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Head of Product Engineering with over 19 years of varied experiences, including IT Consulting, teaching, project management, and founding a curriculum planning company. In the last 8 years, he has acted as a Director of Engineering, Director of Technology and most recently as a Head of Project Engineering. In his current role as Head of Product Engineering, he oversees technology teams distributed across products and projects, liaising between product teams, the engineering group, and Studio executive leadership. Streamlined internal processes to reduce deployment lead times on key capabilities from 6 weeks to less than 24 hours, exponentially increasing engineering and product delivery capabilities. Direct manager for 10 engineers. Flexible dotted-line leadership over product leads and design specialists across portfolio products.
Skills: Leadership (hands-on software product leader), Venture-funded Start-up Founder, Project Management, Project Scoping, API Architect, React, Redux, Rails, AWS, Heroku, S3, Java
Compensation Requirements: $200,000+
Location: Ardmore, PA
Recruiter Notes: Head of Product Engineering at his current company..works in center city…company has 40-50 people…his team is 8…come up with new product ideas and technologies…looking to disrupt themselves before being disrupted…act as mini-internal startups… facilitate hiring and leadership…product direction…small startups or agency background…wanted to get in the belly of the beast to see how large companies work…learned a ton…happier at smaller companies…likes to move quick…was curious to see how effective he would be with silos and politics…doesn’t enjoy large companies…dog and pony shows…passive candidate…super stable with great benefits…longer-term…thinks smaller companies are a better fit for him…substantial experience running SaaS businesses…all agency experience was with SaaS companies…hands-on…RoR exp…more JS…Angular and React…Java…since he’s been at the studio has been code reviews…works hard to stay sharp and be in the trenches when needed…benefits and comp aren’t his prime motivator…has a family…$200K level…the structure and the type of work is most important…wants to help a smaller company with traction scale…enjoys putting order to things…wants to be close to creating + function…side hustle is close to a decade old…EDTech play…takes school schedules and Outlook calendar sync…block scheduling…pretty simple…integrates with the school’s database…1K users at this point…making enough money to justify it…not really working on it at this point outside of support…not growing it…thought about selling it.
Education: B.S. in Computer Science
Candidate ID#: 286140598672397/1167609519328273
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