Vice President Engineering - Software Technology

Confidential Company  •  American Canyon, CA and Vancouver, BC

11 - 15 years experience  •  Software

$204K - $240K
Posted on 11/21/17 by Sue Harley
American Canyon, CA
11 - 15 years experience
Software
$204K - $240K
Posted on 11/21/17 by Sue Harley

VP Engineering

?    Summary

If you have a passion for technology, building and growing teams, we want to talk with you. We are looking for a VP of Engineering in our Vancouver office to come in and play an active role in managing our entire technology stack.

You will lead the technology organization, support the existing applications and IT infrastructure, as well take an active role in new developments.

 

?    Duties & Responsibilities

?    Work with the multiple teams, to develop technology long-term strategies.

?    Manage and monitor expectations with the heads of the departments.

?    Communicate effectively to board members, executive level management, as well as employees.

?    Be passionate about the company culture and infuse it into daily management

?    Actively manage employee engagement, coaching, and talent development.

?    Ensure continuous availability and operational continuity of critical systems such as SAAS platforms and warehouse operations.

?    Travel regularly between our Napa and Vancouver offices.

?    Manage system, network, and information security; provide effective IT project governance and IT-oriented regulatory compliance.

?    Develop, track and effectively control the information technology annual operating and capital budgets.

?    Review and negotiate major contracts for computing, information technology and communication services.

?    Be actively involved in security improvements across the systems.

?    Take an active role in securityinfrastructure including our payment processing, PCI compliance, & IT security.

?    Qualifications

Of course, we want the usual skill set: Management and staff development skills, efficient, organized, excellent follow through on commitments. You’re intelligent, have great analytical skills and pay attention to detail. In addition, you’re calm under pressure, have a great work ethic and communicate well.

But as important as the skillset is that you are someone who pushes him/herself to be best in class – not part of the mundane pack. You want to develop and grow, and you expect the same from the members of your team. You push for a higher standard. You are open to new ideas and personal feedback. You strive for excellence.

 

?    Minimum 10+ years of software development management experience in roles of increasing responsibility

?    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or relevant technical field.

?    B2B and B2C SAASexperience

?    Excellent interpersonal skills to work effectively with other leaders in the company

?    Proven track record managing local and remote development resources

?    Experience with Oracle Enterprise, Microsoft, Java and related development technologies.

?    Experience with modern web technologies, NodeJS, REST APIs, Ruby, AWS

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