VP of Engineering
$200,000 USD Per Year
$100 USD PER HOUR AT 40 HOURS PER WEEK
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If you are a world-class software engineering leader with the intellectual curiosity and desire to execute to a drastically differentiated cutting edge new software engineering process; if you have a passion for metrics-driven approach to high quality software development; if you possess senior organizational leadership, combined with the deep technical experience necessary to manage software engineering for a portfolio of software companies generating $100M annually — this role is for you.
The VP of Engineering will serve as a key member of the global executive team for one of our affiliated sister companies and will be responsible for quarterly high-quality product delivery. As part of the leadership team, you will be expected to run an engineering organization using a revolutionary and radically differentiated process. With a focus on small, great global teams, productivity, factory-like process, and quantifiable business impact, you will be expected to drive higher levels of value and productivity from your engineering organization than most companies would expect to achieve. You must build, develop and engage a team from a global talent pool. In doing so, you must set an agenda for the function where the teams effectively and efficiently solve some of the most challenging software problems with engineers distributed around the globe. You will leverage your personal technical depth as a as a former developer and architect in order to set a personal standard for Computer Science excellence, to push your teams and to assess the talent base you need to maintain.
Drive rigorous, regular product releases across multiple, complex software products
Establish world-class standards and technical operations to deliver consistent, high-quality products across dispersed, global teams
Implement engineering management strategies to achieve world-class productivity and cost efficiency
Engage with customers and product managers to ensure that product delivery obsessively aligns with customer value creation
Transform existing teams of engineers and architects and development managers into a highly effective engineering function, including upgrading and reorganizing our talent as required
Engage and align top talent through strong recruitment, mentoring, hands-on architectural leadership and career management
Lead product technical due diligence and engineering talent assessment for 2-4 acquired or to-be-acquired companies each year
Transform acquired engineering teams into an effective and efficient global model to increase quality and reduce cost over pre-acquisition benchmarks
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (MS or PhD preferred) is absolutely mandatory.
15+ years of engineering experience leading multiple teams across multiple products and technologies — this is a global leadership role for a seasoned software development leader, not a first executive role for a great software development manager
Experience is Software Engineering focused instead of product management
Proven experience in building high-performance teams and scalable best engineering practices
Spent 5 years in hands-on C++, Java or .NET architecture and programming in a hands-on, development-intensive individual contributor role
Recent experience with DevOps and Cloud architecture. We live in the Cloud.
Experience with high-end enterprise systems deployed in environments of Global 100 corporation complexity
VPs of Engineering have an exciting career opportunity with increasing levels of responsibility, impact, and compensation. Hiring Managers actively work to develop talent and grow from within where possible.