Vice President, Engineering

Boston, MA · Job # 8801BK

Job Overview:


You must have START-UP experience{s}

In this role, reporting to the CEO, you will be leading a team of highly-talented software/ hardware/ mechanical engineers. You are an experienced product-driven engineering manager.


You Will:

  • Manage and grow an exceptional multi-disciplinary engineering team to develop quality products on schedule while meeting cost targets
  • Establish a culture of continuous improvement focusing on delivering value to customers and being responsive to their needs.
  • Define the vision of success for the engineering organization to achieve company’s strategic goals and empower the engineering team to achieve those goals.
  • Partner with the CEO and senior leadership to ensure engineering's vision for success is aligned with the business goals.
  • Manage system version roadmap, system requirements, and timelines across software, hardware, and product disciplines.
  • Partner with the CEO and senior leadership to influence company’s  technology vision and product roadmap.
  • Develop and manage engineering best practices for product development, quality assurance, maintenance, and service.
  • Track, analyze, and monitor technology performance metrics
  • Interface with customers as-needed.


You Are

  • Comfortable:
    • Diving deep into an experimental result, CAD file, or code.
    • Discussing effective hiring practices, performance management, and organizational structure.
  • Experience managing teams of 25+ engineers.
  • Experience managing within software and/or hardware organizations, ideally both.
  • Track record of delivering and scaling software and electromechanical products to customers.
  • Continued learning mindset.
  • Track record of successful mentoring and growth of direct reports.
  • Experience with robotics, hardware/software products for industrial applications is desired.
  • Experience working in fast-paced and dynamic start-up environment.
  • Ability to travel to partners and customer sites.


Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States legally.


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