VP Engineering

Remote

Parachute Home


Role Location

  • Remote

Employees

101 - 250 people

Address

3525 Eastham Dr
Culver City, CA, 90232, US

Tech Stack

  • React
  • Shopify
  • Javascript
  • HTML
  • SCSS
  • CSS
  • Liquid
  • AWS
  • Git

Role Description

We are seeking a strategic leader of software engineering, one who brings strong and informed points in enhancing our product and technology vision. A successful candidate will have topnotch people management experience, sharp business acumen, big-picture strategic vision, an innate collaborative style, and strong technology fundamentals. The VP of Engineering is the leader of the Engineering team and will convene the resources, map out the approach, and oversee the technical execution of the company vision and product roadmap.

What You’ll Do:

Develop a compelling and strategic technical vision and determine how engineering will contribute to achievement of the company vision and goals Prepare, manage and optimize budget Drive an engineering organization that delivers quality, and reliable software. Represent the Engineering team as a member of the Leadership Team Lead the development of interview process for ICs and managers alike Instill a hiring culture on the team, including adhering to the hiring process and maintaining a high bar Develop and promote processes which will ensure timely delivery Seek to understand challenges facing other departments or the company at large and provide input, advice and/or possible solutions Develop the staffing plan and execute it, factoring in engineering decisions and professional development Coordinate closely with people/recruiting team on hiring strategy Achieve results and hold team accountable to deliver on their own professional goals Fill in the blanks and verify that the engineering team has right tools, technology, and processes to build quality, scalable and reliable systems

Who You Are:

10+ years of experience, with a strong track record of success within great organizations: you’ve been consistently promoted up the chain of responsibility, ideally at multiple companies so they have more than one perspective on technical leadership People management / coaching: recognized and helped recruit amazing people, can effectively manage, view feedback as a gift, and developed the team members into successful leaders in their own right Player-coach who can jump in and do and ignite the team around an effort and release Naturally effective communicator: structured, clear, great listener, can boil complex concepts into straightforward ideas; also knows whom to involve, when, and how Hands-on or prior deep programming experience in the following: React/Redux, Node JS Experience overseeing IT and the responsibilities that come along with managing IT Experience with cloud platform: AWS Deep understanding of industry best practices in the context of software engineering technology decisions and execution strategies; related opinionated viewpoints backed by hard experience Demonstrated expertise in problem-solving and technical innovation, capable of rolling-up sleeves and getting hands dirty.

What You’ll Get:

Free bedding for a great night’s sleep, an awesome discount and $300 worth of free product a year! Health, dental and vision benefits with 100% employee coverage offering. Flexible vacation packages 401k Competitive salary and stock options

About Us

Our belief is that when we take care of our home, it takes care of us. Home is an extension of the self. It offers a sense of belonging and welcomes all with ease and warmth. It's where we recharge, wash off the day and rest up for tomorrow. Home is the most comforting word there is. That’s why they say there’s no place like it. The unmistakable feeling of home is what inspired us to create Parachute. To responsibly make essential, lasting items that transform a house into so much more.

Our Commitment to You

We believe in the power of a diverse workplace. Which is why we are committed to actively recruiting and hiring people of all races, religions, colors, national origins, genders, gender identities or expressions, sexual orientations, ages, marital statuses, veteran statuses and disability statuses. As an equal opportunity employer, we celebrate diversity and foster an inclusive environment by committing to diverse hiring practices, encouraging education and communication with a monthly D+I newsletter and building a D+I enrichment and training program.

About Parachute Home

We believe that when we take care of our home, it takes care of us. Home is an extension of the self. It offers a sense of belonging and welcomes all with ease and warmth. It's where we recharge, wash off the day and rest up for tomorrow. Home is the most comforting word there is. That's why they say there's no place like it. The unmistakable feeling of home is what inspired us to create Parachute. To responsibly make essential, lasting items that transform a house into so much more.

Company Culture

Our belief is that when we take care of our home, it takes care of us. Home is an extension of the self. It offers a sense of belonging and welcomes all with ease and warmth. It's where we recharge, wash off the day and rest up for tomorrow. Home is the most comforting word there is. That’s why they say there’s no place like it. The unmistakable feeling of home is what inspired us to create Parachute. To responsibly make essential, lasting items that transform a house into so much more.

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