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VP of Engineering


This is a Full-time position in Atlanta, GA posted March 30, 2021.

This Job has been reposted by the company. Refer to Job ID 643077.

The vice president of engineering will play a key leadership role within the company and help define the future of test automation on a global scale.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Construct the optimal design of the engineering organization to enable a transformative impact on the way developers and accompanying personas engage with test automation and corresponding ecosystems
  • Partner with the founder to deeply internalize product strategy in order to construct the organization and execute on the larger product vision
  • Collaborate deeply across product teams, and with other executives to align technical architecture and business strategy, vision, with long-term product priorities
  • Own deliverables for all engineering teams and ensure we continue to ship scalable, high availability products that delight our users and customers
  • Cultivate skills and manage team performance, guiding individuals and the entire engineering organization in career progression, promotions, performance improvement, and hiring best practices; enable world class employee retention
  • Support and enhance a data-driven and continuous improvement culture to improve the efficiency, scalability, stability, and security of products
  • Lead the designing of organizational teams and structures that rapidly experiment, continuously ship product improvements and diligently measure the results
  • Champion engineering and operational excellence, establishing metrics and processes for regular assessment and improvement


Professional Qualifications

  • Exceptionally technically adept at transforming the company ‘ vision into product, while creating a partnership role with the founder and product management to define product strategy
  • Demonstrated success as part of the leadership team in a developer centric, product led growth company; deep understanding of open source, JavaScript, DevOps and relevant ecosystems is critical
  • Exceptionally results-focused; views the optimization of software engineering and product development methodologies as tools used in service of results over standard playbooks and processes
  • Ability to think and operate at a ‘strategic level, ‘ but execute on a ‘tactical level ‘ with the willingness to roll-up sleeves
  • Significant experience with an early stage, high-growth, product led growth company
  • Exceptional technical capability, with deep knowledge of and experience with modern software development practices and technologies and architectural principles found in highly scalable systems
  • Proven leader with the ability to recruit, design, build and lead outstanding teams, scale an organization, and properly structure teams from 25 to 100+; strong personal network comprised of people who want to rejoin this leader
  • Demonstrable examples of exceptional employee retention and team management
  • Ability to make technical decisions while balancing the needs of the user, customers, and the business
  • Experienced working with distributed and co-located teams.
  • An eloquent and savvy leader who can communicate and execute goals and objectives working with all stakeholders, including founders, customers, investors, and employees

Personal Characteristics

  • Intellectual inquisitiveness, truth seeker, and data centric with the ability to challenge and expand critical thinking of existing processes and patterns
  • High bandwidth, thoughtful and deeply reflective intelligence, capable of understanding the ‘why ‘ and translating appropriately by seeing ‘the forest for the trees ‘; strong ability to educate others and share knowledge across a variety of potential audience types.
  • Strong, informed opinions, but loosely held in the presence of other equally informed colleagues or data to the contrary
  • Emotionally intelligent and able to build strong trust with leaders and employees of diverse backgrounds and experiences at all levels
  • Deeply responsible and accountable with strong attention to detail
  • Collaborative, marked by transparency, flexibility and mental dexterity
  • An exceptional communicator in both written and verbal interactions; always being supportive in feedback, whether in accelerating things that are going well or giving tough feedback to realign expectations/goals
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and frequent change, nimble and responsive in the short-term while driving progress on longer-term initiatives
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