VP, Engineering

About the VP, Engineering role

We're making it ridiculously simple to hire local service professionals - and we're helping people do this from anywhere. Development at Bidvine means solving the complex interaction of bringing together consumers and professionals of local services through a frictionless, purposeful, and delightful experience. The best VP, Engineering for Bidvine grows and manages the engineering team, is responsible for assessing the time it will take to deliver features, delivering quality releases on that schedule, and setting the right culture.

What You'll Do

  • Drive engineering projects to completion, with a focus on the metrics that matter of those projects. 
  • Grow the engineering team.
  • Exude a contagious sense of urgency.
  • Drive a world class operational model.
  • Participate in product planning and roadmapping.
  • Work collaboratively with cross-functional teams.
  • Feel good knowing that we are solving real challenges and build a product that fundamentally changes how people engage with their local community.

What You Must-Have

  • Curiosity & smarts
  • Experience designing and developing teams and large scale web and mobile applications 
  •  Significant experience in at least one of the following; Ruby on Rails, IOS, Android, NodeJS, AngularJS, React, Data Science with a comfortable overhead understanding of the full stack.
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to successfully lead a team to meet critical customer project deadlines 
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and self-sufficiency 
  • Team-oriented, enthusiastic, and able to cultivate a positive environment in a fast-paced setting
  • At least 8 years in product & software development out of which a minimum of 6 years managing product/software development teams 
  • Experience hiring and managing direct reports for high performance

What It'd Be Nice to Have

  • Deep understanding of the mechanics and growth dynamics inherent in successful marketplace platforms 
  • Experience working on large scale marketplace or social networking platforms