Software Engineer in Test - Lead Dataminr
Type: Full Time Min. Experience: Experienced
Help grow and lead a team focused on building automated test frameworks and suites to make our software and systems better. We are a rapidly growing team of software engineers and data scientists in need of someone to help us build testability and reliability into our applications.
You will help define our software test automation frameworks and then lead a team to develop the software that tests our software. In real-time, we analyze all the worldwide tweets. Your efforts as a Software Engineer in Test will help us to ensure that our system performs correctly and can scale at the rate of Twitter.
You will be working closely with Product Managers to understand user and scalability requirements and with other Software Engineers to help them develop a better system. Your experience in test automation and developing quality software will enable you to lead a team of Software Engineers in Test. Your high standard for quality and obsession for detail will set a high standard for those around you.
In this role, the Software Engineer - Test Lead will:
Build and lead a team of Software Engineers in Test
Define the architecture, technology and standards for performance and functional testing at Dataminr
Create an overall test strategy to evaluate software releases ensuring that software is performing according to guidelines and expectation
Participate in the design of new features and the refactoring of existing services to ensure testability
Develop and maintain test frameworks that provide automated testing of backend services and browser user interfaces
Build and maintain tests; track outcome of application testing and monitoring for inconsistent results
Desired Skills & Experience:
BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
Extensive knowledge of Linux/Unix
Strong coding skills experience in Java, C/C++, Python, PHP, Perl
5+ years software development and at least 3 years of test development/automation experience
Experience as a technical team lead or management role
Experience with UI level testing as well as API/backend testing, including performance testing
Experience working in agile product development environment
Natural curiosity, critical thinker, strong attention to detail, highly organized
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to meet deadlines
Self-motivation and an ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
Dataminr is the leading real-time information discovery company for enterprise clients. Dataminr transforms the public Twitter stream into actionable alerts, identifying the most relevant information in real-time for clients in Finance, News and the Public Sector. Using powerful, proprietary algorithms, Dataminr instantly analyzes all public tweets and delivers the earliest warning for breaking news, real-world events, off-the-radar content and emerging trends. Dataminr clients receive information first, ahead of traditional sources. Dataminr was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in New York, NY, with satellite offices in Washington, DC and Bozeman, MT.
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