Director of Engineering

Amsterdam
Engineering
Full-time
Secfi is the pre-wealth advisor for startup employees. Figuring out what to do with your equity-based compensation is complicated and expensive and is therefore ignored and neglected. Secfi makes handling startup equity compensation simple and affordable. We build technology that helps employees make the right decisions for their equity compensation. By addressing their biggest concerns they can spend time on things they love doing most.

Responsibilities: 
To support the fast growth of Secfi, we are looking for a great leader who can build and manage our Engineering team, currently consisting of 15 Engineers. Our ideal Director of Engineering is that special person with a great technical background and the ability to motivate their team and push them to great results. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Engineering Manager that wants to take on the Director challenge of scaling a successful product and team.

In this role you will need to:

    • Manage and build a team of engineers, helping them grow as professionals
    • Grow the engineering team from 15 to 30 in the near term
    • Designing and implementing a performance management system in collaboration with HR
    • Solve issues that stand in your team’s way to success
    • Proactively find and implement tech stack improvements and ways to streamline the engineering team’s workflow
    • Guide the team to successfully build features, write automated tests and refactor code
    • Create a technical roadmap through collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to identify pain points

Core Qualifications:

    • 3 to 5 years of experience in an engineering leadership role for a company at scale
    • Excellent people and managerial skills
    • Hands-on experience with, or strong interest in, the following technologies: Python, Node.js, TypeScript, React, Docker, Kubernetes, AWS, Postgres, Graphql (or similar)
    • Deep understanding of distributed systems, CI/CD and automated testing
    • Demonstrated passion for building comprehensive, intelligent and elegant solutions
    • Strong record of professional achievement, work ethic, and positive attitude 
    • Fun person to work with
    • Fluent in English

Your benefits include:

    • Competitive salary, retirement benefits 
    • Employee-friendly equity plan
    • Attractive and flexible vacation & parental leave policy
    • Company sponsored lunches, snacks, drinks and team events
    • Customized workstation
    • Great work environment designed to help your professional growth
    • And last but not least, a great and fun experience
Principals only. Please do not contact us with unsolicited services or offers.