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Senior Director, Automation and Performance Engineering

| Waltham

About the Team

The team is chartered with developing mission critical quality automation and performance driven tools for our cloud offering using cutting edge technologies. You will be involved in leading a team tasked with selection and development of automation tools and frameworks. Team members range in years of experience. As Leader of Automation and Performance team you would be expected to have hands on knowledge of your craft, have a proficient understanding of software life cycle, and grow and mentor your team.

“One of the best things about Intralinks from a developer’s standpoint is you will always get to use the newest technology out there. You never get bored.”

-Quote from a Principal Applications Developer in our Waltham, MA office.


  • Mentors and manages team members.
  • Sets strategic vision for all automation frameworks.
  • Sets and determines charter of automation team
  • Engages in discussions with Engineering team and others on the feasibility of the proposed solutions and the time necessary to accomplish the work.
  • Writes detailed design documents describing the approach to be taken and programming details;
  • Assume ownership of automation team deliverables.
  • Supports service teams.
  • Prepares related documentation.
  • Responds to and resolves escalated calls for technical assistance received from production support.
  • Manage the delivery of assigned modules on time and budget with high quality
  • Review Requirements and test plans
  • Other duties as assigned.

The Projects:

We are working on next generation platform on front end as well as backend. Developers will be working on cutting edge automation technologies and frameworks. Your team will be supporting R&D teams and provide automation technologies to test their code. This person will have the opportunity to work on all aspects of test automation frameworks and tools and contribute to the success of the product development.

Developers will be involved in Microservices development, component development and deployment. Microservices has become a preferred way of creating enterprise applications. Thanks to its scalability, this architectural method is considered ideal when you have to enable support for a range of platforms and devices. Your team will be using technologies like Selenium, Chef, Puppet, Salt, Ansible, OpenStack, Cucumber, Calabash, jmeter, javascript, dynatrace. You must have solid understanding of these technologies.

Required Skills:

  • Proven 5-8 years of Leadership experience
  • Knowledge and experience with application monitoring tools such as Nagios
  • Knowledge and experience with Performance automation tools such as Soasta, jmeter, Dynatrace.
  • Knowledge and experience with custom restful API Infrastructure automation frameworks such as SoapUI, HP QTP, HttpMaster, Parasoft, vREST
  • Knowledge of Quality and Systems Development methodologies
  • Highly analytical, pro‐active and detail oriented
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working in a multi‐site environment with on shore and off shore team

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in designing Automation and implementation for Big data applications
  • Experience with some or all of the following:
    • Hadoop/Pentaho/Vertica/AWS
    • Object Oriented Programming
    • Java
    • SQL
    • Python
    • JUnit, SAM
    • Eclipse, Ant, Git, Maven, XSLT, Ruby on Rails
    • JIRA, Subversion
    • Knowledge of Xcode and Eclipse/Studio.

Are you interested?

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Intralinks' Waltham location is located on the outskirts of Boston and easily accessible by vehicle, public transportation, company sponsored shuttle!

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What are Intralinks Perks + Benefits

Intralinks Benefits Overview

Everything and more!

For you to succeed, you need to be able to afford to live and flourish. You need to stay healthy too.

Intralinks comprehensive health coverage provide options to suit your particular needs. This includes the ability to choose our health savings account option to put aside money for current as well as retiree medical needs. We also recognize the need for peace of mind and offer salary continuation through our short and long term disability programs, cash policies for critical illness and an accident protection plan. Our 401K plan with a company match helps you and your family prepare for the future. Our wide array of both company provided and supplemental insurance options ensures you and your family are covered. Rounding out these robust benefits are legal assistance, personal advocacy services, and work life balance through our flexible paid time off program as well as our in and out of office celebrations.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
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Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted every other week.
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes Career mentoring, Leadership mentoring.
Time allotted for learning
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