Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with Head of Engineering and CEO to build and manage engineering/product team
  • Directly manage and build the entire platform engineering function for PlanetX product ecosystem
  • Provide mentorship and evolve exemplary practices for internal and external engineering teams
  • Lead the team from prototype to a product market fit from scratch using a modular and scalable approach towards software development, while also maximizing development efficiency
  • Scope breakdown:
    • 80% people + team management
    • 20% code review, POC design/architecture, product leadership

Requirements:

  • 10+ years in software development
  • 3+ years managing software development teams
  • Proven experience in hiring and mentoring world-class engineering teams, including managers
  • Early-stage start-up/scale up experience (joined pre-Series A)
  • Hands on experience in Python/React (full stack)
  • Strong CI/CD experience in an AWS environment

 

Nice to have:

  • Full stack Javascript, nodejs, and python experience
  • Retail + SaaS Payments (Stripe, Plaid, ect) experience
  • AWS Cloud Infra ownership experience
  • ML/AI big data experience
  • Blockchain (Ethereum, Solidity) experience
  • Fintech, Payments domain experience

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