Senior / Lead Quality Engineer

Cambridge, MA · Job # 8320BK

Early-stage software company in the BIG DATA arena is searching a lead software quality engineer.

You will collaborate with a cross-functional group from development, product, marketing and sales to help deliver the best platform possible.

You will create and execute test strategies against company’s software and cloud-based frameworks using automated and manual tests. You will run security, performance and functionality tests against cloud-based web services and applications and establish testing goals and identify critical scenarios based on design requirements and customer usage.

What You Will Be Doing:

  • Help implement continuous Integration and delivery methodologies
  • Troubleshoot issues discovered on test environments and by customers and identify potential root causes and reproducible steps.
  • Design and develop test frameworks and testing tools for UI and backend testing
  • Provide feedback on user experience and assist in ensuring the best possible experience for our customers.
  • Participate in the design reviews to understand design, contribute quality requirements and ensure testability
  • Work with development team to understand new product features and collaborate in the design and development of test cases
  • Assist in hiring and mentoring and provide technical guidance to other Quality Engineers
  • Stay up-to-date with new technologies, automated testing tools, etc.


  • 6+ years Quality Assurance and/or Software Engineering experience
  • 3+ years of experience with automated tools
  • Experience working on products dealing with large data sets
  • Experience working with backend DBs like MySql
  • Experience in a UNIX/Linux backend environment
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, iterative development environment
  • Strong analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
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