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VP of Engineering

Location: Austin, TX (Preferred)
Position: Full Time

Overview

Our VP of Engineering is the executive responsible for the management of our organization's technological needs and will collaborate directly with the CEO.
At this stage, you would be doing a lot of coding/code design while managing a small team, similar to the role of a senior engineering manager at a large engineering org. Your team will gor to include frontend/backend engineers, QA, devops, and outsourced engineering. You would also be in charge of evaluating future candidates and growing our engineering team, and the broader company, from the ground floor. Experience working at a startup and managing off-shore teams a major plus.

Responsibilities

  • Lead Upptic’s software development, currently consisting of off-shore teams in Europe.
  • Grow the team by recruiting world-class technical talent as needed. Create and foster a culture conducive to innovation, high productivity, and high quality.
  • Writing scalable code and ensuring the quality of code for rest of the team.
  • Work with the C-Suite to define and execute the technical roadmap while maintaining responsibility for an on time delivery of all key objectives and milestones outlined.
  • Discovering and implementing new technologies that yield competitive advantage.
  • Strategic planning in terms of technologies used in product development and enhancement.
  • Supervising system infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiency;
  • Monitoring KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance and ROI;
  • Communicating technology strategy to partners and investors.
  • Design and consult the system and software architecture to improve customer experience;
  • Support partners and stakeholders in product management and marketing.

Experience

  • Proven experience as a VP Engineering or senior engineering manager with past experience managing teams, preferably in ad tech, marketing automation, A/B testing, gaming analytics, SaaS, performance marketing, or similar marketing technology industry.
  • Knowledge of technological trends to build strategy backed by excellent knowledge of multi-tier web applications, IT systems, and infrastructure, including public clouds.
  • Practical application development experience in Python, and preferably Javascript/ECMAScript, and AWS, at minimum.
  • Ability to conduct technological analyses and research.
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal abilities.
  • Strategic and critical thinking.
  • Problem-solving aptitude.
  • Excellent collaboration skills.
  • B.Sc./M.Sc. in Computer Science or a related field.

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