VP, Software Engineering

| Chicago
About us:
We believe manufacturing is important not only for what it makes, but for what it makes possible for the world. Manufacturers have an important job to do, and it’s our job to provide them with the technology and expertise they need through the entire production process, from discovery and design to manufacturing and fulfillment. 
About working here:
Every day you can expect to work in a collaborative, inclusive environment where ideas and initiative matter more than seniority. We move at the pace of a startup and our leaders have grown successful companies before. They understand that businesses thrive when capable people are given the autonomy to innovate. 
We understand imposter syndrome and the confidence gap are real; please apply if you’d be excited to grow into this role and make it your own.

Responsibilities

  • Be a critical leadership member of our software development teams as they continue to build and iterate the systems that make our company run
  • Maintain the momentum of a high-performing team that has excelled in building the entirety of a software platform necessary to run a manufacturing company
  • Work with recruiting team to grow and manage a world-class software engineering team
  • Oversee product development from concept to mass production and sustaining
  • Scale and aggressively grow the team while providing technical direction, guidance, mentoring and hands-on management.
  • Plan for operational efficiency to scale products, programs, practice, and overall tea.

Skills & Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience in a software leadership role
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Ability to see the big picture and executing on overall product strategy, while focused on short-term objectives and deliverables.
  • Demonstrated success bringing complex software systems from concept, through development, and into production
  • Ability to multi-task and drive parallel projects with tight deadlines
  • Continue to attract talent of the caliber that will make Fast Radius nearly unrivaled in its achievements relative to its team size

We want you to come to work happy, healthy, and balanced so you can expect excellent benefits:

  • Competitive salary + bonus + equity
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 401K Plan
  • Opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a high-growth business and take on additional responsibilities as you prove yourself and become ready for new challenges
  • Engaging challenges to tackle every day with other smart, ambitious, and motivated people
  • Balance work and life with an unlimited vacation policy, office holidays, and flexible working options
  • 12 weeks paid maternity leave with an option to extend up to 6 months under certain conditions

Fast Radius is proud to be an equal opportunity employer because diverse perspectives make for better products, better processes, and a better company. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, Veteran status, or other protected status. 
At this time, we cannot currently sponsor H1B Visas.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ElixirLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • PhoenixFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • SalesforceCRM
    • OutreachLead Gen
    • Zoom InfoLead Gen

Location

We're in the West Loop, home to restaurant row and a bustling tech community!

What are Fast Radius Perks + Benefits

Fast Radius Benefits Overview

Competitive compensation and bonus structure
Comprehensive health care including dental and vision
Generous vacation policy
401K
WFH Flexibility

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings weekly.
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program.
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