Director of Engineering


Los Angeles, CA

Industry: Technology


8 - 10 years

Posted 36 days ago

We want candidates who are front end focused, come from/have worked at consumer apps companies, and know Javascript and/or React as their primary programming languages.

Need to be a hands on manager who still likes to code from time to time. CTO and VP still code here. Will be part of making tech decisions, strategy, design, etc and not just be a people manager. Responsibilities is front end heavy for this team.


Our client is seeking a Director of Engineering who will help them lead and expand their engineering organization. They are seeking a proactive leader who can support their team by providing technical leadership as well as mentoring and encouraging growth. Their ideal candidate will balance rapid iterations with a high quality project.


  • 3+ years of experience managing small to medium sized software engineering teams.
  • 7+ year of hands on software engineering.
  • Experience providing technical leadership within the team and project.
  • Experience leading technical design discussions, project planning and giving estimates.
  • Experience mentoring engineers both technically and professionally.
  • Experience collaborating across multiple disciplines. (front-end, backend, databases, infrastructure, and devops)
  • Still enjoys coding, but not required, and stays up to date with the latest technologies.

Tech stack:

  • Server-side: Elixir, JVM, Golang, Node.js, Redis, Mongo, Postgres, AWS
  • Client-side: HTML/CSS, JavaScript, Elm, Three.js, Pixi.js, React Web, React Native, Native Mobile and TV platforms


$180K - $200K
$180K - $200K base, Equity bonus