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VP, Engineering

Company: Checkr
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

As the VP of Engineering for Foundations at Checkr, you will be responsible for driving the organization's overall platform and infrastructure strategy and the integration experience for our customers and partners. To achieve this, you will need to have a deep understanding of platform engineering and how to drive a strategic roadmap of foundational capabilities and, most importantly, its adoption by the other development teams, both internally and externally.
What you'll do

  • Guide the technical vision and strategy for a highly scalable, available, and secure platform and infrastructure
  • Create a broad catalog of services based on capabilities and platforms that can be leveraged by application teams both internally and externally at Checkr
  • Develop and drive platform and application architecture practices that encourage common solution elements, patterns, and reuse
  • Operationalize and manage delivery across 60+ software and quality engineers, scaling processes and systems
  • Foster an action-bias culture for product innovation and delivery, high performance, transparency, and continuous improvement
  • Work across the engineering team to shape software development to meet Checkr's objectives and key results
  • Build a diverse, equitable, inclusive culture that helps all members feel like they belong
  • Partner with product leadership to influence business strategy especially in your area of ownership
  • Bring customer centricity to your entire engineering team
  • Hire, retain, and scale a world-class engineering team

    What you bring

    • Demonstrated success building and leading vision, strategy, and execution of platform engineering initiatives
    • Experience with driving successful platform adoption programs, with the ability to demonstrate the business impact of such initiatives
    • Data driven mindset: you know that everything built must be measured to understand its impact on the business and drive your teams to build with that in mind
    • Customer centricity: you understand that customer behavior and sentiment must be well understood to effectively build products for them; this can be understood both through data as well as qualitative discussions with customers
    • Experience defining and scaling modern products (API, self-service, UX first products)
    • Highly effective communicator with good people instincts - able to build trust and work well with a diverse group both internally and externally
    • Willingness to lead in a hands-on, high performance environment
    • Organized, self-motivated and detail-oriented
    • High degree of humility and accountability
    • Experience leading, growing, and retaining high performance engineering leadership at Director+ level

      What you'll get

      • A fast-paced and collaborative environment
      • Learning and development allowance
      • Competitive compensation and opportunity for advancement
      • 100% medical, dental, and vision coverage
      • Up to $25K reimbursement for fertility, adoption, and parental planning services
      • Flexible PTO policy
      • Monthly wellness stipend, home office stipend

        At Checkr, we believe a hybrid work environment strengthens collaboration, drives innovation, and encourages connection. Our hub locations are Denver, CO, San Francisco, CA, and Santiago, Chile. Individuals are expected to work from the office 2 to 3 days a week. In-office perks are provided, such as lunch four times a week, a commuter stipend, and an abundance of snacks and beverages.
        One of Checkr's core values is Transparency. To live by that value, we've made the decision to disclose salary ranges inall of our job postings. We use geographic cost of labor as an input to develop ranges for our roles and as such, each location where we hire may have a different range. If this role is remote, we have listed the top to the bottom of the possible range, but we will specify the target range for an exact location when you are selected for a recruiting discussion. For more information on our compensation philosophy, see .
        The base salary range for this role is $335,000 to $380,000.
        Equal Employment Opportunities at Checkr
        Checkr is committed to hiring talented and qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds for all of its tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. Checkr believes that the gathering and celebration of unique backgrounds, qualities, and cultures enriches the workplace.
        Checkr also welcomes the opportunity to consider qualified applicants with prior arrest or conviction records. Checkr's commitment to diversity extends to hiring talented individuals in spite of a prior criminal history in accordance with local, state, and/or federal laws, including the .

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