Remote Vice President of Engineering
Company: Ring Inc
Posted on: January 26, 2023
About This RoleHello, prospective pickle! We are looking for a
proven, results-oriented, and strategic executive to lead all
aspects of technology and cement our position as the
category-defining market leader in unlimited graphic design and
creative services. The ideal candidate will be product-centric and
able to balance technical aspirations with the business reality of
customer needs. Serving as the most senior technology leader, you
will be a key member of the leadership team. You will be
responsible for the technical vision for the company while leading
and scaling a global engineering organization. If you strive for
high standards and excellence in software engineering,
architecture, and product delivery, this is the ideal opportunity
for you!Reports to:Chief Operating OfficerOn a daily basis, works
closely withSales, Marketing, Customer Success, Finance, People,
and Product teams.Location:Design Pickle is a fully remote company
with a Company Hub in Scottsdale, Arizona.Who We Are Looking
ForFirst, Design Pickle is anything but typical. We're a group of
hard-working, creativity-loving individuals from around the
world.Do we love pickles, too? Most of us! But don't stress if
pickles aren't your thing. It's not a deal-breaker. We do look for
a passion and interest in something, though, because our employees'
uniqueness is what helped make us the great company we are today.We
stand by our vision, purpose, and values, and these are
mission-critical to how you show up every single day.Specific to
your role, we're looking for individuals who have...
- 10+ years of experience leading successful
technology/engineering organizations at scale.
- Deep knowledge and experience leading cloud-based development
in a high-growth company, cyber and information security, big data
engineering and system architecture design.
- Proven ability to build software from the ground up, optimize
mature products, and balance short-term and long-term technology
investments across a portfolio of products and services.
- Experience leading technology projects across different time
zones, languages, and engineering teams in multiple locations.
- Ability to quickly learn new technologies and assess their
strengths and weaknesses from both a technical and business
- Experience effectively managing time between hands-on problem
solving and big-picture planning.
- Outstanding verbal, written, organizational and project
- You are a builder and not afraid to get into the weeds and
contribute to programming efforts. All leaders, including senior
leadership, are not here to just tell people what to do. They are
here to get stuff done.
- Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or a
related technical discipline.Bonus Pickle Points
- Deep technical hands-on experience in technology enabled
services or self-service software solutions.
- Experience with software architectures and system design.
- Experience with cloud technologies, big data, machine learning
and artificial intelligence.
- Familiarity with AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, Kafka, GraphQL, Ruby
on Rails, Python, Go, React.
- Excellent debugging and performance analysis skills.
- Strong design sensibilities in UX.
- Experience in software research and technology incubation.
- High tolerance to ambiguity and ability to make progress in the
face of it.Key Objectives and Responsibilities
- Set the overall vision and direct the strategic plan for the
engineering organization, focusing on architecture and development
strategies consistent with Design Pickle's business objectives,
evaluating new and emerging technologies, and identifying
opportunities that can unlock customer value and operational
- Build and lead a world-class Engineering organization
consisting of software engineering, development operations, and
security. Design and execute a strategic plan for developing and
empowering teams with process disciplines that optimize production
quality and drive development efficiency and operational
- Participate in long-term strategic and operational planning,
working closely with the CEO and COO and collaboratively with the
Head of Product to guide the direction of the product portfolio and
prioritize development initiatives to achieve business goals and
- Continue Design Pickle's commitment to creating incredible user
experiences and developing and mature backend services supporting
the platform, enabling future global scale, and reducing the
reliance on 3rd party integrations.
- Monitor & upskill capabilities and adopt AI/ML
approaches/algorithms to advance performance. Track and respond to
performance on revenue yield, conversion, retention, utilization,
etc. and drive continuous improvement and proactive issue
identification and resolution.
- Forecast & maintain budget targets (cloud, people, licenses,
etc.) and productivity of technical resources. Establish, define
and track metrics and monitor progress to ensure that objectives
are achieved in software development and technical operations.
