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Sr. Manager, Engineering

R&D - RE/QE | Santa Clara, CA - HQ

Manager, Engineering

The Hortonworks Quality Engineering team is looking for talented and passionate Quality Engineering Manager to deliver continuous improvement of open source Hadoop and the other products that we provide to our customers. You will do this through your deep understanding of test methodologies for distributed software. This position is for a hard worker who likes challenges, and is constantly striving to improve the WAY work is done – both QE and Dev. You will have visibility in the prestigious Apache open source community, and the opportunity to build a public reputation for your contributions. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Hands on leadership of an experienced, senior SQE team, through your deep understanding of test methodologies for distributed software.
  • Promote best practices in SQE and software development, including modern CI processes.  
  • Hire additional talent to expand the team’s capacity and areas of expertise, while continuing our standards of individual excellence.
  • Develop maintainable test automation procedures and practices, in response to growing feature set and customer requirements.
  • Work with the open source community to scale up test automation practices, and provide robust releases.

Leadership Qualifications:

  • Proven leader who has led strong teams through collaboration, shared responsibility, and encouraging innovation at all levels.
  • Strong but collegial style, gets the most out of an experienced, senior team, by challenging and supporting them, while rewarding excellence at both individual and team levels.
  • Outstanding communicator, up, down, and sideways. Inspires shared vision in the team.
  • Strong project management skills. Makes tradeoffs and presents them convincingly to others, doesn’t let things fall through the cracks.
  • High energy, creative, and resourceful

Technical Qualifications:

  • Strong experience in Data warehousing, ETL, OLAP development environments, with Enterprise-class applications.
  • Understanding of Hadoop related technologies such as Hive, Spark, and others.
  • Strong hands on experience with python.
  • Strong knowledge of current quality engineering and test tools and processes, including JUnit, Jenkins, Selenium.
  • Bachelor’s degree or better in CS or related field, with 8+ years’ experience in software quality and automation tools development, including at least 4+ years in SQA management.
  • Demonstrated strengths in test framework architecture, SQA methodologies, feature coverage analysis, and professional commitment to the field of Quality Improvement.  Able to raise quality of releases to the next level.
  • Experience with performance testing, stress testing, and advanced aspects of system testing automation.

Additional Desirable Experience:

  • Experience configuring and utilizing OpenStack and/or Amazon Web Services for cloud computing.
  • Experience or understanding of containers and hybrid cloud environments.
  • Experience with Hadoop, streaming, IoT and related projects.
  • Experienced with testing, debugging, and deploying software for highly scaled cluster applications, involving thousands of servers, or enterprise applications involving large data centers.

All employees are required to adhere to all Hortonworks employment policies, including without limitation information security policies.

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