Director of Engineering

MailShake


1 week ago

09/10/2019 10:21:23

Job type: Full-time

Hiring from: US only

Category: Software Dev


Mailshake is a simple yet powerful sales engagement software leader that 12,000 sales professionals love. Getting in front of and earning new customers is at the heart of making companies successful. Our software helps customers grow their businesses faster, more efficiently, and with less friction.

Our team is 100% remote, so we work fairly independently while using Slack, Zoom and regular team meetups to keep connected.

Mailshake runs on the AWS cloud using Lambda, Fargate, SQS, and Aurora among other services. We have a fully automated deployment system and all infrastructure is scripted through Terraform. Our tech stack is TypeScript, Angular 6+, Node.js, and MySQL.

If you’re the right person for this job you will join a small but experienced development team as its manager. We're looking for a director of engineering with experience building and managing high-performance teams to deliver new features and capabilities on time and budget.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Planning and managing the front and back end engineering teams and our technical support effort

  • Hiring and managing your team

  • Develop and execute the product roadmap

  • Join executive team meetings to plan and guide the direction of the business

  • Be a gatekeeper for requests coming from other teams in deciding which bugs/ features to take and how to prioritize them

  • Manage quarterly in-person dev team trips

You should have:

  • Exceptional leadership, analytical, problem solving, decision making, communication, and organizational skills

  • Previous experience creating and managing product roadmap

  • Worked in at least two management positions building and managing high-performance US-based development teams.

  • Four to seven years of coding experience and knowledge of AWS and moderate knowledge of Node.js

  • Prior experience in a high growth startup

We offer flexible schedules, maternity/paternity leave, and other perks that come with being a fully remote company. Mailshake has taken zero outside investment -- we are profitable, bootstrapped, and rapidly growing.

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