- Collaborate with key partners - product, sales, marketing,
people, and finance - to align strategic goals with
- Foster a strong technical culture that rewards transparency,
experimentation, and innovation and is focused on serving the
customer rather than merely the company's success.Benefits,
Compensation, and PerksUncapped PTO:Hate seeing your PTO hours
decrease as the year goes on? Not anymore! There is no cap or
number associated with the amount of PTO days you can request.Major
medical healthcare:We major medical plans through United Healthcare
which is managed seamlessly through Employee NavigatorDental and
vision insurance:We work with Beam Dental and VSP for ancillary
coverage.Remote-work flexibility:More productive at home? Not based
in Scottsdale, AZ? Fine with us! We are a remote-first company with
people all over the country.401K:Plan for your future with a 401K,
managed by Securian Financial, with a 3% company match.World-class
Company Hub:More productive in an office? Also, fine with us! Our
Company Hub is set up with state-of-the-art standing desks,
high-definition monitors, breakout rooms for meetings and calls, a
podcast studio, a relaxation room, a merch wall, and a cold plunge!
---.yes, we said a cold plunge.In-office gym:Our Company Hub also
has a small CrossFit-style gym with Peloton studio available for
any pickles to use!Life-changing massage chair:We change lives
through creativity...and massages. Our team has traveled far and
wide to take advantage of a life-changing massage chair that is
housed in our Company Hub. One massage is all it will take to
radically transform your life.New parent leave:Design Pickle
encourages all primary caregivers to take up to 8 weeks leave for a
new family member, including adoption, at full salary.Paid training
and personal development:We offer a yearly stipend for employees to
continue to grow their skillset and learn things to help them in
their careers.Pet insurance:Have a furry friend? Design Pickle
offers pet insurance through United Pet Care for discounted vet
visits, medication, and procedures.Team retreats, social events,
and adventures:Pickle collaboration is important to us! We host
regular social events, get-togethers, and experiences for our
staff.About Design PickleDesign Pickle was founded in 2015 with a
vision to change lives through its creative software, solutions,
and services. Since then, the company has grown to be the #1
flat-rate creative services company in the world. We have served
tens of thousands of clients with a team that spans the globe.In
2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022, Inc. 5000 listed Design Pickle as one of
the fastest-growing companies in America.We are a company that
takes our core values to heart:Be the SPARKLet your fire and
passion inspire someone else's day.DRIVE PerformanceSeek out new
ways to improve performance, satisfaction, and impact for our
customers. Less is more rules supreme.Give it to me STRAIGHTLead
with radical and professional candor in every situation. Graciously
accept when others do the same. Move forward together and
aligned.HELP when nobody's watchingFind opportunities to support
each other and our clients beyond the day-to-day.Lean into HARDWe
thoughtfully select our challenges and tenaciously commit to
conquering them.Make your own PICKLESWe are a collection of
incredible individuals who challenge ourselves and each other to
grow. Change is celebrated as a sign of progress.You can learn more
about our company, our vision, and what we stand for on ourand
social channels. We can't wait to meet you-thank you in advance for
your application!Design Pickle is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
You will often hear members of the Design Pickle team refer to
themselves as "pickles". Pickles come in an infinite amount of
variety, and as such, the pickles at Design Pickle celebrate every
aspect of our diverse workforce and do not tolerate discrimination
on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age,
nationality, (dis)ability, gender, gender expression, or sexual
orientation.All employment decisions are made on the basis of
qualifications, merit, and business need. The right pickle for the
right opportunity. Design Pickle is an Equal Opportunity
Employer.Notice to Staffing and Recruiting AgenciesDesign Pickle
will not accept resumes from any source other than the candidate.
Any unsolicited resume sent to Design Pickle will be considered
Design Pickle sourced.The compensation range for this position is
$225,000 to $275,000 annually. The actual salary offer made to a
candidate will be made with mindful consideration of a wide range
of factors. These factors include but are not limited to skills,
qualifications, education/knowledge, experience, and alignment with
market data for a given location within the US. In addition to base
salary, some positions may be eligible for additional forms of
compensation such as bonuses or commissions. This salary data is
for our US-based positions only.PM21
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