Senior Vice President of Engineering

Development

Lehi, UT

Job Description: 

About the Job

 

As a Senior Vice President of Engineering on Entrata’s Engineering team, you will help drive the technical strategy and delivery of our solutions, platform, and products.

 

This ideal candidate will have deep experience building software platforms and compute infrastructure at scale, expertise around emerging technologies, and will know how to develop the right products around the needs of strategic internal and external customers.

 

About the Company

 

Entrata provides property management organizations with leading infrastructure, platform capabilities and industry solutions that leverage emerging technologies. We want to make the lives of our customers easier, ensuring they can operate more efficiently, be more competitive, and adapt to changing needs. Entrata is engaged to support customers in more than sixteen countries around the world.

 

Responsibilities

 
  • Working with an architect guild, ensure a sound technical strategy through code design improvements, sound database architecture aligned with a master data management policy, and balancing feature delivery with stability, technical debt, and code quality.

  • Work directly with software development managers, UX teams, product managers, and  Scrum teams when needed for research and development of novel solutions to technical problems.

  • Manage change to support teams to rapidly deliver stable, high performing, and reliable code (requires frequent interaction with teams by teleconference)

  • Meet regularly with development leadership at our offshore sister company to identify opportunities for training, drive organizational strategy, improve development processes, and help build great delivery teams.

  • Drive technology strategy -- spending 20+% time to oversee the improvement to code and schema architecture -- and direct the roadmap or strategies to manage technical debt.

  • Evaluate and propose new technologies, frameworks, and architectures as necessary

  • Sponsor or drive the implementation of product features through stages of planning, execution, and review. 

  • Coordinate with services teams and work directly with clients and vendors as needed

  • Provide up-to-date reports to the CTO on a regular and as-needed basis, and manage change to prioritize requests from the CTO.

  • Build a strong team through actively participating in recruitment activities including sourcing ideal candidates, screening and interviewing, and thoughtfully contributing to hiring decisions.

  • Support the sales process when appropriate by representing our technical vision and strategy to prospective clients and participating in RFI/RFP responses.

 

Measures of Success

 
  • Hold their teams accountable and involved in the details to be ready to intervene, to ensure correct architecture and team productivity for the maturity and success of their VPs’ and DOEs’ products.

  • Report team progress metrics to facilitate up-to-date reports for senior leadership.

  • Understands Entrata’s business objectives and aligns their team’s results to these

  • An ideal team player - humble, hungry, smart

  • Team builder / Multiplier

  • Efficiency and stability of code

  • Quality of communication with other departments

  • Timeliness of releases within each sprint

  • Conformity with company coding standards

  • Peer reviews


Minimum Qualifications

 
  • 15+ years of industry experience

  • 5 years minimum of experience leading engineering organizations.

  • PHP, PostgreSQL, Javascript

  • Experience working on distributed services

  • Scrum Agile experience

  • Hands-on engineering experience and experience leading technical projects.

  • Experience managing offshore (3rd party) teams.

 

Preferred Qualifications

 
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science or related Engineering field.

  • Experience with enterprise customers including security assessments.

  • Experience in innovation and technical contributions to company/industry and/or academia and research.

  • Broad technical background including Compute, Networking, and Storage.

 

Benefits:

 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits

  • 401K with Matching

  • Life Insurance

  • Flexible Spending Account

  • Short-term and Long-term Disability

  • On site gym

 

About Us:

Founded in 2003, Entrata® is the only comprehensive property management software provider with a single-login, open-access Platform as a Service (PaaS) system. Entrata® currently serves more than 20,000 apartment communities nationwide, including 34 of the NMHC Top 50 Largest Managers. The next frontier for Entrata is to design and build the housing of the future. Few other companies, if any, are as uniquely equipped to transition from digital software success to tangible property development. For more information on Entrata’s PaaS system, go to http://www.entrata.com.

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