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Funding5M-10M USD
Employees5
SalaryShhhh...
FulltimeYes
TelecommuteNo
IndustryVideo, Web 2.0, Software, Entertainment, Social Networking
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VP, Engineering

at Shindig in New York, NY   —   Jul 19, 2014   |  
Overview
We are looking for a hands-on VP Engineering to lead the tech team, guide architectural decisions, demonstrate and ensure good coding habits, and partner with the CEO in defining and executing technology strategy. This role is 50-75% hands on software development, though that will most likely change as the company continues to grow.
Responsibilities
Define and execute our technology strategy
Build and manage a team of engineers
Balance the support of client needs with the long term development of a great product and minimize technical debt
Hands on software development across our entire stack (PHP, Java, Flex, and JavaScript for now)
Experience
Must Have
Exceptional programming ability
Prior engineering management experience with a track record of leading strong engineers
Ability to make smart technical decisions while collaborating with business-side people
Experience overcoming high scalability technology challenges. Google Hangouts can have a maximum of 10 participants. We support 1000.
Strong experience with Flex
Nice To Have
Prior startup CTO or engineering lead experience
Experience with video streaming, ideally with video chat, especially via AMS
Experience in relevant verticals that we support, such as distance learning
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