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VP of Engineering

Are you already a black belt in Highly Available, Reliable and Scalable Services, Micro service Architecture Design and agile development but also that rare breed who understands the human element?

Are you getting really excited with the idea of building, leading and motivating the Software Development team with your extraordinary leadership skills?

Do you feel more passionate and alive with the idea of getting the most of great developers while coding is still the apple of your eye?

Do you think that you can find the balance between managers and developers in a fast growing startup?

Are you up for your next challenge?

If your answer is yes, then INSIDER is looking for you!

Insider is a digital experience delivery platform for marketers.

Accessible from a unified data engine, Insider enables marketers to leverage predictive segmentation and real-time personalization technologies to boost loyalty and digital growth.

Insider is a technology company with offices in London, Moscow, Singapore, Dubai, Warsaw, Istanbul, Kuala Lumpur, Jakarta, Sydney, Seoul, Tokyo, Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok. Insider was listed as one of the 100 Hottest Startups in 2016 by WIRED Magazine and won Red Herring Top 100 Europe in 2017.

Helping world’s leading brands grow beyond the speed of customer expectations, Insider is trusted by over 300 businesses across various industries including Toyota, UNIQLO, Singapore Airlines, Media Markt, Lenovo, Ticketmaster, Newsweek, Air Arabia, New Balance, AVIS, BBVA, Fiat, Delivery Hero, Dominos, McDonalds, Avon and CNN.

Our Engineering Culture

Our team believes collaboration and fast iteration.

We work in small agile groups to solve sophisticated and high impact problems.

We work closely with other engineer teams and don’t afraid to get our hands dirty with other areas if needed.

We don’t wait for jobs, we create them. Because in a startup, nothing happens by itself. Not unless we make it.

Job Description

Hiring, inspiring, engaging, retaining and growing developers in a very execution focused culture,

Mentoring and developing these top talents for their career growth,

Directly reporting to CTO while working closely with other C level managers when defining detailed requirements and making tactical decisions to come up with innovative applications for complex problems;

Establishing clear ownership and definition of success,

Working backwards from the customer to help define, build, launch and operate products at scale to meet the needs of our customers,

Working closely with cross-functional teams to drive success,

Developing a strong vision, appropriately organizing, developing and presenting ideas, options, plans, goals, initiatives and other information required by management to make effective decisions,

Managing related blogs and tech talks, cross-functional information flow and documentation,

Skills & Requirements

BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a related subject,

6+ years of hands-on coding experience at top-notch technology companies,

3+ years of experience in cross-functional leadership roles including significant expertise in product management, engineering and operations,

A clear understanding of fast paced, highly demanding, intense startup environments and passion to work in one, ability is not enough.

A strongly technical, hands-on and into the details hero/heroine who can write code, do architecture, design and code reviews, if needed.

Experience designing complex software systems that span the full stack,

Experience within teams that were using one of the following is highly preferable; Scala, Ruby, PHP, NodeJS, GO,

Very data and metrics driven personality with amazing leadership skills who understands the human element as much as s/he understands the code,

Strong project management skills, including agile methodologies,

Ability to work as part of an executive team, communicating effectively with other teams and customers,

Excellent level of English

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