Careers

Why SOASTA? We’re an innovative Silicon Valley software company whose SOASTA Platform has changed the way companies do performance and functional testing for mobile and web apps since its release in May 2008. We pride ourselves on our responsiveness to our customers and our ability to maintain our sense of humor no matter how late we stayed up the previous night running tests. If you’re someone who likes to win and who loves to get people excited about new and better ways to solve old problems, SOASTA may be the place for you. As for industry validation, we’ve been named a Cool Vendor by Gartner Group, a visionary in Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Integrated Software Quality Suites, a winner of the Red Herring North American Top 100 and The Wall Street Journal called us one of the Top 50 Venture-backed Companies in 2010, 2011 and 2012. Our customers include Target.com, Intuit, Netflix, Hallmark and Gilt Group. We promise to acknowledge every inquiry with a personal response.

 

Web Developer/Producer

SOASTA is looking for an outstanding Web Developer/Producer to join our marketing team.  We are looking for an individual who has a strong sense for good web design with outstanding technical skills.  The individual will constantly manage and implement the incoming requests from the various teams (marketing, engineering, HR and Sales) for new and updated content.  The Web Developer/Producer will understand our information architecture, ensure timely updates and deliver outstanding user experiences for our customers.   You will be responsible for optimizing SOASTA’s Online prescience, ensuring all content is mobile friendly, improving SOASTA’s SEO ranking and leading the technical implementation of our web site, social sites and integration with Marketo  and Salesforce.  SOASTA is seeking candidates who are passionate about marketing with a track record of high performance in a fast growing technology company.

Responsibilities

Web Development:  Delivering visually appealing web pages, by creating, editing and modifying wordpress templates.  Programing in HTML, CSS or Javascript to interact with 3rd party systems.

Web Infrastructure: Monitor and Manage the performance of the website, leverage measurement tools and analytics to maximize performance and enhance the user’s experience.

Information Architecture: Oversee the information architecture of the web site, ensuring a positive and consistent experience during the buyer’s journey.

Requirements

  • Strong web development skills including experience with: HTML, JavaScript, CSS, AJAX, HTTP, SQL, RESTful APIs, and everything else that powers modern Web Applications
  • Extensive Experience with WordPress and associated wordpress plugins
  • Understanding of modern web development processes, including responsive design techniques
  • Experience with Google Analytics, Marketo, and SalesForce
  • Strong understanding of web tracking technology (JavaScript, url tagging)
  • Experience with web site translation/internationalization
  • Experience with site optimization (SEO) to maximize visibility and search ranking
  •  Strong organizational skills and the ability to work in a fast moving business and manage multiple priorities

Performance Engineer

This position requires a person who is highly skilled at handling complex technical situations, provides world-class customer service, and has effective verbal and written communication skills. Performance Engineers are the front line leaders at SOASTA responsible for delivering performance intelligence. They work with engineering teams to define test objectives, lead performance testing engagements, and provide actionable analysis to help resolve performance bottlenecks. In addition, Performance Engineers play a critical part in pre-sales engagements, post-sales support, and in working with Product Engineering to help define the SOASTA CloudTest roadmap.

Job Description
  • Consult with customers to create and execute tests according to specified requirements.
  • Gather customer testing requirements.
  • Provide technical training to customers and partners.
  • Review analytics to help clients with performance improvement
  • Contribute technical repository assets.
  • Conduct themselves with clients either onsite or offsite with a strong service orientation and find challenge in problem solving complex situations
  • Communicate a working knowledge of SOASTA business, technology, and objectives
  • Demonstrate a relationship with and working knowledge of Customer business, organization, and objectives
  • Follow standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained
  • Participate in the process of selling and communicating mutually agreed project expectations
  • Up to 100% travel
Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, MIS or Engineering or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years software experience in a customer facing technical role.
  • Performance testing experience.
Business Skills
  • Ability to communicate highly technical information to business professionals.
  • Excellent listening, presentation, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workload among changing priorities.
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Technical Skills
  • Experience with testing tools such as LoadRunner, SilkPerformer, and JMeter
  • Understanding of object-oriented programming languages (C++, Java); Experience with Javascript is a plus
  • Understanding of typical n-tier application architecture (web, app, database)
  • Knowledge in various operating systems: Linux and Windows are must
  • Expertise with at least one common application server technology (Java, .NET) is a plus
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking (proxies, firewalls, etc.), and common web technologies (HTTP, REST, Web Services, XML, etc.)

