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VP of Engineering

New York City, NY, USA | Leading Technology Company

  • Industry:
    Information Technologies
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    General Management
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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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.

Reports To

The VP/Director of Engineering will report to and work alongside the CTO.

Job Overview

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.

Deep understanding of Java/JavaScript

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.

·Capable Communicator.

·Crazy passionate about learning new stuff.

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