VP of Engineering

Globys

VP of Engineering

Seattle, WA
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    VICE PRESIDENT, ENGINEERING

    Seattle, WA__

    At Globys, we develop a cloud-based billing portal platform that enables business customers of all sizes to self-serve and securely transact with their providers. Our platform is used by companies around the world, including T-Mobile, Vodafone, and TELUS to deliver exceptional portal experiences to their customers while significantly reducing costly manual processes. Our patented technology processes massive amounts of data and provides end users with a unified and personalized view of their accounts and services. This is an opportunity to work with large scale data systems and visualizations to solve real-world business problems for some of the world’s largest and most innovative companies.

    Globys is quickly expanding & improving our B2B portal experience. We are embarking on some new and exciting challenges. With this, we are looking for a Vice President of Engineering to join our Seattle team. This position will report to our CEO, be a member of our Senior Leadership team and have worldwide team management responsibility.

    Our ideal candidate will have proven technical leadership capabilities, a deep technical acumen to provide mentorship and coaching, strong process and efficiency skills to streamline our development and deployment process, a passion for solving complex and strategically important business problems and a collaborative and influential working partnership across multiple distributed teams. In this global role, moderate amounts of international travel will be required.

    WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:

    • Build and lead a high-performance team that thrives in an agile development environment.

    • Foster an environment of continual improvement through regular technical debt reduction and an architectural strategy plan.

    • Help to streamline our engineering process and procedure to ensure our team is operating at full capacity and is supported by a modern-day development process.

    • Using extensive management skills and experience, develop technical and managerial leadership skills and create a vibrant culture of mutual support and motivation.

    • Stay in sync with multiple development and product teams, routinely reviewing specs and roadmaps to assure development cycles stay on time and are of the highest quality.

    • Develop and drive release management, testing, and deployment practices that increase timeliness, efficiency, and quality of code and deployments.

    • Direct and control the activities of the engineering teams.

    • Develop organizational design and global blueprint that will increase the overall efficacy of our engineering.

    • Set organizational priorities, resource trade-offs, and operating models to meet business priorities.

    • Ensure that the core technology and professional services organizations are operating at maximum efficiency with appropriate levels of maintenance whilst constantly fostering the ability to innovate and grow.

    • Set technology standards and direct the execution of initiatives from inception through execution.

    • Ensure systems have high availability and performance.

    • Work closely with PMO in developing capacity models to forecast the delivery schedule for team project portfolio, model different scenarios, and future project resource needs.

    • Define key metrics and analytics for measuring the performance of the development teams.

    • Provide planning support for 2 to 3-year view on technology and/or operational strategies for the business unit(s) supported.

    REQUIRED SKILLS AND PROFICIENCIES TO BE SUCCESSFUL:

    • Demonstrated leadership building out complex software.

    • Experience delivering high-quality software design and development including experience with RESTful web services and microservices.

    • 10+ years of experience in enterprise and/or web development. Strong knowledge of C# and JavaScript preferred. Bonus points for experience with WebAPI and MVC.

    • Strong experience with one of the web frameworks such as React (preferred), Bootstrap, Backbone, Angular, and Vue.

    • 10+ years of engineering management experience, preferably with 5+ years of increasing leadership responsibilities with management of distributed teams.

    • Strong background in driving large technical projects from conception to rollout/production.

    • Experience in managing production incidents with a repeatable process.

    • Ability to use “just enough” metrics to make data-driven decisions without losing flexibility.

    • Experience working in scaled, multi-team Agile/SCRUM development programs.

    • Knowledge of cutting-edge technologies and toolkits.

    • Minimum of BS in Computer Science or in a related field.

    • Requires international travel

    THIS POSITION WILL BE A GREAT FIT FOR YOU IF:

    • You love being a part of a distributed, dynamic, and fast-paced team that encourages you to learn and grow.

    • You desire to work with some of the world’s top telecom brands.

    • You like to dig in and get to work.

    • You love finding solutions to interesting problems and figuring out how things work.

    • You welcome having autonomy with complex tasks.

    • You are passionate about using your experience and expertise to inspire the team.

    • Strong dedication to creating a vibrant culture of personal growth.

    • A keen sense of humor and avid curiosity.

    • Obsessive focus on the customer.