VP of Engineering Job Description

Key Responsibilities

 

  • Lead, develop, coach and mentor the Engineering and Engineering Team Lead staff
  • Understand and collaborate on complete product lifecycle from concept to execution.
  • Establish and maintain a high engineering bar with a rigorous, yet agile development
  • Lead and assist with the recruitment of highly motivated and driven technology talent
  • Be responsible for leading design and implementation of new features and iterations of our core platform
  • Lead multiple teams that are focused on creating cutting edge products
  • Develop processes to ensure quality and schedule standards are met and maintained.
  • Maintain and optimize budgets to meet goals.

 

Skills & Experience

 

  • 10+ years of experience developing commercial grade software
  • 5+ years of experience managing development teams
  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science or Engineering equivalent
  • Successful track record growing and leading a team
  • Strong technical background in both user-facing and systems software
  • Understanding and experience of building highly scalable, highly available systems
  • Strong people management skills, proven success in recruiting, developing, and motivating a high performing team.
  • Startup experience and performing well in demanding situations

 

Preferred Skills

 

  • Experience with mobile, desktop, web, and server development
  • Experience developing distributed systems
  • Experience with cybersecurity technologies