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VP of Engineering

VP of Engineering

Tuesday, February 6, 2024

Direct Hire

Dallas, Texas, United States

VP-Engineering (Group Platform)


The Vice President of Engineering (Group Platform) is responsible for the development, delivery and ongoing support of our suite of reservation and licensing technology, connecting national parks with outdoor adventure seekers from around the world.

  • Lead a team of architects, software and QA engineers in the design, development, and deployment and support of Riverside’s platform, ensuring h quality, scalability, resiliency and performance.
  • Collaborate with product management to define roadmaps, set priorities and execute and deliver releases to schedule and budget.
  • Drive design and continuous improvement of engineering processes and methodologies to enhance software quality, service delivery and customer satisfaction.
  • Design and implement agile development models to deliver high quality releases with predictable speed to market that aligns with product priorities and business needs.
  • Ensure the engineering team follows best practices for software development, code reviews, testing, and deployment.
  • Provide timely update of progress, risks and status throughout all stages of product development to executive sponsors.
  • Manage and mentor the engineering team, including hiring, training, performance management, and career development.
  • Define and Implement Production Deployment and Support models that meet the uptime and incident resolution SLAs.


  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in computer science, Engineering, or related field
  • 10+ years of experience in software engineering, including 5+ years in a leadership role.
  • Have led an effort to break up and monolithic platform and re-platform into a modern architecture, cloud native application.
  • Strong experience in leading and managing engineering teams in a fast-paced, agile environment. 
  • Strong experience as a hands-on architect, guiding other architects in the process setting the application design vision.  
  • Successful track record of meeting deadlines under budget and delivering large scale cloud-based
    products to a global market.
  • Demonstrated experience in leading distributed teams (i.e., Americas, Europe, Asia) in multi-site
    collaborative development.
  • Regularly consider business perspective and tradeoffs while evaluating technical approaches.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a deep understanding of software development methodologies,
    processes, and tools, including Agile, Scrum, and DevOps.
  • Passionate about coaching and leading other engineers but can roll up your sleeves and get the job done when the opportunities arise.
  • Strong understanding of cloud infrastructure, databases, and serverless architecture
  • Excellent communication, collaboration, and leadership skills.
  • Manage relationships with external vendors and SI Partners.
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