Is efficient testing as much art as it is science?
Would you like to work in a collaborative environment where sharing knowledge and ideas is not only encouraged â€" but expected?
If you answered yes to all the above, then you belong at Cvent!
We are looking for a Manager of Performance and QA Automation to join our rapidly growing Technology Team. Cvent's Technology Team is responsible for the design, development and operation of the company's suite of cloud-based software products. We are currently engaged in a major initiative to build our next generation software platform, utilizing the most cutting edge tools and technologies.
The Manager of Performance and QA Automation will design and build a corporate-wide QA automation framework. Candidates must be able to utilize hands-on scripting talents as well as management strengths to establish application performance standards and write automation script frameworks that ensure the health of Cvent's cloud-base distributed systems. Candidates must be comfortable designing and implementing automated testing procedures for SOA architectures, data persistence tiers, and web UIs. Additionally, candidates must effectively lead and participate in cross-functional meetings, clearly articulate project risk, and provide concise recommendations to the Development and Operations teams in addition to other stakeholders.
Recruit and build a team designed to achieve the Cvent's QA automation and performance goals.
Design and implement automated test suites (test strategies, test plans, regression test scripts) required for CI software releases.
Utilize performance and load testing methodologies to improve and measure product quality by identifying potential bottlenecks and distributed systems performance problems.
Develop test scripts to properly load / stress systems in a test environment, and monitor, debug performance, and stability problems at projected load levels.
Partner with the Development and Operations teams to analyze system components and performance to identify needed changes in the application design and production environment.
Provide technical leadership team members and other members of the development teams.
7+ years of experience with QA automation framework implementation and management.
5+ years of experience in performance testing and methodologies using automated testing tools and performance test data analysis.
Experience in performing stress testing on large-scale, cloud-based web applications and thorough knowledge of web-based architectures.
Solid understanding of the CI product release life cycle, from specifications through development, testing, and continuous deployment.
Self-motivated, energetic, enthusiastic, with a team-building attitude.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Experience in reporting test results to different functional groups and external and internal clients.
BS, MS or PhD in Computer Science OR related technical discipline. Equivalent experience also considered.