• Location: USA, North Carolina, Raleigh
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Technology: AWS Jobs
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Date Posted: 26th Mar, 2019
  • Reference: 03262019fs

A premier client of ours is looking to bring on a VP of Engineering to help them push their mission forward. The company is fun and fast paced and looking to bring all stars to their team! They are experiencing tremendous growth and if you are looking for a role where you can make an impact, this is the job for you.

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VP Engineering Responsibilties
  • Working daily with engineers to keep development on track.
  • Helping resolve (technical and non-technical) issues that arise and impede progress.
  • Interfacing with other teams to share engineering plans and progress, and gather feedback and requirements from them.
  • Making ad hoc design, architecture, and functionality decisions in lieu of slowing down a project.
  • Deriving creative solutions to keep projects moving forward with a fast pace.
  • Planning, tracking, and project management of the engineering team.
  • Help shape and translate the company priorities into a clear and actionable engineering roadmap, balanced with tech debt and other engineering priorities.
  • Serve as Software Engineering SME.
  • Planning, tracking, and project management of the engineering team.
  • Manage, in conjunction with the Project Management Office, full cycle development process from planning through release for new features and existing products.
  • Working with the Project Management Office to create tools that simplify the requirements gathering process.
  • Creating, managing, and continuously improving QA and QC processes heading towards full QA automation.
  • Gain a sound understanding of our development environment; identify gaps and lead projects to close those gaps.
  • Roll up sleeves and play hands on coding role where appropriate.
  • Create processes and supporting metrics to ensure efficiency and quality of software development implementation and maintenance.
  • Participate in escalated defect triage and work with team to resolve prioritized defect fixes.
  • Research and prototype new technologies and tools as we evolve our platform tech stack.
  • Be accountable for project execution and quality.
  • Develop processes and KPI's to enable team to meet business expectations.
  • Continuously work to improve process and workflow in engineering and cross-functionally.
  • Shape engineering best practices and policies.
  • Serve as a talent leader with the drive to ensure the success of FilterEasy's most critical asset -- its workforce.
  • Actively recruit and build the engineering team with a focus on diversity of thought and background.
  • Align and develop organizational structure to meet business needs.
  • Support professional growth and business continuity by ensuring top performers are nurtured & mentored into future leaders including implementation of training programs
  • Promote the FilterEasy brand in the greater community (eg: host events, contribute to open source, encourage teammates to speak at conferences) Deep Partnership & Collaboration.

VP Engineering Requirements:
  • 15+ years of experience leading technical initiatives on multiple platforms.
  • Startup and large enterprise experience.
  • Experience with data production analytics technologies including but not limited to big data, data science, AI, machine learning, data mining, and business intelligence & visualization.
  • Ability to comprehend business verticals, business challenges, and company strategy and plans to align development schedules and appropriately allocate resources to meet the company's priorities.
  • Demonstrated mastery in each of the following technologies: PHP, Javascript, HTML, CSS, Java, and Swift.
  • Working knowledge of production environments
  • Experience in each of the following: Laravel, AWS Offerings (Elastic Beanstalk, EC2, Elasticache, SQS), Google pub/sub, other cloud services including Microsoft Azure.
  • Experience with SAAS software services such as: Netsuite, Oracle Cloud applications, Integrators, AEM, Wordpress, Drupal.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple stakeholder relationships with competing priorities and limited resources.
  • Ability to create projects plans that rapidly deliver new features to production environments.
  • Ability to make ad hoc design, architecture, and functionality decisions in lieu of slowing down a project.
  • Ability to lead and participate in change management in a growing, scaling organization.
  • Ability to develop solutions when faced with constraints.
  • Demonstrated experience and passion for recruiting, growing and "leveling up" an engineering team including training and mentoring new managers and team leads.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Experience in creating and fostering a DevOps environment is a plus.

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