Engineering Manager, Quality Assurance

Seattle, WA

Company Description

Dropbox is the world’s first smart workspace that helps people and teams focus on the work that matters. With more than 600 million registered users across 180 countries, we’re on a mission to design a more enlightened way of working. Dropbox is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, and has 12 offices around the world.

Team Description

Our Engineering team is working to simplify the way people work together. They’re building a family of products that handle over a billion files a day for people around the world. With our broad mission and massive scale, there are countless opportunities to make an impact.

Team Description

The Quality Assurance team at Dropbox takes a unique approach to quality, ensuring that QA team members work not only as testers but also as leaders in establishing quality processes and empowering the entire engineering team to take ownership of the quality of the code they write. Our approach to Quality Assurance Engineering involves a small, highly hardworking and leveraged team that focuses on manual testing, end to end testing, test strategy, and process improvements, while working in an embedded manner with cross-functional engineering and product teams. We strive to be partners and leaders with development teams rather than gatekeepers or naysayers.

Role Description

  • You will lead a team of 5–10 Quality Assurance Engineers, working closely with both them and cross-functional partners across Engineering and other disciplines to help ensure a high quality product.


  • You will be responsible for growing and developing an incredible team of hardworking and motivated engineers with high expectations around individual ownership and impact
  • You will foster a healthy and collaborative culture that embodies Dropbox's values.
  • You will ensure your team delivers extraordinary output, and continuously seeks ways to make an outsized impact
  • You will set direction for the team, anticipate strategic and scaling-related challenges via thoughtful long-term planning
  • You will enable clear visibility into the quality efforts your teams are supporting
  • You will help craft quality strategy


  • At least 5 years of management experience leading either Quality Assurance teams or Engineering teams with a strong focus on quality
  • Experience as either a Quality Assurance Engineer or as a Software Engineer with a strong focus on quality

Benefits and Perks

  • 100% company paid individual medical, dental, & vision insurance coverage
  • 401k + company match
  • Market competitive total compensation package
  • Free Dropbox space for your friends and family
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Generous vacation policy
  • 10 company paid holidays
  • Volunteer time off
  • Company sponsored tech talks (technology and other relevant professional topics)
Dropbox is an equal opportunity employer. We are a welcoming place for everyone, and we do our best to make sure all people feel supported and connected at work. A big part of that effort is our support for members and allies of internal groups like Asians at Dropbox, BlackDropboxers, Latinx, Pridebox (LGBTQ), Vets at Dropbox, Women at Dropbox, ATX Diversity (based in Austin, Texas) and the Dropbox Empowerment Network (based in Dublin, Ireland).

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