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VP of Engineering

at Apptegy in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

As a VP of Engineering, you will be responsible for leading people and projects in a fast paced, startup environment. In addition to strong leadership skills, you will be expected to bring technical expertise and deep architectural experience to the table. Our engineering team has scaled rapidly over the past two years and will continue to do so.

Our engineers are intrinsically motivated and talented. We’re looking for someone who can, in concert with our CTO and other VPs of Engineering, harness the team’s motivation and abilities to accomplish more and finish work faster. Below we outline additional priorities and experience we would like to see: Architectural experience You’ve worked on a scaling product or platform with a team. You have hands-on experience making decisions for the best way to architect new products/features to work with existing products/platforms. Ideally, you’ve been part of rearchitecting successful products to scale further with larger databases, more active users, and more complex needs. Ideally, you find solutions that address both the team and user needs but if not, help build understanding around difficult decisions. Technical expertise You’re able to coach and advise engineers as needed. Your past technical experience gives you credibility to engage in multiple frameworks, engineering principles, and software development methodologies. You’re able to add value to any technical context to provide clarity and good thought processes. Additionally, we expect you to mentor mid-level and senior engineers in their work and careers. Although experience in our specific stack (Ruby, Rails, Vue.js, ES6, AWS, etc) is not required, we are looking for someone who is willing to learn as needed and has expertise in modern frameworks and has learned new technologies recently. Leadership You understand that leadership is more than experience and expertise. You know how to inspire and influence teams to accomplish their best work together. You’re also attentive to and curious about how Apptegy works, thinks, and aims to achieve uncommon results. We believe Apptegy should be a challenging place to work for all the right reasons. We lean into difficulty but pride ourselves on taking on challenges with other hard working, thoughtful people. To lead here, you’ll need to focus on how to make something possible -not the reasons why it might not work. This will be a selective process. What else should I know? We take our responsibility as a company seriously and aim to make this the best job that you’ve had (and one that sets you up for future success). We want your day at work and your time at home to be a joyful experience that’s why we provide:

+ Medical, dental, vision insurance for you and dependents

+ Matching 401(k) retirement plan

+ Discretionary/flexible paid time off policy

+ Parental leave

+ Dependent Care FSA

+ Annual travel bonus

If the challenge of building a rapidly growing startup excites you as much as it does us, we hope that you’ll consider joining us. —

Apptegy is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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Job Posting: JC189876471

Posted On: Aug 13, 2021

Updated On: Nov 16, 2021