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Senior Test Engineer – RMS Team – Automation/Manual – Contract – Inside IR35

  • QA


  • JavaScript
  • Java
  • Postman
  • Rest API
  • BDD/Cucumber
Location: London (Hybrid – 2 days a week in the office including Thursday)
Eligibility to work in 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 backend team, Radio and Music Services (RMS). The ideal candidate will have experience in both automation and manual testing. You will be working with a highly collaborative and supportive multidisciplinary team that develops services on AWS using Scala and Java. Your primary responsibility will be to ensure the quality and reliability of the Restful APIs and associated AWS infrastructure that power BBC Sounds’ clients on Web, Mobile, and TV platforms.

The RMS team is based across our Glasgow and London offices and plays a critical role in supporting BBC Sounds, the BBC’s premier audio streaming service. As part of this team, you will be involved in building and maintaining the backend services that enable millions of users to enjoy a seamless audio experience. RMS is dedicated to creating high-quality, scalable solutions, and as a Test Engineer, you will be an integral part of this mission. Your contributions will directly impact the performance and user experience of one of the most beloved audio platforms in the UK.


 Key Skills:

  • Rest API testing – at least 1 year
  • Java – developing code from scratch and using
  • RestAssured, Testng (or jUnit) test frameworks
  • SQL
  • GitHub (or similar code versioning software)
  • BDD/Cucumber
  • Postman or similar tool
  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Agile/scrum experience
  • Exploratory Testing
  • Ability to write high quality documentation


Desirable Skills:

  • CI/CD Experience
  • Deployment experience
  • Exploratory Testing
  • AWS exposure
  • Competent use of Mac for software development



  • 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


Tools / Technologies

  • Java
  • IntelliJ IDEA or equivalent
  • Postman or equivalent


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 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



• 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


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

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

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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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

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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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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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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



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