VP of Engineering

Company Description:

We are hungry, we are bold, we are up to revolutionize the built environment!
We are backed by incredible and renown investors who strongly support our vision to create a pure A.I. driven solution that structurally assesses spaces.
We are born out of MIT where both founders graduated from. We’re technology and analytic savvy folks. We are all self-driven, highly motivated innovators who are all thinking our business forward. We are looking for like-minded people, who are passionate about computer vision, the built environment, and about getting your hands dirty!

Job Description:

The Vice President of Software Engineering will manage technology strategy, development activities, day to day operations/platform support, long range initiative planning and collaboration with the business and product team.. This position will have direct management of engineers and the primary focus will be to manage engineering activities. A key area of responsibility will be the management, architectural oversight and re-use of Hosta’s microservices as they evolve with our customers as well as oversight of the Hosta Labs’ development process methodology and tools.

Tasks

  • Mentor and inspire a multi-disciplinary team software engineering team spanning.
  • Partner with product management and client delivery teams to align and prioritize current and future new product development initiatives in support of our business objectives.
  • Works effectively across functional engineering teams including QA, DevOps and IT Ops to plan and execute large scale application changes.
  • Provide expertise to internal stakeholders across Sales, Finance, Marketing, and Product teams.
  • Motivate, lead and develop a team of diverse individuals with a variety of experience levels and skill sets.
  • Partner with product management and client delivery teams to align and prioritize current and future new product development initiatives in support of our business objectives.

Skills & Experience

  • Proven track record of building and managing successful diverse software delivery teams, especially in a SaaS API and web application development environment.
  • 15+ year of management experience, ability to establish this role in an early stage startup
  • MS in Computer Science or similar field required
  • Excellent interpersonal abilities and communication skills
  • Strategic thinker with strong execution skills
  • Executive leadership at the company and board level

Benefits

We are in to revolutionize the built environment and we are on a pretty good track. You will work in an extremely intellectual environment. Even in a virtual environment, we maintain a team spirit, intellectual curiosity, and fun. We are early and well enough funded to work on the hard things that matter in accomplishing our vision. On top of that, we offer:

  • Equity eligible for this position
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance, including expert medical opinion
  • Healthcare and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Flexible paid time off (unlimited or accrued vacation and sick leave)

Work Remotely

We have decided to play it safe and work remotely while COVID19 is an unpredictable threat. Once we think risks can be better estimated, we will move back to an office in Cambridge or Boston, MA.

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