Chainlink Labs is the primary contributing developer of Chainlink, the decentralized computing platform powering the verifiable web. Chainlink is the industry-standard platform for providing access to real-world data, offchain computation, and secure cross-chain interoperability across any blockchain. Chainlink Labs helps power verifiable applications for banking, DeFi, global trade, and gaming by collaborating with some of the world’s largest financial institutions, notably Swift, DTCC, and ANZ. Chainlink Labs also works with top Web3 teams, including Aave, Compound, GMX, Maker, and Synthetix. Chainlink Labs was ranked in Newsweek’s 100 Most Loved Workplaces 2023 in both the United States and United Kingdom.


At Chainlink Labs, our engineering team pushes the scale and capabilities of decentralized applications across the industry. The Chainlink Network holds >70% market share in the oracle space, solving real-world problems by enabling smart contracts to securely interact with off-chain data/computation.

We value talented and driven craftsmen who work collaboratively to tackle complex challenges, deliver product impact, and grow as builders. Join us and shape the future of blockchain technology and decentralized finance.

About The Role

We’re seeking an experienced Engineering Manager, QA, to lead and manage a team of QA engineers focused on a select group of products and services at Chainlink, particularly CCIP and Capital Markets. This role is critical in ensuring the quality of our products and projects while launching them with the highest standards. You will develop and implement QA strategies, improve deployment velocity, and enhance reliability and quality.

Your Impact

  • Be a leader. You will set the team objectives and make sure that the team is clear on what the objectives are – and, more importantly, why
  • Be a mentor. You will work with engineers on their growth and development, making sure that everyone receives timely feedback and has a clear growth plan
  • Be a force multiplier. You will continuously remove blockers and obstacles, both internal and cross-team, so that everyone can do their best work
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive Test Plans for CCIP and Capital Markets, including all new major features, integrations, and new product launches.
  • Ensure test plans are executed entirely before any launch, either manually or through automated execution by the team.
  • Enable CCIP/Capital Markets engineers to own quality, train stakeholder engineers on QA practices, and on-demand testing services.


  • Minimum of 8 years experience in software engineering, with at least 3 years in software development management leading a team of 6+ people.
  • Proven track record in leading and managing QA teams, including hiring, mentoring, and developing team members.
  • Extensive experience in software testing methodologies, test automation frameworks, and QA best practices.
  • Proficiency in various testing tools (e.g., Playwright, JIRA, TestRail, Go testing) and techniques (e.g., manual testing, automated testing, performance testing).
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills to effectively manage and motivate a diverse team of QA engineers.
  • Experience working in systems in production environments.
  • Prior experience in supporting products that require on-call duties.

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience or knowledge of blockchain technology, Web3 protocols, and the challenges related to developing large, distributed systems.
  • Experience managing other managers.
  • Experience being the technical lead of a product.
  • Experience navigating a hyper-growth environment.

All roles with Chainlink Labs are global and remote-based. Unless otherwise stated, we ask that you try to overlap some working hours with Eastern Standard Time (EST). We encourage you to apply regardless of your location.