Locations: New York, New York or Santa Monica, California


The Company

Metropolis is an artificial intelligence company that uses computer vision technology to enable frictionless, checkout-free experiences in the real world. Today, we are reimagining parking to enable millions of consumers to just "drive in and drive out." We envision a future where people transact in the real world with a speed, ease and convenience that is unparalleled, even online. Tomorrow, we will power checkout-free experiences anywhere you go to make the everyday experiences of living, working and playing remarkable - giving us back our most valuable asset, time.


The Role

This is an exciting role for a proven leader who relishes the challenge of leading a diverse group of individuals that impact all aspects of our remarkable product.

You will lead the Infrastructure, Application Development and Quality Assurance teams and will have full autonomy to shape the direction of the technical platform that enables us to deliver cutting edge products that bridge the digital and physical worlds. We are looking for someone who understands how to architect a platform and build the processes to deliver on our ambitious product goals. You will set the vision for your teams, and build the operating model for how the teams will communicate and collaborate with every part of the org. You will rely on your skills as an excellent communicator to build strong relationships with your counterparts in Engineering, Product, Sales, Operations, Finance and People, understand their needs and help translate that into actionable plans to efficiently build products that impact the lives of our customers and partners.

We have a highly technical team, so we expect you to have the technical foundation to be able to moderate technical decisions, drive consensus and earn the respect of your team and your peers. We want you to be an evangelist for your vision for Engineering and help shape the team and its processes to achieve that vision. We expect you to use your experience to bring in best in class talent, drive an efficient hiring process and build a culture of accountability and high-performance within the Engineering org. More than anything else, we want you to embody our core values of being tenacious, putting humans first and challenging the status quo.


  • Reporting to the CTO, you will lead the Infrastructure, Application Development and Quality Assurance teams that are responsible for the foundation of our platform and delivering a remarkable experience to our customers.
  • Be responsible for all technical decisions that affect how the Metropolis suite of products is developed, maintained, scaled and secured.
  • Work closely with leaders in all departments (especially Product, Marketing, Sales and Operations) and deliver cutting edge solutions that are aligned with their needs.
  • Collaborate with the Machine Learning and Hardware, and Technical Operations leaders in the Engineering org to ensure that the platform is built to handle and seamlessly integrate with the innovative solutions those teams bring to the market.
  • Work with the CTO to set the strategic direction of the Infrastructure and Application Development teams.
  • Collaborate with Product leaders to own not just the delivery of the company roadmap but actively contribute to it and ensure that Engineering needs are not compromised while delivering the roadmap.
  • Foster an agile culture that focuses on shipping features on time without compromising on quality and Engineering best practices.
  • Build and own the hiring plan for all Infrastructure and Application Development roles. Attract and nurture best in class talent and put them in a position to do their best work.
  • Actively help with talent evaluation, ensure that low performers are given adequate feedback and help build a culture of excellence and accountability in the Engineering org.
  • Leverage your technical expertise to bring in and evangelize best practices as it relates to software development, team organization and team productivity.
  • Resolve conflicts across teams within Engineering and with other departments to ensure that everyone is aligned towards a common vision.
  • Serve as a thought leader and be prepared to present and defend the vision for the Engineering platform to the C-Suite and potentially, the Board.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in an Engineering field, preferably in Computer Science.
  • At least 15 years of overall experience and at least 8 years of experience managing teams.
  • Experience leading teams of over 100 and scaling the Engineering org to 200+ engineers.
  • Expertise managing global teams would be a plus.
  • Proven experience managing, building and optimizing teams that are remote.
  • Excellent technical skills and prior experience at a Staff or Principal-level Engineer would be a huge plus.
  • Excellent Product Management skills and experience with aligning the Engineering org to deliver cutting edge B2C and B2B products and services.
  • Proven experience at mentoring highly talented IC’s in the Engineering org and the technical ability to moderate discussions between them and make tough decisions.
  • Strong cross-department collaboration and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. String understanding of how to communicate effectively to IC’s within the Engineering org, while also being comfortable presenting to the C-Suite.
  • Experience with some or all of the Metropolis tech stack – JVM based languages, AWS, Kubernetes, Event driven architecture – would be a plus.

