We’re looking for our VP of Engineering whose main missions will be to :
Build and drive the Engineering strategy
Manage, lead and scale the engineering team
Be the ambassador of our engineering team inside and outside WTTJ!
A bit of context:
Current teams: Tech (Engineering, Architecture, SRE, QA, IT & Security), Product (PM, Design, Data)
Current Engineering team: ~40 people (backend, fullstack, frontend, EM)
Current Tech & Product team: ~100 people (7 stream-aligned squads)
Our challenges for 2024:
Succeed our international expansion (Europe & US)
Iterate on our “Welcome Method” (shape up inspired) to go further on innovation while maintaining a healthy organization with high-standards and quality in mind.
Continue to enrich our products to really give work a sustainable place in our lives.
Backend: Elixir/Phoenix, Ruby/RoR (historic), RabbitMq, PostgreSQL, Redis
Frontend: React JS (check welcome-ui, our beloved design system)
Infrastructure: AWS (w/ K8S)
Data: Snowplow, Snowflake, Dbt, Rivery, custom ML models
Day-to-day tools: Github, Circle CI, Sentry, Datadog, Jira, Notion, Slack, Zoom
Part of the Leadership team, you will report to the CTO. Your main missions will include:
Structure the engineering organisation and processes that enables global best performance
Develop standards and procedures to ensure that quality standards are met and consistent
Management of the whole engineering team (at first, your direct reports will include engineering managers and principal engineers)
Work closely with Tech & Product leadership (CTO, CPO, Head Of, Directors) to create and maintain overall technology roadmap & long term plan
Create and develop teams with clear technical vision and leadership for existing and future products
Anticipate technical risks in the short, medium and long term. Identify the technical risks that could block the business & set up action plan to avoid such scenarios.
Continuously monitor new technologies and evaluate their potential use with engineering leaders and architectes
Work with our recruitment team to continue to attract, hire and retain the best engineers
Participate to spread our engineering culture within & outside the company and help improving our tech employer branding
You have a proven experience in managing a large engineering team (50+ engineers) through middle managers, both onsite and remotely (internal or external)
You have a strong interest in working in an environment where managers support their teams to do great work, through removing impediments, finding improvements, and facilitating effective decision making
You demonstrate effective communication skills: assertive and straightforward. Both in french and English.
You have a proven ability to influence teams across an organization to achieve a common objective.
You have successfully delivered products and services that scaled over time
You handle projects ambiguity, complexity and interdependencies in an organized, prioritized and structured way
You can easily strike a balance between quality, speed, and vision
You have a strong experience working with agile development teams
These companies are also recruiting for the position of “Other”.