Please send resume to jobs@soasta.com

 

Senior Product Marketing Manager

SOASTA is looking for a passionate, experienced and versatile Senior Product Marketing Manager to join our marketing team (based in Mountain View). The optimal candidate will demonstrate a broad working knowledge of and demonstrated expertise in software technology product marketing.   The candidate will be responsible for driving our go to market programs for SOASTA’s platform, products and services with an emphasis on delivering integrated marketing campaigns.  The focus will be on delivering outbound messaging through multiple communication channels (web, social media, PR, and events), competitive marketing and building amazing sales tools that inspire our sales force.  SOASTA is seeking candidates who are passionate about marketing with a track record of high performance in a fast growing technology company.

Responsibilities:

  • Product Positioning: Tune and develop compelling messaging for SOASTA’s leading platform, products and services
  • Product Go To Market: Plan and manage multi-dimensional and integrated product launches in an agile delivery environment
  • Sales Enablement: Develop sales tools and deliver training for SOASTA sales personnel on product, industry and competitive topics
  • Content Development: Author and drive creation of unique product and solution content for the website, datasheets, white papers, blogs and social media
  • Market Analysis and Analyst Relations: Become the SOASTA expert and company liaison for existing and new industry analyst firms
  • SOASTA Product and Subject Matter Expert: Represent SOASTA in online communities (social media), industry events, webinars, speaking opportunities and with technology media.

Requirements:

Minimum of 5 year’s experience in Product Marketing, Technical/Solutions Marketing, Product Management (with outbound skills), and/or Technology Pre-Sales. Domain specialty in one or more: Software testing, Software development, DevOps, Continuous Integration/Build Management, Performance Engineering, Performance Monitoring, Mobile development, Web and Mobile performance Track record of performance working on a high productivity team in a fast-growth company Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and meet multiple deadlines Demonstrated ability to take complex technical concepts and communicate them to both business and technical audiences Strong cross-departmental management capabilities specifically working between Sales and Engineering teams Exceptional written and verbal skills Strong Microsoft Office skills – Powerpoint and Word particularly.  Video and web publishing highly desirable Skill and desire for public speaking (live and online) Social media savvy – active in technical communities and online social media Rigorous attention to detail and focus on speed and quality of deliverables  

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent, MBA preferred

Marketing Manager

SOASTA is looking for an experienced and versatile Marketing Manager to join our marketing team (based in Mountain View). The optimal candidate will demonstrate a broad working knowledge of and demonstrated expertise in marketing with an emphasis on events (on-line and live), editing/creating content (collateral, web, programs) and marketing project management. Interested candidates must be prepared to provide sample work demonstrating this experience. SOASTA is seeking candidates who have a track record of performance working in a high growth technology company.

Responsibilities:
Content. You will review, edit and manage assets to project completion: case studies, stories, blog posts, product collateral, whitepapers, newsletters, web content, webinar abstracts all of which demonstrate an understanding of SOASTA technology and our brand voice.
Project Management. You will manage the end-to-end communications and scheduling, brief development, writing, review/approvals and distribution.
Event Management. You will manage the end-to-end event co-ordination and execution process – sponsorship, events calendar, promotion, messaging, theme, staffing, delivery of materials, on-site co-ordination and sales linkages.

Requirements:
Minimum of 5 year’s marketing experience;
Track record of performance working on a high productivity team in a fast-growth company
Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, and meet multiple deadlines
Demonstrated experience in technology marketing, including the ability to take technical concepts and communicate them to both business and technical audiences
Exceptional communication skills: web, social media, products and programs (samples helpful)
Strong desire to learn, contribute and think innovatively
Must be able to develop project plans and be able to execute on those plans
Working knowledge of the testing and monitoring space
Knowledge of WordPress, Salesforce and Marketo
Rigorous attention to detail and focus on quality of deliverables

Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Economics, English or equivalent

Software Engineer

SOASTA is looking for the best and brightest software engineers! 

