VP of Software Engineering$ 200k USD/year $ 100 USD/hour 40h/week Remote Position Long-term
Move fast, take quick decisions, keep it simple, learn from failures. 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 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 1 billion $ annually — this role is for you.
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The VP of Engineering will report to the SVP and will serve as a vital member of the global executive team of an affiliated ESW Capital company, and be responsible for quarterly high-quality product delivery.
As part of the leadership team, you will be expected to run an engineering organization using revolutionary and radically differentiated processes with a focus on great global teams, productivity, factory-like methods, and achieving 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 and in so doing ensure the teams effectively and efficiently solve some of the most challenging software problems with engineers distributed around the globe. You will leverage your technical depth as a former developer and architect to set a personal standard for Computer Science excellence, and push your teams to maintain your talent base.
You will be required to hire, coach and manage 5-15 Software Engineering Managers who are leading global groups. You will also 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 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.
You should be capable of working closely with our F500 customer executives as well as key executives within ESW Capital. The expectation is that you are a seasoned professional with excellent English communication skills that can effectively manage executive relationships.
Drive rigorous, and 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
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|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|
(at typical previous job)
|Software Development Manager
QA Process Manager
|VP of R&D / Software of Engineering
Director of Software Engineering/Development
|SVP of Engineering
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|
You will also learn what it means to handle aggressive growth where we measure success on a daily or weekly basis. You will also learn the importance of deep dives to resolve problems with your teams as well as learn the importance of daily managing your teams against quarterly quantifiable goals which deliver business value. Learn to measure everything you do and learn how to automate everything that you do. Your key learning will be how to move fast, take risks and learn from failures.
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