Head of Engineering

Company: Modyfi

Salary: $200 - $160,000

Posted on: June 22, 2024

Company Email: [email protected]


Job Description

As Head of Engineering, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of
our technology. Reporting directly to the CTO, you will be responsible for
overseeing the engineering department, leading software development projects,
and ensuring the alignment of engineering strategies with the company's
business goals.

### **What you’ll do:**

* Lead, mentor, and scale an exceptional team of software engineers in building our creative platform.
* Manage 1-1s, performance feedback and career growth with empathy and a deep understanding of the individuals involved.
* Collaborate with product management, design and other stakeholders to ensure projects are aligned with requirements and delivery schedules.
* Ensure the engineering team is equipped with the tools and processes it needs to succeed.
* Oversee architecture and technical decisions to ensure scalability, performance, and security.
* Continue to build on our culture of continuous improvement, innovation and learning.
* Manage the engineering budget effectively, including resources, tools, and vendor contracts.

### **We’d love to talk if you:**

* Have a minimum of 10 years of experience in software development, ideally 5 or more years in a leadership role managing engineering teams.
* Have a proven track record of leading the development and launch of successful software products.
* Have a strong technical background with expertise in software architecture and cloud technologies.
* Have exceptional leadership and communication skills, and are capable of motivating and guiding teams towards achieving strategic goals.

### **Nice to have but not essential**

(we’re big believers in learning on the job):

* Understanding of the design and creative software space.
* Creative interests outside of work (photography, design, painting, 3D modeling, etc).