QA Manager

| Santa Monica
About the QA Manager role at Headspace:
Headspace is looking for a QA Manager who possess a passion for advanced testing. You will be leveraging new and existing automation technologies whilst managing a team of quality manual testers and engineers to build out a world class, scalable automation framework servicing all of our clients. Communication and cross team collaboration experience is a must. You need to be a quick thinker and a selfless team member willing to dive in and adapt quickly to solve technical problems.

How your skills and passion will come to life at Headspace:

  • Define a great roadmap for tooling and automation for rapid iterative testing of new and existing high quality features.
  • Confidently manage a growing team of QA analysts and engineers
  • Create a robust, scalable automated test framework for mobile, web and voice platforms
  • Support and grow the development and testing skills of your team in alignment with key business goals
  • Give and receive feedback to better serve/grow the team in a meaningful, but honest empathetic manner
  • Communicate frequently and clearly to key stakeholders throughout projects

What you’ve accomplished:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent combo of education/work
  • 5+ years experience in a development role, including 3+ years developing QA tools and automation
  • 3+ years experience managing teams of 5+ developers
  • Excellent coding skills in one or more of these languages: Ruby, C#, C++, C, Python
  • Experience utilizing cloud based device farms
  • Strong understanding of testing automation, white, gray, and black box testing methodologies
  • Expertise in sprint process, using JIRA and Confluence to track tasks and report the progress
  • Experience using Testrail to manage all aspects of manual testing
  • Familiarity with iTunes Connect, Google Play, HockeyApp, GitHub, and CMS systems
  • Experience reviewing crash logs and similarly focused reports; Crashlytics and Test IO a plus
  • Ability to communicate with product owners and developers
  • Experience in building out automation frameworks from the ground up at more than one startup or larger tech company is a plus
  • Experience of leading remote team members is a plus

How to get started: If you’re excited by the idea of seeing yourself in this role at Headspace, please apply with your CV and a cover letter that best expresses your interest and unique qualifications.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • MicroservicesLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

Headspace is located in the heart of Santa Monica on Michigan and Cloverfield. Bergamont train station is right behind our office.
2415 Michigan Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90404

What are Headspace Perks + Benefits

Headspace Benefits Overview

Unlimited Time Off
Lifetime Headspace Subscription
$500/year learning and development budget
$75 gym stipend
Daily catered lunch and fully stocked fridge
Parking
Full Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage
Voluntary Coverage
Basic Life AD&D
Flexible Spending Account
401k
Commuter Benefit

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
$75 gym stipend each month
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Unlimited Paid Time Off Poilicy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
$500 Conference budget
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

Quarterly Hackathons. Optional group meditations daily. Competitive salaries. Unlimited PTO. Daily catered lunch.

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