Simplex VP of Engineering and Product in Austin, Texas

Our client is a fast growth technology and diversity driven startup in the healthcare / e-commerce space that is looking for an inspirational VP of Engineering and Products to help them scale as they target growth from 15M to 100M+ in revenue in the near future. They are a small team today and we need someone who can balance operating at a detailed technical level with building, and inspiring high performance teams.

Our client, located downtown Austin, TX is well-funded (Series A) and their package includes a competitive salary and a compelling equity offering. They have a fun, fast paced culture, a compelling mission / vision and a team made up of exceptionally talented, diverse individuals who are committed and driven to succeed.

We are looking for a VP of Engineering and Products who:

  • Has deep people management experience in recruiting the best talent, developing high-performing teams, and managing high-performance

  • Is an engineer's engineer -- has incredible technical competence and respect from his/her peers and team. People want to work for him/her to learn from the best.

  • Well networked locally with a solid reputation in Austin and can build a high performing team quickly.

  • Can drive the strategy, technology selection, and architecture to scale from a post-Series A company to $100M+ in revenue in a short period of time - and can adjust skill sets that are required for each stage as we scale

  • Can manage the Software Product function (Product Management, UI/UX, etc) and team

  • Excels at cross-functional leadership and communication

Big plus if you:

  • Have experience in consumer healthcare or consumer technology (software) / e-commerce companies.

  • Built and/or sold a company individually or exited through acquisition / IPO.

  • Scaled a company from Series A / Pre-Series A small team to hundreds of people.

  • Received a Computer Science or related degree from a top tier school.