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VP of Technology

VP of Technology

Thursday, June 20, 2024

Direct Hire

Redwood City, California, United States

We are an innovative tech company growing out our presence in the Bay Area, on the cusp of launching an exciting new product in the US market. We are seeking a visionary and hands-on Vice President of Technology to lead our technical initiatives, grow our engineering team, and drive a successful product.

As the Vice President of Technology, you will play a pivotal role in shaping our company's technical strategy and execution. You will lead the development and launch of our new online poker and casino gaming product across desktop web and mobile web platforms. This role offers a unique opportunity to build and mentor a high-performing engineering team while working at the intersection of cutting-edge technology and gaming.

This role will be Hybrid in the Redwood City area.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with product, design, and business teams to develop and execute the technical vision and roadmap for our new product launch in the US

  • Build, lead, and mentor a talented engineering team, fostering a culture of innovation and excellence

  • Oversee the architecture, design, and development of our product across desktop web and mobile web platforms

  • Stay abreast of industry trends, especially in gaming and web technologies, to inform product decisions

  • Manage technical operations, including infrastructure, security, and performance optimization

  • Establish engineering best practices, code quality standards, and development processes

  • Represent the company's technical initiatives to stakeholders, investors, and potential partners

Requirements:

  • 5+ years software development experience

  • 2+ years of technology leadership experience, preferably at a Sr. Director-level or above

  • Proven track record of building and launching successful web-based products, especially in gaming or related industries

  • Hands-on experience in full-stack web development (frontend and backend)

  • Deep understanding of modern web technologies, frameworks, and best practices for desktop and mobile web

  • Experience with game development, game engines, or integration of gaming features into web applications

  • Strong people management skills with a history of growing and mentoring high-performing teams

  • Excellent communication skills to interface with technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related field preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to thrive in ambiguous environments, drive clarity, and make decisions with incomplete information

  • Experience with Cocos Creator (or similar game engines)

  • Proficiency in Golang programming

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with startup environments and scaling engineering teams from the ground up

  • Knowledge of cloud platforms (AWS, Azure, GCP) and DevOps practices

  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and tools

  • Experience optimizing performance and cross-platform compatibility in game development

  • Conversational or fluent Mandarin nice to have


    In the U.S., the salary range for this position is $250,000-$300,000 per year. The base pay actually offered may vary depending on the candidate's geographic region, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors.

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