COMPANY OVERVIEW
At Netlify, we’re building a platform to empower digital designers and developers to build better, more elaborate web projects than ever before. We’re aiming to change the landscape of modern web development. Currently, we are looking for a VP of Engineering to help us with that mission. If you are someone who enjoys helping people succeed with technology, aren’t afraid to help improve our practices and our product, and are an effective and enthusiastic self-directed learner, read on.
 
ABOUT THE ROLE
The VP of Engineering will help us make our engineering organization successful in our challenges ahead. The ideal candidate enjoys mentoring engineers and will enable them be successful employees at Netlify. Help them grow within the company and help us hire talent that fit our company culture and values. This person will have a huge role in hiring new engineers, coaching engineers, and deciding when it’s time for someone to move on.
 
Some of the challenges you’ll be working on:
- Lead our multidisciplinary engineering team.
- Establish engineering success metrics.
- Ensure the team is set-up for long term success.
- Ensure the engineering goals are aligned with the rest of the company.
 
To be effective in this role, you’ll benefit from experience in: 
- Managing distributed teams across several continents.
- Establishing engineering goals and metrics.
- The developer tools ecosystem.
 
ABOUT THE TEAM
Three years ago we were two people. Today we are 45 people, are growing fast, and have onboarded several hundred thousand customers. We're serving dozens of large open source projects, and are active participants ourselves in the open source community and in the larger tech community — for example, speaking at and sponsoring conferences.
 
Though our team is growing fast, we’ve stayed tight-knit while welcoming newcomers to the fold. We hail from around the globe with diverse backgrounds, and we strive to be thoughtful, caring, and collaborative in our work within and across teams. To get a sense of the new employee experience, check out this Medium post from one of our engineers, Luna Yu.
 
We believe that empowered, engaged employees do the best work. We’ll be giving you the tools you need to succeed and looking to you for suggestions for improvement not just in your daily job, but in many other aspects of building a company. Whether you work from our main office in San Francisco, or you are a remote employee, we’ll be working together a lot - particularly, pairing and collaborating - we want you to succeed! We don’t want you to work too hard (burnout is real), and we do want to encourage you to grow (impostor syndrome is also real) - and we’ll help you do that.

LOCATIONS
Our main office is located in the Dogpatch district in San Francisco, CA, and about 50% of us work remotely, across the US and Globally. Employees in the San Francisco area work from home two days per week.


COMPENSATION & BENEFITS
We offer a competitive salary, great benefits, and equity. We encourage you to speak at conferences and will pay your attendance costs as you represent Netlify at these events.
 
APPLYING
Not sure you meet 100% of our qualifications? Please apply anyway!

With your application, please include: A thoughtful cover letter explaining why you enjoy the VP of Engineering role and why you’d like to work at Netlify. A resume or short listing of job history. (A link to a LinkedIn profile would be fine.)

When we receive your complete application with the items above, we’ll get back to you about the next steps.
 
Netlify is devoted to building a team of people with different backgrounds and lifestyles. We eagerly invite applications from people of all kinds. We don’t discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, race, citizenship, pregnancy status, or any other differences. If we can do anything to provide a better interview, i.e. accommodate a disability, then please do let us know.

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