Pushpins – a venture-backed next generation mobile coupon company is looking for a Director of Engineering! Pushpins was #2 productivity application in the App Store and named “new and noteworthy” by Apple.
We are a fun and engaging mobile shopping application with real savings that was featured by the Washington Post as a “top shopping application” and by Consumer Reports as a “Top Coupon App.” We are live in 2,000 grocery stores and will be expanding to 8,000 stores by the end of the summer.
We are a rapidly growing company that revolutionizes the way you save money on your favorite products. We want highly driven innovative individuals to help us move 400 billion paper coupons to digital.
70% of the time will still be spent developing various projects (server-side and mobile). The candidate will need to be a very strong programmer with at least 5 years of recent programming experience.
Provide technical direction and guidance, as well as hands-on project management, for all product development.
Draft specifications, architect solutions, define timelines and problems to be solved.
Establish a ‘mission critical’ environment (and development environment) and advise the CEO on best industry practices.
Establish coding policies and practices for the company.
Recruiting and hiring qualified people as the team grows.
Strong operational and project management skills. Demonstrated team building and leadership skills.
At least 5 years direct programming experience (Languages Required: PHP, MySQL, SOAP, JSON)
Familiarity with Objective C and Java (ability to read, understand and manage)
Candidate should be versatile at learning new languages, and flexible at adapting to new technologies.
BS in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, or Computer Science required; MA or dual BA preferred.
Compensation is minimum $100K + equity, but will be adjusted upwards dependent on skillset & experience