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VP of Engineering

Company name
Data Resource Group

Location
Portland, OR, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Clevel, Executive, Engineering, It, 100k

Posted on
Oct 12,2019

Valid Through
Jan 25,2020

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Overview

Our client is looking for a VP of Engineering to provide the technical vision for the company’s solutions, lead the engineering team, and own everything technical for the company’s software. They will manage a highly proficient team of developers. This person will work closely with the CEO and other leadership members to make technical decisions that meet customer needs and achieve rapid growth objectives. The VP of Engineering will bring best practices in agile SLDC and programming practices to the team and implement automation, tools, and processes that maximize developer productivity.

Responsibilities

Lead the engineering team, set work priorities relative to the product roadmap, mentor and train the team, manage daily tactical activities (stand-ups, etc.), implement testing plans and oversee the deployment process.

Set technical direction for the product (e.g. architecture decisions, code structure, frameworks, tech stack, quality, scalability, performance, security, etc.)

Collaborate with the VP of Product to develop a viable product roadmap that achieves business objectives, delights customers (external and internal) and evolves the technical infrastructure.

Establish processes and tools across the team to improve efficiency, speed and code quality.

Work closely with the developers to discuss technical challenges, find creative solutions to thorny problems and establish high-quality code standards through regular code reviews.

Recruit, interview and hire developers and engineers, establish recruiting processes and work with internal and external resources to drive successful recruiting results.

Manage relationships with technical vendors and partners.

Required Qualifications

7 years of experience leading engineering teams either as a Director Engineering or Senior Engineering Manager responsible for building consumer-oriented web applications.

Experience leading teams, including setting work priorities, making the right technical decisions, coaching and mentoring, executing agile development practices, implementing tools, etc.

Thorough knowledge of software development best practices including project planning, design sessions, documentation, source code control, peer code-reviews, scope management, unit testing, defect tracking, release management, agile methodologies, etc.

Prior experience making technical architecture decisions, providing technical input to the product roadmap, creating resource plans and working with product management to prioritize backlog items.

Successful track record interviewing, hiring and recruiting strong developers; familiar with setting up and executing efficient and repeatable recruiting processes.

Experience with multiple programming languages; strong desire to continue to improve skills and learn new technologies. Relevant areas of experience preferred: Elixir, Phoenix, Cloud AWS, TypeScript, React Native, React/Redux.js, Terraform, Docker, Circle CI.

Innate interpersonal skills; collaborative team-first focus, adaptable, comfortable with change.

The ideal candidate will have experience building complex and secure multi-tenant web-based applications.

Technical background, BS in Computer Science or Engineering important

Company info

Data Resource Group
Website : http://www.professionalresourcegroup.com

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