Stylitics: VP of Engineering

Posted by | October 5, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

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Location: New York, NY

URL: www.stylitics.com

VP of Engineering:
Stylitics is a consumer insights
company that is unlocking a new stream of data on what people are wearing and
buying, in real-time. Our consumer-facing apps let users “check in” what they
wore in to see a personal outfit history, trends reports, rewards/badges, and
recommendations. Our client-side analytics dashboard helps the world’s leading
brands and retailers make smarter business decisions using live data on
consumer preferences.
We are an early-stage company with a
small development team, based in NYC. We are funded by leading investors in the
fashion and analytics space, and have a queue of users signed up for our beta
program. We have some major brands as beta clients and have been featured in
ComputerWorld, WSJ, Inc Magazine, SF Gate, Knowledge@Wharton, and others.
Reach out to us if you’re interested
in managing and growing an engineering team working on cross-platform products in
a fast-growing space, leading by example through excellent code and process,
and tackling interesting technical challenges that can have a broad consumer
impact.
Our technology stack is S3, Heroku, Rails, Github, Jenkins, & soon HTML5, and Campfire & Pivotal Tracker to keep us honest. 
What
we are looking for:
·  
An
experienced developer who has managed technical teams for at least 5 years.
·  
A
start-up Sr Engineer or CTO who understands how to operate lean and efficiently
·  
Experience
in building scalable architecture – ideally has been through the “hockey stick”
·  
Experience
in debugging and optimizing code for application performance
·  
Active
contributor to the open source community
·  
Experience
with Agile
Responsibilities
include:
·  
Leading
planning and execution on the product roadmap
·  
Recruiting,
hiring, and management of a local & remote technical team
·  
Actively
communicating technical progress to the non-technical team
·  
Optimizing
feature rollouts on tight deadlines
·  
Co-ordinating
feature rollouts across different platforms (web app, iOS, Android,
Facebook) 
·  
Actively
contributing to code and mentoring other engineers
·  
Being
the technical “face” of Stylitics – with the community, clients, and investors.
Compensation:
·  
Full-time
salary
·  
Equity
stake 
·  
Health
benefits 

To apply: Email Zach at zach@stylitics.com

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