QA Automation Lead / Release Engineer


HDAI is an entrepreneurial company developing and commercializing proprietary quantitative solutions to capture, integrate and interpret healthcare data to improve decisions and outcomes. We specialize in transforming this data into actionable information for clients across a broad array of industries and applications. HDAI is located in Dedham, MA near the Commuter Rail (25 minutes from Back Bay and South Station) and I-95/128.


The QA Automation Lead / Release Engineer will lead all aspects of creating a testing strategy and infrastructure for a product suite. This will include the development of a strategy, selection of tools, creation of detailed test plans, execution of the test strategy and delivery of high-quality software to production. This is a hands-on position.  HDAI has developed an industry-leading methodology for creating sophisticated and highly accurate data models for predicting a range of clinical risks using claims data and a validated supervised learning approach.  These insights are to be used to highlight the most important elements of a patient’s health history to the most important people at the most impactful times.  To accomplish this a complete product suite and architecture is being built including ETL, large-scale databases, real-time integrations with external systems, a publicly-facing API, compute engines and several user-facing applications.  Other members of the engineering team will participate with you to select tools and create an environment that allows for automated builds as well as the running of unit tests and automated regression tests. The build system will also allow for the ability to deploy builds to development, test and production systems in the cloud in an easy and repeatable manner.


  • Help to identify tools to be used for automated testing

  • Lead the development of overall testing framework

  • Collaboratively design and develop a CI/CD environment

  • Create a QA strategy for the front end, application server, and integration infrastructure

  • Author detailed test plans for all areas of the system

  • Design an automation framework that can be used to test interfaces and REST APIs at a component level

  • Perform manual testing on various parts of the system


Competitive based on experience


  • A track-record as a self-starter, who enjoys daily problem solving, and who welcomes the opportunity to shape and execute ambiguous work streams as the situation demands

  • BS or MS in IT-related discipline (Computer Science, Engineering, etc.)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Extensive experience with:

    • Creating overall testing strategies

    • Writing detailed test plans

    • Deploying to cloud infrastructure such as AWS

    • Testing enterprise-level workflow software

    • Conducting security and penetration scans

    • Designing & building a continuous-build environment


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science


HDAI is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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