Head of Engineering
We help marketers unlock new revenue by arming them with the technology and expertise they need to succeed in mobile marketing. The Vibes Mobile Engagement Platform enables marketers to easily manage all mobile communication channels including text messaging, push notifications, Apple Wallet, Google Pay and mobile web campaigns — all through a single interface. Vibes has delivered more than ten billion mobile experiences on behalf of customers that include Chipotle, Discover, Old Navy, Home Depot, PetSmart, Foot Locker and Allstate, and is recognized as one of only four Tier 1 aggregators by the Common Short Code Administration (CSCA). To learn more about Vibes, visit www.vibes.com.
We are a group of passionate technologists, intent on solving hard problems in the evolving world of mobile engagement. We focus on collaboration and continuous improvement of our products and ourselves.
You are an experienced technology leader who brings a well-rounded approach to leading engineering teams. You care deeply about the engineers on your team, building trusting, individual relationships to help them grow both their technical and soft skills. You’re passionate about engineering excellence and drive improvements through the entire software development lifecycle to reduce the time to market while maintaining high quality.
Vibes cares about character and culture as much as competency. We strive to build a workplace where people are excited to come to work every day and feel empowered and motivated to do their best work. For a quick take on Vibes' environment and culture, check out: https://vimeo.com/62222614
This is a full-time position located in downtown Chicago at 300 West Adams.
- As a coach and mentor, lead, manage, and grow the software engineering organization, driving continuous improvements in individuals and teams, raising the performance bar with every hire and promotion
- Partnering with the Head of Product, lead continuous improvement efforts of agile and lean practices and processes to help reduce cycle time and increase predictability of product development
- Partnering with the Head of Technology Operations, drive the practices of continuous delivery – continuous integration, test and deployment automation, shifting left on security – to decrease time to market and increase quality
- Manage a professional services team building custom solutions to ensure technical alignment with platform initiatives while delivering on customer commitments
- Partner closely with the Head of Architecture to ensure an aligned and scalable technical strategy
- Be a voice in the community and industry, representing the brand of Vibes engineering
- Live up to the Vibes Core Values
Our Core Values
- Respect, Honesty, and Integrity for All Stakeholders
- Always be Learning
- Relentless Focus on the Customer
- Never be Satisfied
- Create Value
- Seek Accountability and Ownership
Vibes is an equal opportunity employer that encourages and fosters diversity in the workplace. We offer a career building experience in a fast-paced organization and industry.