VP of Engineering
We're looking for an experienced agile team player to become our VP of Engineering to lead and mentor our engineers, hire new top talent and prepare the company for further growth.
What is ContentKing?
ContentKing is a website monitoring service used by digital marketers around the globe. For customers like Netflix, Shopify, Adidas, and Fedex, we monitor their websites 24/7, keeping track of any changes and alerting them whenever anything goes wrong.
Our Engineering Team
As a VP of Engineering, you’re not only a great manager and communicator, you’re also able to strategically build a team around you.
In this role, you’ll lead our engineering team in Brno (CZ), currently consisting of 7 engineers across Backend, Frontend, DevOps and SRE domains. Your experience and leadership will be utilized to grow and assist the team by sharing knowledge and experience.
Furthermore, you'll vet and integrate technologies, source new opportunities for improvement, and set up processes for ongoing value delivery, QA and security certification.
Growing And Expanding the Engineering Team
ContentKing is rapidly growing, and this includes the Engineering team. As the VP of Engineering, you'll be responsible for defining our recruitment needs, setting plans and goals, and selecting and hiring top talent. This includes participating in the onboarding process, and personally making sure every team member is taken care of from their very first day.
To Delivery And Beyond
For this role, you will apply the vision and business value of our company and transform it into a implementable technical roadmap.
This will involve balancing the speed of delivery with the required quality levels, through optimizing engineering processes, ensuring top performance, removing roadblocks and supporting the team in any way possible. You'll work closely together with Product Management to further expand our industry-leading software.
To sum it up: your job is to get the best out of the team, and our product.
We are looking for a colleague who feel
comfortable challenged by the above description and meets the following requirements:
- 8+ years of experience in agile software engineering
- Strong organizational leadership skills
- Experience in engineering leadership
- Experience in recruiting of engineering roles
- Fluent or Native English
Our Interview Process
The interview process consists of three steps:
First interview, introductory interview
The purpose of this interview (approximately 60 minutes) is to get to know each other’s backgrounds and experience, and see if there's a fit from both sides. We share our challenges and ways of working, and would love to get your thoughts on that. Vincent van Scherpenseel. CEOView profile (opens in a new tab) Vojtech Dobes. Lead EngineerView profile (opens in a new tab)
Second interview, in-depth experience review
In the second interview (approximately 90 minutes) we go in-depth, discussing your career path, interests and where you would like to develop. We will also make sure to leave plenty of time for you to ask all the questions you have for us.
Vincent van Scherpenseel. CEOView profile (opens in a new tab) Veronika Martosova. Product ManagerView profile (opens in a new tab)
Third interview, focus interview
In the third and final interview (approximately 90 minutes) we zoom in on specifics that were brought to light in the second interview. Finally, we will also discuss the contractual details and compensation package.
Vincent van Scherpenseel. CEOView profile (opens in a new tab) Vojtech Dobes. Lead EngineerView profile (opens in a new tab)
What We Offer
First and foremost, we offer a position that’s full of interesting challenges and opportunities to learn.
Secondly, we offer good conditions:
- Work at a fast-growing SaaS company – building a platform used daily by customers like Adidas, Netflix, and FedEx.
- Full-time employment, 25 vacation days and additional perks.
- Monthly salary of 150.000 - 175.000 Kč, based on your skill and experience.
- A path to gaining equity in the company.
- A comfortable office in the city center of Brno (Masarykova street) with a fully stocked kitchen.
- Weekly lunches with the whole team, paid for by the company.
- A Macbook Pro laptop.
- A personal development budget for conferences, books and online courses.
- A Vodafone mobile subscription with unlimited calls, text messages and data.
Are you ready for your next challenge?