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Vice President, Engineering

Spotnana Technology

Spotnana Technology

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 29, 2023

Are you ready for the best destination of your career?

Spotnana is modernizing the infrastructure of the $1.4 trillion travel industry in order to bring freedom, simplicity, and trust to travelers everywhere. With over $115M in funding from top tier investors, including ICONIQ and Madrona Venture Group, we are tackling the hardest problems the travel industry has to offer and we need your help.

Culture is always fluid. It evolves as a business grows, along with the people who drive it forward. We seek people who have different perspectives, but shared values. Before you embark on this journey, quickly check in on whether you are aligned with our company values:

  1. Obsessed with Customer Needs: We earn the trust and loyalty of our customers by solving their problems.
  2. Do the Impossible: We solve tough problems through innovation and are inspired by unprecedented challenges.
  3. Build Globally, Serve Locally: We embrace a global mindset and celebrate diversity as we serve customers around the world.
  4. Act Like Owners: We constantly find problems to solve. Decisions are not made in isolation. We work hard, work smart, and work together.
  5. Constantly Change, Learn & Evolve: We flourish by adapting quickly to new challenges and by learning from everyone around us. Building something new is not always glamorous work. Roll up your sleeves, get your hands dirty, and evolve.
  6. Respect Above All: We are humble and treat others with the same respect we desire for ourselves. Our work culture is a safe environment where everyone is open to feedback and new ideas.

What you’ll own:

  • Play a critical role, as a senior member of the leadership team, in shaping and supporting Spotnana’s company vision, day-to-day operations, and culture
  • Setting the technical vision and building the technical product roadmap from launch to scale; including defining long-term goals and strategies
  • Defining best practices around coding methodologies, software development, and quality assurance
  • Defining innovative technical requirements and systems while balancing time, feasibility, cost and customer experience
  • Ensuring our internal processes and services comply with privacy and security regulations
  • Establishing a high performing, inclusive engineering culture focused on innovation, execution, growth and development
  • Setting a high bar for our overall engineering practices in support of our mission and goals
  • Developing goals, roadmaps and delivery dates to help us scale quickly and sustainably
  • Collaborate closely cross functionally across Spotnana’s business functions

Experience to bring with you:

  • A strong track record of creating engaging, intuitive and highly secure engineering products from conception to production
  • 15+ years of experience building and leading growing engineering functions, ideally for a fintech offering
  • A thoughtful and proven approach to hiring, mentoring and scaling a top-notch engineering team
  • Entrepreneurial mentality with the passion for our mission and in building a highly successful company
  • Experience in AWS infrastructure and developer operations environments
  • Experience with Java, Postgres, Dockert, React and building tools diverse teams
  • Experience with financial and transactional systems
  • Experience engineering for large volumes of data at scale
  • Analytical and problem solving mindset; constantly curious
  • Proven ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Execute against strategy in cooperation with other teams, including Product Management, Customer Success, Sales, and Marketing
  • Experience with financial audit and compliance such as SOC, PCI, etc. is a plus
  • Experience building a successful consumer mobile app at scale
  • Multi-country experience
  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 25% of time

Let’s talk compensation

Spotnana strives to offer fair, industry-competitive and equitable compensation. Our approach holistically assesses total compensation, including cash, company equity and comprehensive benefits. Our market-based compensation approach uses data from trusted third party compensation sources to set salary ranges that are thoughtful and consistent with the role, industry, company size, and internal equity of our team. Each employee is paid within the minimum and maximum of their position’s compensation range based on their skills, experience, qualifications, and other job-related specifications.

The annual cash compensation for this role is: $250,000

We care for the people who make everything possible - our benefits offerings include:

  • Equity in the form of stock options which provides partial ownership in the company so you can share in the success of the company as it grows
  • Pre-tax and ROTH 401(k) options via Fidelity with up to a 4% company match
  • Comprehensive benefit plans covering medical, dental, vision, life, and disability effective on your hire date. We cover 100% of your employee premiums and 85% of your eligible dependents
  • Pre-tax flexible spending account options for health, dependent care and commuter expenses
  • 20 vacation days per year in additional to 10 company holidays, 4 company recharge/wellness days and an end of year company shutdown
  • Up to 26 weeks of Parental Leave
  • Monthly cell phone / internet stipend
  • Additional benefits including access to RocketLawyer’s online legal platform, International Airlines Travel Agent Network (IATAN) membership, Pet Insurance through Fetch, Financial Wellness through Origin and SoFi, EAP through Mutual of Omaha, The Calm app through Kaiser, pre-tax parking/transit program and more.

We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive environment and to encourage these values in everyone on our team. We provide an environment of mutual respect where opportunities are available without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that diversity and inclusion for people from all walks of life is key to our success as a company.