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VP of Engineering

In-Person - East New York, NY

⚑🍞⚑ About Us

We’re on a mission to revolutionize the global electronics supply chain.

During the pandemic, we saw how the inefficiencies in electronics manufacturing can have a massive global impact. From over $200B lost in car manufacturing to delays on laptops, gaming systems, and much more.

At Breadboard we are rethinking the electronics supply chain down to the finest detail. We’re designing the new operating system in which this entire system will run. We’ve already secured seed funding and are now looking to expand our engineering team to help us set the foundation for the future.

✨ Why work with us?

🌎 Impactful Mission: Join us in revolutionizing the electronics supply chain, a global necessity in today's changing trade landscape.

🀝 Autonomy & Ownership: Embrace a culture where disagreement sparks innovation, decisions are trusted, and asking for forgiveness beats asking for permission.

πŸš€ Startup with less risk: Influence our journey in an early-stage startup that already boasts seed funding and clients, balancing excitement with security.

πŸ’‘ Limitless Growth: Lead our engineering team and be at the forefront of projects that push technological boundaries, with pathways to even greater leadership roles.

🌟 Diverse Team: Collaborate with engineers passionate about our mission, ranging from budding talents to industry veterans.

πŸ›  All-In Support: From top-tier tools to dedicated teams, we're here to ensure you have what you need to succeed.

βœ…Β  You’ll be responsible for

πŸ”§ Direct Team Leadership: Guiding, mentoring, and directly leading a dedicated engineering team of four, ensuring their professional growth and project success.

πŸ›  Hands-on Technical Oversight: Staying hands-on with our tech stack. From reviewing code, and making pivotal architectural decisions, to even writing code to remain sharp and connected with the team's challenges.

🌐 Strategy & Vision Partnership: Collaborating closely with the CEO and engineering team to shape the technical vision, while also contributing insights to the broader business strategy.

🌟 Growth & Recruitment: Identifying hiring needs aligned with our business goals and spearheading the recruitment and onboarding processes to ensure our engineering team remains robust and dynamic.

πŸ“ˆ Effective Project Management: Working in tandem with the Product Manager to ensure projects are well-scoped, efficiently executed, and proactively communicated. This includes planning, estimating, and navigating research spikes all the way to delivery.

πŸ€– Tech Stack Autonomy: Taking full charge of decisions related to our technology stack, tools, and platforms, ensuring Breadboard stays on the cutting edge of innovation.

βš™οΈ Operational Excellence: Recognizing areas of improvement proactively, driving process enhancements, and fostering a culture of continuous learning and evolution within the engineering department.

πŸ“ˆΒ  Requirements

🌱 Startup DNA and Experience: If you've been instrumental in a high-growth company from it's early stages, it underscores your adaptability, resilience, and understanding of the nuances of scaling effectively.

πŸš€ Versatile Experience: Your trajectory is crucial. We value those who started as an Individual Contributor (IC) engineer and climbed the ladder to leadership/management roles. This indicates you've seen and understood both the granular and the big picture, blending hands-on technical mastery with exemplary team management.

πŸ”§ Tech Proficiency: Our tools are specific, and we need you to wield them expertly. While having experience with our tech stack (Typescript, React, NestJS, Elasticsearch, AWS, etc.) is an advantage, it's more important that you've thrived in environments with workflow and data-intensive web applications. Dive into any tech challenge and guide the team with confidence.

🀝 Tech-Business Acumen: Engineering isn't an isolated domain. The ability to seamlessly bridge technology and business, decode and simplify tech jargon for stakeholders, and always uphold accountability sets you apart.

πŸ’ͺ Relentless Drive: The dynamics of a startup require a unique spirit. Exhibit a proactive nature that consistently pushes for daily improvements, takes charge of outcomes, and rallies the team towards collective victories.

πŸ“Œ Unwavering Accountability: At Breadboard, we hold ourselves and each other to the highest standards. We're seeking leaders who take ownership, acknowledge missteps, learn from them, and drive improvements. Your commitment to accountability will be the backbone of trust within the team and with stakeholders.

πŸŽ“ Solid Foundation: While a Computer Science degree from a top-tier university can be indicative of a strong foundation, we're more interested in your real-world achievements and growth trajectory.

πŸ’° Compensation + Benefits

πŸ’° Competitive Salary: We offer a compensation package that aligns with your expertise and the value you bring to Breadboard.

πŸ“ˆ Company Ownership: Have a tangible stake in our future success. We believe in sharing our growth, so you'll be granted meaningful equity, ensuring you're invested in our collective journey.

🌐 Health Benefits: Your well-being is paramount. We provide comprehensive health benefits, including:

  • Full medical coverage

  • Dental care

  • Vision care

πŸ”’ Retirement Plan: Plan for the long haul with our 401k offerings, ensuring you're set for the future.

🀝 Your First 3β†’6 Months

πŸš€ Feature Enhancement: Drive improvements in core features like an email relay system, user-customized formula-based calculations, predictive pricing, and a state-of-the-art notification system.

πŸ”§ Infrastructure Upgrades: Spearhead tech initiatives from blue/green deployments to data handling optimizations.

🌱 Mentorship & Growth: Foster a culture of continuous learning and guide the team through complex decisions and growth trajectories.

🎯 Strategic Execution: Have a direct impact on our roadmap by leading the tech development and launch of pivotal platform features.

⏱ Startup Dynamics: Embrace the startup pace. Ensure our sprints are meticulously planned and executed, staying agile and market-responsive.