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VP of Engineering

Company: minware
Location: San Diego
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

About minware
minware provides development observability software that helps engineering organizations gain full visibility into their software development process to improve predictability, efficiency, and more.
founded minware after bootstrapping his previous company to $86m in revenue and selling in 2021, with the idea of helping others benefit from lessons learned growing an engineering team from 0 to 40.
minware is a self-funded seed-stage company. After promising initial customer traction, we are looking for people who share to help bring minware to a larger audience.
The Role
As an early VP, you will have the unique opportunity to work directly with minware's founders and engineers to build the product and define the company's culture. We are looking for someone who has strong interpersonal skills, high empathy, and a solid understanding of our product domain - software development analytics.
We are seeking an ambitious and nice engineering leader who has experience managing managers on a happy and productive engineering team. As a purveyor of developer productivity software, we are diligent about process efficiency and code quality. Though we are small, we try to avoid unnecessarily creating technical debt and are looking for someone who can lead us toward this goal.
Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage managers and engineers building minware's software.
  • Work with product leaders to define minware's roadmap and product strategy.
  • Have ultimate responsibility for minware's reliability, availability, performance, quality, and security.
  • Oversee minware's software architecture and backlog of quality, technical debt, and other engineering-led improvement areas.
  • Coach managers and engineers to provide career development.
  • Lead hiring strategy and execution for minware's engineering team.


    • Previous experience managing other managers building modern full-stack applications, including both application
    • Experience leading DevOps and security functions
    • Experience analyzing and reporting data related to engineering team productivity and delivery
    • Strong communication skills and high empathy for interfacing with non-technical stakeholders and occasionally with customers
    • Well-versed in agile or lean planning and project management processes
    • Start-up experience building an engineering organization from scratch for a B2B SaaS product is highly desired

      Benefits and Perks

      • Competitive base salary, bonus, and seed-stage equity compensation
      • 100% remote work, flexible hours, and unlimited vacation policy. ( about how we built trust in our previous all-remote company.)
      • Full health care premium coverage for you and your family
      • Unique career development guidance reporting working on a small team.


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