VP OF ENGINEERING Leaf
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Leaf who? We?re a two year-old and still growing tech company on a mission to disrupt the mobile payments space. Our team is a diverse group of passionate and successful entrepreneurs, engineers, and developers from all over the world. (We?re also dancers, pilots, athletes, avid sports fans, and artists!) We operate from Intrepid Labs, a co-working space near Kendall Sq/MIT in Massachusetts (T-friendly!), the leading hub of innovation and technology.
We are looking to hire some top-notch talent looking to be empowered to make decisions and work directly with the business.
We use an Agile process and we take thoroughly-calculated risks. Our software lives in the Cloud, and we use Git for speedy source control.
Why work for us? If you want the thrill of working in a rapidly-changing environment using cutting edge technology in a talented, ambitious and diverse team, then this is the place for you!
What does Leaf do? Leaf is a cloud business management platform that promotes real-time interaction between merchants and their customers. Our purpose is to help small business owners across the nation fight against the big guys. We make sense out of small business? data in order to help business owners learn about their businesses. We also deliver digital receipts, integrate across social networks, capture real-time customer feedback, and constantly donate to charity, all in an effort to have consumers experience greater convenience and rewards while at the same time making a global difference.
What we offer? Beyond a relaxed atmosphere (shorts and sandals are OK with us):
Competitive compensation and benefits
Choose your own laptop (hint: we like Apple products)
We have money for trainings and conferences (like Apple Worldwide)
We have beer, cereal, snacks, and video games (did someone say champagne toast)
Have your next meeting on our roof deck
Who we?re looking for? We?re looking for a Vice President, Engineering to manage the change during our high growth and the experience to take the organization to the next level. You will be an active member of the senior management team reporting to the CTO and will bear primary responsibility for translating business goals and product requirements into actionable engineering plans.
Passion for coding and sense of pride in your work
10+ years as a developer and a minimum of 5 years as a software executive
Proven track record of delivering sophisticated consumer-facing web and/or mobile applications, preferably in the payments and or local commerce space
Prior success in building high performance development teams in rapid growth environments
Experience with Hadoop and other Big Data technologies is a major plus
Natural ability to mentor junior developers and motivate them to achieve beyond their comfort zone
Deep understanding of software development life-cycle management including Agile development processes
BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
What you?ll do?.
Demonstrate outstanding technical and management skills; 'leading by example' to elevate the caliber and performance of our software engineers
Develop and manage organizational transformation and staffing plans for rapid growth of the engineering team
Establish clear milestones and metrics that ensure the delivery of quality software products on time and within budget
Oversee the development of a world-class production environment with a focus on scalability and high availability; manage the migration of current systems to the new environment.
Ensure the optimal application of technology and engineering resources to meet product development and/or customer requirements, per the product and/or marketing requirements document
Hire and direct staff of senior group members and directors to acquire necessary resources and plan to meet scheduled commitments
||222 3rd Street; 4th Fl |
Cambridge, MA 02141
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Leaf enables businesses to efficiently collect payments and interact with customers. We solicit feedback from your customers and provide real-time analytics that make growing your business easy. Leaf connects consumers with local businesses. We deliver interactive receipts, enable consumers to give feedback, share experiences, help your favorite charities and earn loyalty rewards.
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|Headquarters:||222 3rd Street; 4th Fl|
Cambridge, MA 02141
|Company Profile:||Our Mission
Over time, checkout counters have been equipped with systems designed exclusively to collect money from consumers and little else. As a result, brick & mortar businesses have become uncompetitive with their online counterparts. The Internet has proven that without customer interaction, commerce cannot grow.
Leaf revives the most important aspect of commerce, the relationship between a business and their customers.
What We Do
Leaf empowers local merchants to run and grow their businesses by providing a mobile payment platform built for local commerce. Leaf's cost-effective platform helps retail stores, restaurants, and other local merchants improve the speed and ease of checkout and offers easy-to-use business management, analytics, and customer engagement. By making the complex tasks of running a business easy. Leaf allows merchants to sped more time focusing on what's important - the needs of their customers.
Who are we
Leaf is a group of passionate and successful entrepreneurs, engineers, and developers. We operate from the co-working space Intrepid Labs in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the leading hub of innovation and technology.|
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