VP of Engineering
New York City, NY, USA | Leading Technology Company
IT / Information Technology
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We are an innovative and disruptive student life platform that enables college campuses more accessible to students, and in turn, provides university administration real-time insight into how campus offerings are being used. This intuitive and fun-to-use platform empowers students to create their most enriching lives on campus, and by rooting for students to thrive; we are rooting for a university’s success!
We are now hiring for our founding engineering team member to scale and execute with us. We’re backed by founders and leaders of a billion dollar, industry-shifting company (Workday). You will get a chance to work directly with our founding team to provide true, long-term value to students and universities nationwide. This will be a transformational, career-defining choice for you (and us!) as you grow as a leader.
The VP/Director of Engineering will report to and work alongside the CTO.
As the VP/Director of Engineering, you will take ownership of building the engineering team that will develop the technology we are bringing to market.You will have the opportunity to shape the architecture and choose the tools for the technical development of our platform. Additionally, you will be one of the first hires of the company and will have the opportunity to contribute to the culture we are developing.
Most importantly, we are looking for someone who wants to help build and bring to market a cutting-edge solution for colleges and universities to support students.
Responsibilities and Duties
Lead the engineering of our digital platform
Support the design of the architecture of the product
Manage engineering resources and building your own team
Develop technical roadmap for scaling the product
Provide input and challenge for overall technical strategy
Support the CEO and CTO with projects to bring new products and services to market
Skills We Are Seeing
·5-7+ years in software development, including significant web application software and/or SAAS architecture experience with at least 3+ years of management experience leading engineering teams.
Familiarity with Amazon Web Services.
Strong technical and architectural vision for platforms, systems and infrastructure
Familiarity with front-end languages for Android and Apple mobile operating systems.
Expertise in distributed relational databases, particularly PostgreSQL
Ability to manage other developers.
·Knowledge of Agile best practices.
·Crazy passionate about learning new stuff.