Manager Quality Engineering


Ensure high quality and timely delivery of Appian software to customers. Responsible for attracting, retaining, and growing Quality Engineering staff. Able to recognize and act on quality improvement activities across multiple teams. Strong ability to triage issues and ensure they are brought to the attention of appropriate technical staff.


  • Responsible for recruiting, training, and coaching Quality Engineering personnel across multiple delivery teams
  • Line management responsibilities for continuous performance feedback and career guidance
  • Ensure release activities are planned and executed
  • Ensure complete and timely reporting of bugs and test results
  • Effectively apply test design techniques and share knowledge with others
  • Systematically analyze requirements ensuring they provide effective input into Engineering activities
  • Effectively and efficiently determine root causes of leaked defects and succinctly describe root causes with multiple complex causal factors
  • Continually test knowledge on area of responsibility and escalate needs, challenges, status, successes, etc. of reporting employees and teams

Preferred Experience Level: 7+ years of relevant experience (e.g., Quality, Test, Performance, or Software Engineer); experience as a mentor or manager strongly desired

Education: B.S. in Computer Science or related field; advanced degree preferred


Appian Corporation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further, Appian will not discriminate against applicants for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing their pay or, in certain circumstances, the pay of their co‐worker, Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination. 


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