Remote Head Of Engineering at Samasource Open Startup
RSS
API
Global PayrollPost a job

find a remote job
work from anywhere

The largest collection of Remote Jobs for Digital Nomads online. Get a remote job you can do anywhere at Remote Companies like Toptal, Zapier and Automattic who embrace the future. There are 42,700+ jobs that allow you to work anywhere and live everywhere.

The largest collection of Remote Jobs for Digital Nomads online. Get a remote job you can do anywhere at Remote Companies like Toptal, Zapier and Automattic who embrace the future. There are 42,700+ jobs that allow you to work anywhere and live everywhere.

Global PayrollPost a job

  Jobs

  People

👉 Hiring for a remote position?

Post a job
on the 🏆 #1 remote jobs board

Samasource


Head Of Engineering

Head Of Engineering


Samasource


engineer

 

engineer

 
This job post is closed and the position is probably filled. Please do not apply.
\nThe Company:\n\n\nSamasource is an award-winning social enterprise with a huge vision-- to connect the one billion people living in poverty around the world to work using technology.  Samasource combines the fast-paced, results-driven culture of a tech start-up with the passion for alleviating global poverty of a non-profit. If you join us, you will be part of a dynamic team that is passionate about making an impact.  Samasource aims to ensure all human beings can afford to live with dignity, through work, health and education.\n\n\nSamasource was founded in 2008, reached sustainability in 2016, and has employed over 8,000 people, moving 35,000 people out of poverty.  Samasource is headquartered in San Francisco, CA with major offices in Kenya, Uganda, India and the Netherlands.\n\n\nSan Francisco, preferred, but open to qualified remote candidates.\n\n\nThe Job:\n\n\n\n\nSamasource's founding team is looking for an innovative and entrepreneurial engineer to lead our team of 8 to 10 geographically distributed engineers in building the software that enables our business.  As a rule, we prioritize getting things done over perfectionism . We're looking for somebody who has built agile, results oriented engineering teams and taken products to market before.\n\n\nOur platform is built on Ruby/Rails 4.2, with Postgres and Redis sharing data duties. Our code is tested with RSpec/Capybara/Jasmine, continuously integrated via CircleCI, and run on Heroku. AngularJS takes care of our JavaScript needs. We collaborate through GitHub, allocate work through Pivotal Tracker, swat bugs with JIRA & bounce ideas in Slack.\n\n\n\n* Accountable to deliver  Samasource's product roadmap and engineering vision Work with management to set engineering priorities and resource needs\n\n* Aggressively grow  a team of talented engineers to achieve our company's vision.\n\n* Hire talent into the team as the need arises.\n\n* Successfully release product features in sprints of two weeks or less\n\n* Be a strong communicator of engineering goals, priorities and execution to Samasource board, management and key stake holders\n\n* Write elegant, high quality, unit-tested code (be prepared to send in samples of work that you're proud of)\n\n* Unblock the engineers to ensure that the features and product roadmap is delivered on time.\n\n* Be creative and get things done to onboard new customers to Samasource\n\n\n\n\n\nRequirements: Professional Attributes\n\n\n\n* 8+ years of engineering experience with at least 3 years as a manager of engineers.Shipping products regularly and highly accountable for delivery of the team.\n\n* Recent experience successfully translating company goals into concrete, measurable engineering deliverables and leading a team of at least 8 software engineers\n\n* Recent experience building and managing remote teams of engineers (offshore or onshore)\n\n* Prior experience using lightweight project management tools, (e.g., writing a product roadmap, using Pivotal Tracker to manage more granular features)\n\n* Building scalable products in the cloud.\n\n* Strong understanding of Javascript and client-side technologies\n\n* Comfortable operating in a Linux environment\n\n* Strong working knowledge of unit testing frameworks\n\n* Working with customers to understand the technical needs and requirements.\n\n* Working in Machine Learning/ AI field would be a huge plus.\n\n\n\n\n\nRequirements: Personal Attributes\n\n\n\n* Aggressive growth orientation\n\n* Strong orientation toward finding and implementing solutions\n\n* Deep commitment to building an ethical, world-class company with technology at its core\n\n* At home in a very fast-paced environment with a high level of ambiguity\n\n* Willingness to make this startup a major part of your life for the next two years\n\n* Engaging and motivating leader\n\n* Eligibility to work in the United States\n\n\n


See more jobs at Samasource

# How do you apply?\n\n This job post is older than 30 days and the position is probably filled. Try applying to jobs posted recently instead.
FeedbackIf you find a bug, or have feedback, write it here. Please no job applications in here, click Apply instead! If you want to advertise, we do not do CPA/aff/perf ads ever.Thanks for the message! We will get back to you soon.

[Spam check] What is the name of Elon Musk's company going to Mars?

Send feedback