Software Development Engineer in Test at Cvent | Kapow

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Software Engineer in Test

Do you like working with fun and innovative software that will keep you excited, interested and engaged throughout your day?

Would you like to work in a collaborative environment where sharing knowledge and ideas is not only encouraged – but expected?

Are you excited to enhance your Software Engineering and Testing skill-sets?

Do you want to work for a company with an award-winning culture that has been listed as a Top Place to Work by the Washington Post (since 2014) and Washington Business Journal (7th year)?

If you answered yes to all the above, then you belong at Cvent!

We are looking for Software Engineers in Test to join our rapidly growing team. Cvent's Technology Team is responsible for the design, development, and operation of the company's suite of cloud-based software products. We are currently engaged in a major initiative to build our next generation software platform, utilizing the most cutting-edge tools and technologies.

As a Software Engineer in Test at Cvent, you will be a member of an agile team environment and you will learn, practice and drive the software quality best practices we use that help make our software the industry leader. Coordination, planning, execution, automation scripting, and driving root cause and corrective actions are only a few of the many activities your work will entail.

Cvent fosters an environment that focuses on continuous self-improvement and learning. By joining you will be given an opportunity to flourish in your new role. You will be provided with invaluable resources, welcomed by management that is eager to assist you in your professional development, and face-time with Senior Management.


What You Will Be Doing

  • Work on Internet-scale applications, where performance, reliability, and scalability are critical design goals – not after-thoughts.
  • Serve as subject matter expert for complex automated testing application design and development issues and participate as an expert in software redesign process assessing software development projects for quality assurance factors affecting functional requirements and design specifications.
  • Create automation testing strategies, leveraging knowledge of computer science and software development principles.
  • Review testing documentation, develop testing standards, define criteria for testing, analyze test results, and present results to developers. 
  • Develop automated, high-quality test code and scripts utilizing industry-leading tools and frameworks, such as Selenium, Cucumber, ReadyAPI, Postman, etc
  • Integrate test code/script into CI pipeline. Review and monitor test results. Working with development to fix and resolve identified issues.
  • Provide input to systems and applications developers on testing automation procedures and requirements, schedules, or potential problems. 
  • Perform maintenance and upgrades to existing test environments.
  • Develop a holistic understanding of the Cvent's technology stack and the suite of products.
  • Collaborate with product owners, development leads and other stakeholders to understand product specifics and create corresponding test strategies.
  • Coaching and mentoring cross-functional scrum teams in automated testing and CI/CD.
  • Perform hands-on manual testing for all areas not covered by test code and develop a plan to create supporting automation.

What You Need for this Position

We care more about your attitude and aptitude than the specific tools and technologies you have used in the past. You need to have a strong passion for software quality and must take pride in the software the team is producing.

In addition to this, our ideal candidate will meet the following criteria: 

  • Bachelors or Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Human-Computer Interaction or related technical degree.
  • 2+ years of experience in software development or test engineering role with a broad understanding of the software development lifecycle.
  • Experience with Java or other modern programming languages.
  • Strong understanding of modern web and mobile architecture and system (microservices and web services)
  • Extensive hands-on experience working with various SQL database or NoSQL data store.
  • Experience with JavaScript, ES6/7 and client-side technologies like React and Redux.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills as you will be presenting complex IT concepts and project metrics to both technical and non-technical audiences.

 

Cvent offers a fun, collegial work environment tailored to sharpening your technical skills and growing as a software professional. While we have evolved from startup to mid-sized company, our Technology Team has preserved an entrepreneurial and merit-driven culture where meaningful initiative and contribution are recognized and rewarded.
Need more reasons to consider us? We offer competitive salary packages, an extensive benefits package for all full-time employees, including medical, dental, vision, stock options, bonuses, 401K, gym membership discounts, and other great perks! If you would like to learn more about Cvent and our products, visit our website at www.cvent.com

At Cvent we celebrate, support and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristics.

 

Cvent maintains a drug-free workplace

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Location

Located on the Chicago River across from Merchandise Mart, Kapow’s offices are close to public transportation, bars and restaurants.

An Insider's view of Cvent | Kapow

What are some social events your company does?

We have event experts and experienced planners on staff and we partner with many of the country's best restaurants, retailers and venues. So, our quarterly team outings have included rock climbing, rooftops, murder mystery parties, escape races, game nights and more. We also have monthly happy hours at our in-house bar and impromptu karaoke nights.

Olivia

Marketing

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

Right now, my team is focused on scaling our marketplace. It’s been a really exciting initiative for us all to collaborate on prototyping concepts and implementing the right solution for us. It is so satisfying to work on such a tenacious team whose attitude and curiosity truly reflects in the benefits our product provides our clients.

Addie

Technology

What makes someone successful on your team?

Successful members of our engineering and product team have an insatiable sense of curiosity - wanting to understand how something works, how it’s used and how it could be better. This drive for continuous improvement leads Kapeeps to develop amazing features and propose innovative ideas they are proud to work on and unlock meaningful results.

Mehul

Technology

What is your vision for the company?

Kapow is a leading corporate events technology company, backed by the leader in the industry, Cvent. However, at our core, we are powered by real event experts, melding innovative technology with flawless execution and a sense of fun. Our mission is to save our customers time, create awesome experiences and make events easy to plan and execute.

JC

GM

What projects are you most excited about?

Our product team is ambitious and imaginative, so Kapow is moving fast on lots of exciting projects. As we expand the volume and types of inventory we offer, we're revisiting and refining everything behind how we build and relate our marketplace listings. It's a fascinating challenge that's also preparing us for some very cool future features.

Jorin

Technology

What are Cvent | Kapow Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Cvent | Kapow participates in volunteer activities, including Dress for Success, Hour of Code and local food drives.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Kapow has an internal employee advisory group that fields departmental requests to maintain and enhance our culture, organizes social events, takes snack requests, and mentors coworkers.
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Kapow hosts company outings Annually.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Employees get free, catered lunch on Wednesdays
Happy Hours
Kapow Happy Hours are hosted quarterly
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Kapow hosts lunch and learns once per quarter or as needed.
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