Automation Architect (Remote) at Salesloft

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Job Title: Automation Architect

Location: Remote - US


WHY YOU’LL LOVE SALESLOFT:

Put Customers First.  Team Over Self.  Focus on Results.  Bias Towards Action.  Glass Half Full. 

These are the values that define who we are and have empowered our staggering growth to become the #1 leader in sales engagement software.   

Salesloft helps brands deliver value and create trust by connecting authentically and meaningfully with their customers. Thousands of customers depend on Salesloft’s category-leading sales engagement platform to engage in more relevant, authentic and sincere ways.

Since our founding in 2011, we have grown into a global, award-winning organization with Lofters based all over the world.  As a testament to our organizational health, we have been named by Forbes as one of America’s Best Startup Employers in 2020, twice by Deloitte as a ‘Fastest-Growing Technology Company in North America,’ and have been recognized as a top workplace by Forbes, Fortune, Glassdoor, Atlanta Journal Constitution, and Inc Magazine.   

We’re redefining an age-old industry! This is challenging work – but our team of brilliant creatives makes the journey thrilling.  We’re fast-paced, innovative, and collaborative.  We pursue excellence in everything and have a lot of fun along the way.  Come join us!

Check us out on Glassdoor and see what people LOVE about working for Salesloft! 


THE OPPORTUNITY:

Although we’re proud of our history, we’re just as excited about the future.  We want to create a world-class culture and company that attracts, develops, engages and retains elite talent.  

At Salesloft, our Automation Architect role is a pivotal role in helping us more clearly establish and grow our automation efforts.  You will be a key member of our fast-growing and high-performing QA team and will identify and develop strategies to remediate automation testing gaps by designing and implementing automation frameworks. We believe the most successful Automation Architects have a passion for coaching and mentoring to ensure the testing strategies are repeatable, scaleable, and easy to maintain. 

On a day-to-day basis, you will be advising the QA department team members on testing tools and best automation practices. You will have to approach work with a glass half full mentality as you will be coaching and mentoring, setting technical direction for our Automation Engineers, and working alongside engineering leadership to understand automation testing gaps. You will be responsible for building automation frameworks for functional and integration testing. You will be well versed with different testing methodologies and have influential power to make the right choices for the department.

In addition to working with amazing colleagues who exemplify our ‘team over self’ core value, you will also have the opportunity to test cutting edge technology software and more clearly define our automation function. You will have an opportunity to make a difference. 


WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

If you’re looking for an opportunity to learn more, do more, and become more, then becoming an Automation Architect at Salesloft is the career path for you!

We are seeking a  bias-towards-action automation leader who is a persistent, detail-oriented person with a natural curiosity to build new technologies; who has an eye for continuous improvement, is significantly influential to their team, fully understands the goals of the team and department and effectively influences them to achieve them. The QA Automation Architect will have excellent knowledge and experience implementing and developing strategy for test automation. They will have hands-on experience developing several types of automation frameworks from scratch, and be able to contribute and execute off of the Automation backlog. 


THE TEAM:

Our Salesloft’s Quality Assurance team is comprised of seasoned and up-and-coming QA Engineers who are all aligned on one vision and mission:

  • Vision: Every seller is loved by the buyers they serve (#saleslove)
  • Mission: Equip companies to maximize revenue by creating a fantastic buying experience

The team consists of SaaS QA Engineers who are high performers, quality advocates, supportive, and innovative team members who work hand in hand with Engineers to push quality code fast. They are also the epitome of our core values - Customers First. Team Over Self. Focus on Results. Bias Towards Action. Glass Half Full.. 

We are actively looking to grow our automation efforts and are in the process of scaling our QA organization. 


THE SKILL SET:

  • 10+ years of Automation testing experience
  • Experience developing automation test frameworks from scratch 
  • Experience with automation tools and technologies (ie. Selenium, Cypress, TestIM, Gherkin/Cucumber, Git, Postman)
  • Experience creating and executing automation test scripts and including them within CI/CD pipeline
  • Experience with system/integration/user acceptance testing
  • Ability to mentor and communicate a vision for test automation strategy and best practices, coding standards, and tool usage 
  • Ability to research requirements to determine system feasibility, benefits, or needed functionality
  • Strong knowledge and experience working with the product team to develop appropriate levels of testing based on the SDLC and test pyramid
  • Proven prior leadership experience of a project or a team. 
  • Must have Java, Javascript, or .NET development experience 

WITHIN ONE MONTH, YOU’LL:


  • Accomplish tasks independently
  • Advise other QA Team members on best practices and methodologies of automated testing
  • Understand the gaps for QA automation team’s need 
  • Select an automation tool and begin to build a framework
  • Review and contribute to the Automation backlog

WITHIN THREE MONTHS, YOU’LL:

  • Propose ideas/proof of concept for solving gaps/needs
  • Propose and help execute automation process changes, tooling and best practices 
  • Mentor SDETs and Quality Engineers
  • Provide feedback to SDET during peer code review
  • Have the ability to implement department wide technology changes

IS THIS ROLE NOT AN EXACT FIT? Keep an eye on our Careers Page for other positions!

 

WHY SHOULD YOU WORK AT SALESLOFT:

  • You will become part of an amazing culture with a supportive CEO and smart teammates who actually care
  • You will work with an amazing team you can learn from and teach
  • You will experience joining a high-growth/high-traction organization
  • You will hear “Yes, let’s do that!” and then have the opportunity to successfully execute on your ideas
  • You will build community with Lofters of many cultures and backgrounds through ERGs and DEI initiatives
  • We have a vibrant, open office that utilizes modern technology
  • You will grow more here than you would anywhere else, that is a promise

Salesloft embraces diversity and invites applications from people of all walks of life.  We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

More Information on Salesloft
Salesloft operates in the Sales industry. The company is located in Atlanta, GA. Salesloft was founded in 2011. It has 704 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Volunteer in local community, Partners with Nonprofits, Friends outside of work, Eat lunch together, Intracompany committees and Daily sync. To see all 31 open jobs at Salesloft, click here.
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