Engineering Manager - Quality Assurance

San Francisco Engineering Full-time

Blend makes the process of getting a loan simpler, faster, and safer. With its digital lending platform, Blend helps financial institutions including Wells Fargo and U.S. Bank increase productivity and deliver exceptional customer experiences. The company processes nearly $2 billion in loans daily, helping millions of consumers gain access to the capital they need to lead better lives.

Blend is in a very interesting phase right now. We’re no longer a startup that’s just building a product as quickly as possible. Now, it's a balance between moving fast, but also having a more long term view of how our software needs to be tested. We want to take Blend, which has found product-market fit in a market that has infinite possibilities and scale it 50x. Blend is looking for a QA manager to lead our team of QA engineers across our platform.  This team is responsible for functional testing during feature development, working with software engineers to improve our test coverage, and ensuring standard methodologies are followed for reliable and fast testing.

Your role will be to support, grow, and advise the QA engineers that report to you. You will also collaborate with product, design, and other relevant teams to define and hit key company and engineering goals. 

How you'll contribute:

  • Guide a team of talented QA engineers and help them achieve a high degree of technical excellence
  • Partner closely with product managers and deployment teams to build and test high quality features that will delight customers
  • Help QA engineers grow and meet their career goals, and set the pace for the team
  • Recruit top-tier talent as the team grows
  • Encourage a healthy work environment that’s both supportive, challenging and inclusive for all

Who you are:

  • 5+ years as a QA engineer working with production software at scale
  • 2+ years professional experience managing QA engineers 
  • Shown ability to collaborate with other engineering teams and business stakeholders
  • Strong advocacy and communication skills
  • Strong project management skills

Bonus Points!

  • Experience with fintech or enterprise level software

Benefits and Perks:

  • Meaningful equity and a 401(k) plan
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Sponsored gym memberships, ClassPass credits, or wellness stipend
  • Lunch, dinner, snacks, and Pizza Fridays
  • On-site meditation, yoga, and massage
  • Flexible work schedule, with open vacation policy
  • 4 months of paid parental or personal leave
  • Convenient location, with parking programs, and flexible commuter options

Blend is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, inclusion and belonging. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with applicable law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.