Lead Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer


As a Lead Software QA Engineer at Sysdig your charter is to ensure and improve the quality of our Container Intelligence Platform.  This is a newly created and mission-critical role based out of our Belgrade location.  We are looking for someone to function as a player-coach, and to play a key role in delivering a high-quality product in a timely fashion while providing training and mentoring to fellow QA team members.


Role Responsibilities:  

  • Write Test strategy, Test plans for the features, introduce best QA practices
  • Use advanced test tools written in Java and Python to cover complex areas of the product
  • Help build and mentor a team of QA professionals
  • Lead the team members in functional testing
  • Participate in Agile based software development and  testing
  • Actively participate in reviews and planning activities
  • Design and develop test plans, test cases from functional and design specifications
  • Actively participate in assignment and running of Regression tests before releases
  • Collaborate effectively with engineers to solve complex problems
  • Strategically test our Monitoring & Security solution
  • Work with support and product management to understand customer cases and set priority


Required Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience in a Software QA role with experience in black box and, or grey box testing
  • 2+ years of experience in leading a team
  • Hands-on with testing RESTful APIs and web-based User Interface
  • Hands-on with Unix, Linux tools
  • Well versed with SDLC
  • Ability to think outside of the box and be proactive in order to uncover issues during the development phase
  • Good understanding of Continuous Integration and Deployment processes
  • Strong understanding of cloud-based application deployments and troubleshooting
  • Passion for building and delivering robust products
  • Results oriented along with a strong customer focus
  • Good communication skills


Desired Qualifications:

  • Coding experience in Java and/or Python
  • Skilled in test frameworks but not limited to Junit, TestNG, PyUnit, etc
  • Good understanding of enterprise-class applications (SaaS and On-Premis)
  • Experience in creating a microservices environment and reproducing customer problems in that environment
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Unix scripting experience, containerization is a plus


Why work at Sysdig?

  • We’re a well-funded startup that already has a large enterprise customer base
  • We have a pragmatic, approachable engineering culture, from the CEO down
  • We have an organizational focus on delivering value to customers
  • Our open source tools ( are widely used and loved by technologists & developers
  • We have a fun team and company events, beer outings, and lots of espresso (if you’re into that)

Are you ready to join us?

We're excited to receive your application.

Sysdig is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.