Join us in building a revolutionary set of visual and highly scalable software products for testing and monitoring web sites and mobile apps. So far, we’ve built the most scalable load testing product, the most robust functional test automation framework for mobile apps, and the most advancedmonitoring of real user traffic. All of our products are build on a shared platform, with intuitive and easy to use UI, and real time streaming analytics, at any scale.
We have won many awards, we were awarded 2 patents and working on 10 others, and we’re just getting started. Mobile, cloud & real time big data analytics – these aren’t buzzwords for us, but rather a really exciting set of challenges to solve at scale and with performance and quality. So, if you want to work on the most cutting edge technologies, with a great group of people in a fast-paced startup environment, then this is your opportunity! 
This position offers a competitive base salary, stock options, a bonus plan, and other comprehensive benefits. SOASTA has offices around the world, and our headquarters are located in beautiful down town Mountain View, right on Castro St.
Qualifications:
  • Must be fun to work with!
  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Computer Science
  • 1-5 years experience with or a strong desire to learn Java, Objective-C, HTML, AJAX, XSL, CSS
  • Passionate about your work
    Unix experience a plus
Please send resume to jobs@soasta.com

Technical Director, Australia and New Zealand

Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW The Technical Director is the face and voice of SOASTA in the software engineering community, driving awareness and adoption of the SOASTA Platform, including CloudTest, TouchTest and mPulse.  We are looking for uniquely talented technical advocates to join us as we help companies leverage the power of SOASTA’s products to solve their web and mobile quality and performance challenges.   Our team is passionate and focused.  We enjoy working with cutting edge technology, but even more so we believe in SOASTA’s ability to truly revolutionize mobile test automation and performance engineering practices – we’ve seen it happen time and again. This Technical Director role will be critical in terms of building awareness of SOASTA’s products with potential customers and channel partners in Japan.  The Technical Director position drives results across four critical success factors:  Customer Satisfaction, Business Results, Technical Leadership and Operational Excellence.  As thought leaders in the industry, the evangelist also works to create technical content such as white papers and blog posts, speak at Meetups and conferences, and contribute to SOASTA’s overall position as the leader in cloud-based testing. This role is perfect for an aggressive and experienced engineer that requires:

  • Gap analysis skills – understanding a customer or prospect’s goals vs. their current operational or technical capabilities.
  • Advanced pre-sales skills (questioning, presentations, demos, communication).
  • Developing technical and business relationships at senior levels within the customer.
  • Creating technical and business relationships within SOASTA
  • Leveraging knowledge of the market and championing innovation.
  • Driving collaboration and communication across organizations both internally and externally.
  • The ability to excel while working remotely and virtually
  • Gather customer testing requirements
  • Independently run customer tests in all normal circumstances
  • Contribute, review, and edit technical repository assets
  • Manage customer projects and provide summary/final test reports
  • Create and implement project plan (playbook) for each testing engagement
  • Conduct training on all SOASTA products to customers and partners
  • Handle escalated support issues
  • Handle Pilot Projects
  • Deliver product demonstrations
  • Respond to RFPs/RFIs
  • Successfully complete tasks/assignments of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors
  • Participate in the process of setting and communicating mutually agreed upon project expectations

Working closely with the Sales Director for Australia, and reporting to the VP of Asia Pacific, the Technical Director leads technical and solution messaging across SOASTA’s accounts, soliciting feedback and driving alignment with the sales strategy.  Messaging is grounded in the technical solution, but also SOASTA’s ability to impact the customer in business terms as they work to achieve their goals.  The Technical Director will also coordinate with the Services Delivery organization for successful pre and post-sales customer management. In some cases, the Technical Director may be required to take a hands-on role with the Delivery of Services. As the Technical Director will have the closest view of the market, he/she will be expected to be a key voice to product management and engineering on the direction of the SOASTA platform. KEY RESPONSBILITIES & ROLES