When you join Metropolis, you’ll join a team of world-class product leaders and engineers, building an ecosystem of technologies at the intersection of parking, mobility, and real estate. Our goal is to build an inclusive culture where everyone has a voice and the best idea wins. You will play a key role in building and maintaining this culture as our organization grows. The anticipated base salary for this position is $250,000.00 to 300,000.00. The actual base salary offered is determined by a number of variables, including, as appropriate, the applicant's qualifications for the position, years of relevant experience, distinctive skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location of residence and/or place of employment. Base salary is one component of Metropolis’s total compensation package, which may also include access to or eligibility for healthcare benefits, a 401(k) plan, short-term and long-term disability coverage, basic life insurance, a lucrative stock option plan, bonus plans and more. 



Apply for this Job

* Required

resume chosen  
(File types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf)
cover_letter chosen  
(File types: pdf, doc, docx, txt, rtf)
When autocomplete results are available use up and down arrows to review
+ Add another education

Voluntary Self-Identification

For government reporting purposes, we ask candidates to respond to the below self-identification survey. Completion of the form is entirely voluntary. Whatever your decision, it will not be considered in the hiring process or thereafter. Any information that you do provide will be recorded and maintained in a confidential file.

As set forth in Metropolis’s Equal Employment Opportunity policy, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected group status under any applicable law.

Race & Ethnicity Definitions

If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed below, please indicate by making the appropriate selection. As a government contractor subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA), we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA. Classification of protected categories is as follows:

A "disabled veteran" is one of the following: a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.

A "recently separated veteran" means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.

An "active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran" means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.

An "Armed forces service medal veteran" means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability

Form CC-305
Page 1 of 1
OMB Control Number 1250-0005
Expires 04/30/2026

Why are you being asked to complete this form?

We are a federal contractor or subcontractor. The law requires us to provide equal employment opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. We have a goal of having at least 7% of our workers as people with disabilities. The law says we must measure our progress towards this goal. To do this, we must ask applicants and employees if they have a disability or have ever had one. People can become disabled, so we need to ask this question at least every five years.

Completing this form is voluntary, and we hope that you will choose to do so. Your answer is confidential. No one who makes hiring decisions will see it. Your decision to complete the form and your answer will not harm you in any way. If you want to learn more about the law or this form, visit the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at www.dol.gov/ofccp.

How do you know if you have a disability?

A disability is a condition that substantially limits one or more of your “major life activities.” If you have or have ever had such a condition, you are a person with a disability. Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Alcohol or other substance use disorder (not currently using drugs illegally)
  • Autoimmune disorder, for example, lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, HIV/AIDS
  • Blind or low vision
  • Cancer (past or present)
  • Cardiovascular or heart disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Deaf or serious difficulty hearing
  • Diabetes
  • Disfigurement, for example, disfigurement caused by burns, wounds, accidents, or congenital disorders
  • Epilepsy or other seizure disorder
  • Gastrointestinal disorders, for example, Crohn's Disease, irritable bowel syndrome
  • Intellectual or developmental disability
  • Mental health conditions, for example, depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorder, schizophrenia, PTSD
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Mobility impairment, benefiting from the use of a wheelchair, scooter, walker, leg brace(s) and/or other supports
  • Nervous system condition, for example, migraine headaches, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Neurodivergence, for example, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), autism spectrum disorder, dyslexia, dyspraxia, other learning disabilities
  • Partial or complete paralysis (any cause)
  • Pulmonary or respiratory conditions, for example, tuberculosis, asthma, emphysema
  • Short stature (dwarfism)
  • Traumatic brain injury

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.

Enter the verification code sent to to confirm you are not a robot, then submit your application.

This application was flagged as potential bot traffic. To resubmit your application, turn off any VPNs, clear the browser's cache and cookies, or try another browser. If you still can't submit it, contact our support team through the help center.