Head of Engineering / Technology (SaaS Platform)

Location: Vancouver, BC, United States
Date Posted: 10-07-2018
Head of Engineering / Technology (SaaS Platform)
Vancouver, BC

Our client has created a collaboration and project management platform that empowers development teams to work together, including multinational technology companies across the U.S - such as Adobe, Microsoft, Docker, and NASA. Their product is a collaboration solution that ties features directly into GitHub, and allows developers to focus on their workflow without any disturbance from queues: entries, or priorities to manage. Their solution simplifies the process and enables developers to focus on creating and releasing great products. 

They are looking for a top-tier Head of Engineering/Technology to join their team. Your mission will be to grow and lead the team to create a scalable architecture for cloud and on-premise customers. You’ll play a key role in growing a business through your insights while collaborating with a world-class team in their Vancouver office.

What you'll be doing:
  • Developing and implementing strategies for improving architecture to make sure feature releases get shipped without a hitch
  • Scaling the engineering, product, and success teams in a fast-paced environment to support growing product infrastructure
  • Owning the team’s evolving technical stack and infrastructure decisions to oversee the technical aspect of product development from ideation to execution.
  • Guiding the team on the path to clearer, relational data models with distinct separation of concern
  • Decoupling existing features to help increase our velocity and feature delivery timelines
  • Introducing rigorous testing and QA methodology to existing and new features and products
  • Creating and refining software patterns and methodologies 
  • Working closely with DevOps to create a scalable architecture for cloud and on-premise customers
  • Working closely with product, success, and growth teams to help inform business decisions, manage expectations, communicate their roadmap, and coordinate engineering work with product improvements
  • Mentoring and growing the team
What you bring:
  • Experience architecting and building systems for large SaaS products
  • 5+ years of experience at a large software company.
  • Experience with a high-volume product
  • Experience building, managing, and mentoring technical teams
  • Nice to have: security background and have experience in scaling a business securely
  • Experience with building and scaling a high-traffic web application (primarily on the backend) at a fast growing startup
Sounds like you and piqued your interest? Great - apply today!

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