  • Advanced Technical Sales and Leadership Skills:  Sophisticated Questioning and Presentation Skills, Impact Analysis, Advisory-level Solution Development, Project and Process Management, Leadership, Coaching, Mentoring, Demonstrations, Presentations.
  • Solution Visionary:  Ability to communicate the technical vision of the company at an executive level, and align that vision to potential impact areas with customers.  Intellectually curious and passionate about the transformative power of SOASTA and its product portfolio.
  • Technical Acumen:  Expert level knowledge of the performance engineering and testing space is a must.  Experience with web application development, ecommerce, APM, mobile and BI spaces is a plus.  Experience with or visibility into competitive solutions (HP LoadRunner, Keynote, Gomez) and the ability to communicate about process and operational impact (value) in a senior-level dialogue is also a plus.  As is knowledge of a broad range of customer use-cases, an in-depth knowledge of key verticals, such as retail, and specific challenges and industry trends.
  • Business Acumen:  Understands solutions in the context of the larger business enterprise: focuses on the efficacy, potential impact, and relationship to customer goals.
  • Teamwork: Contributes to and fosters a culture of teamwork by sharing knowledge and experiences with the rest of the team.
  • Accountability
  • Problem Solving & Creativity
  • BS/BA degree or equivalent + MS/MCS preferred

CRITICAL SUCCESS FACTORS

  • Business Results:  Working with the sales team and peers, deliver quarter over quarter growth and increased market share. The SE is self-aware and self-motivated to drive business results and has a consistent track record of success.  He or she is decisive, has courage to address difficult issues and challenges, and is comfortable being managed and managing to expectations.
  • Customer Satisfaction:  Takes ownership for pre-sales solution fit and post-sales success.  Maintains dialogue with customers, prospects, and the testing community.  Participates and stays engaged across territories.
  • Technical Leadership:  Empowers customers to solve software development problems through the creation of relevant solutions leveraging the SOASTA platform.
  • Operational Excellence: Manages effectively in SFDC and has strong ownership of communication and timelines.  Brings a level of project management discipline to critical tasks and can execute on tight timelines.

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Create tests based on customer-defined requirements
  • Independently run customer tests in low-risk situations
  • Create test result reports for customer
  • Develops ability to run large load tests for customers
  • Handle support questions from customers and work with engineering to provide timely answers
  • Conduct one-to-one training for customers
  • Contribute technical repository assets (KnowledgeBase, best practices, customer success stories, etc.)
  • Assist with POCs, RFIs, and other pre-sales efforts
  • Must posses a strong service orientation and find challenge in problem solving complex situations
  • Develop working knowledge of SOASTA business, technology, and objectives
  • Develop relationship with and working knowledge of Customer business, organization, and objectives
  • Focus on and help provide a path for Customer success
  • Effectively communicate mutually agreed upon expectations
  • Follow standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained
  • Exercise some judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
  • Follow detailed instructions on assigned projects given by the project’s Project Manager
  • Knowledge of JavaScript
  • Knowledge of Web Services concepts
  • Analysis and design skills of limited complexity
  • Proficiency in web infrastructure components (Databases, Application Servers, Web Servers, etc.)
  • Proficiency in analyzing HTTP/HTTPS message traffic
  • Proficiency in Linux and/or Windows system administration
  • Proficiency in JavaScript, XPATH, XML, SQL, HTML and XSLT
  • Proficiency in testing methodologies and competitive testing tools
  • Knowledge of Network design, operation, and performance tuning
  • Knowledge of system performance analysis and capacity planning
  • Analysis and design skills of moderate complexity

COMPENSATION:

A competitive base plus incentive compensation package is offered based on the assessment of each candidate’s qualifications for the position. The position is eligible for the normal benefits and programs offered to all regular SOASTA employees.

SOASTA, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please send resume to jobs@soasta.com

Australia/NZ Sales Director

Location: Melbourne or Sydney

About SOASTA The SOASTA Platform is an integrated testing platform architected for smarter test automation and performance testing of web and mobile apps. The platform leverages the cloud to affordably provision, configure, deploy and manage performance tests at any scale. It accurately tests mobile apps with precise touch and gesture replication. And its analytics engine delivers real-time, actionable intelligence. We are recruiting a Sales Director with responsibility for building the SOASTA brand in Australia/NZ, acquiring new customers, developing a network of channel partners and delivering on revenue goals for this critical market.

