Quality Engineering Manager

Branch Metrics, Palo Alto

The industry leader of the most exciting space in mobile.

At Branch, we’re transforming how brands and users interact across digital platforms. Our mobile marketing and deep linking solutions are trusted to deliver seamless experiences that increase ROI, decrease wasted spend, and eliminate siloed attribution. Our team consists of smart, humble, and collaborative people who value ownership over all we do to create a product, team, and company that lives and breathes our motto: Build Together, Grow Together, Win Together.

You’ll be joining a fast-moving team working to build the next generation of mobile app discovery for potentially billions of devices around the globe. You will own overall product quality by building and mentoring a world class team, setting the bar on QA standards and leading an automation-based approach to improving quality KPIs and metrics across the Engineering organization.  You will work cross functionally with multiple Engineering teams and be an integral part of the product development lifecycle to ensure that we deliver high quality products.  Since we have a strong affinity to automation, you will work alongside talented automation engineers while also driving the build out of our QA tools and infrastructure to help us scale to the next level. Our products are a critical part of the mobile user experience for our customers, and Quality is paramount to our success, making this an excellent opportunity to have a big impact at Branch and the mobile ecosystem as a whole!

As a Quality Engineering Manager, you’ll get to:

  • Own overall product quality across our product suite.
  • Establish common QA best practices across the entire team.
  • Manage the quality outcomes of new and existing products in partnership with other engineering and product leaders.
  • Support, mentor and grow a diverse group of engineers.
  • Establish measurable goals for your team's productivity and impact.
  • Drive effort to improve our QA Automation tools and infrastructure.
  • Support your team during in-depth technical planning discussions with other engineers, product managers, and designers by empowering them to make effective decisions.
  • Collaborate with other managers and directors across the engineering team to help accomplish your projects.
  • Keep up with a fast-paced technical landscape and recommend/implement solutions where applicable.
  • Promote a culture of feedback and transparent communication.

You’ll be a good fit if you have:

  • 6+ years of hands-on Quality Engineering experience, focussed on automated testing and quality processes.
  • 2+ years of Quality Engineering management experience, coaching and mentoring engineers.
  • A breadth of experience doing QA across the software engineering stack from core backend systems, frontend, APIs, to data pipelines and infrastructure.
  • Experience using proven techniques and tools to measure, control, monitor and improve the quality of data at scale.
  • Strong ability to follow through, stay organized, and juggle multiple things without losing track of anything.
  • A self-starter mentality in regards to ownership, accountability, initiative, and urgency.
  • Comfortability diving into any programming language or technology.
  • A welcomed unhealthy obsession to see zero bugs in production.
  • Great communication skills, both within and outside of the team.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment, bring order to chaos, identify and solve emergent issues proactively.
  • Keen sense of prioritization, and ability to understand and align day-to-day priorities with larger strategic initiatives.

A little bit about us:

  • Branch has raised more than $330M from investors such as NEA, Founders Fund, and Playground Ventures. 
  • We are headquartered in Silicon Valley and have presence all over the world.
  • Diversity at Branch ranks in the top 10% for similarly sized companies (by Comparably).
  • We are ranked as the #3 fastest growing company in North America on Deloitte’s 2020 Technology Fast 500 list. 
  • In 2020, we were recognized as one of Forbes Best Startups, Great Places to Work, and Bay Area Best Places to Work. In 2021, we made Comparably’s list of the top 50 best engineering teams.
  • We have more than 3 billion monthly users and are partnered with over 75,000 apps.

If you think you’d be a good fit for this role, we’d love for you to apply! At Branch, we strive to create an inclusive culture that encourages people from different backgrounds, age groups to bring their unique, diverse perspectives to work. We aim every day to build an environment that empowers us all to do the best work of our lives, and we can’t wait to show you what we have to offer!

About Branch Metrics

What We Do Branch provides solutions that unify user measurement across different devices, platforms, and channels. The introduction of mobile has divided today’s businesses, causing inaccurate attribution and links that don’t work, leading to wasted marketing spend and broken customer journeys. Branch fixes that by providing a holistic view of various user touch points and ensuring that links take the user to the right place on the website or native app. We're backed by amazing investors who share that vision. In total, we've raised over $113 million in funding from Playground Ventures, Founders Fund, New Enterprise Associates, Samsung Ventures, Ben Narasin, Pear Ventures, Cowboy Ventures, Zach Coelius, Madrona Venture Group, Greylock Partners, Redpoint Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners and TriplePoint Capital.

Want to learn more about Branch Metrics? Visit Branch Metrics's website.