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Senior Manager - SDET

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Location: Addison, TX, United States
Date Posted: Aug 11, 2021

Job Description


Securonix provides the Next Generation Security and Information Event Management (SIEM) solution. As a recognized leader in the SIEM industry, Securonix helps some of largest organizations globally to detect sophisticated cyberattacks and rapidly respond to these attacks within minutes. With the Securonix SNYPR platform, organizations can collect billions of events each day and analyze them in near real time to detect advanced persistent threats (APTs), insider threats, privilege account misuses and online fraud. Securonix pioneered the User and Entity Behavior Analytics (UEBA) market and holds patents in the use of behavioral algorithms to detect malicious activities. The Securonix SNYPR platform is built on big data Hadoop technologies and is infinitely scalable. Our platform is used by some of the largest organizations in the financial, healthcare, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and federal sectors.


Analytics-driven cloud SIEM provider recognized for second consecutive time in the Leaders Quadrant:


As a Manager - SDET you will be leading, estimating, planning and coordinating the QA activities and initiatives for Securonix. 



  • Create/Assist/Troubleshoot the development of Test Automation Framework, Standards, Procedures,
  • Processes, and Best practices as related to QA Test and Automation
  • Manage the Daily/Weekly activities of the  Team Members and support the onboarding of new team members
  • Provide technical guidance and expertise to team members, colleagues, and/or customers
  • Contribute to program/project review meetings. Support Quality Assurance Management in
    • Determining status, assessing problem areas, suggesting and reviewing corrective actions,
    • Directing/planning necessary extra work, and rework and re-plan activities
  • Maintain and Guide Test Automation Suites Execution and undertake analysis of results to ensure that software meets or Exceeds specified standards and/or client and technical requirements
  • Work with project stakeholders to determine the appropriate quality initiatives to implement during
  • System development life cycles
  • Support Quality Assurance Lead in upward stakeholder management and day-to-day
  • Management of the Automation Test team
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with other IT services, IT solution functions, and customers to expedite delivery of IT solutions
  • Work within quality assurance frameworks to ensure stability, efficiency, and scalability
  • Take responsibility for the integrity of testing and acceptance activities and coordinates the execution of these activities
  • Provide authoritative advice and guidance on any aspect of test planning and execution
  • Assist in the development of quality assurance and testing policies, standards and procedures, processes, and best practices as related to automation through a Community of Practice
  • Contribute to program/project review meetings. Support Quality Assurance Management in determining status, assessing problem areas, suggesting and reviewing corrective actions, directing/planning necessary extra work, and rework and re-plan activities
  • Support the onboarding of new team members
  • Work with project stakeholders to determine the appropriate quality initiatives to implement during system development life cycles
  • Provide feedback and suggestions to improve the application of basic principles and practices related to Software Development Process Improvement
  • Review requirements and specifications, and define test automated test solutions

Analytical/Decision-Making Responsibilities:

  • A proactive approach to identifying issues and presenting solutions and options, and where appropriate, leading to resolution
  • Ability to clearly articulate both problems and proposed solutions
  • Ability to prioritize personal and team workloads to best meet organizational objectives
  • Empowered to make decisions and recommend approaches based on the results from quality reviews

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • Expertise in Creating Test Automation Frameworks with Codecept JS and Selenium
  • 5+ Years of experience in Agile environment and DevOps
  • Solid understanding of CI/CD Pipelines
  • Expertise in setting up Automation Suites in CI/CD Environment
  • 8+ Years of extensive experience in Selenium/CodeceptJs
  • Experience developing API automated testing solutions using , Selenium, JUnit, Soap UI, TestNG, and JMeter
  • Ability to determine strategic direction and not just tactical
  • Strong programming and technical experience as this role will require digging into code and interfacing with developers and delivery managers
  • Knowledge of tools and processes for results reporting
  • Experience with testing big enterprise, high-traffic and multi-tier applications using MS Azure or Amazon    Web Services (AWS)
  • Experience managing teams of Automation Engineers strongly preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
  • Maintains knowledge of specific technical specialisms, provides detailed advice regarding their application and executes specialized tasks
  • Motivated by delivery and speed to outcome
  • Ability to determine strategic direction not just tactical
  • The ability to work and team effectively with clients and other management personnel across geographies
  • Flexibility to adjust to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity and rapid change
  • Ability to deal efficiently with escalations and difficult situations under pressure
  • Knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle including the functional and non-functional test phases
  • Knowledge of Quality Management techniques
  • Intermediate understanding of the customer services and business processes
  • Knowledge of Agile and automation processes
  • Demonstrates the ability to research, formulate relevant questions and seek advice about specific concepts and practices to deepen learning and application skills related to Quality Management
  • Demonstrates a basic understanding of key principles related to Software Development Process Improvement

Supervision Responsibilities:

  • Provide supervision and direction to team members and staff
  • Delegate, coach, coordinate and lead co-workers and project team members
  • Leads a functional team with responsibility for utilization, assignments and reports to a pillar leader
  • Responsible for training and standards for functional team performance
  • Has direct responsibility for supervising personnel (i.e. set goals, assigns work, reviews performance, and conducts career development discussions)


Job Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree ( computer science, engineering or equivalent work experience)
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • 10-15 years of relevant experience
  • Management experience a plus


Securonix, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. Securonix complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
  • Securonix expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, genetic information, disability or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Securonix employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.
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