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VP of Software Development - (Pluralsight)

Pluralsight Full Time Software Developer Remote-US

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This position is available for remote employment in these areas:
Draper UT, Remote - California, Remote - Colorado, Remote - Illinois, Remote - Massachusetts, Remote - North Carolina, Remote - Texas, Remote - Utah, Remote - Washington

Job Description:
The VP of Software Development for the Pluralsight Flow product will have direct responsibility for the delivery of the product line, the infrastructure that enables the delivery of that product set, and in-application support for customers with internal processes and procedures to ensure that our customers are delighted. Reporting directly to the CTO, you will have visibility into business strategy and will be relied upon to prioritize technical engineering objectives and workstreams to meet those business needs. You will work closely with all parts of our engineering organization, driving priorities, empowering the directors of engineering with the tools, budget, and communications necessary for them to deliver high impact. We’re looking for someone with experience building a SaaS product, designing and communicating internal engineering processes, and leading leaders to fulfill their potential while keeping a collaborative and service-minded direction with their teams.
Who you are:
  • A leader that understands how to operate a mission critical service for enterprise customers
  • A compassionate and talented engineer
  • Someone with an eye for seeing where and when technical decisions improve our product roadmaps
  • A leader with emotional intelligence and maturity to work with a set of highly capable and empowered direct reports while also genuinely interested in and engaged with the broader engineering team at all levels. You bring out the best in your team.
  • A thoughtful and artful communicator within your engineering teams and across the broader organization.
  • Able to organize complex deliverables into actionable projects
  • Someone with enormous drive to build the best product

What you’ll own:
This role will lead a 50+ person team of software engineers and engineering managers working on our Flow product.  Responsibilities include:
  • Product Delivery: The delivery schedule for your product features
  • Product Excellence: The technology and components to delight our users, improve quality, and reduce the cost of support and maintenance of your product
  • A Reliable Experience: ensure your product meets or exceeds the contracted SLA uptime
  • Growth of Team: The responsibility for the opportunities, growth, and personal development of hundreds of engineers
  • Organizational relationship: A direct and deep relationship with product managers, sales, and account managers
  • Product Strategy: inform the product strategy by bringing technical perspective to the conversation
  • Product Champion: strategically leveraging Pluralsight’s own products across your organization
Experience you’ll need:
Your years of experience as a software engineer with large-scale technical projects delivered have prepared you for this role. Technically trained, inquisiitve,  and with excellent communication and management skills, you care about quality engineering, understand business needs, and value empathy. You are ready to work with the CTO, business and product leaders, and cross-functional leaders across the company who will look to you to get things done. 
  • Extensive experience with shipping and operating both cloud services and on-prem solutions, with technical depth to be  active in decisions about the large architectural investments
  • Demonstrated ability to focus product development on the top corporate objectives and priorities, and to be accountable for keeping strategic deliverables on track
  • Hands-on software development experience and credibility with the hands-on teams of engineers
  • Experience with software methodologies  and software development tools for project management and issue tracking
  • Diagramming and development of presentations and maps and specifications for developers
  • Experience with content production tools, terms, and related technical and legal concerns
  • Experience with API management, product instrumentation, analytics, continuous development and integration, and security and audit concerns
  • Experience with UX and UI concepts, though we do not expect you to be a designer
  • Demonstrated experience leading and coaching manager direct reports
  • Strong cross-team and cross-department partnership skills for negotiating smart agreements
EOE Statement 
Be Yourself. Pluralsight is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 

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