Sr. Manager, Quality Engineering at Slack
San Francisco, CA, US

Slack is searching for an experienced Quality Engineering Manager to lead a growing team of manual and automated engineers. A qualified candidate will share their passion for excellence and advocate a user-first approach to building high-quality software.

Slack Quality Engineering fosters excellence throughout the software development and delivery process. This team is responsible for automated and manual testing of Slack’s features.


  • Manage a growing team of experienced manual and automated test engineers.
  • Attract and hire key talent.
  • Promote active, continuous learning and improvement within your team. Cultivate team members’ growth through feedback, coaching and career development.
  • Manage multiple concurrent projects while effectively solving problems that cross product boundaries.
  • Develop creative strategies for achieving high quality on complex and challenging assignments.
  • Establish strong partnerships and champion quality throughout a cross-functional organization.
  • Communicate quantitative and qualitative quality metrics, analysis and risks to stakeholders.
  • Drive a quality-first approach to software development and delivery.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Five years leading Quality teams in testing consumer and / or enterprise software.
  • Ten years experience as a Quality Engineer, with deep expertise in manual and automated test planning and execution.
  • Solid experience with at least one test automation framework, and fluency in one language used to write tests (java, javascript, ruby, etc.)
  • Solid project management, organizational and time management skills.
  • Deep passion for superb user experience and technical integrity.
  • Ability to establish strong rapport and communicate with exceptional clarity.