Senior Test Engineer (AWS Java Testing Data Platform) – Contract – Inside IR35 [UK]

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Senior Test Engineer (AWS Java Testing Data Platform) – Contract – Inside IR35 [UK]

  • Cloud
  • Java
  • Other
  • Python


  • AWS technologies mainly
  • Java (Scala)
  • Python


  • Location – London (Hybrid) – 2 days a week in the office including a Thursday
  • eligibility to work in the UK

Role Overview

As a Senior Test Engineer, ideally with experience in the media industry, we’re looking for an experienced engineer who is a real team individual to join our core data platform team,  As a key member of our team, you will be responsible for developing systems for the ingest, processing, and summarization of audience data, while also contributing to the future development of the BBC data platform.

Over the next 12 months, we are transforming the platform proposition to enable data professionals to self-service their data needs from the platform in order to meet the huge demand for data across the organisation. This encompasses a wide data toolset, spanning data ingestion, transformation, developing systems for ingest, processing, and in summarization of audience data.

Key Skills and Responsibilities

Essential Skills:

You will:

  • Cloud: AWS (S3, EC2, SQS, Lambda, IAM, CloudWatch, CloudFormation, , Athena)
  • Languages: Java (Scala), Python
  • Techniques: DevOps, Infrastructure as Code (IaC), CI/CDs – Deployment: Jenkins, Codebuild, CodePipeline.
  • Testing: TDD, BDD, end-to-end, load testing, Stress Testing – Database experience
  • have experience in cloud development, specifically the AWS suite (DynamoDB, EC2, Lambda, load balancers, cloud formation and cloudwatch)
  • have expertise in developing for operational and non-functional concerns (monitoring integration, performance testing, scale, availability and resilience, security considerations) with tech such as Gatling/SBT.
  • Strong communication skills: you will need to effectively interact with other developers, non developers and remote team members across multiple sites and to be confident in your delivery.
  • Critical thinking: to value the ability to question and to improve the current working methods, tools, and processes.
  • Code quality: a passion for writing clean code, well documented and testable code is a must.

Desirable Skills:

  • Experience writing and maintaining large scale, robust production software in a fast-changing environment with rapid release cycles.
  • Stream-Processing: Apache Airflow, Beam, Kafka, Flink
  • Knowledge of Java, Cucumber
  • Expertise Data Visulisation: Tableau, Grafana
  • DynamoDB, Redis and Redshift
  • Cloud: AWS (S3, EC2, Lambda, AWS Glue/Spark, IAM, Cloudwatch, MSK, Managed Airflow, Athena, Kenesis)
  • Experience of writing and taking responsibility for technical documentation.
  • Knowledge and expeience of working with Python and Scala


  • 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.

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

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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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

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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

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Paulina Darnowska Spyrosoft

Submitted application is the very beginning of your adventure at Spyrosoft. We support you at its every stage.

Paulina Darnowska

Senior Recruitment Specialist

Meet the recruiter

Katarzyna Franczek Spyrosoft

At Spyrosoft, we’re always working as a team. The success of the whole company depends on finding the right people.

Katarzyna Fraczek

Lead Recruitment Coordinator



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