VP, Mobile and Server Software Engineering

Cardinal Peak - Lafayette, CO (30+ days ago)4.5


Cardinal Peak is seeking a talented, energetic vice president with at least 10 years of software engineering management and technical sales support experience. We are looking for someone who enjoys and is energized by a job that transitions quickly between architecting, coding, leading and growing a team of engineers, and presenting to C-level executives during customer visits. This role will be a key part of our leadership team and will help drive company strategy.

Who is Cardinal Peak?

Cardinal Peak is an expert engineering firm specializing in project-based IoT Video, Audio, and Augmented Reality product development for some of the most respected brands worldwide. From user experience and mobile development to embedded firmware and hardware design, we help our customers by bringing deep expertise to their engineering projects.

Employees of Cardinal Peak are smart, innovative, challenged and rewarded. We work together to solve the most complex engineering problems using cutting-edge technology. We showcase our talents together in our dynamic, flexible work environment that allows us to thrive in our careers.

Your Role at Cardinal Peak:
Cardinal Peak’s Mobile and Server Software Engineering team is responsible for developing solutions that integrate into a large number of our development projects. As the VP of Mobile and Server Software Engineering, you will lead the team and collaborate with fellow leaders to achieve meaningful business results and drive company strategy including significant growth. If you are passionate, energetic growth-oriented and have technical chops, this may be the role for you.

Requirements:
10+ years of experience including software engineering management with increasing levels of responsibility and personally growing a team of engineers to at least 25, preferably 50 or more people.

Fosters teamwork and trust and a desire to achieve in others

Experience managing minimum of 100K/month in Billables

10+ years of experience in software development

5+ years in sales or technical sales support.

Architecture-level experience as well as hands-on coding with projects in the public domain required

Substantial technical leadership; able to act as a thought leader in mobile and server development

Strong Java and Server-Side experience as part of a broad stack of capability including the following sample: Python, Neo4J, GoogleAppEngine. MongoDB, Redis, MySQL, Postgres. Node.js, Scala. DigitalOcean, AWS. Angular or React Native. Native iOS and Android.

Experience with continuous software management using agile methodologies

Experience using Jira and Github for project and code management and continuous deployment of code to production.

Demonstrated intellectual curiosity; strong background in technology and technical leadership

Competent and comfortable in managing projects where UI design is critical

Proven business acumen; experience in consulting, leading solutions-focused projects in professional services a huge plus

Excellent written and verbal communication skills; must be able to present complex technical ideas well in a customer-facing setting

Self-directed, with the demonstrated ability to make complex and difficult decisions

BS, MS or PhD in computer science, electrical engineering, or related technical field

Responsibilities:
Recruit and nurture top-notch engineering talent; promote team’s development and training and individual professional development

Oversee project success for multiple, simultaneous, time- and budget-critical, highly technical customer projects

Communicate clearly and confidently at all levels and as needed with customers, prospective customers, technology partners, and internal team

Ensure Cardinal Peak is providing the best possible engineering services through technical review, processes rigor and leadership

Contribute to the strategic and tactical success of the business. This will include improving sales growth while maintaining strong relationships with the current client base

Maintain a high level of technical fluency, and ensure a strong direction is set for software architecture & next gen technologies

Serve as a key member of the management team; help set company strategic direction

A little about Cardinal Peak

Cardinal Peak is a 15-year-old, privately held engineering services company headquartered in Boulder county. Our customers range from Fortune 500 leaders and large tech companies to smaller, innovative start-ups. Our team’s broad range of expertise includes server/web, mobile applications, embedded software and hardware. We excel at delivering complete end-to-end solutions and pride ourselves on maintaining a nimble environment that can adapt to our customers’ needs.

Our headquarters are located in Lafayette, CO.

Check out our website, www.cardinalpeak.com, for more information.

The Cake

Time off: 20 days of PTO, plus 9 paid holidays off/year

Benefits: Medical, dental, and vision coverage provided, 401K

Respect: We hire experienced professionals and treat you as such

Location: Relaxed office with plenty of parking, access to restaurants, and convenient commute from anywhere in the Greater Boulder Area

Refreshments: Abundant and fancy, with options for the caffeine aficionado and the seltzer-lover alike

The Icing

Fitness: Company-paid membership to the gym across the street

Food: Free Friday lunches, Lunch-and-Learns, BBQs

Fun: Social hours, witty banter

Finally: Candy. (See gym membership)

Interested? Let’s talk.

Visit https://cardinalpeak.com/about-us/careers/

Cardinal Peak is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to hiring a diverse team of high-caliber engineers who thrive on engaging technical pursuits.

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