SVP Technology

October 16, 2020
New York, NY
Job Type


The SVP Engineering/Technology is responsible for managing Company’s Engineering, QA, Testing, Infrastructure and DevOps organizations. Through your leadership and sound decision making, you will bring operational excellence to Company’s technology teams as they scale. You are a technologist that geeks out over software automation, development best practices and processes, and building scalable, secure enterprise applications with 4 nines uptime availability. 

What you Will Do

  • • Directly manage senior leaders in charge of internal technical orgs including Engineering, Infrastructure, and DevOps, while quickly scaling from 20-100+ contributors
  • • Leading the entire Company technology stack across engineering, infra and DevOps
  • • Manage one of Company’s largest technology budgets and personnel lines, across geographies in the US and India 
  • • Grow and maintain Company’s SaaS Identity Verification & Fraud Prediction Platform while partnering very closely with executives leading GTM, security, compliance, product and data science 
  • • Own and be accountable for quality, monitoring and uptime, capacity planning, security and compliance requirements, and resource management
  • • Bring both automation and operational excellence to Company’ software delivery chain-- from the Ideation phase to Definition to Execution to Maintenance 
  • • Manage and grow remote teams across many time zones and countries while ensuring that remote teams are heavily involved in the strategic decision making process
  • • Continuously raising the bar on the broader team performance and empowering your leaders to take on more ownership 
  • • Create a shared vision among teams, bringing alignment of goals and deliverables across multiple teams and stakeholders 
  • • Provide a vision for where Company’s technology will be over the next 12, 18 and 24 months

What You Will Bring

  • • BS/MS Engineering, Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics
  • • Experience managing multiple organization structures across Engineering, Infrastructure and DevOps in a high growth technology company 
  • • Experience as Senior Director/VP/SVP Engineering, Data Engineering, Infrastructure
  • • Experience developing highly innovative new solutions and successfully bringing these as products to market, while also managing existing mature products over their lifecycle 
  • • Demonstrated an ability to rebalance teams to deliver on a continuously evolving product roadmap
  • • Strong People and Cultural Leader, Team Player, Diplomat, Empowering personality to remove the departmental silos 
  • • Leadership and Management skills to own operational reviews while managing top performers up and under performers to improve 
  • • Understands and believes in Remote Work culture, experience managing remote/distributed US and global teams (ideally India) 
  • • Experience with Linux and coding in higher-level languages (Python, Java, R)
  • • Experience in configuration and maintenance of applications such as web servers, load balancers, relational databases, storage and messaging systems. 
  • • Experience learning software, frameworks and APIs
  • • Cloud native, deep experience with distributed systems, Agile 
  • • Compliance experience - CCPA, GDPR, SOC2, ISO 27001-17-18
  • • AWS, Saas, Scala, Java, Python, R, ELK, Datadog are a plus 
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