Job Responsibilities:

  • We are looking for a hands-on sales star who has had a history of overachievement selling software solutions to enterprise (ecommerce, retail, financial services, betting and media) and telco customers
  • Use analytical skills and market knowledge to develop a go to market strategy for SOASTA in Australia.
  • Develop a partner network that will ensure maximum market coverage across verticals and geography.
  • A commitment to achieving your sales number and meeting deadlines
  • Territory mapping, account planning and opportunity management
  • Engage partner sales / account teams to identify opportunities for new business. Develop, manage, and ?report on partner sales funnel. Accountable for revenue target.
  • Work hand-in-hand with partners through entire sales process including sales collateral, joint customer ?presentations, tender preparation, pricing, negotiating, contracting, etc.
  • Assure partners have up to date knowledge of new products, features, roadmap, etc. Provide regular sales?training.
  • Close deals and supervise deployments until invoicing and collection is completed.
  • Leverage in-house sales engineering as well as partner service resources
  • Understand how to leverage both international and domestic colleagues to expand deal size and value to the customer
  • Good corporate citizen – two way flow of relevant and timely information; work as a team for the most efficient use and deployment of resources
  • Provide timely and insightful input back to other corporate functions, particularly product management and marketing

Job Requirements:

  • 8+ years experience working with channel partners and direct sales – ideally in the application performance testing and/or APM markets.
  • Direct and channel sales experience
  • Strong sales background – Proven sales ability including: pricing, relationship building and management, consultative selling
  • Hands on individual, self starter
  • Able to work independently and remotely from other members of your team and corporate
  • Experience and track record in selling complex solutions to ISVs, SIs and VARs.
  • Strong technical background and experience in testing and monitoring technologies
  • Creative thinking and problem solving. Strong human and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills is a must
  • Can operate with a high degree of independence within agreed policies, targets and budgets
  • Enjoys being part of a fast growing company pioneering leading-edge technology
  • The ideal candidate will have the ability to communicate with potential customers, understand their requirements and explain complex products and services.
  • Proven track record of success in creating and managing a robust pipeline of potential new customer base and territory, including exceeding annual quota objectives.
  • Knowledge of application testing, Internet architecture, technology, and/or infrastructure. Preferably experience selling quality assurance/load and performance testing tools.
  • Must have high ethics, integrity, and humility.
  • Fast learner, strongly motivated, thrives working independently, highly confident and goal oriented.

Please send resume to jobs@soasta.com.

Sales Operation Manager

We’re an exciting and innovative technology company that is looking to expand our team!  The Sales Operation manager is responsible for supporting the tactical day-to-day sales operations, administration of salesforce.com and ensuring the integration, workflows and processes with other systems including marketing automation (Marketo) and finance.  The individual should have a strong understanding of CRM and marketing automation best practices. We are looking for a dynamic administrator who has the ability to work both independently and as part of a team and has the desire to be a part of a growing company.  There is no task too small or unimportant, so a “can-do” attitude is a must! Responsibilities include:

  • Managing the processing of transactions through SFDC as well as supporting billing entry requirements
  • Manage weekly reporting with both customer-side requirements as well as delivering reports and operational dashboards to the executive teams
  • Support future enhancements to the systems
  • Support implementation of changes to the lead lifecycle
  • Assisting financial analyst with sales transaction information
  • Train sales reps on internal applications and processes
  • Maintain internal processes and application manuals
  • Assist in maintaining update/upgrade customer lists
  • Organize sales meetings and customer briefings, with emphasis on international business
  • Aide in researching and resolving sales issues, particularly international issues
  • Support ad-hoc sales needs

A qualified candidate would have:

  • BA/BS
  • 3 plus years of hands-on SFDC / Salesforce.com experience
  • 3 plus years of administrative experience with web development (PHP programming desired)
  • 3 plus years of business experience
  • Experience in sales administration and management, sales/marketing qualification and lead lifecycle process and with knowledge of the sales qualification process
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Must be detail oriented, organized, and have the ability to multitask
  • Ability to build automated workflows, triggers and case handling

If you are interested in this position please send your resume and cover letter to scosby@soasta.com.

Sales Executive

Location

San Francisco Bay Area, Mountain View Headquarters

Job Description

The Sales Executive is expected to prospect and develop new customer leads, introduce the SOASTA capabilities, and close the deal. This is a direct sales position with a regional geographic territory. The Sales Executive will be expected to call into various groups within prospective customers, from C-level to managers across IT and the business, and understand the needs of each.

