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Senior QA Lead Engineer (Owler)

  • San Mateo
  • San Mateo

On the Owler team at Meltwater, you will have the opportunity to build products that millions of business professionals, from startups to Fortune 500 companies, use every day. As a Senior Build/DevOps Engineer, you’ll be a critical part of our small and dedicated team, with the opportunity to make a huge impact. Your contributions will power the systems that serve the rapidly growing Owler community.

Owler has built the most comprehensive and accurate community-powered dataset available on over 14 million public and private businesses. Owler Pro helps professionals discover new opportunities with powerful prospecting tools, and track the companies that matter to them with a concise daily news snapshot and real-time alerts.

What will I be doing? As a senior member of the engineering team you will:

  • Uphold a culture of technical excellence around the team by fostering effective and enduring norms and values.
  • Lead effort to review product specifications and work with others to develop appropriate test strategies and detailed test plans and test architectures
  • Architect, implement and manage automated suites of black-box and white-box test scripts
  • Identify product issues and write detailed bug reports during the product development cycle
  • Lead defect management and maintenance. Review defects that escaped to the field to learn how they could have been prevented or detected
  • Research, Develop and/or Recommend tools to assist SQA Engineers and QA Analysts in test planning, execution and reporting
  • Coach and mentor other QA Engineers and in execution of testing efforts

Skills & Requirements

What skills/experience do I need?

  • Experience testing complex, multi-threaded, and multi-component products
  • Experience with API testing or integration
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a QA role
  • Extensive experience in a scripting language such as: PERL, Python, Ruby, JavaScript
  • Debugging and Crash Log Analysis/Review
  • Experience with automated load/stress and performance testing and tools
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Comfortable building and maintaining test systems from scratch
  • Innovative, analytical approach to solving complex test problems and performing troubleshooting
  • Extensive experience with various types of testing including unit, system, integration, user acceptance, regression, usability and end-to-end testing
  • Working knowledge of No-SQL databases such as MongoDB is desirable.
  • BS or MS in Computer Science is required.

Great Place to Work

  • Competitive Salary

  • Fresh fruits & free drinks

  • Internal hackathons

  • Personal Branding Support

  • Ergonomic desks and chairs

  • Great hardware

  • Opportunities to travel in Europe and the U.S.

  • Open Source Contributions

  • Conferences and Tech Talks

About the company

Owler - a Meltwater company, a global leader in sales intelligence, is currently seeking a Head of Marketing.

Owler is the world’s largest community-based competitive insights platform that more than 5 million business professionals use for sales intelligence and to outsmart their competition and uncover the latest industry news and alerts. From startups all the way to large enterprises (including 96% of the Fortune 500), CEOs, salespeople, marketers, product managers, and all types of business professionals use Owler daily.

Meltwater, a pioneer of media intelligence and now Outside Insight, gives businesses the information advantage they need to stay ahead. More than 30,000 companies have used Meltwater’s media intelligence to stay on top of billions of online conversations and extract relevant insights to strategically manage their brands. Meltwater is dedicated to personal, global service built on the local expertise of 55 offices across six continents. Meltwater is also committed to fostering the data science ecosystem through MEST, a pan-African entrepreneurial program and incubator, and Shack15, a global data science community. Learn more at meltwater.com.

All of our solutions are fully web-based, offered as a service, and based on a modern technology stack. This is your opportunity to be part of a small agile team within a big multinational organization!

We are more than 2000 people across the globe, so there is a lot going on. We believe in diversity and inclusion, and building teams with a wide variety of backgrounds and perspectives. This approach not only raises the quality of our products for our customers, but makes collaboration along the way much more fun.

Read our underthehood blog to see which problems our engineers are solving. Also have a look at what life is like at Meltwater and visit our company profiles on LinkedIn, Xing, Facebook, and Twitter.

Equal Opportunity

Meltwater is firmly committed to affording equal employment opportunities to all candidates and employees alike without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, marital status disability, veteran status and we treat each individual with respect and dignity.

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