Director, Quality Assurance

Pune, India /
R&D – Engineering 330 /
/ Hybrid
Do you want to shape the future of enterprise software? Then, join us, and let’s build this!  

At Aera Technology, we are helping the largest enterprises in the world transform how they make and execute decisions with Decision Intelligence. Aera understands how your business works, makes real-time recommendations, predicts outcomes, and takes action autonomously. Our platform delivers the business agility required to respond to today’s ever-changing environment.

This is a fantastic opportunity to be involved in a high-growth organization and to work on a revolutionary product. As Director, Quality Assurance, you will bring a deep sense of commitment and purpose to making a great product. You will be part of the global team to enhance technical directions of Aera’s products. As Director, Quality Assurance, you will collaborate with and mentor the QA team. You will work with designers and product managers to influence product direction, functional requirements, and deliver complex high performance, scalable software products and APIs. 

The role will be based in our Pune office.


    • Ownership of product quality across multiple services. Oversee day to day activities of the manual and automation testing teams
    • Work with PMs and stakeholders to ensure QA requirements are met for each service/product
    • Contribute to the development and improvement of QA processes
    • Oversee release candidate validation, release deployment and signoff
    • Responsible for QA validation for all products built globally across US, India and Romania.
    • Ability to plan, prioritize and execute QA activities across multiple teams 
    • Ensure defects and identified incidents are prioritized and addressed quicklyHelp lead cross functional QA teams. Provide support and coaching for direct reports

About You

    • Takes pride in delivering high quality products and having satisfied customers
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
    • 5+ years experience in a management/leading teams
    • 15+ years experience in software Quality Assurance with at least 4 years hands on experience in test automation using Java and Selenium WebDriver
    • Strong knowledge of SDLC and QA processes
    • Strong knowledge of Selenium WebDriver, Test NG/JUnit, REST-Assured, JMeter, Maven/Gradle, Jenkins, MySQL, OOP paradigms, Java

Perks and Benefits

    • Stock Options:  We believe every Aera team member should have a stake in our future 
    • Group Medical Insurance: We offer coverage to each and every Aeranaut, with family coverage options available
    • Term Insurance: for all employees: 2x annual compensation
    • Accidental Insurance: for all employees
    • Learning and Development: You’ll have access to professional development content through Udemy, our online learning platform. Udemy offers thousands of courses to help you learn new skills - whether for your professional development or your personal interests
    • Employee Referral Program:  Earn cash when your referrals get hired!
    • Events and Extras:  We work hard and get things done, but we also value the importance of having fun: office outings; birthday celebrations; holiday parties; weekly in-office lunches, and more
    • Paid Time Off:  30-days paid time off. In addition, we have 10 paid holidays each year
    • Snacks: When you’re working from the office, you’ll have access to our fully stocked kitchen with a diverse supply of snacks and beverages

    • Note: We’re continuously re-evaluating these to offer the best for our Aeranauts, so these are subject to change for the better 

At Aera, we're on a mission to solve the biggest, most intractable challenges in the world of enterprise software. We envision the rise of the Self-Driving Enterprise: a more autonomously functioning business with a central operating system that connects and orchestrates business operations. Our Cognitive Operating System is increasingly used by the world's largest companies to fundamentally transform their organizations and how work is done. 

If you share our passion for building the next generation of enterprise software, and deploying it for the most sophisticated customers in the world, you’ve met your match. Headquartered in Mountain View, California, we're growing fast, with teams in Mountain View and San Francisco (California), Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca (Romania), Paris (France), Munich (Germany), London