Job Responsibilities
  • Achieve/exceed annual sales quota
  • Qualify leads and sales opportunities
  • Direct company resources in pursuit of a winning account strategy
  • Prospect and open up new accounts, excellent phone selling skills
  • Use analytical and selling skills to understand the customer, their business and technology issues and needs
Job Requirements
  • Candidates should have 5 years of successful business-to-business software sales experience…direct and new business focused (not channel or partner based).
  • Proven track record of success in creating and managing a robust pipeline of potential new customer base and territory.
  • Highly motivated and professional with excellent communication skills, highly confident and goal-oriented.
  • Knowledge of software application testing, Cloud technologies, Internet architecture, and/or IT infrastructure.
  • Must have high ethics, integrity, and humility and have a desire to be part of a rapidly growing sales and support organization.
  • Experience in software start-up and competitive software sales environments.
  • Fast learner and at ease with technology.

Please send resume to jobs@soasta.com

Sales Development Representative

Location

San Francisco Bay Area, Mountain View Headquarters

Job Description

The Sales Development Representative is responsible identifying and creating new qualified leads for their regional sales counterparts.   The SDR manages both inbound and outbound call campaigns, qualifying active buying interest and identifying critical decision makers.  The SDR will also work with their regional sales counterparts to coordinate efforts to research in key accounts to identify additional contacts and organizational structures.  The SDR will need to be able to articulate the SOASTA value proposition via the phone and web to both IT staff and C-level executives. Job Responsibilities

  • Achieve/exceed monthly metrics (appointments, qualified leads, new contacts, etc.)
  • Prospect, educate, qualify and develop target accounts
  • Respond to inbound customer interest and develop these accounts to create opportunities
  • Successfully manage and overcome customer objections
  • Ability to call within all levels of an organization and identify business needs for SOASTA solutions
  • Utilization of internet research tools for prospecting (LinkedIn, DiscoverOrg, Zoominfo, etc.)

Job Requirements

  • Candidates should have 1-3 years of sales development or related experience in a business to business environment
  • Proven track record of success in cold calling, deal qualification and goal achievement
  • Highly motivated and professional with excellent communication skills, highly confident and goal-oriented.
  • Experience in speaking with both IT and C-level executives
  • Fast learner with strong technical aptitude
  • Must have high ethics, integrity, and humility and have a desire to be part of a rapidly growing sales and support organization
  • Experience in software start-up and competitive software sales environments.

Please send resume to jobs@soasta.com

Corporate Sales Representative

Location

San Francisco Bay Area, Mountain View Headquarters

Job Description

The Corporates Sales Representative is responsible for prospecting and developing new customer leads, cross-selling and up-selling into the install base, and introducing the SOASTA capabilities over the phone and web.  This is a direct quota carrying sales position with a regional geographic territory. The Sales Executive will be expected to call into various groups within prospective customers, from C-level to managers across IT and the business, and understand the needs of each. Job Responsibilities

  • Achieve/exceed monthly sales quota
  • Qualify leads and progress deals to closure
  • Prospect and open up new accounts, excellent phone selling skills
  • Deliver online presentations and demonstrations and coordinate internal resources as needed
  • Ability to call within all levels of an organization, identifying decision makers and building customer relationships
  • Use analytical and selling skills to understand the customer, their business and technology issues and needs

Job Requirements

  • Candidates should have 3-5 years of successful business to business software sales experience
  • Proven track record of success in cold calling, deal qualification and quota achievement
  • Highly motivated and professional with excellent communication skills, highly confident and goal-oriented.
  • Experience in solution selling to both IT and C-level executives
  • Fast learner with strong technical aptitude
  • Must have high ethics, integrity, and humility and have a desire to be part of a rapidly growing sales and support organization
  • Experience in software start-up and competitive software sales environments.

Please send resume to jobs@soasta.com

Professional Services – Enterprise Test Architect

Job Description
  • SOASTA’s onsite testing leader dedicated to a single customer and their overall success
  • Deliver team consulting testing solutions based on cutting edge testing solutions
  • Lead the testing strategy, framework and methodology by leveraging SOASTA best practices within client’s SDLC
  • Responsible for the test planning, coordinating and execution of client and SOASTA resources
  • Serves as the single point of contact for customer on escalation and deliverable review
  • Provide regular written status and feedback to the client
  • Partner and collaborate with talented, smart, fun and high energy consultants in Mt View and around the US
  • Management of SOASTA resources and direct access to corporate resources
  • Coordinate and participate in technical onsite training to customers and partners
  • Up to 100% travel required
Qualifications and Experience
  • 5-10 years of business and/or management consulting experience
  • Responsibility for leading services delivery teams
  • Experience working with clients in complex IT environments
  • Experience applying testing methodologies with client project teams
Business Skills
  • Ability to communicate highly technical information to business professionals
  • Excellent listening, presentation, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize workload among quickly changing priorities
  • Impeccable integrity and character
  • Customer first orientation
  • High energy with strong multi-tasking capability
Technical Skills
  • Hands-on experience using automated testing performance tools in the industry
  • Experience consulting with large global Fortune 500 accounts
  • Experience with functional mobile test automation tools
  • Hands-on experience with functional mobile test automation tools
  • Experience with HP (Mercury) or Rational products

