Twitter-Senior Manager, Quality Engineering

San Francisco, CA, United States; Seattle, WA, United States

About the job:

Who We Are:

Twitter is looking for a Senior Engineering Manager for Twitter’s Quality Engineering team. Our team specializes in functional, system, automation, load and performance testing at a large scale for highly performant mobile and web applications and backend services. We are looking for a passionate and influential leader who can manage diverse, smart, and driven engineers to rapidly deliver high quality products while balancing personnel challenges with business requirements and priorities.


  • Promote continuous development and improvement within your team and broader engineering organization
  • Coach and mentor your team members, direct reports and peers to be the best they can be while attracting and hiring key talent to uplevel the organization
  • Ensure your teams are able to effectively deliver on short term goals while enabling the engineering organization to raise the bar on quality and agility
  • Develop a strong working relationship with your team and stakeholders
  • Work with engineering and product leaders to define and execute a long term quality strategy
  • Be a catalyst to promote ‘Quality First’ mindset throughout the cross-functional organization
  • Exercise sound judgment, discretion, and timeliness in decision making
  • Enable effective decision making and risk/return tradeoffs using quantitative and qualitative quality metrics


Who You Are:

  • An accomplished thought leader in rapidly delivering the highest quality products and services to your customers while balancing business priorities and resource constraints
  • 5+ years of management experience managing a team of 20+ engineers and Engineering Managers
  • 5+ years of hands-on technical leadership experience in quality engineering practices, test automation, CI/CD, SDLC, etc.
  • Has a passion for improving user experience and technical efficiency
  • Leads by example, takes everyone along, is hands-on and has a passion to drive for success
  • Can communicate with transparency and clarity and establish strong partnerships with everyone
  • Has profound expertise in manual and automated test planning and execution while building modern test frameworks and infrastructure
  • Ready to roll up your sleeves and work through technical challenges with your team
  • Sets clear expectations and creates a positive work environment based on accountability and ownership
  • Works well under pressure and is able to shift priorities as needed
  • Has Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience required

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