VP SW EngineeringVP SW Engineering
The VP of Engineering is in charge of the engineering organization and accountable for getting the product out of the door on time and quality.
His/her job is to make sure the department is a reliable, predictable and productive organization, and to fix the issues that are getting in the way of success.
The ideal candidate is a great manager and a great team builder. He/she will be an excellent recruiter, a great communicator, and issue resolver.
Identify and manage interdependencies between development projects and organizations.
Track project status, take proactive corrective measures.
Solve or help solve any issue - whether technical, or people, process, system - that can get in the way of delivery
Create and maintain a long-term plan to grow the engineering organization, through hiring, training and coaching.
Set appropriate goals for team members and provide regular and constructive feedback.
Communicate regularly and consistently to the engineering organization.
Proactive in sourcing the right engineering talent.
Represents company externally e.g. on industry panels to help project the company as a strong tech hub in Barcelona.
Identify opportunities to improve department performance.
Drive necessary structure, process and system changes.
Reconcile strategic, customer and engineering investment priorities with project capacity.
Understand and track productivity.
Define release strategy and schedule.
Plan and drive execution of each release.
+10 years of experience in software engineering, preferably in a product company.
Outstanding technical expertise, from the data layer to the user interface.
Passion for code quality and execution excellence.
Experience in developing cloud-based applications is a plus.
Fluency in Agile development methodologies.
University degree in Computer Sciences or related field.
Highly accountable; takes ownership and drives sense of urgency.
Strong leadership skills, which incorporate a highly collaborative yet decisive approach.
Passion for organizing teams and driving for productivity.
Great analytical skills, with an enquiring and structured mind.