VP of Engineering

  • location: Portland, OR
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $175,000 - $225,000 per year

job description

VP of Engineering

job summary:
Randstad Technologies is seeking a skilled VP of Engineering for a full time role in Downtown Portland Oregon. If you are ready to join a leader in the FinTech space, please apply and Randstad will be more than happy to assist in helping you land your next role. We look forward to speaking with you!

location: PORTLAND, Oregon
job type: Permanent
salary: $175,000 - 225,000 per year
work hours: 8am to 4pm
education: Bachelors
We are looking for a VP of Engineering, who can create, manage, and deliver an engineering

strategy and roadmap at an accelerated pace with the high level of quality our customers

require. In this role, you will provide strategic technical and people leadership for our

Engineering, QA, and DevOps teams, with an eye toward simplicity, scalability, and successful

delivery of projects from multiple teams in San Francisco and Portland.

What you will do:

? Enable the Engineering, QA and DevOps teams to deliver outstanding value, by

ensuring operational excellence at every level.

? Cultivate and maintain a culture of speed, quality, collaboration, mentorship, and open

feedback in a scrum team environment.

? Recruit world-class engineering talent.

? Balance engineering team coding, QA, and DevOps standards, balancing that with

autonomy and creativity to motivate the team and foster a scalable environment.

? Provide exceptional leadership and coaching to the engineering management team.

? Lead an organization with a microservice architecture, Pub/Sub, event-driven updates,

and functional programming.

? Ensure the team can make sustainable technical and architectural decisions with

minimal bottlenecks.

? Work with stakeholders across the company to ensure alignment.

? Support leaders and their teams, who are using these technologies: Node, docker,

kubernetes, Angular or Vue, Immutable.js, Rxjs, git, AWS, MongoDB, Kafka queues.

? Ensure well-defined career paths and growth opportunities for team members.

What you'll bring:

? At least 6 years experience leading an engineering organization, preferably in fintech or

another highly regulated industry.

? Experience with inherently complex technical environments, where tradeoffs and

difficult decisions frequently occur.

? Strategic and analytical mindset that allows the prioritization of engineering

investments for maximum impact.

? strong track record of scaling engineering teams, while providing outstanding people

management support.

? Ability to inspire a team.

? Preference for fast-paced environments with tight feedback loops and continuous


? Can place the needs of customers and the business above novelty.

? Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to think and communicate creatively,

thoughtfully, and proactively with diverse technical and non-technical stakeholders,

across all organizational levels.

? Bachelor's degree required.

What we bring:

? High impact role in an early-stage fintech company.

? A killer team with decades of experience in finance, tech, and startups.

? A mission to empower business owners, and a mandate to do away with the old models

of banking.

? Backing from a leading global bank with resources to support our growth.

  • Experience level: Manager
  • Education: Bachelors (required)
  • Software Engineering Manager
  • team development
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