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Benefits Offered

Dental, Medical, Vision

Employment Type

Full-Time

Why Work Here?

“Dynamic and exposive growth organization, fun and social, easy to do business, lots of room for growth”

GroundControl is looking for someone to lead our team of 3-4 in-house developers, a team of external developers, and a team of external server operations engineers. The right candidate can have a big impact, implementing test-driven development, continuous integration, nightly builds, and other best practices for enterprise software development.

Our passion is to make enterprise software that is as highly usable as the best consumer apps. The VP of Engineering will own this responsibility. Our software should be a delight to use when it works great, and should be easily fixable on the rare occasions when it doesn’t. Code should be very well tested, Logs should be useful, errors should be helpful. Our developers should feel like this is the best job they’ve ever had.

Our enterprise product spans multiple platforms: SaaS (AWS), Mac, Windows, iOS. Having established ourselves as the market leader, we are focusing development on maturing existing features and reducing technical debt. Of course we won’t stop aggressively adding new features.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the team of in-house developers

  • Managing the relationship with external, contracted resources for development and server ops

  • Determining the balance on in-house vs contracted resources to get the job done efficiently

  • Recruiting talented new developers to the team as needed

  • Working with the project manager to implement best practices with development methodology

  • Participate in weekly roadmap planning, and backlog grooming

  • Participate in daily stand ups with the dev team

  • Liaison with our QA team for clear communication during sprints

  • Bring outside experience in, to improve our processes and efficiencies

  • Define and implement best practices for developer operations tools

  • Set an example for behaviors around attendance, work ethic, and attitude

Measure Effectiveness of Engineering

  • Define operational metrics for team

  • Establish system for tracking metrics

  • Create cadence for review within team

  • Expose subset of metrics to executive team

Lead World-Class Engineering Team

  • Encourage continuous learning within team

  • Foster collaboration within team and across customer lifecycle

  • Attract high potential individual contributors into team

  • Create rapid onboarding process for new team members

Inspire Customer Success Across Company

  • Align with Product around driving product roadmap

  • Align with Sales around new features and improvements

  • Align with Finance around measurement and forecasting

  • Align with Executive Team around key metrics and objectives

  • Drive company-wide definition of product reliability and growth

  • Create company-wide product feedback loop

Required Experience/Skills

  • 5+ years experience in leading engineering organizations

  • Ability to manage influence through persuasion, negotiation, and consensus building

  • Analytical and process-oriented mindset

  • Demonstrated desire for continuous learning and improvement

  • Enthusiastic and creative leader with the ability to inspire others

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

Benefits

  • Stock options

  • Fully paid medical

  • 3 weeks PTO

GroundControl Solutions, Inc.

About GroundControl Solutions, Inc.:

GroundControl is a fast-growing, 16-employee, bootstrapped, profitable startup that produces industry-leading software for managing Apple mobile devices. Our customers include top hospitals and global corporations. We value creativity, hard work and insanely great customer support. In return, we offer our employees flexibility and opportunities for advancement.

Company website: https://www.groundctl.com

Company address: 135 West 41st St, New York, NY 10036

Posted date: 23 hours ago

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