Adthena (51-200 Employees, 42% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

20% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 42% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $36.6M Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?

Adthena is an award-winning search intelligence platform with the unique combination of patented, AI-driven technology, and a supportive team of paid search experts, to help brands, marketers, and agencies dominate their competitive landscapes.
We provide customers around the world with a clear view of the competitive landscape, helping them optimize their paid search spend to increase ROI, inform cross-channel strategies, and save time.
Our Whole Market View technology creates a full market map of a client’s entire search landscape; Smart Monitor automatically detects threats and opportunities every day; and our exclusive Local View solution provides the location-based strategic insights that brands, marketers, and agencies need to optimize their spend at local level.
Adthena offers four industry-exclusive solutions that give our customers an unrivaled view of the competitive landscape: Market Entry, Campaign Optimization, Strategic Advantage, and Brand Protection.
Backed by Updata Partners, Adthena was founded in 2012 and now works with 300+ clients across a wide range of industries including finance, retail, gaming, automotive,and technology. Brand customers include Bupa, Citibank, L’Oreal, M&S, Nespresso, Qantas, Volkswagen, and Volvo. Agency customers include Dentsu, GroupM, and OMD.
In 2021 alone, Adthena won five major search industry awards, including Best Search Software Tool at the US Search Awards and Best Software Innovation in both the US and the UK for our groundbreaking Local View product. Along with client Staysure, Adthena won Best use of Search in  Finance PPC at the Global Search Awards and Best use of Data PPC (Silver) at the UK Search Awards. For more information please visit:


    • Work as part of Agile team to continuously improve the web application’s quality
    • Owns the automation and performance testing frameworks and knows what to automate
    • Proficient in Manual testing and test techniques
    • Define test plans, scenarios, scripts, or procedures in accordance with project scope and delivery dates
    • Estimate and confirm testability efforts upfront with engineers during Sprint Planning and Grooming
    • Proactively report bugs, monitor resolution efforts and track successes.
    • Support root cause analysis and manage software defects effectively
    • Build quality dashboards and reports for various stakeholders
    • Take ownership and pride in the products we build and ensure they are of the highest standard
    • Be empathetic towards team members and customers
    • Follow, contribute and improve Adthena’s Engineering and Testing Practices

Minimum Qualifications

    • Work as part of an Agile team to achieve roadmap delivery of high quality products
    • Proactively pursue quality early in the Software and Test Life Cycle
    • Identify the scope of the testing required for a particular release based on the requirements and design
    • Continuously improve the web application by executing functional and non-functional tests
    • Define test plans, scenarios, scripts, and procedures in accordance with project scope or delivery dates.
    • Review stories and confirm that they are testable during Sprint Refinement sessions
    • Identify testing effort required by calculating the sizing needed for the given release and plan work
    • Proactively check for risks in achieving the release and work with teams to mitigate them
    • Support root cause analysis and manage software defects by proactively reporting defects to engineers
    • Build dashboards, reports for various stakeholders and instil confidence about the work being done
    • Take ownership and pride in the products we build and ensure they are of the highest standard
    • Identify and maintain tools for Test Reporting, Test Management, etc. and educate team on using them
    • Follow, contribute and improve Adthena’s Engineering and Testing Practices
    • Be empathetic towards team members and customers

Preferred qualifications

    • Commercial experience working with Web Engineers, as part of a Scrum team
    • Commercial experience doing manual testing on complex web applications
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong knowledge of testing techniques and modern tools (Jira, AIO Test, TestRail, Xray)
    • Solid knowledge and experience with SQL, NoSQL and data driven projects
    • Demonstrated experience of hands-on Issue and Defect Management

Technologies We Use

    • Languages: Python, Java, Scala, JavaScript (React, Backbone), SQL
    • Frameworks: DropWizard, React, Akka and Play Framework (Scala)
    • Databases: PostgreSQL, AWS(S3), Redshift, Redis, MongoDB, Cassandra
    • Technologies: RabbitMQ (messaging), Quartz scheduling, Docker and Kubernetes, MavenCI/CD: TeamCity, Jenkins
    • Source Control: Git (GitHub)
    • Other Tools: IntelliJ IDEA, Jira, Grafana

Benefits and Perks

    • Startup Engineering culture
    • Full Remote working
    • Home Office Stipend
    • Good work/life integration (flexible working)
    • Flexible annual leave
    • Stock options from day one
    • Individual coaching programme
    • Monthly Hackdays
    • Pension scheme
    • Monthly Socials and company-wide retreats
    • Free Trainers when you join our team
    • Great culture- helping all employees to learn, grow and develop their skillset
    • Social activities to join in. Regular off-sites, bake-offs, office table tennis tournaments and much more!
About the Application Team
Adthena’s Technology team is a market leader in developing Competitive Intelligence for AdTech Search. Our Application teams develop unparalleled technologies that help our clients understand their paid and organic search landscape and improve campaign performance. We are an empathetic group of engineers and testers making a career out of building great software for our customers.
As a Automation Test Engineer, you will be working across our entire web stack, so a real passion for quality of development, working closely with Engineers and Product Managers to ensure the best possible outcome, is something that we really value. You will have great attention to detail and will work cross-functionally to test and deliver user-centric solutions to our customers. You will proactively communicate by providing feedback/recommendations to engineers on software usability, functionality and performance. You add value by collaborating and improving engineering team’s test coverage, release velocity and production health.
Being a key member of the Application team, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with other like-minded testers. Together you will continuously evolve our technology stack and and become an expert in implementing testing frameworks and managing testing platforms. We strive to provide the best experience and value to our users/customers, so we focus on continuous innovation, delivery and feedback.
Our engineering culture is underpinned by sharing knowledge, coaching and growing together.
About Adthena
Adthena’s mission is a world of search transparency where precise ads connect marketers to consumers. This statement is key to our ethos here at Adthena and is backed by our Whole Market View technology, a dynamic, AI-driven, data model that is unique for each advertiser, representing their entire relevant search landscape. Powered by our patented machine learning technology, Whole Market View provides the comprehensive data scope and quality required by the world’s leading advertisers to precisely assess competitive opportunities at scale across their entire market, without limitations. We index information hourly, processing over 10TB of new data, 500 million adverts and 200 million keywords across 15 different languages each day. The segmented data is presented in an intuitive format, helping digital marketers to understand their landscape and acquire more customers. The technology has also won a number of awards for its ease of use and value added to clients including: Best Search Software Tool at the UK Search Awards 2016, Technical Innovation of the Year at the Drum Search Awards 2017, Best Search Technology of the Year at the Biddable Media Awards 2017 and Best Tech Platform at the DADI awards 2017. Adthena was founded by Ian O’Rourke and is backed by Mel Morris, the entrepreneur behind Candy Crush and former chairman of
Vision Statement
A world of search transparency where precise ads connect marketers to consumers
Mission Statement
Empower marketers to optimally reach, acquire, and retain consumers with unique data-driven search intelligence.
Core Values
Deliver Remarkable Quality
Get Shit Done!
Freedom with Responsibility
Smart and Always Improving
Things that make Adthena Unique
Machine-Learned Whole Market View
Supervised and Unsupervised Learning
Convolutional Neural Networks
Natural Language Processing
Word Vector Embeddings (Word2Vec)
Built for Client Value and Outcomes
World Class Customer Success

Tagged as: 51-200 Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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