You're looking to tackle complex problems, drive change, and lead teams of talented engineers and data scientists to build new software and data products. You're a creative problem solver who can make decisions with conviction. You’re comfortable with being uncomfortable, and you thrive in an environment based on continual improvement. You aren’t afraid to try new things and make mistakes. If this sounds like you, we want you on our team!

New Knowledge is a fast-growing information integrity company on a mission to bring authenticity to the Internet. We use artificial intelligence and machine learning to help brands identify the groups that drive online conversations. Our technology unlocks the hidden map of the Internet.

We're looking for a VP of Engineering with experience leading and growing an engineering team in a fast-paced startup environment. This role will be based out of our Austin office and will report to the CEO. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead teams of talented engineers and data scientists to build new software and data products
  • Help design the product’s architecture and technical roadmap
  • Manage timelines and identify when deliverables are at risk and formulate alternatives
  • Help the team balance competing priorities
  • Foster a culture of improvement and collaboration
  • Understand and implement best practices around building and running high-performing engineering teams
  • Integrate with our research team to build bleeding edge signals to solve disinformation

What You Have:

  • 4+ years experience as the most senior engineer or product leader in a startup environment
  • You're process driven, organized and great at communicating
  • A strong technical background
  • Experience building complex data driven systems
  • You enjoy getting into the weeds
  • You’re creative and tenacious - you don’t give up
  • You understand the value of fostering a healthy team
  • You thrive off the energy of a fast-paced team
  • You’re adaptable and comfortable with rapid change 

What You’ll Get:

  • Purpose-driven work
  • Market-leading salary and equity compensation
  • Coverage under best in class, flexible medical, vision and dental plans
  • 401(k) with 100% company match up to 4% of salary and immediate vesting
  • Unlimited vacation that you’re encouraged to take, including paid parental leave
  • Stocked kitchen full of healthy snacks and drinks
  • Weekly catered lunch
  • Free parking near our downtown office
  • Free membership to onsite gym
  • Annual budget to purchase books and educational subscriptions
  • Monthly social events 
  • Many more benefits … apply to find out!

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