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Director or VP of Engineering LAMP Stack Development (NYC)

  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Salary:
  • Posted: Apr 19

We are working with high volume e-Commerce Company in their search for a Director or VP of Engineering who is passionate, high-energy and collaborative. You’ll have the opportunity to shape company, technology and product directions. They offer the opportunity to have an impact on an exciting product used by tens of millions of people while working with a fun, multicultural team.

The Position

You will manage the New York City Engineering team reporting to the SVP of Engineering and Operations. The team is approximately 16 now and will grow approximately 30% this year. This is a senior leadership position, requiring superior communication skills and an always positive attitude.
You will partner closely with the VP of Engineering of our Polish Engineering team, Product Management and the Executive Staff.
Other responsibilities:
•Lead and mentor our growing engineering team
•Build processes and practices that enable us to scale, execute on time, and maintain creativity and excitement within the team.
•Build and maintain relationships with partners.
You must be technical and hands-on enough to contribute to the technical direction and leadership of the company. Recent hands-on development experience is preferred. Coding is not a significant part of this role but you should be willing and able to pitch in if needed.

Other requirements:
•7+ years of total software engineering experience, 3+ in Web-based environments
•4+ years of engineering management experience, some of which must be managing managers (Director or VP level)
•Excellent communications skills (every job lists this; for us it’s the one thing you cannot do without)
•Experience developing and supporting high-availability (99.95%) systems
•LAMP stack development and operation
•Experience implementing and executing Agile development practices
•Experience with large scale web sites – 1mm-100mm page views / day.
•Experience in a Linux environment
•BS or MS in Computer Science or related field.

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