Director of Engineering

  • Product Engineering
  • Jersey City, United States

Director of Engineering

Job description

Who we are

At Appeagle, we are building software to help online sellers make informed decisions by delivering actionable data and insights. We’re a team of problem solvers and overachievers who seek out others who are also passionate and relentless at their respective crafts. We’re growing rapidly and focused on creating a tight-knit group of people that enjoy each other’s company. We work hard not because we’re told to, but because we genuinely love what we do. We believe wholeheartedly in a work/life balance and taking care of our most important asset - our people.


Who we’re looking for

We are looking for a Director of Engineering to join our growing team and lead our Engineering Department. You'll be responsible for managing the technical development process, and driving our technical infrastructure forward. You will play a key role in mentoring and inspiring the team to improve their skills, to build impactful technology, and to work effectively together. You will be tasked with looking at problems in new ways and guiding your team to build simple solutions to complex problems.

 

As a Director, you'll sit on the leadership team, communicating the priorities of the engineering team, defining goals, and ensuring alignment. If you’d like to work in a supportive environment, are interested in building something challenging and having fun while doing it, we’d love to hear from you.

Requirements

What you'll do

  • Lead and develop a talented team of Engineers, Designers and Data Scientists
  • Recruit Managers and Software Engineers to expand the Engineering team
  • Build a culture of trust, transparency, collaboration, hard work, and fun
  • Develop and enforce engineering procedures, policies, and tools to enable a rapid pace of development and drive accountability
  • Promote healthy debates around new tools and processes and champion changes that have positive impact
  • Define and own the short and long-term strategy for Engineering at Appeagle
     

What you'll bring

  • 8+ years experience leading Engineering teams with 10+ engineers
  • You have a track record of successful product delivery in a startup or agile technology company
  • Incredible leadership ability demonstrated through previous experience developing, recruiting, and mentoring a top-notch engineering team
  • In-depth knowledge of software development methodologies, tools, and techniques
  • You are well-versed in Data-driven and Data-informed product development
  • Communication skills that engage people, and get your ideas across quickly and efficiently
  • Ability to lead discussions around technical architectures and the trade-offs of various technologies
  • Remove barriers and coordinate across different teams and functions
  • Enjoy working with a very tight knit team
  • Have a humble and selfless attitude (no ego)

 

What you'll get

  • 401k plan with company match
  • Weekly catered lunch and Friday happy hours
  • Half-day Friday’s - year round!
  • Fully stocked kitchen with great coffee and snacks
  • Flexible vacation policy and paid holidays
  • Paid parental/family leave
  • Health, vision and dental coverage
  • Commuter benefits
  • Fitness reimbursements
  • Company sponsored events

 

Join our team as we prepare to move to our brand new headquarters located on the Jersey City waterfront, just a 4-minute train ride from lower Manhattan.