Director of Engineering

Based in San Francisco, we are a well-funded stealth mode start-up. We are working hard to develop a new and innovative consumer electronics company in an untapped market. We recently raised a significant series A round from well known investors, and are in the midst of designing our first product. Core to the product is a web & mobile solution backed by a significant backend service.

Position Overview:

 

We are in search of an experienced, passionate, and hands-on Engineering leader (strong technical chops coupled with engineering management skills) to lead design and development of the consumer facing web/mobile service product (front end, back end/data, iOS/Android apps, etc.).

Responsibilities:

 

  • Manage and build a team of frontend, backend and mobile application developers
  • Own and lead software architecture for backend services
  • Get your hands dirty writing code, doing code reviews, etc.
  • Work with product management to define engaging and dynamic web & mobile applications

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Has built, from scratch, big data & distributed computing solutions before
  • Has built web services / solutions supporting 100,000s of users
  • Experience managing engineering team of direct reports
  • Experienced with hosted web environments (e.g., AWS, Rackspace)
  • Experience with iOS and iPhone applications (Desired)

Is this position a good match for your background? Send a copy of your resume to talentsearch@sunsson.com referencing the job title, and let us know when would be a good time to call you to discuss the opportunity!