Head of Product and Engineering

Head of Product and Engineering

Remote/Telecommute JobREMOTE /  Montreal, Ontario  - Permanent
This job allows you to work remotely 

Job Description

Our client is in a very unique space. They are extremely passionate about reimagining the veterinary experience from end to end. They have built the first membership-based veterinary practice -- using technology and a focus on hospitality to deliver a more transparent and convenient experience -- that puts pets and their pet parents first. Backed by some of the best consumer investors and fellow entrepreneurs (Lerer Hippeau, Primary, Brand Foundry, the founders of Warby Parker, Sweetgreen, Flatiron Health, One Medical, CityMD and Pop Sugar), they opened their first practice in November 2019 in the heart of the West Village, New York with plans to expand their footprint further in 2020 and beyond.

As their first Head of Product & Engineering, you will be directly partnering with the company's founders to help define and drive the next slate of innovations and features across their entire stack and help fulfill their mission to:
- Restore dignity to the veterinary profession by providing a better work environment, full benefits, and enhanced earning potential;
- Honor the sacred relationship between pet and pet parent by empowering the client with clear explanations using technology as an aid and delivering an elevated overall experience;
- Reset client expectations and restore trust by delivering a transparent experience that stands for excellence and provides a dependable quality of care.

Must Have Skills:

- A minimum of 7 years of professional software engineering experience; with a minimum of 2 to 3 years of professional experience driving a team and a product (applicants who do not meet these requirements will NOT be considered);
- A product-driven engineer who understands the value of pushing quickly new product features and bug fixes in a continuous environment,
- A servant leadership mentality where you enjoy both being an individual contributor and a manager / leader for the company;
- Interested in solving concrete issues that affect our members and employees every day;
- Excited to work across the spectrum, from product definition and wire-framing, code creation, code reviewing to QA'ing and deploying;
- Open to managing a remote technical team (based in France mostly) that would help on larger iterations every 2 to 3 months;
- Passionate about solving problems and willingness to work with non-technical team members to resolve technology issues.

Special Perks:

- Competitive salary;
- Meaningful equity ownership;
- Health, dental + vision insurance;
- Flexible PTO, they respect the need for work/life harmony;
- CitiBike membership, HealthAdvocate membership, One Medical membership, WageWorks commuter benefits, subsidized gym membership;
- Annual management offsite;
- Discounted veterinary care for your loved ones;
- An opportunity to make a real impact on the people around you;
- A collaborative family of people who live their core values and have your back;
- A clear career path with opportunities for development, both personally and professionally.


Starting: ASAP

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