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VP Engineering (m/f/d)

Sharpist creates aha moments at scale by building the tech ecosystem for personal development in general and leadership coaching in specific. Our coaches and technology work in symbiosis to help our users reaching their personal goals. In a nutshell, Sharpist lets organizations scale worldclass executive coaching to their entire workforce.

BE THE MOST EMPLOYEE CENTRIC - is the mission we live for our users and for our team. We are result driven individuals. Sharpist employees combine backgrounds in conversational design, organizational psychology, e-commerce, machine learning, management consulting, and robot construction.

We would love to encourage people of all ethnic backgrounds, genders, and sexual orientations to apply for this role.

Your challenge

  • Take ultimate responsibility for Sharpist's technology strategy and team.
  • Position Sharpist as a technology and product leader, beyond a digital coaching agency by constantly challenging the status quo of our technology infrastructure and processes.
  • Think architecture and tech ecosystem, rather than mobile app.
  • Develop and lead the Sharpist technology strategy to be a global technology leader in the field of learning.
  • Ready our technology and organization to a data-driven product future.
  • Grow and coach a team of expert developers with in average 10+ years of coding experience.
  • Communicate on eye level with the executive team and make bold decisions on technology choices, while considering all risks.
  • Take data security and privacy seriously and consider them in your architectural designs.

Your stack

  • You are a seasoned engineer with 10+ years' experience, however, today you rather define yourself as a coach and leader.
  • It's not done until it's in production. Your are adept at moving projects forward and able to unblock teams.
  • Collaborate: you are willing to take on roles small or large in order to further the mission at hand.
  • You have built multiple products and teams from the ground up. We have a strong preference towards candidates with backgrounds in platform / ecosystem and mobile development as well as data infrastructure.
  • You are used to benchmarking your work against leading organizations like LinkedIn, Microsoft, and also Slack.
  • We lean towards candidates with an affinity for product ownership related work. In any case, you'll need to bring experience in Agile product development processes (SCRUM, Kanban, Lean Startup, etc).
  • You love to learn continuously and apply emerging technologies.

How we invest in your development:

  • Working hours that best fit your productivity.
  • Supportive, agile dev team of seniors and juniors.
  • Great scope for design of a fast evolving product.
  • Of course, free Coaching, free mate, free beers, free muesli.
  • Investments in your professional development.
  • Excellent hardware of your choice.
  • Market-competitive salary.

Are you up for the challenge?

Apply now via the online application form.

Agency calls are not appreciated.


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