VP of Engineering

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POST DATE 9/3/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Confidential Company New York, NY

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Want to work on transformative technology with application to education, media, dating, philanthropy, political organizing, ecommerce, finance, gaming and more If you are passionate about leading a tech team dedicated to disrupting the landscape of communication, collaboration and socializing online then we want to meet you. We are looking for a hands-on VP Engineering to lead the tech team, guide architectural decisions, demonstrate and ensure good coding habits and partner with the CEO in defining and executing technology strategy. This role is 50% hands on software development, 50% management and team building, a ratio that will change as the company and your team grow.

Responsibilities of this position include: - Define and execute our technology strategy - Build and manage a team of engineers - Balance the support of client needs with the long term development of a great product and minimize technical debt - Hands on software development across our entire stack (Java, Flex, PHP, Node, HTML5), now transitioning to 2.0.

Desired Skills Java, Flex, PHP moving to WebRTC, Nodejs and HTML5 - Prior startup engineering lead experience - Experience with video streaming, ideally with video chat - Experience in relevant verticals that we support, such as distance learning, social platforms and SAAS.