Job Post

Senior Director, Automation and Performance Engineering

404 Wyman St, Ste 1000
Waltham, MA 02451

About the Team

The team is chartered with developing mission critical quality automation and performance driven tools for our cloud offering using cutting edge technologies. You will be involved in leading a team tasked with selection and development of automation tools and frameworks. Team members range in years of experience. As Leader of Automation and Performance team you would be expected to have hands on knowledge of your craft, have a proficient understanding of software life cycle, and grow and mentor your team.

One of the best things about Intralinks from a developers standpoint is you will always get to use the newest technology out there. You never get bored.

-Quote from a Principal Applications Developer in our Waltham, MA office.


  • Mentors and manages team members.
  • Sets strategic vision for all automation frameworks.
  • Sets and determines charter of automation team
  • Engages in discussions with Engineering team and others on the feasibility of the proposed solutions and the time necessary to accomplish the work.
  • Writes detailed design documents describing the approach to be taken and programming details;
  • Assume ownership of automation team deliverables.
  • Supports service teams.
  • Prepares related documentation.
  • Responds to and resolves escalated calls for technical assistance received from production support.
  • Manage the delivery of assigned modules on time and budget with high quality
  • Review Requirements and test plans
  • Other duties as assigned.

The Projects:

We are working on next generation platform on front end as well as backend. Developers will be working on cutting edge automation technologies and frameworks. Your team will be supporting R&D teams and provide automation technologies to test their code. This person will have the opportunity to work on all aspects of test automation frameworks and tools and contribute to the success of the product development.

Developers will be involved in Microservices development, component development and deployment. Microservices has become a preferred way of creating enterprise applications. Thanks to its scalability, this architectural method is considered ideal when you have to enable support for a range of platforms and devices. Your team will be using technologies like Selenium, Chef, Puppet, Salt, Ansible, OpenStack, Cucumber, Calabash, jmeter, javascript, dynatrace. You must have solid understanding of these technologies.

Required Skills:

  • Proven 5-8 years of Leadership experience
  • Knowledge and experience with application monitoring tools such as Nagios
  • Knowledge and experience with Performance automation tools such as Soasta, jmeter, Dynatrace.
  • Knowledge and experience with custom restful API Infrastructure automation frameworks such as SoapUI, HP QTP, HttpMaster, Parasoft, vREST
  • Knowledge of Quality and Systems Development methodologies
  • Highly analytical, proactive and detail oriented
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working in a multisite environment with on shore and off shore team

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in designing Automation and implementation for Big data applications
  • Experience with some or all of the following:
    • Hadoop/Pentaho/Vertica/AWS
    • Object Oriented Programming
    • Java
    • SQL
    • Python
    • JUnit, SAM
    • Eclipse, Ant, Git, Maven, XSLT, Ruby on Rails
    • JIRA, Subversion
    • Knowledge of Xcode and Eclipse/Studio.

Are you interested?

Yes? We want to hear from you!

Category: Software Engineering/QA

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