Say Yello to Yello! Yello is reinventing recruiting by replacing outdated practices with innovative solutions. Organizations from Fortune 500 companies to high-growth start-ups use our technologies to modernize talent acquisition processes. Our culture emphasizes collaboration and supports rapid professional growth. At Yello, employees have the opportunity to solve challenging problems and provide an immediate impact.
Yello’s talent aquisition software helps companies reinvent how they recruit, to hire the right candidates at the right time. Our client-partners include more than 70 Fortune 500 companies and dozens more high-growth organizations.
We’re proud to be a 2016 Built in Chicago Moxie Award winner for Best B2B Company and an Illinois Technology Association CityLIGHTS Award winner for Outstanding Technology Development. We continue to grow quickly, and we’re looking to hire people who believe nothing is impossible, love to learn and be curious, can be accountable for success, always enjoy the journey and will own their personality. If this is you, come grow your career with Yello.
As Yello’s VP of Software Engineering, you will lead the architecture, design and implementation of our web and mobile platforms. You will help development teams deliver high-performing, secure and high-quality software, while contributing to Yello’s product strategy and the product roadmap.
Work with the DevOps team to build automated test and deployment pipelines
Work effectively with product managers, project managers, development team leads and senior management to allocate development resources, while balancing current client needs with the long-term product roadmap
Take responsibility for the overall planning, execution and success of complex technical projects spanning Android, iOS and web development, third-party integrations and back-end services
Implement processes and metrics to ensure the software development teams are efficient, and track progress to goals
Investigate and and take firm steps to resolve software quality issues
You will lead and inspire a team of highly-skilled software engineers who are changing the way enterprise companies recruit new talent, and motivate and inspire development teams to find new ways to solve challenging problems.
You are passionate about building complex, secure and high-quality software. You are able to work effectively across multiple disciplines, possess an open and collaborative work style and can translate business objectives into functional and nonfunctional requirements.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience.
10+ years professional software development experience and 5+ years of experience managing software developers
Must possess the ability to effectively manage upwards by instilling confidence in executive leadership and communicating the appropriate information at the right time
Must have experience in planning, architecting and delivering mission-critical enterprise-grade systems and solutions
Expert skill level in one or more object oriented programming languages; Ruby is strongly preferred
Must be detail oriented and have the ability to complete long-term projects, and prioritize competing or conflicting requests
Familiar with AWS and reference architectures for web applications
Demonstrate knowledge of information security and its role in web and mobile applications
In addition to managing a team, this role will work closely with senior leaders to empower the broader organization. Together, we’ll implement processes and tools that lead to a faster delivery of an even better product.
- Yello is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
- Candidates local to Chicago are preferred.
- You must be authorized to work in the United States, full time, for any employer.