REQUIREMENTS

Vice President of Engineering

Overview

We are looking for a Vice President of Engineering with experience managing agile development teams. Our VP of Engineering will be responsible for ensuring that products meet design requirements, and deliver a consistent experience for users. You’ll be managing the entire global engineering team, collaborating with the product team managers (Product Management, Design, QA) and other department heads, as well as guiding the company’s technical and product vision and maintaining compliance with quality standards.

Job description:

  • Collaborates with the company’s executive leadership to develop and meet organizational goals while supplying expertise and guidance on projects, operations, and systems
  • Leads strategic technological planning to achieve business goals by prioritizing technology initiatives and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future technologies
  • Plan medium-to-long term product development with an understanding of all products of the company, and design investment policies and resource allocation
  • Directs and manages the product engineering team and ensures that priorities are defined, requirements are developed and appropriate processes are established in support of the product management life cycle to continue the development of the platform
  • Contributes collaboratively within a creative and fast-paced environment to ensure design and delivery of high quality, scalable and innovative, configurable solutions that adhere to high standards for architecture, security, privacy, and best practices
  • Performs infrastructure costing and cost-benefit analysis to aid decisions made for the product and the team
  • Oversees the competency matrix and career growth opportunities for the Engineering team
  • Identifies, recommends, and implements new technologies and systems to improve organizational processes and decision-making.
  • Plans and manages the budget allocated for the Engineering team
  • Oversees and performs recruitment activities from preparing the hiring plan to interviewing and deciding the job offer for candidates
  • Can give proper guidance to everyone based on the understanding level of counterparts so that they can work independently
  • Expert-level engineer capable of publishing books or taking part in large conferences as guest speaker

Job requirements

Must

  • 10 years of hands-on software design and development experience in the customer-serving platform and mobile application development
  • 6 years of experience in leading engineering teams 
  • Led around 40 engineers or more in an organization relatively larger than Quipper
  • Mastery of best practices for website performance, code quality and scalability, programming standards and patterns, along with proficiency in Agile development methodology
  • Experience implementing high performance and scalable systems and solving scalability issues
  • Proven experience in driving and executing product roadmap, and willing to take innovative product risks while still ensuring timely delivery of the product roadmap items
  • Cloud-native with an excellent understanding of at least 1 cloud platform (more than 1 platform is more desirable)
  • Experience scaling up high-performance team from <10 engineers to 40+ engineers (frontend, backend, and infrastructure, mobile app(s))
  • Proven success working closely with Product Management, contributing to the product strategy, and helping to successfully deliver on the product roadmap
  • Extensive engineering expertise in the areas of tooling, prints, specifications, product maintenance, budgeting, and software products
  • Strong verbal, visual, and written communication skills with the ability to explain the approach to all levels in the organization including key stakeholders 
  • Able to think strategically and see the big picture
  • Experience managing a distributed teams
  • Stable internet connection

    Want

    • B.S. and an advanced degree in a technical field (Computer Science, Computer Engineering, etc.)

    Why apply to us?

    • HMO upon regularization with an additional 1 dependent (fully covered by the Company)
    • 10 VL and 10 SL (unused SL is convertible to cash annually)
    • Company-issued item (laptop)
    • Promotion opportunities
    • Opportunity to meet and train abroad
    • Free location policy (support for working temporarily from global offices)
    • Government-mandated benefits

    Work Conditions

    • [Current] Remote work setup

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