VP of Engineering

Chicago, IL 60607

Posted: 06/11/2019 Category: Ruby Job Number: 11838

VP of Engineering

Provi is looking for a VP of Engineering to join our growing team.

Founded in 2016, Provi is an open digital marketplace connecting retailers (bars & restaurants), distributors, and suppliers in the alcohol industry.  We are a well funded (backed by a top tier venture capital firm), hungry team making a splash in the $240-Billion-dollar beverage industry.

Who we are:

We’ re a passionate, collaborative, and rapidly growing team focused on building the future of alcohol ordering, enabled through technology.

Who you are:

As VP of Engineering, you will run all facets of the engineering team - shaping the team as it grows, guiding technology choices and overall technology strategy, and being involved in architecture and product developments. You are a talented technical leader, who can help us think long architecturally, get the most out of our team, and guide all aspects of the company’ s technology as we continue to scale.

What you’ ll be doing:
  • Oversee software development - own development efficiency, code quality and the entire development process.
  • Lead a migration from Angular to React 
  • Conduct regular 1: 1s with engineering team members, set their professional goals, and ensure they are working towards achieving those targets.
  • Work closely with product and business teams to ensure future work is clearly-defined, feasible, and find areas to reduce scope or improve features.
  • Scale the engineering team and shape the engineering culture going forward.
  • As a member of the management team, work with a small group of leaders within the organization to drive company initiatives
  • Ensure the architecture’ s scalability 

  • Strong technical and management experience
  • Experience growing/scaling an engineering team
  • 5+ years of experience building robust and scalable products including hands-on experience creating web applications
  • Experience integrating APIs
  • Knowledge of the Ruby ecosystem
  • Strong background in OOP

The rest:
  • Flexible work environment: Work out of our amazing office in the West Loop with snacks, drinks, happy hours, etc.
  • Benefits: Equity, Healthcare, Equipment, & 401k options
Ruby, APIs, OOP

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