Please send resume to jobs@soasta.com

Mobile Test Automation Consultant

We have a world-class group that is passionate about web and mobile application testing. We are currently looking for a talented individual to join our Professional Services group. Mobile Test Automation Consultants are responsible for delivering Mobile Test Automation to SOASTA customers. These services are primarily delivered through onsite professional services engagements at the customer’s office. This position requires a person who is highly skilled at handling complex technical situations, provides world-class customer service, and has effective verbal and written communication skills. This consultant role is a traveling position where the Mobile Test Automation Consultant will be onsite with SOASTA customers to help develop and execute their test automation plans and test strategies.

Job Description
  • Consult with customers to develop and execute test automation strategies and test plans.
  • Write test design specifications?.
  • Perform different types of testing including mobile and web automated tests.
  • Maintain regression test suites.
  • Proactively identify test issues and potential process improvement areas, suggest options and recommend approaches.
  • Take part in software design discussions, reviews and test strategy sessions.
  • Deliver test status reports for completed tests.
  • Actively participate in the communication of test results.
  • Support management on special projects and proposals.
  • Provide technical onsite training to customers and partners.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, MIS or Engineering or equivalent work experience.
  • 1+ years of professional experience in quality assurance
Business Skills
  • Ability to communicate highly technical information to business professionals.
  • Excellent listening, presentation, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workload among changing priorities.
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
Technical Skills
  • Experience with Web UI functional test tools (Selenium, QTP, etc.)
  • Experience with continuous integration methodologies and products, such as Jenkins/Hudson
  • Experience with mobile test automation tools
  • Experience with HP (Mercury) or Rational products
  • Experience with Javascript

Please send resume to jobs@soasta.com

DevOps Engineer

SOASTA is looking for a hands-on technologist with a strong background in DevOps to help manage our SaaS operations. SOASTA is a fast growing Silicon Valley software company that has revolutionized the way companies do web and mobile testing, pioneering the use of cloud computing and big data to address today’s application challenges.

You will be responsible for:
  • Keeping SOASTA’s hosted systems up and running 24×7.
  • Setting up comprehensive monitoring and alerting.
  • Setting up and maintaining our data storage systems.
  • Setting up and maintaining our data storage systems.
  • Improving our operational efficiency.
Which means you will:
  • Define and implement SaaS operations procedures and best practices for these customer-facing systems.
  • Benchmark, analyze, report, and recommend improvements for the systems and application infrastructure.
  • Support root cause analysis development.
  • Participate in technology research and support activities.
  • Manage and coordinate all aspects of infrastructure management to meet SLA requirements.
  • Effectively investigate, resolve and mitigate service-impacting events as part of an operations on-call rotation.
  • Implement and improve automation of operations tasks.
Your background should include:
  • Proficiency with systems administration of modern Linux distributions, especially RHEL or CentOS.
  • Hands-on experience with Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3.
  • Solid understanding of TCP/IP, HTTP, and DNS protocols.
  • Solid understanding of database availability and performance tuning concepts.
  • Solid understanding of Linux performance tuning concepts.
The ideal candidate:
  • Is a Self-starter and has good Judgment. You will have the opportunity to shape our Ops team. You must make recommendations about how we ensure a high quality of service to our users, and defend those recommendations with data.
  • Is a Team player. You will be working very closely with developers, and should be prepared to work in a group and solve problems as a team.
  • Is Analytical and has outstanding Problem Solving skills. We are covering new ground at SOASTA and you must be able to synthesize complex information and resolve issues quickly.
  • Is Customer focused. You will be in a position to enable our customers to be very productive using our services, and you must be zealous in protecting the customer experience.
It would be great if you have:
  • Experience setting up full-stack monitoring for distributed systems, including home-grown, open source and commercial monitoring toolsets.
  • Hands-on experience with other cloud providers (e.g. GoGrid, Rackspace).
  • Hands-on experience with RUM products.
  • Hands-on experience with load-testing products.
  • Knowledge of security and/or compliance best practices.

