Director / VP of Engineering at Brilliant

Posted on: 06/03/2021

Location: (REMOTE)

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Tags: ruby rails react

Brilliant is hiring a mid-to-senior engineering leader to work on our platform and help grow our engineering team (currently size of 5, targeting about 8 by end of 2021). We're built on Ruby/Rails with some React/JS mixed in. The right candidate will be a steady, kind leader who is interested in the underlying business logic and sees technology as supportive of the business and not the other way around. **Responsibilities**: * Technology decisions of the company * Ensuring continued, reliable operation of technical and product infrastructure * Security and integrity of technology infrastructure and data * Consistent and predictable delivery of quality software and technical infrastructure * Determining technical resource and capability requirements to meet company priorities and working with leadership to fill those requirements including timelines and costs * Providing meaningful input into the future of the business based on current and future technology capabilities * Managing overall engineering team priorities and appropriately balancing priorities between engineering needs and company priorities * Hiring and managing teams to support software engineering, technical infrastructure development, and IT related tasks; includes onboarding, training, mentoring, and career development plans * "Voice of the Engineers" representing the interests of the engineering team to the broader organization, both as a leader and as a member of the executive team * Support the general leadership of the company, participate in leadership team meetings **Requirements:** * 10+ years experience in software engineering * Experience with hiring and managing teams * Experience in a rapidly-growing company preferred * Located in North America (for time zone reasons)