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Senior Manager, Quality Engineering


Cvent | Technology | Tysons Corner, VA

We are looking for a Manager of Quality Engineering 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. This position plays an integral role in providing product feedback at all stages of the development life cycle and deliver best quality applications to our customers.

The prerequisites for joining our team are simple. 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 testing and must take pride in your test plans. You should also have great analytical skills and ability to handle complex, modular software quality engineering in a collaborative team-based environment.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Develops and implements testing techniques, plans, and approach to sufficiently test the functionality of new and existing applications
  • Close involvement in the Project Management, requirement analysis and process improvement initiatives
  • Will require to direct or perform activities, which include but are not limited to, test planning, estimation, test case design, reviews, execution tracking and delivery of functional and non-functional requirements
  • Guide automation testing strategies and implementation
  • Participate in daily scrums, planning and retrospective meetings
  • Communicate with development and product management teams effectively to prioritize issues or clarify requirements
  • Timely escalation of issues, report test status frequently to stakeholders with risks and mitigation plans
  • Participates in designing the guidelines and standards for testing all existing and future applications
  • Technically guide and lead small team of test professionals to deliver requirements
  • Contribute towards evaluation of new test tools/development processes and guide/train team members
  • Work in agile development environment

What You Need for this Position

  • Sound knowledge of web testing domain area and tools
  • Solid understanding and a demonstrated application of test methodologies including compilation of Test Plans, reporting of test results, and diagnosis of defects to root cause in Agile Development environment
  • Web services (SOAP/REST) testing experience must
  • Knowledge of relational database concepts, SQL queries must
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and communication skills
  • 6+  years web based test management experience using two or more of the following tools: GIT, JIRA, Selenium, Cucumber, XML, ReadyAPI
  • 4+ years management experience including 2+ years management experience leading large teams (multiple sprint teams)
  • 2+ years mobile testing experience
  • Previous experience and desire to mentor senior level and above Quality Engineers
  • Solid knowledge or experience with leading in-sprint automation testing. Scripting UI and API automation, designing & implementing automation framework are a plus
  • Knowledge or experience with creating reports thru Tableau is a plus
  • Experience with non-relational databases is a plus
  • BS or MS in Computer Science OR related technical discipline.