VP Engineering

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VP Engineering

Job description

Reporting to the Chief Product Officer, the VP Engineering will oversee the entire engineering organization for the Teamleader product. You’ll lead engineering for our customer facing SaaS application - an extensive SaaS solution for small business across Europe - a suite or public and private API’s, our mobile application, a devops team, quality assurance and much more.

Teamleader is a fast spaced scale up that serves the daily needs of thousands of small businesses across Europe. You'll be able to have a massive impact throughout the entire organization immediately by driving and implementing meaningful change.

Partner with the CPO to establish, execute, and achieve the company's technical vision

• Actively recruit, hire, and retain excellent engineering talent

• Define and shape engineering best practices

• Work closely with Product to continuously deliver well-crafted, working software that creates real business value

• Ensure that the team is in alignment with business needs via OKRs, roadmaps, and constant feedback

• Collaborate on key architectural decisions and design considerations to ensure high quality, scalability, maintainability, and resiliency

• Coach and provide guidance to senior engineering leaders on management and technical tracks


Professional Qualifications (What You Have)

• You've managed technical teams at scale including Engineering, QA, and Devops

• You have deep experience with modern technologies, architectures, and agile development

• You have experience thriving within fast growing organization

• You are a proven leader who can build and manage a strong team and set vision with technical expertise to back it up

• Proven ability and success creating a collaborative culture of innovation and technical excellence

• You've managed groups of 50+ across multiple countries

Personal Characteristics (Who You Are)

• You thrive in entrepreneurial environments

• Highly effective at creating collaborative relationships across an entire organization

• High energy and action-oriented with a history of getting things done in complex environments

• Results oriented, tenacious, but with the ability to know when to push harder and when to look for alternative approaches

• Values integrity, humility, creativity, confidence, open-mindedness, reliability