Head of Engineering

Honeypot is a tech-focused job platform. Our vision is to build the world’s largest worklife community for technical talent. We are strongly committed to the developer community, creating OSS documentaries, such as Elixir and Ember, and running large scale conferences such as GraphQL Conf.  

We believe everyone should choose a job they love.

As the Head of Engineering, you will lead our team of developers and empower them to further grow by taking on the following responsibilities:

Be a source of deep technical knowledge to whom the team is looking up to
Help building our future architecture and systems that allow us to scale
Stay on top of team structures and processes and bring in your own ideas so we ensure ongoing collaboration in a growing team
Facilitate collaboration both within and beyond the team
Help the team to set tech KPIs and define technical priorities
Work closely with the Heads of other departments such as data, product, and design to make sure the teams and plans are aligned
Train team leads and support them to grow into a leadership role
Take ownership of the general productivity and happiness of the developers
Look into team dynamics and jump in for support if needed
Make sure we have an exceptional onboarding for new team members and a personal growth strategy for every developer

We look for potential.

To thrive in the Head of Engineering position you bring in your experiences in:

Substantial and relevant work experience in technical roles
Familiarity with Ruby and JavaScript frameworks, plus ideally Rust and Elixir
Knowledge in building and scaling technical architectures
Experience in leading a team and mentoring developers
Great communication skills and collaboration facilitator
Have a good strategic understanding and interest in topics such as intrinsic motivation, collaboration, personal growth, KPIs, team structures and processes

Furthermore, you are passionate and care about:

Empowering people
The OSS community
Building a high-functioning and happy team
Sharing your vision and inspire the tech team
Challenging beliefs and embracing change
Belief that awesome things are MADE to happen :)

Become part of our growing community.

Join our highly diverse team of 25+ nationalities and share:

An environment that embraces freedom and autonomy and values team spirit and open communication
A joined vision with our VP of Technology to build an exceptional tech team
An atmosphere where intrinsic motivation comes first
Mentorship and support from the VP and close collaboration with the Head of other departments
Bi-annual overnight off-sites, regular team events and weekly Friday night drinks

Honeypot is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applicants from any national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religious background, gender identity and those individuals with disability.

Please send us your resume together with a short motivation statement of why you are the right fit for this role and what motivates you to join our team.

We are looking forward to getting to know you!