VP Engineering

Cheetah Networks

Description

Cheetah Networks is leader in IoT Service Assurance solutions. Our IoT Assurance Analytics solution helps network operators and enterprises to scale IoT service delivery over LTE and 5G networks. Our PulseView™ solution enables network operators to grow revenue by monetizing their IoT/LTE infrastructure.

The role of VP Engineering is to provide management of the engineering team, exploring new technologies and tools as input into strategic planning for the company while managing the timely
execution of the technology roadmap.

Key Job Attributes

As a natural leader you set the pace for the engineering team and working with your peers pioneer the next wave of innovative technology. Your can-do attitude, motivational skills and breadth of technology allow you to deliver on time, high quality, disruptive solutions to the market.

A hands-on approach to working with a diverse set of engineers encompassing many technology areas is necessary to meet challenging market commitments. Your ability to mentor and motivate will be key attributes.

Your passion to innovative and build a strong team and culture are important attributes of this leadership role. One of our mantras is “you get out what you put in” and this leader will have that opportunity.

Main Responsibilities

You will manage the Engineering team, delivering on the roadmap that you will help develop with the senior management team. You will move yardsticks on both product/feature delivery as well as on technologies applied to problems. You will attract talent, ensuring that we have a good balance between raw skill and team culture.

You can expect to learn our business inside and out, build on our successes to date and present your team’s next technology break-through directly to customers and investors. You will be accountable for the development process from scoping and commitment to delivery and support.. You’ll report directly to our CEO so there is great opportunity to grow. You will also work closely with CTO and Sales, providing plenty of collaboration opportunities.

It will be your job to assist the company with its commitments to investors and employees by leading the engineering team to deliver market disruptive solutions on time and with quality.

Responsibilities:

  • Define and execute feature and product development in close cooperation with the CEO, CTO, Sales team, and other executives
  • Look outside the organization to understand emerging technologies and identify opportunities to incorporate to differentiate our solution
  • Collaborate with the leadership team to strengthen our company’s value proposition
  • Work closely with CTO on new technologies and intellectual property creation and protection
  • Recruit new team members
  • Work closely with the team to establish high quality development milestones
  • Define and manage the engineering budget, balancing short term market needs with cash flow
  • Build relationships with senior management at key partnership organizations to pursue further growth opportunities
  • Communicate clearly and concisely to team members, peers and customers
  • Get hands dirty: whatever it takes to help the team get to the next milestone

 

Qualifications

  • Proven track record of product and feature development, some in a startup environment
  • Demonstrated team building and fostering culture in a small company environment
  • Ability to attract talent through existing network and relationships in the industry
  • Knowledgeable in the competitive landscape with energy to monitor new trends and benchmarks
  • Experience working with latest industry standard engineering tools
  • Excellent communication skills that demonstrate professionalism and fluency in English
  • Eager to meet goals while establishing priorities and time management
  • Aptitude for learning and applying new technologies
  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in engineering or computer science
  • 3-10+ years experience in leading small development team across multiple technology skills
  • Experience with several of C, C++, Webserver, SQL, JSON, React, Angular, Go, Rust, Python, cloud
  • Previous experience with public and private funding would be ideal

 

At Cheetah

Velocity – that’s something we’re known for around here, hence the company name. We work and move fast. and pounce on emerging opportunities. Our team uses Agile methodologies and Lean Startup principles to deliver our clients’ projects before the competition. We plan, design, architect and build technology platforms and products—delivering world-class technology solutions for Service Providers and Enterprises.

We foster a casual and collaborative work environment. We’re big on technology and creativity, and believe that teamwork is the key to reaching amazing heights.

In addition, we offer:

  • Competitive compensation rates
  • Paid vacation
  • Flexible work environment
  • An environment to learn, to make your own, where you are rewarded for contributions

 

Seniority Level: Mid to High

Industry
Information Technology & Services, IOT, Wireless, Software, Analytics

 

Cheetah Networks is committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants and employees. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, colour, religion or belief, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital or civil status, political affiliation, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the jurisdictions in which we operate.

These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, demotions, transfers, compensation changes, training, career development programs, layoffs, and terminations.

To apply for this job email your details to info@cheetahnetworks.com