VP of Engineering

Job description

At Usabilla we believe that you should put people at the heart of digital innovation. That is why we have developed a product suite that helps over 500 enterprise clients like KLM, Booking.com, IBM & Skyscanner to test, measure and improve their user experience across all digital touchpoints. By giving customers a voice, enterprises not only see what is happening through regular quantitative analytics, they also understand why. Our platform fully runs on Amazon Web Services and handles over 300 Million requests on a daily basis.


Our Development team works tirelessly to ensure our solution stands out in the SaaS scene worldwide. But as we continue to experience phenomenal growth, it can be hard to keep up. That’s why we’re looking for an ambitious, forward-thinking VP of Engineering to offer guidance and support across multiple teams, driving the Usabilla products to impressive new heights.


Why we need you:

  • As a VP of Engineering, you’ll lead our engineering teams to ship high-quality software.

  • We value creating a diverse and inclusive work environment, actively building a culture where under-indexed groups are truly welcomed and can flourish. As a leader on our team, we expect that you will contribute actively to this aspect of our culture - particularly through the hiring and onboarding of new team members.

  • You have industry standards and can represent Usabilla Engineering in public groups like conferences, meetups, etc.

  • You’ll put in place software development processes that ensures the right balance between iteration velocity and code quality.

  • You’ll participate in architecture and solution design, mentoring engineers, exploring frameworks, toolsets or processes to improve the team’s productivity and be accountable for quality software delivery.

  • You'll drive ownership and transparency while translating it to accountability to achieve better results

  • You’ll establish, enhance and proactively communicate our engineering vision/strategy, ensuring strong alignment within and outside the engineering team. You'll align and inspire your organization by effectively communicating and engaging the team in the strategy.

  • You’ll be part of the Management team, wherein you represent the engineering department and will work closely with the other managers to reach the set company goals.  

Requirements

Your Skills:

  • At least 5-years experience managing one or more engineering teams in the SaaS / Technology industry

  • Work experience as a Software Engineer is a big plus

  • Experience with building and working in medium and large teams ( > 15 FTE )

  • Experience with an Agile/Scrum software environment

  • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal

  • You have a positive mindset and you are a solution-driven person

  • You are critical of your own work and the work of others

  • You’re confident you can create a fulfilling and productive work environment

About Usabilla

We’re a fast-growing and ambitious company specializing in user feedback across all digital touchpoints. Continuously striving for accessible products and performant code, our Development team values learning over knowing, unity over labels, and works to celebrate every single victory.

But whatever your department and whether it’s New York, Berlin, London, Sydney or our HQ in Amsterdam, joining Usabilla means joining an international team of over 125 colleagues with a shared vision for big ideas, diverse thinking, and regular outings.


What we can offer you:

  • A truly amazing engineering team to work with 

  • A competitive compensation

  • Company MacBook Pro and iPhone with contract

  • Great office space in the city centre of Amsterdam

  • Daily office lunch provided by our very own chef

  • Generous education budget for conferences and learning

  • An environment of constant reflection and improvement

What's next?

So, we’ve kept you hooked until this point and life as a Usabilla VP of Engineering seems ideal for your next adventure? Perfect - we’d love to hear from you! Send over your resume and cover letter.

Any questions? Don’t hesitate to give us a call at +31 20 772 78 35