Director of Engineering
Verb is an online leadership development platform that delivers whole person development via experiential learning. Our content framework combines traditional business skills with modern topics, like Self-Awareness, Servant Leadership, Unconscious Bias, Empathy, and Growth Mindset. Our experiential learning platform integrates microlearning, peer learning, mentorship, feedback and assessments.
-Own full stack software development lifecycle in collaboration with product leadership.
-Collaborate with the product management team to scope new features, align on deliverables, plan sprints, and allocate engineering resources.
-Partner with executive stakeholders to drive strategy and ensure that technology meets business needs.
-Own the Verb platform technology, and ensure scalability, security, and stability.
-Manage Verb scrum teams and hold regular 1:1s with full-stack engineers and QA analysts. Deliver regular feedback and annual performance reviews and supporting engineers career growth.
-Research and provide feedback on third-party technology solutions that support all Verb teams.
-Monitor all Verb systems and ensure that alerts are in place.
-Define QA process and ensure success of QA function.
-Support sales and customer success teams by providing tech documentation and collaborating with client engineering teams.
-Maintain the engineering team operating expenses; forecast team and infrastructure expenses.
-Promote team L+D initiatives and organize tech talks and other learning opportunities.
What Awesome Stuff You’ll Do:
-Build Verb's technology brand through participation in virtual mentor groups, tech talks, and meetups.
-Build out a robust integration ecosystem with the biggest L&D platforms
-Act as administrator of all Verb engineering third-party tools.
-Work in contemporary infrastructure technologies for cloud services along with modern frontend and backend languages such as Node and Go
-Launch and scale mobile app on both Android and iOS
-Maintain a people roadmap; recruit, hire, and train new engineers.
What You’ll Need to be Successful:
-7+ years of engineering experience
-4+ years of engineering leadership experience
-Demonstrated ability to lead and scale teams
-Experience working with outsourced engineering partners/vendors
-Experience working in an agile/scrum environment with continuous integration/continuous deployment.
Verb is a small, fast-growing technology company based in Austin, TX. Our mission is to unlock the potential of 1MM people through whole person development at work. We do this by providing innovative online leadership training that combines mindset and skillset development, collaborative learning, and performance feedback. We sell to enterprise and mid-market customers who offer Verb’s SaaS platform to their employees as a professional development tool.
Our company evolved out of the need to provide engaging, accessible, and effective leadership development for employees in a variety of jobs, from knowledge workers to retail employees. We track our success through key metrics such as increases in rates of internal promotion, employee engagement, reduction in voluntary turnover, and improved managerial performance reviews. We target everyone from aspiring managers to senior leadership in companies ranging from 250 – 200,000 employees.
Our Product Promise: Verb provides a trusted and scalable solution for employees to develop themselves as conscious leaders and support the growth of everyone they lead.
Our Purpose: To unlock and cultivate human potential.
Our Vision: To unlock the potential of 1 million people at work.
-Magic - We believe in something bigger than ourselves and that anything is possible for anyone.
-Leadership – We courageously take responsibility and inhabit an owner’s mindset.
-Design – We pursue excellence-in form and function-through creativity, adaptability, and iteration.
-Authenticity – We speak truth, do what we say we will do, and create space for everyone’s honest expression.
-Curiosity – We are always learning. We question answers and maintain open minds.
-Celebrate – We love what we do. We pause to celebrate our achievements, connect to community and create joy.
When you work at Verb, we provide competitive benefits to make your life better both in and out of the office, which include: health, dental and vision insurance; open vacation policy; flexible work from home policy; and a great culture where you can be the best, honest version of yourself. At Verb, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to how we grow and operate our business. We’re building a diverse workforce that cultivates and supports all individuals. We believe a culture of equality creates a stronger work environment for all employees and that we are all accountable for encouraging and celebrating diverse voices.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.