Vice President of Engineering

  • Builder.io
  • Canada
  • 05 Jul, 2024

Job Description

Builder.io is revolutionizing the way developers and teams build and manage their digital landscapes. As a leading Visual Development Platform, we seamlessly integrate with any site or app, empowering developers and enhancing team collaboration. Our core products, including a Visual CMS and the innovative AI-powered Visual Copilot, are trusted by industry giants like JCrew, Vimeo, and Mattel. As we scale, we're looking for a visionary VP Engineering to steer our technical journey and keep us at the forefront of developer tools.

Role Overview

As our VP Engineering, you'll be the technical heartbeat of Builder.io, driving the evolution of our platform and ensuring our technology not only meets but exceeds the expectations of our mid-market to enterprise clients. This role demands a unique blend of technical excellence, leadership, and a deep understanding of developer needs and challenges.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and expand our engineering team, fostering a culture of innovation, excellence, and collaboration.
  • Work closely with the product team to define technical roadmaps, ensuring our products are not just functional but delightful for developers.
  • Enhance our Visual CMS and AI-powered tools, ensuring high-quality, scalable, and secure product offerings.
  • Drive the integration of modern frontend technologies, with a particular focus on React, into our platform.
  • Engage with our developer community, gathering insights to continuously improve developer experience (DX) and API design.
  • Collaborate with key stakeholders across the company to ensure technical strategies align with business objectives.

Requirements

  • Proven experience in a leadership role within engineering, ideally within a fast-growing tech company.
  • A strong technical foundation, with hands-on experience developing devtools and a solid understanding of API design, developer experience, and modern frontend technologies (like React).
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with product teams, providing insights and guidance on developer needs, API functionalities, and enhancing product delight.
  • Excellent communication skills, capable of conveying complex technical ideas to non-technical stakeholders.
  • A passion for innovation and a relentless drive to stay ahead of the curve in the technology landscape.
  • Experience working with mid-market to enterprise-level companies, understanding their unique challenges and requirements.

Why Join Us?

At Builder.io, you'll be part of a team that's building the future of software development. You'll have the opportunity to work with a dynamic team, contribute to a culture of innovation, and make a significant impact on our products and the developer community. If you're passionate about building developer-centric tools and want to be at the forefront of the visual development space, we'd love to hear from you.

The items above are a starting point for a conversation, not a hard list of requirements. If this role excites you, we hope you will apply!

The estimated base salary for the Vice President of Engineering role is $280,000 - $350,000 USD. In addition to salary, total compensation will include meaningful company equity. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors discovered during the interview process, including experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.

What Builder.io offers you:

  • Unlimited time off. 3 weeks is the minimum that we will ask you to take each year
  • Mental health days. We encourage you to take at least one per quarter to recharge
  • Paid parental leave. 12 weeks of full pay for the birth and care of a newborn child, or for the placement of a child for adoption or foster care
  • $500 home office reimbursement. Help get what you need to be comfortable working in a digital-first environment
  • $500 annual learning & development budget. Feel supported and empowered to continue developing your skills
  • Co-working space reimbursement. Work from any WeWork at anytime with an All Access pass, or reimburse up to $299/month at another local co-working space
  • Health Insurance. 100% employer-paid premiums for medical, dental, and vision insurance for employees, and 50% covered for eligible dependents
  • Additional Insurance. Builder covers your life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and you'll have access to supplemental benefits like accident and critical illness insurance
  • 401k (for US based team members). Contribute to your financial future through our Guideline plan
  • Real equity. We have a four year vesting schedule with a one year cliff. We also have a ten (10!!) year exercise window 🤯  (yeah, we're pretty stoked about it!)

About Builder.io:

Builder.io is a Visual Headless CMS that works with any website or application and enables anyone to create, manage, and publish high-performing, enterprise-scale digital experiences without constantly relying on developers. We're backed by Greylock Partners and M12, Microsoft's Venture fund.

We were founded in San Francisco, CA but are committed to operating as a digital-first company. Our team continues to expand globally, with team members spread out across the US, Canada, Europe, South America, and Asia.

Builder.io is committed to growing an inclusive and diverse team. We are an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.