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Test Engineer Lead


Lucidworks is the commercial company behind Apache/Lucene Solr, the world’s leading open source search platform. These cutting edge technologies power critical search apps at thousands of businesses worldwide both large and small – including Netflix, IBM, Twitter, LinkedIn, and dozens of other household names. Our team includes leading contributors and committers to the Lucene and Solr projects, as well as experts in enterprise search, distributed computing, and scalability.

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Work with the Engineering team and Product Management to define and implement automated test plans for LucidWorks products. Implement test data generators, metrics and tests in Python, Java and Javascript. Setup and manage testing labs and resources. Execute and evaluate performance tests, including correctness validations. Coordinate with development, leads, and partners to plan and execute tests on schedule for releases. Troubleshoot issues, file bugs, and follow up on test failures.


  • Experience testing API, system, and UI; creating test plans, automating tests, executing tests, analyzing metrics and producing reports, evaluating results
  • 5-10 years experience with programming in an object oriented language, especially Python, Java
  • Experience with shell, batch scripting
  • Good diagnostic and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Produce good written and verbal descriptions of coverage, metrics, procedures, and results for different audiences.
  • Proven ability to project and meet scheduled deadlines
  • Self-driven quick learner with attention to detail and quality
  • BS or higher in a science, applied mathematics, computer science or engineering


  • Experience with search technologies
  • Experience with Solr, Lucene
  • Experience with ant, ivy, gradle
  • Experience using or developing data generators for back-end load testing


San Francisco, California (San Francisco)

If this position sounds like a fit, please apply with your resume and a cover letter, explaining why you’re the right person for the role:

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