Lead Quality Engineer (Release Management)

Cvent    Tysons Corner, VA
Job Description

Lead Quality Engineer (QA Production Support Team) Are you passionate about creating high quality software?

Do you want to use cutting edge technologies on real projects that are in production?

Would you like to work in a collaborative environment where sharing knowledge and ideas is not only encouraged – but expected?

Do you want to work for a steadily growing company where you can grow your career? If you answered yes to all the above, then you belong at Cvent! We are looking for Lead Quality Engineers 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 utilize the latest technologies, such as Java micro services and React single page apps to build our next generation software while employing the latest cutting-edge tools and engineering.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Continually work towards making improvements in the release process.
  • Co-ordinate the Go-Live activities including the execution of the deployment Plans and checklists.
  • Maintain a release repository and manages key information such as build and release procedures, dependencies, and notification lists
  • Work with cross-functional team and ability to make Go-No Go decisions for release activities.
  • Work on Internet scale applications, where performance, reliability and scalability, are critical design goals – not after-thoughts.
  • Estimate, plan, coordinate and execute testing activities of web applications developed with the latest technologies, such as RESTful Java APIs, JavaScript and React.
  • Identify, record, document and track bugs
  • Analyze and support innovative mobile applications on a wide range of platforms including iOS, Android and others.
  • Automate web-based testing and Restful web services using industry leading tools such as Selenium and ReadyAPI
  • Gain experience testing in different database technologies, ranging from traditional relational DBs to the latest NoSQL products such as Couchbase and Cassandra
  • Further enhance your skills by testing some of the following technologies: Redux, RabbitMQ and Elasticsearch.
  • Be a self-starter and possess the ability to research issues and improve processes.
  • Manage multiple tasks and adjust to shifting priorities, as necessary.
  • Mentor junior level Quality Engineers.
  • Support team manager and perform management duties when needed
  • Assist management with hiring processes and new team member training when needed
  • Answer junior team member questions, help with team member problems, and oversee team member work for quality and guideline compliance
  • What You Need for this Position

  • We care more about your attitude and aptitude than the specific tools and technologies you have used in the past. You need to have a strong passion for software quality and must take pride in the software the team is producing.
  • In addition to this, our IDEAL candidate will meet the following criteria:
  • 5+ years of web based test management experience using some of the following tools: GIT, Stash, JIRA, FireBug, NVDA, Wave.
  • 1+ years of lead experience including leading projects & initiatives and mentoring junior team members
  • Strong SQL skills and experience with relational databases
  • Proficiency with Test Automation tools and scripting
  • Experience with Web APIs and/or Web Services
  • BS or MS in Computer Science OR related technical discipline.
  • Nice To Have

  • Deep understanding of branch handling and merging strategies
  • Ability to perform in a highly dynamic environment
  • Experience with release management tools such as Jenkins, Jira, GIT, Bitbucket, Bamboo, Docker, Octo and Confluence
  • Understanding of CI/CD pipelines
  • Experience in automating RESTful Java APIs using ReadyAPI
  • Proficiency with automating web based applications utilizing tools such as Selenium
  • Familiarity with message queueing systems like RabbitMQ
  • Experience with NoSQL data stores such as Couchbase or Cassandra
  • Involvement with, and a desire to mentor junior level Quality Engineers
  • Experience working with offshore teams
  • Cvent offers a fun, collegial work environment tailored to sharpening your technical skills and growing as a software professional. While we have evolved from startup to mid-sized company, our Technology Team has preserved an entrepreneurial and merit-driven culture where meaningful initiative and contribution are recognized and rewarded.

    Need more reasons to consider us? We offer competitive salary packages, an extensive benefits package for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision, stock options, bonuses, 401K, gym membership discounts and other great perks! If you would like to learn more about Cvent and our products, visit our website at www.cvent.com

    Tue, 16 Apr 2019 06:13:02 GMT

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