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Quality Assurance Manager

Denver, CO 80209
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Location: Remote in - CO, FL, IL, MN, NH, NY, PA, TX, WI


Who We Are

Sphero inspires the creators of tomorrow through remarkably cool, programmable robots, electronic building blocks, and educational tools that transform the way kids learn and create through coding, science, music, and the arts. Sphero goes #BeyondCode and drives kids to turn their imagination into reality. The skills students unlock through play-based learning prepare them to thrive, no matter what subject or career they pursue. Based in Boulder, CO, Sphero has become the #1 STEAM-based learning solutions company, loved by millions of parents, kids and educators worldwide.

At Sphero, you can do the work you love, be yourself, and take fun seriously.

What You'll Do

As the Quality Assurance Manager, you have ownership over the quality of Sphero products. This includes the robots, the firmware on the robots, the software apps that work with the robots, and the software platforms used by our customers. As QA Manager, you'll spend a lot of your time working with different team members and doing hands-on testing. The entire product development team is small and distributed. You will be responsible for the relationship and management of the external test firm we partner with.

Sphero has many legacy products and new products or updates to products that are always in development. You'll need to really enjoy learning new things. QA isn't limited to work only within the product development team. For example, you may need to help customer service with escalations or product management with decisions about new offerings.


  • Provide frequent hands-on testing - direct testing is at least half the time of this role.
  • Oversee and lead the external test firm in Vietnam.
  • Take ownership and make judgement calls.
  • Prioritize testing - work with team leads to support schedule goals.
  • Keep stakeholders informed of status, alert to possible risks and suggest strategies to mitigate.
  • Manage test processes and tools. Implement changes as needed.
  • Provide recommendations on improving current and future products.
  • Assist the Customer Success team with questions and resolving customer issues.

  • 8-10 years of QA experience.
  • 5 or more years experience as a QA manager or lead.
  • At least 2 years of experience testing mobile applications.
  • Experience testing web applications, backend services for mobile applications, and firmware updating processes is very helpful.
  • Experience with implementing test management processes and tools.
  • Experience with test automation is a plus.

This is your opportunity to impact the STEM education and computer science revolution with an inspired, fast-paced, innovative team that is changing the world of play and learning. If you're interested in bringing your unique talent to support our mission, please send us your resume. We look forward to hearing from you!

Compensation: The salary range for this role is $100,000 - $120,000. Final compensation for this role will be determined by various factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience, skills and certifications.

Benefits: Sphero offers 100% paid medical plan (buy up plan available), dental and vision insurance; short-term & long-term disability, life insurance, AD&D insurance, FSA, HSA (with HDHP medical plan), 401(k) plan, stock options, unlimited PTO, 4 day work weeks, paid parental leave, education reimbursement, wellness reimbursement, and a technology benefit.

We encourage and welcome applicants with any and all backgrounds, experiences, abilities and competencies. All decisions regarding hiring, promotion, discipline, and discharge are based on qualifications, merit, and the needs of the business. We are an equal opportunity employer.

Posted: 2021-01-27 Expires: 2021-02-28

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