VP of Engineering

Los Angeles, CA /
Engineering /
Full Time
AppOnboard is a Los Angeles-based software company empowering creators to build businesses without any programming experience. The company offers two no-code products: Buildbox, the largest no-code mobile game engine, and AppOnboard Studio, a mobile, interactive design studio that enables anyone to create playable ads and app prototypes. 

AppOnboard is looking for an ambitious VP of Engineering who is passionate about people, technology, and building a high-performing engineering organization to build great products. We are looking for someone who can manage a group of 20+ engineers, define and scale our software development processes, and partner with Product to build a technical roadmap to help us achieve our aggressive product goals. We're Looking for someone who can help establish engineering standards, ensure we have a strong technical vision, and adopt effective engineering best practices, all while also having a high standard for delivering results.


    • Build and lead a high-performance team through effective hiring, coaching, and people development
    • Drive engineering practices and processes to increase velocity and productivity
    • Establish an engineering culture that inspires, motivates, and drives continuous delivery
    • Partner closely with Product and Design, as well as with other senior leaders, to develop a technical strategy and roadmap that delivers on our strategy
    • Ensure a high level of quality and predictability of software delivery
    • Measure and report on team productivity, performance, and relevant development KPIs

What We're Looking For

    • 5+ years of strong management and organizational leadership skills
    • Hands on knowledge of software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, agile development, code reviews, and source control management
    • Experience with desktop software development. Game engine experience is a plus.
    • Extensive experience recruiting and developing top engineering talent
    • Have kept your technical skills sharp. C++, graphics programming, MacOS, and/or Windows development a plus
    • MS Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Perks and Benefits

    • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage with PPO and HMO options 
    • Employer paid life insurance
    • 401k with company match
    • Fully-stocked kitchen and bi-weekly catered lunches
    • Paid parking and commuter stipend

*Joining our team does not mean that you have to be located in Los Angeles, CA -- If you live outside of the city or even out of state, we are still interested in learning more about you.

At this time, AppOnboard is respectfully not offering sponsorships.