SVP of Software Engineering


Seeking seasoned SVP of Engineering with global experience to join fastest growing private executive portfolio in fully remote role. If you’re able to operate at pace and deliver aggressive weekly targets then apply here.

Senior VP of Software Engineering & Operations

$ 400k USD/year  $ 200 USD/hour   40h/week   Remote Position   Long-term

Are you able to work in a radically different company, where all your teams are remote and where we can track progress on a daily and weekly basis? Are you able to handle all types of feedback about your performance on a weekly basis? Do you love simple work processes which can be standardised and make our organisation more efficient and cheaper to run? If all this excites you and you are experienced in running a global software engineering organisation, then this job may be for you.

 
 
Why Crossover?
Be a part of the fastest growing private equity portfolio in the world. Join our rapidly expanding partner network. Support an expanding global network of clients. A key benefit of Crossover is that all our roles are location independent. Live and work anywhere: work from home, a coffee shop or at one of the many co-working spaces Crossover partners can access and collaborate.
 
 
WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING
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As a seasoned executive with experience in a global leadership role, you will report to the Chief Operating Officer, and will  also serve as a key member of the global executive team.

We are an organization where acquisitions of software companies is one of our primary goals. You will play a major role in the acquisition of some of these organizations and will be expected to lead transformation of any acquired company within a very short time frame. Our plan for 2018 is the acquisition of 50 companies.

You will be expected to run a world-class 1,000+ person Software Engineering organization using revolutionary and radically differentiated processes. In parallel you will run operations across a variety of disciplines including Software Engineering, SaaSOps, IT Ops, Support and Finance.  You will be expected to hire, coach and manage 5-15 VPs of Software Engineering managing global groups in our factory-like processes with quantifiable business results.

You will be expected to be an expert at aggressive goal setting and derive weekly productivity improvements  to drive significant levels of value and productivity at much higher levels than in most companies. You must continuously improve the quality of your teams using our global talent sourcing. You will leverage your technical depth as a former developer and architect to set a personal standard for excellence.

You are expected to be proficient at doing deep-dives into problem-solving with your teams and able to leverage past technical expertise in Software Development, Quality Assurance, Cloud Infrastructure, and automated deployments using CI/CD tools.

 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Be a key contributor in our acquisition process and transform acquired companies within 3 months

Attain continuous process improvements across multiple operations disciplines including Software Engineering, SaaSOps, IT Ops, Support and Finance.

Hire, coach and manage 5-15 VP-level executives owning a wide variety of critical business functions, but primarily focus on Software Engineering.
 
CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science is mandatory (MS or PhD preferred).

15+ years engineering experience in a leadership role managing multiple teams across multiple products and technologies. This is a global leadership role for a seasoned executive, not a first executive role for a great software development manager.

Proven track record running a 250+ person Software Engineering and Operations organization.

Be proficient at doing deep-dives into problem-solving with your teams and able to leverage past technical expertise in Software Development, Quality Assurance, Cloud Infrastructure, and automated deployments using CI/CD tools.

Spent at least 5 years in a hands-on software coding and architecture role.

Spent at least 5 years leading engineering managers

Managed an annual IT budget in excess of $25m

Recent experience with DevOps and Cloud architecture. We live in the Cloud.

Experience with high-end enterprise systems deployed in environments of F500 corporation complexity.
 
And you can also register for a Hiring Tournament!

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What's a Hiring Tournament?
A Tournament is an Exclusive Hiring Event and includes all testing for the role at the same day. Upon grading the deliverables from the event, we will set up qualified candidates with an interview with the hiring manager.
 
 
 
WHAT CROSSOVER MEMBERS SAY ABOUT THIS ROLE

 
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CAREER PATH
YES - YOU WON'T STOP HERE!

Job Title Software Engineering Manager (SEM) VP of Software Engineering SVP of Software Engineering & Operations EVP of Software Engineering & Operations
Compensation $50/hr (~$100k/yr) $100/hr (~$200k/yr) $200/hr (~$400k/yr) $400/hr (~$800k/yr)
Role Management Scope Manage team of 5-15 Engineers, Architects, Chief Architects Manager of 5-15 Software Engineering Managers (SEMs) Manager of 5-15 VPs in Software Engineering and Operations Manager of 5-15 SVPs in Software Engineering and Operations
Total Organizational Size 5-15 Headcount 50 - 150 Headcount 250 - 1500 Headcount 2500+ Headcount
Job Title
(at typical previous job)
Software Development Manager
Release Manager
QA Process Manager
VP of R&D / Software of Engineering
Director of Software Engineering/Development
SVP of Engineering
CIO
Head of R&D
Engineering focused COO
C Level Engineering
Executive Head of R&D
A good fit for... 10+ years in Engineering, started career as developer

Broad knowledge of software development methodologies (Waterfall, RUP, Scrum, Lean, 6-sigma)

Hands on experience with required engineering practices (CI, CD, Branching strategies, Testing types)

Gets things done based on clear/aggressive goals setting
15+ years in Engineering, started career as developer, and then as a software engineering manager. 20 + years in Engineering, started career as developer, significant line management and operational experience. 20+ years in Engineering, started career as a developer, significant line management and operational experience
Core Deliverables Responsible for a set of products and their weekly release OR responsible for a central Engineering function delivering value to all products across the organization Responsible for a business unit in the group and their products as well as responsibility for central Engineering teams delivering value to all products across the organization Hire and Grow VPs Ongoing Operational Delivery across companies in the group Hire and Grow SVPs Ongoing Operational Delivery across companies in the group Manage high level acquisition process of companies
Budget Responsibilities ~$1M/yr ~$10M/yr ~$100M/yr Over $100M/yr
Communication Requirements Fluent English Fluent English Fluent English, Executive and Customer presentation presence Fluent English, Executive and Customer presentation presence


 
 
THE HIRING MANAGER

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TRAINING INVESTMENT
What can you expect to learn in our organization? As an SVP in our organization, you will learn about the issues of managing a fully remote workforce of more than 250 people. You will also learn what it means to handle aggressive growth where we measure success on a daily or weekly basis. It’s not every day that you can manage acquisitions of companies at a regular frequency and transform them in a 90 day period.
 
 
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