Director, Software Engineering in Test (QA/SDET)

Job description

Who We Are

AuditBoard is a high-growth SaaS company in the financial technology space that is transforming the way organizations manage critical risk, audit and compliance initiatives. We believe in empowering enterprises to manage and control risk so that their businesses are able to thrive.

Designed by former chief audit executives, our enterprise cloud platform is purpose-built to automate and streamline activities in ways that align with how our thousands of users think and act daily. Clients range from pre-IPO organizations to Fortune 500 companies, including leading organizations such as WeWork, Activision Publishing, Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., TripAdvisor, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and Cox Communications, among many others.

 

Who We Are Looking For

We are looking for a highly motivated Director - Software Engineering in Test (QA / SDET) with a track record of building and managing effective and efficient automation teams. You will be the “voice” of quality and will work closely with development teams to improve software quality by automated and continuous testing pushing the boundaries of using latest software testing technologies/solutions in an automated way. This position demands a high level of leadership, mentoring other engineers and helping to design and architect scalable solutions. Our ideal candidate is an engineering leader and innovator who will be focused on taking the quality of our products beyond industry leading standards. Qualified candidates will foster entrepreneurship to challenge what’s next, be self-starters, able to multitask, be dependable, and have concise communication. We're a hardworking, energetic team that is passionate about our customers and believes that to be successful we should never stop learning: learning about our customers, our product, and how to build better software.

 

Responsibilities

  • Own and direct all aspects of Quality Engineering
  • Manage and grow a high performing team across multiple products with a focus towards automation
  • Own and manage the effort to continuously improve quality by using proven automation processes and metrics
  • Work with business and the engineering teams to understand product requirements (both business and technical) and create test plans and test cases
  • Maintain/improve existing automation test frameworks and test suites
  • Maintain test infrastructure to ensure validity and reliability of test execution and results
  • Develop a culture of quality innovation and excellence
  • Define and report metrics on product quality
  • Promote programs, policies, processes and procedures to ensure highest quality of products
  • Build a test engineering framework which evaluates and communicates all aspects of production readiness and software/product quality
  • Develop, standardize, and continually improve a comprehensive automation testing strategy
  • Provide leadership to create a culture focused on mentorship, coaching, and career progression



Qualifications

  • 10+ years QA/SDET experience and at least 5 years of experience in web development
  • 5+ years management experience
  • Strong communication skills - able to communicate team and project goals in a clear, concise, and strategic manner
  • Strong ability to balance multiple responsibilities including leading/mentoring a team, while proactively troubleshooting and managing project timelines
  • Top notch problem-solving skills - able to work through complex problems
  • Ability to communicate technical issues in a manner easily understood by all stakeholders
  • Experience with a modern front-end framework (Ember, Angular, React, Vue, etc.)
  • Experience writing REST / JSON APIs
  • Experience writing software tests
  • Motivation to work hard and always be learning

 

Preferred

  • Experience with Selenium and Webdriver IO
  • Experience with Node.JS and modern ES6 or TypeScript
  • Experience with Ember.JS
  • Experience working on SaaS web applications
  • Bachelor's Degree in CS, MIS, or other technical field (or equivalent experience)

 

Why You’ll Love Life at AuditBoard

  • You’ll be launching a career at a well-funded, hyper-growth SaaS tech company
  • Free daily catered lunches
  • Stock options
  • Unlimited snacks and beverages
  • Free gym membership
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage for full-time employees
  • 3 weeks of Paid Time Off and 10 holidays per year.
  • 401k to save for your future
  • Fun company and team outings - Work Hard Play Hard!