We’re looking to hire a QA Manager. If you like trying to break things in order to ensure that they work perfectly, that QA Manager could be you. A strong appreciation for Tumblr’s products and community is a major plus.



  • Create and implement policies and procedures to ensure that only the highest-quality products are released.

  • Outline processes through which Engineering and QA can work together efficiently to build great software.

  • Implement QA requirements and goals, and build and manage a staff to hit those goals.

  • Build out automated and manual test suites for web, mobile, api and internal products.

  • Provide quantitative and qualitative feedback for software designs, and do so throughout the entire process of building and shipping new features.

  • Manage, streamline, and provide guidance for our external QA resources.



  • Extensive experience leading QA initiatives in fast paced environments.

  • A well-practiced eye for pixel misalignments, margin errors, and other very fine visual details. We’re picky about these things.

  • Experience providing QA for mobile, web and backend products that are design-driven and visually nuanced.

  • A strong background with automated testing products.

  • Deep knowledge of usability testing and an ability to empathize with our users.

  • Smarts, humility, and equal willingness to learn and teach.

  • Familiarity with Tumblr. Familiarity with Benedict Cumberbatch's enigmatically beautiful face is a strong bonus.

  • Assumes responsibility for their assigned tasks, accepts direction and feedback from fellow employees and managers, follows through on good suggestions.

  • Takes initiative and proactively seeks out new opportunities

  • Embraces new challenges; shows persistence, resourcefulness, and flexibility when obstacles arise.

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