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Job key responsibilities

Job Description

 

Job Title: VP of Engineering

Reports To: CTO

FLSA Status: Exempt

Location: NY – United States

 

Job Summary

 

About The Team

Roots Automation brings together machine intelligence and human ingenuity in the form of advanced, intelligent Digital Coworkers. Think of a Digital Coworker as your ideal team member – digitized. Our Digital Coworkers are built with Artificial Intelligence and can think, read, and intuit like humans. They are pre-trained to understand and interact with data, documents, systems, and processes commonly found in Insurance. Their knowledgebase is perpetually expanding with learning federated across our customers. Digital Coworkers are always on, ultra-secure, and deliver ROI from day one.

 

Roots Automation's Digital Coworkers free Insurance Professionals from inefficient, repetitive, soul-destroying work, thus enabling them to be more creative, collaborative, and innovative.

 

The Role

We seek a VP of Engineering to join and lead a diverse set of engineering disciplines. As the VP of Engineering, you will be responsible for setting and executing across Front-End and Back-End disciplines.

 

Our ideal candidate has experience designing, developing, monitoring, and deploying production-grade systems, preferably in the B2B domain. The candidate also possesses excellent team leadership capabilities, enabling them to manage and upskill a team of engineers to succeed across various business and technical challenges.

 

Responsibilities will be across R&D and customer-facing initiatives.

 

The position reports directly to the CTO and collaborates closely with marketing, Sales, AI/ML, and customer success leadership.

This position offers a highly competitive compensation package, including equity and other benefits. This position will be full-time and based in New York City, with a hybrid office schedule.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work with the executive team to develop and execute an engineering roadmap based on company and customer priorities
  • Oversee quality and performance of front-end web applications as well as backend systems and microservices
  • Develop a growing team of software engineers to deliver high-quality, performant, and maintainable code
  • Collaborate with AI/ML team in deploying cutting edge Machine Learning, Deep Learning, and Computer Vision systems
  • Design and prototype solutions in response to critical market need to be defined by product management and senior management
  • Work closely with Automation and Product teams on developing requirements, technical designs, and implementation of end-to-end solutions in production
  • Document and publish design standards that will be applied across various disciplines

 

Requirements & Qualifications

  • 10+ years of software engineering experience with progressively increasing responsibilities
  • 5+years of engineering leadership experience, with a proven track record designing and executing large-scale, complex platforms, preferably in a B2B environment
  • Experience building SaaS products and platforms using Python/Django, React
  • Experience in architecting, deploying, and scaling performant solutions, preferably in a startup environment or new product within larger organizations
  • Strong experience in developing APIs and microservice architectures Demonstrated ability to attract top talent and inspire high-performing teams
  • Strong experience in agile and test-driven methodologies
  • Strong quantitative and analytical abilities, using data to drive decisions
  • Experience developing and deploying solutions in a public cloud such as Azure, AWS, or GCPWorking knowledge of auto-scaling microservice infrastructure such as Kubernetes clusters, docker containers, etc.
  • Effective communication skills and diligence. Track record of proven ability to communicate complex technical topics to engineers and non-technical people.

 

The ideal candidate will

  • Be familiar with Machine Learning solutions and how to integrate them into larger solutions
  • Have experience with real-time, multi-threaded, multi-processing software development
  • Be curious and motivated to dissect and solve complex challenges
  • Be able to thrive in a dynamic environment
  • Experience having worked in a startup environment

 

Benefits

  • Work in a fast-growing, VC-backed startup with a clear upward trajectory
  • Compensation includes Salary, Bonus, and Equity
  • Full benefits (dental, health, vision, etc.)
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off

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