You're looking for an adventure where you can tackle complex problems, drive change, and lead teams of talented engineers and data scientists to build new software and data products. You want to collaborate with and mentor people that creatively solve problems, make decisions with conviction and nerd out about the internet. 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 help our clients understand the internet. We use AI and machine learning to alert brands to potentially damaging online campaigns, and we are revolutionizing the way companies and industries make sense of disinformation, echo chambers, and filter bubbles. We are led by successful entrepreneurs, NSA veterans and disinformation industry experts. Current clients include Fortune 100 customers across a number of industries and our investors include Moonshots Capital, GGV Capital and Capital Factory.

We're looking for a VP of Engineering with 3 or more years of experience. In this role, you will be based out of our Austin office and will report to the CEO. Additionally, you will lead a growing team of Software Engineers.

What You’ll Do:

  • Report directly to the CEO to manage a growing team
  • 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 through mentorship and feedback
  • Inspire and help grow the team
  • Integrate with our research team to build bleeding edge signals to solve disinformation

What You Have:

  • The ability to be great at facilitating professional growth
  • You are process driven and enjoy wearing many hats
  • Preferably you’ve had 3+ years experience leading multiple engineering teams in a startup environment
  • You’re organized and great at communicating
  • You have a strong technical background
  • You have built complex data driven systems
  • You enjoy getting into the weeds
  • You have a passion for learning
  • You’re creative and tenacious - you don’t give up
  • You understand the value of fostering a healthy team
  • Building cool things that work excites you
  • You thrive off the energy and pace of a fast-paced team
  • You’re adaptable and looking for new things to work on

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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