VP Engineering


Denver, CO

Industry: Software


11 - 15 years

Posted 258 days ago

  by    Kelley Zwisler

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LockState brings the power of the internet to access control devices such as smart door locks and physical access control systems for both residential and commercial use. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, we?re scaling to the enterprise and responsibly fast. At LockState you'll be joining the exploding industry of smart home systems and smart buildings. Our environment is fast-paced yet casual and filled with team members that are intelligent, fun, friendly, ego-free and driven to create a market leader. Interested? Keep reading?.

As the leader of our software and firmware team your talent for bringing a product to life is what we?re after. We operate very efficiently so your breadth of experience across all engineering disciplines will help you be successful in this role. Our team is resident in Denver with a few remote team members who are essential players ? but they still need coaching and mentoring as if they are in the office. You?ve proven yourself as a strong software engineer and have decided that leadership is your calling.

Here?s what needs to be done:

? We?re a small team so this is still a hands on role ? in the trenches with code reviews and QA

?Working closely with the Product Manager to drive development of the roadmap

? Negotiating changes and enhancements with our manufacturing partners to ensure all products stay in sync

? Working directly with our enterprise customers to ensure they are delighted with our work

? Anything else we (or you) can think of ? we?re a small company and everyone wears at least 3 hats

What you bring to the table:

?Bachelor's Degree in computer science or engineering

?10+ years of experience building commercial grade cloud-based software with a respectable subset of the following:  Rails, MySQL, AJAX, CSS3, Resque, RSpec

? Successful experience leading a team who practices test-driven or business-driven development

? Some recent experience with Edge devices and iOT apps

? Proven competency as a skillful project manager ? developing project scope, budget, timeline and risk assessment ? then delivering on time

? Your gift for being able to articulate ideas defend your position in a respectful manner ? you are wired for business value not the ?cool factor?

? In your spare time you often have 2 or 3 personal app projects going just for fun

? A talent for juggling multiple priorities with ease ? we?re busy and we are growing ? it?s what happens

? A passion for nurturing, mentoring, coaching and growing humans to levels beyond what they thought was possible

And what you?ll enjoy as a member of the team:

? A competitive compensation plan and benefits

? A collaborative environment with a supportive leadership team 

? The opportunity to contribute to a wildly fun and disruptive technology