Please send resume to jobs@soasta.com

Technical Support

SOASTA is seeking motivated employees looking for a career in customer service / technical support and excited to work with the newest technologies in testing, providing exceptional customer service on a consistent basis. SOASTA is hiring for this role in Mountain View, CA, London and India. It is a great opportunity to work in a fast-paced start-up environment with a team dedicated to dramatically improving web and mobile testing.

Job Description
  • Front line support via CloudLink forum, email, webex and telephones.
  • Troubleshooting a variety of technical and non-technical issues customers may have with their implementation of CloudTest, TouchTest or mPulse.
  • Contribute to assets developed to increase the effectiveness of SOASTA’s customers.
  • Support of the operational infrastructure for SOASTA’s online offerings.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, MIS or Engineering or equivalent work experience.
Business Skills
  • Good communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workload among changing priorities.
  • Excellent listening, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Good communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workload among changing priorities.
Technical Skills
  • Understanding of object-oriented programming languages (C++, Java); Experience with Javascript
  • Experience with mobile development tools is a plus
  • Experience with at least one common application server technology (Java, .NET) is a plus
  • Understanding of typical n-tier application architecture (web, app, database) is a plus
  • Experience with testing tools such as QTP, Selenium, LoadRunner, SilkPerformer, and JMeter is a plus
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking (proxies, firewalls, etc.), and common web technologies (HTTP, REST, Web Services, XML, etc.)

Please send resume to jobs@soasta.com

Sales Engineer

This evangelist role is the face and voice of SOASTA in the software engineering community, driving awareness and adoption of the CloudTest Platform. We are looking for a uniquely talented person to join us as we help companies leverage the power of CloudTest to solve their web and mobile testing challenges. Our team is passionate and focused. We enjoy working with cutting edge technology, but even more so we believe in CloudTest’s ability to truly revolutionize performance engineering practices – we’ve seen it happen time and again!

Job Description

The Sales Engineer position drives results across four critical success factors: Customer Satisfaction, Business Results, Technical Leadership and Operational Excellence. As thought leaders in the industry, the Evangelist also works to create technical content such as white papers and blog posts, speak at Meetups and conferences, and contribute to SOASTA’s overall position as the leader in cloud-based testing.

Qualifications
  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science, MIS or Engineering or equivalent work experience.
Business Skills
  • Ability to communicate highly technical information to technical professionals and executives.
  • Understands solutions in the context of the larger business enterprise.
  • Excellent listening, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Good communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workload among changing priorities.
Technical Skills
  • Experience with testing tools such as LoadRunner, SilkPerformer, and JMeter
  • Understanding of object-oriented programming languages (C++, Java); Experience with Javascript is a plus
  • Understanding of typical n-tier application architecture (web, app, database) is a plus
  • Experience with at least one common application server technology (Java, .NET) is a plus
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking (proxies, firewalls, etc.), and common web technologies (HTTP, REST, Web Services, XML, etc.)

Please send resume to jobs@soasta.com

 

Performance Engineer

SOASTA, Inc. is recruiting for our Mountain View, CA office: Performance Engineer: Work with engineering teams to define test objectives, lead performance testing engagements, and provide actionable analysis to help resolve performance bottlenecks.  Play a critical part in pre-sales engagements, post-sales support, and in working with Product Engineering to help define the SOASTA CloudTest roadmap.  Consult with customers to create and execute tests according to specified requirements.  Work with sales to give product demos and participate in product evaluations.  Provide technical training to customers and partners.  Telecommuting allowed.  Position permits working from home office anywhere in the U.S.

 

Skills and Experience Required:

·         Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, or computer engineering, and 3 years related experience.

·         Experience with sophisticated web applications. Experience with sophisticated mobile applications. Ability to create tests quickly based on previous client projects. Ability to interpret load/performance results in the context of other clients. Knowledge of competing load/performance tools.

 

Please reference job code: PE-SM