes

Recruitment process

It only takes a few steps

Different roles have different requirements, so the recruitment process depends on the specific position you are applying for.


Checking your CV

We read every resume we receive carefully. If you meet our requirements, we will call you to learn more about your expertise and needs.

Evaluating your qualifications

After an initial phone call, we check your skills with a task related to your position and provide you with feedback afterwards.

Making an appointment

The next step is a meeting at our office or online, where you can learn more about the team and our work culture from a Spyrosoft manager and/or partner.

Getting the answer

At Spyrosoft, we contact every person participating in the recruitment process. Upon acceptance, we will provide a list of the next steps.

Meet the recruiter

Justyna Kasperska Spyrosoft

I always look at the recruitment processes from the candidate's perspective, because at Spyrosoft Group we care about your success!

Justyna Kasperska

IT Recruiter

Meet the recruiter

Magdalena Marcinek Spyrosoft

Making sure that people feel supported - regardless of their background and prior experience - is at the core of how I approach recruiting new team members.

Magdalena Marcinek

Senior Recruitment Specialist

Meet the recruiter

Joanna Bęben Spyrosoft

At Spyrosoft, it is up to you which direction your skills will develop in and what your career path will look like.

Joanna Beben

Senior Recruitment Specialist

Meet the recruiter

Ola Surmińska Spyrosoft

Building a new team is a puzzle, there’s no room for mistakes.

Aleksandra Surminska

Senior Recruitment Specialist



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