Head of Engineering

We believe the Head of Engineering is technically credible and knows the details of what engineers work on. The time is spent safeguarding the team’s health, hiring a world-class team, and putting them in the best position to succeed. You will own the delivery of product commitments and is always looking to improve productivity. Being skilled in how to run software engineering, the head of engineering will implement the required processes in place to ensure operating a world-class engineering operation. You enjoy coordinating across many teams; to iterate & deliver in a fast-moving startup environment. The Head of Engineering will often be given ambiguous ill-defined problems with the implicit goal of gaining clarity and driving execution/direction.


  • Prioritization of hiring efforts to focus on areas of most need and quickly recruit top engineering talents
  • Motivate and communicate across multiple levels of their department
  • Have successful peer partnerships with other department leaders in Engineering, and cross-functionally (Product Management, Sales, Marketing, Alliances, etc.)
  • Development, measurement, and management of key metrics for group’s performance
  • Drive high throughput
  • Standardize the development process where needed, allow local differences where advantageous


  • Ability to use Unleash
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Expert hiring manager skills and experience
  • A well developed people management philosophy
  • Experience managing managers is a pluss
  • Agile project management skills
  • Commitment to understand, communicate and improve the quality of multiple teams
  • Demonstrate longevity at at least one recent job
  • Understanding of how to be successfully manage at a remote-first company
  • Humble, servant leader

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Apply now by sending an email to contact@getunleash.io
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