Vice President of Engineering

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Vice President of Engineering
At Redflag AI, we are at the forefront of developing cutting-edge software that analyzes diverse online content types, including text, image, video, and audio. Our solutions empower businesses and individuals to safeguard their content and gain comprehensive insights into their online reputation. Trusted by enterprises and individuals across various industries, including media, entertainment, sports, publishing, music, retail, and finance, we are dedicated to providing robust and innovative software solutions.
Reporting to the CTO, the Vice President of Engineering will lead the engineering team (people, process, communication) for Redflag AI to effectively deliver new features and products.
The essential duties and responsibilities include:
People

  • Manage a team of 15+ remote engineers across multiple teams and continents
  • Establish a culture of collaboration, innovation, rapid iteration, care for quality and a focus on the customer experience
  • Instill a growth mindset with a focus on mentorship and career development
  • Recruit, hire and onboard world-class engineering talent
  • Develop career roadmaps for the Engineering organization, supporting personal and professional growth
  • Develop a recruiting and onboarding plan for new engineers
  • Streamline the team for high-velocity and efficient delivery of results


Process

  • Be the process owner. Develop and manage a planning, sprint, delivery, and retrospective cadence
  • Own the entire development lifecycle, from architecture design, to sprint execution, testing and deployment
  • Create and maintain a continuous integration pipeline and culture of frequent deployment
  • Track KPIs and improve process based on results
  • Continually improve the way features are developed and deployed


Communication

  • Represent engineering to the rest of the company, and ensure the engineers always understand the goals of the business and how everyone across the company is contributing.
  • As the team grows ensure all remote team members feel like first class citizens
  • Work closely with Product, Sales and Customer Success to streamline cross team communication


The intended outcomes are:

  • Continuous progress is made towards the product vision, with frequent small releases
  • Engineers are delivery and results oriented
  • The engineering team is happy and effective
  • KPIs are in place and are regularly being met
  • The system is of high quality and stable, without needs for regular rollbacks or severe bugs regularly making it to production
  • You have brought a growth mindset to the team and are continuously looking for ways to improve


Education and work experience requirements are:

  • 10+ years as a Senior Engineer with 5+ managing teams
  • 5+ years of project management


To be considered for this position, you would need to meet, at a minimum, the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed here:

  • Strong knowledge and experience of application of Scrum and other Agile methodologies
  • Strong skills in verbal and written communications, strategic planning, and project management
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and work across multiple workstreams
  • Comfortable diving into the details of a specific bug and zooming out to strategic planning
  • Expert knowledge of Ruby, Python, Node, AWS, web-site crawling technologies, TDD, PostgreSQL, Mongo, AWS Redshift


The physical demands described here represent those that must be met in order to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable those with qualified disabilities.

  • Able to frequently sit, stand, walk, use hands to fingers, handle or feel, reach within hands and arm's length, stoop, kneel, and crouch, talk and hear
  • Regularly required to sit for extended periods of time; frequently required to use office equipment such as PC, printer, telephone, etc.
  • Able to regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus


Our base pay philosophy is important:
At Redflag, we strive for salary range transparency in our hiring process. We always post our base salary range on our job openings, regardless of if it is required by state and local laws, as well as discuss candidates' salary expectations during our initial interview. This helps us put pay equity across our organization top of mind during the hiring process. Base salary is only part of your total compensation and rewards package, this role is eligible for a new hire equity grant in the form of stock options and a bonus plan.
Base salary range: $160-210k, DOE
Some of our benefits include:

  • Generously subsidized medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for medical and dependent care
  • Company sponsored life insurance and long-term disability
  • 401(k) Pre-Tax and Roth options, with company matching
  • Flexible Time Off in addition to generous sick time and company holidays
  • Parental Leave for both birthing and non-birthing parents


Disclaimer - The above statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Nothing in the job description restricts the company's right to change, assign, or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time for any reason.
As a remote company, Redflag utilizes E-Verify to electronically verify employment eligibility of new hires. Redflag is required to notify job applicants that the final candidate will be verified by comparing information provided on the I-9 form to records in the DHS and SSA databases.
*Redflag AI, Inc. is an EEO/AA/Disability/Vets Employer*

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Location

Berkeley, CA 94704

What are Redflag AI Perks + Benefits

Culture
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Pair programming
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
401(K) matching
Company equity
Pay transparency
Child Care & Parental Leave
Generous parental leave
Vacation + Time Off
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Flexible time off
Office Perks
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Professional Development
Tuition reimbursement
Promote from within
Paid industry certifications

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