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Marriott Senior Software Engineer - Automation in Columbus, Ohio

Job Number 24082335

Job Category Information Technology

Location Marriott International HQ, 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Schedule Full-Time

Located Remotely? Y

Relocation? N

Position Type Management


Senior Software Engineer - Automation

Location: Bethesda, MD or Remote

We are seeking a highly skilled Senior Software Engineer with expertise in Automation and Performance Engineer with a strong focus on frontend testing to join our team. As a key member of our engineering department, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the quality and performance of our software solutions. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in QA automation, performance testing, and scripting tools for local development.


  • Develop, maintain, and execute automated test scripts to ensure the quality and reliability of our software products across various platforms.

  • Design and execute performance tests specifically targeting frontend components, including web page load times, rendering, and responsiveness. Use tools like LightHouse CI and BlueTriangle to identify bottlenecks.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement automated testing strategies that align with project requirements and business objectives.

  • Conduct performance testing and analysis to identify and address bottlenecks, scalability issues, and potential areas for optimization.

  • Design and implement scripting tools and utilities to streamline local development workflows and enhance developer productivity.

  • Continuously monitor and improve test automation frameworks, tools, and processes to maximize efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Work closely with developers to integrate automated testing into the continuous integration/continuous deployment (CI/CD) pipeline.

  • Participate in code reviews, sprint planning, and other agile development activities to ensure high-quality deliverables and adherence to best practices.

  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior team members, fostering a culture of knowledge sharing and continuous learning.

  • Experience working in cross-functional teams and collaborating with developers, QA, and operations staff.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Engineering, or a related field; Master's degree preferred.

  • 7+ years of experience in software development with a focus on automation testing and performance engineering.

  • Comfort with several scripting technologies - Typescript, Python, Javascript, Bash, et al.

  • Proven expertise in designing, implementing, and maintaining automated test frameworks using industry-standard tools such as Selenium, Playwright, Cypress, Tosca, NeoLoad, Appium, or similar.

  • Experience with Dynatrace, Splunk, BlueTriangle, and LightHouse CI is required.

  • Experience with cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, or GCP.

  • Solid understanding of performance testing methodologies, tools (e.g., JMeter, LoadRunner), and techniques for web and mobile applications.

  • Proficiency in scripting languages such as Python, JavaScript, or Shell scripting for automating tasks and building development tools.

  • Experience with version control systems (e.g., Git), continuous integration tools (e.g., Jenkins, Travis CI), and containerization technologies (e.g., Docker).

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a keen attention to detail and a passion for delivering high-quality software solutions.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams in a fast-paced environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in an agile development environment, adapting quickly to changing priorities and tight deadlines.

  • Relevant certifications (e.g., ISTQB, Certified Selenium Tester) a plus.


  • Competitive salary

  • Comprehensive health benefits package

  • Flexible work hours

  • Remote work options

  • Professional development opportunities

  • Friendly and collaborative work environment

Join Our Team: If you are a motivated self-starter who is passionate about automation, quality assurance, and performance testing, we want to hear from you! Apply now to join our team and embark on an exciting journey of innovation and growth.

California Applicants Only : The salary range for this position is $96,038.00 to $209,169.00 annually.

Colorado Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $96,038.00 to $190,154.00 annually.

Hawaii Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $116,205.00 to $209,169.00 annually.

New York Applicants Only : The salary range for this position is $96,038.00 to $209,169.00 annually.

Washington Applicants Only : The salary range for this position is $96,038.00 to $209,169.00 annually. In addition to the annual salary, the position will be eligible to receive an annual bonus. Employees will accrue 0.04616 PTO balance for every hour worked and eligible to receive minimum of 7 holidays annually.

All locations offer coverage for medical, dental, vision, health care flexible spending account, dependent care flexible spending account, life insurance, disability insurance, accident insurance, adoption expense reimbursements, paid parental leave, educational assistance, 401(k) plan, stock purchase plan, discounts at Marriott properties, commuter benefits, employee assistance plan, and childcare discounts. Benefits are subject to terms and conditions, which may include rules regarding eligibility, enrollment, waiting period, contribution, benefit limits, election changes, benefit exclusions, and others.

Marriott HQ is committed to a hybrid work environment that enables associates to Be connected. Headquarters-based positions are considered hybrid, for candidates within a commuting distance to Bethesda, MD; candidates outside of commuting distance to Bethesda, MD will be considered for Remote positions.

The application deadline for this position is 35 days after the date of this posting, 05/14/2024.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

Marriott International is the world’s largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. Be where you can do your best work,​ begin your purpose, belong to an amazing global​ team, and become the best version of you.