Senior VP of Engineering

European Union
Engineering

iDeals is a fast-growing SaaS company recognized as the most highly rated and customer-centric in a secure business collaboration market. iDeals products are used by over 700,000 users from 150,000 companies worldwide. We are a remote-first company with a team of around 400 people residing on six continents. iDeals is a bootstrapped and highly profitable business, and despite the current economic downturn, we are on the way to growing our revenue by ca. 50% in 2022.

We are on a mission to build a better world where people run high-stake projects and make high-impact decisions with less stress, higher quality, and no lo ng hours. We achieve this by delivering very intuitive, highly secure, and robust software products:

iDeals Virtual Data Room – a web-based cloud platform used by companies from any industry to run high-value andmission-critical projects, such as a cross-border sale of multi-billion dollar assets, and also used in some verticals, such as for the development of revolutionary biotech products.

iDeals Board – a cloud platform with web and mobile applications used in the corporate, government, education, and nonprofit segments by board members, CEOs, and top executives to streamline governance and taking high-stake decisions in a fast, collaborative, secure, and compliant way.

Currently, we are looking for a Senior VP of Engineering, who will lead iDeals engineering teams within all of our products, and be responsible for building high-performing teams, implementing high-quality predictable delivery processes, and introducing innovations.

This role is a perfect fit for a seasoned engineering leader who wants to make an impact through leading, scaling, and transforming an engineering organization of 150+ engineers currently, working with the latest technologies and approaches, and building a solid engineering culture along with highly efficient processes.

We’re looking for someone located in Europe, either EU, Switzerland, UK, or Israel. But if you are not in any of these locations or want to move within any of them, we are glad to help with relocation.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

  • Build and implement a multi-year innovation roadmap. Set up and oversee innovation and technology scouting activities. Define common process, language, and tools 
  • Architect and implement a scaled delivery processes roadmap for a 2-3 years horizon. Introduce milestones and KPIs to track our movement towards the proposed target
  • Implement and support a consistent project and programs delivery across engineering teams 
  • Define and implement the set of security and compliance measures in engineering processes and practices that reassure reaching the expected security level of our products and services
  • Make sure technology innovation and product roadmap execution are delivered simultaneously and do not sacrifice each other. Align on the high-level priorities with the product management. Build a framework to ensure that we are keeping a balance between technical debt and improvements vs. the delivery of the features
  • Build a framework to evaluate engineers’ performance. Use the results for making promotion or dismissal, and for a development plan
  • Improve employer brand and build a value proposition for engineering roles at iDeals
  • Review and develop target Engineering Culture and adopt it within the teams
  • Manage external partnerships
  • WHAT YOU SHOULD HAVE:

  • Strong hands-on engineering background in the early career
  • Solid experience in engineering leadership roles, successful track of scaling of engineering teams and processes
  • Deep understanding of scaled delivery frameworks and their usage in practice. Ability to apply them in different contexts
  • Knowledge of SDLC process and performance metrics
  • Mastery in engineering project mgmt approaches and tools for planning, tracking, prioritization, risk mgmt, portfolio mgmt
  • Proven change management skills
  • Ability to dive deeper into the engineering problems or incidents, identify root cause, and propose remediations 
  • Good understanding of system design, quality management, security & compliance, DevOps and infrastructure
  • Strong leadership skills to drive engineering teams’ performance management, engineering culture and engineering employer brand directions
  • Excellent communication, analytic and problem-solving skills, can-do attitude
  • WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Support in relocation to/within EU/Switzerland/UK/Israel
  • Remote-first work (all engineers are based in Europe)
  • iDeals Wellness Package: medical insurance and compensation of health-related activities
  • Mental health support package
  • Paid vacation, sick days, days off, and paid national holidays
  • Paid family leave
  • Paid pregnancy disability leave
  • Paid sabbatical leave
  • Unlimited learning and development opportunities
  • Professional and self-development books and subscription services compensation
  • Sponsorship of participation in inspiration events, conferences, meetups
  • Obtain the company’s support if you decide to become a speaker or writer
  • Reimbursement of participation in sports competitions
  • International team-building activities
  • Support with organization workplace at home and budget for home-office setup
  • High-end laptop and monitor – based on your working needs
  • Budget for additional IT equipment
  • Reimbursement of co-working space expensesInternal growth policies
  • Regular performance and salary reviews
  • Generous internal referral program
  • iDeals Surprise Boxes from the People team
  • Excellence, Care, Trust, Collaboration, and Commitment are core values to the iDeals team
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    Since 2008, iDeals has won the trust of half a million business users. We have supported thousands of customers to run high-value and mission-critical projects, from the cross-border sales of multi-billion-dollar assets to developing revolutionary biotech products. Commitment to excellence has made iDeals the choice of big names, as well as ambitious startups. The growth goes on: the team is getting stronger; our client base and revenues are increasing year on year.

    OUR CULTURE

    We are driven by the mission of creating exceptional experiences for employees and customers alike. Our unwavering values of commitment and excellence inspire us to set the bar high, achieve the most ambitious goals and push the limits further.

    Our diversity and different perspectives are the foundation of our success. Our two values, collaboration and trust, ensure everyone has access to all the information, proactively shares thoughts, and leverage the teammates’ diverse opinions, experiences, and backgrounds. Both values help us to solve the most challenging problems.

    Last but not least, care value drives us to create a positive work environment and make everyone feel valued. We also stand for iDealers’ physical, mental, financial, and personal well-being and encourage a healthy lifestyle and active living.

    iDealers work in a remote-first model, meaning we collaborate remotely from anywhere – either home, cafe, co-working space, or one of our offices. And although we are located across the globe, we stay connected with the help of technology and ensure that everyone on our team feels surrounded by teammates and engaged with our common goals.

    iDeals is an equal opportunity employer

    iDeals is made up of people from a wide variety of backgrounds and lifestyles. We embrace diversity and invite applications from people from all walks of life. We don’t discriminate against employees or applicants based on gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, religion, age, national origin, or citizenship.