VP Engineering - Global E-commerce Company
Singapore · Engineering
Reporting to the Chief Technology Officer, the VP, Engineering will drive the overall engineering output, and will own the software development life cycle, as well as having
ensuring high-quality work and on-time delivery.
The right candidate has worked in high growth environments, is an effective advocate for self-built solutions, and has the leadership and project management skills to inspire confidence in others. He or she has likely worked in
in working style and mindset. It’s a unique opportunity and we seek a unique candidate! For an initial conversation please contact us, to find out more.
Day to day management of our dynamic multi-shore software engineering team, with the Engineering managers reporting directly to you. Working with the CTO to define overall strategy, you will ensure the engineers identify the correct priorities, and you will design and manage an operating structure that allows for highly efficient coherent teams and high-quality products. You will coach & mentor the engineers in the team, identify areas of improvement, help them define their career paths and identify development opportunities.
·Overall Software Engineering Output
The engineering teamwork across multiple products including e-commerce engine, mobile apps, backend systems and more. You will be responsible for the overall software engineering output of the team and you will own the full software development lifecycle process
You will look to define and implement software development and organizational processes, that enables efficiency, is scalable and minimizes friction between engineering and other key stakeholders: Product, Architecture, UI/UX, Security, other business units.
·Effective communication and Delegation:
You will be leading a team of 15+ engineers (which is expected to grow rapidly over the next 3 years) with diverse skill sets, personal backgrounds and across multiple time-zones. You’ll communicate and delegate through layers, taking care to make sure everybody on your team understands where we’re going next and why. You will mentor and develop a deeply motivated, diverse and growing team.
You will be responsible for identifying areas of key need, leading the hiring process. You will also work with IT leadership to optimize engineering culture and help attract and retain top talent.
·Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related engineering field
·Demonstrated experience in leading engineering teams that delivered
·Strong and deeply rooted background in technology and in-depth knowledge of development practices
·Proven experience with developing and implementing SDLC and related
·Strong communication and people skills and experience working in
·Strong sense of responsibility
·5+ years of experience developing
·Strong know-how across the technology stack (Ruby on Rails or similar
·Experience with e-commerce is strongly preferred; exposure to the
interface between bricks & mortar &
·Experience managing or working with globally distributed remote teams is an advantage