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Head of Engineering

Cincinnati, OH
  • Expired: January 26, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Location: Cincinnati, OH or Remote-US

LISNR is seeking a Head of Engineering to provide leadership to the organization's Engineering function. As LISNR’s Head of Engineering, this leader will work with our Executive Team to carry-out the company’s technology vision and oversee all technical aspects of LISNR. Leadership, Team-Building, Technology Leadership and C-Suite engagement are pivotal areas of responsibility for this role without our organization.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in engineering b2b solutions, exposure to the fintec or payments space and have worked in a high-level leadership role in an engineering department who is able to demonstrate a data-driven approach and platform mindset. This Leader will have the ability to understand customers' needs, their pain-points, and aligning them with Business priorities is a necessity in this role.


LISNR is a growing start-up, headquartered in Cincinnati Ohio, with employees across the United States, who powers transactions and connects the online to offline customer journey globally with the most advanced Ultrasonic Data Platform. Major investors include Intel, Jump Capital, Mercury Fund, R/GA, and Synchrony Financial.


  • Define technical vision and strategy for products and execute plans
  • Design and lead continuous delivery for a multi-year technical roadmap, balancing goals and investments by partnering with business users, product management and engineering teams
  • Managing engineering team and leading development
    • Innspire team to innovate, invent, implement, and deploy complex software solutions in a commercial, mission-critical environment
    • Coaching direct reports
    • Delegating responsibilities to direct reports
    • Providing quantitative and qualitative reports on the performance of the team as a whole
  • Providing technical guidance and expertise to our client implementations, sales / marketing efforts, partner / channel initiatives, and general thought leadership opportunities

  • Reports to CEO
  • Direct report staff includes Engineering team within our Platforms, Web & DSP divisions
  • Provides indirect leadership to Product Management team


Must Have
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or a related field
  • 10+ years of experience in development with emphasis in C/C++ and node.js
  • 5+ years of Leadership experience
    • Specific emphasis in technology/engineering leadership with a demonstrated track record of technical innovation, presenting product vision and roadmaps, leading end-to-end product development, and leading software engineering teams.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%
  • Working knowledge of Agile Methodology
  • Proven ability to lead and scale an engineering team and be well-versed in emerging technology trends
  • Experience with Cloud Technologies (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Experience in full-cycle software development
  • Being a mentor, a coach, and an enabler are some essential qualities of this individual

Nice to Have
  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience.
  • Experience developing high-growth Consumer-centric products and platforms
  • A deep understanding of financial services, platforms, and technologies

  • Remote Work Options
  • Health, Vision, Dental Insurance Plans
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Equity Opportunities
  • And More!

We reserve the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time. The above job description is not all encompassing. Position functions and qualifications may vary depending on business necessity.

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Cincinnati, OH
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