DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING

DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING

Anywhere in the world, but Seattle, WA is ideal

Anywhere in the world, but Seattle, WA is ideal

WHO WE ARE:

Xembly is a well-funded, fast-growing AI startup building the world’s first automated chief of staff. We believe every employee deserves a perfectly organized and effective work-life, not just high-performing CEOs. Our product is trusted by workers at all levels and companies of all sizes, including category leaders, such as Convoy, Qualtrics, Spotify, Twilio, TripActions, and Zuora. 

We are founded by conversational AI and enterprise experts and backed by some of the world’s leading venture capital firms, including Lightspeed and Norwest Venture Partners.

We are expanding our team to help us tackle the excitingly complex engineering challenges associated with automating the chief of staff role. Successful candidates will pride themselves on being innovative and agile, while simultaneously willing and able to build highly reliable software in a team-oriented environment.

WHO WE ARE:

Xembly is a well-funded, fast-growing AI startup building the world’s first automated chief of staff. We believe every employee deserves a perfectly organized and effective work-life, not just high-performing CEOs. Our product is trusted by workers at all levels and companies of all sizes, including category leaders, such as Convoy, Qualtrics, Spotify, Twilio, TripActions, and Zuora. 

We are founded by conversational AI and enterprise experts and backed by some of the world’s leading venture capital firms, including Lightspeed and Norwest Venture Partners.

We are expanding our team to help us tackle the excitingly complex engineering challenges associated with automating the chief of staff role. Successful candidates will pride themselves on being innovative and agile, while simultaneously willing and able to build highly reliable software in a team-oriented environment.

YOU WILL HAVE OWNERSHIP OF:

  • Leading, managing, and mentoring a team of software engineers
  • Building and shipping products and features that make it possible for employees at all levels of an organization to have a chief of staff
  • Overseeing the design and architecture of scalable, reliable backend and frontend applications and services to support the growing needs of the business
  • Working with engineers, designers, product managers, and senior leadership to turn our product and technical vision into a tangible roadmap
  • Crafting new engineering processes and systems that will allow the team to scale in the future
  • Helping scale our technical team

YOU WILL HAVE OWNERSHIP OF:

  • Leading, managing, and mentoring a team of software engineers
  • Building and shipping products and features that make it possible for employees at all levels of an organization to have a chief of staff
  • Overseeing the design and architecture of scalable, reliable backend and frontend applications and services to support the growing needs of the business
  • Working with engineers, designers, product managers, and senior leadership to turn our product and technical vision into a tangible roadmap
  • Crafting new engineering processes and systems that will allow the team to scale in the future
  • Helping scale our technical team

YOU HAVE THE FOLLOWING SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BS or advanced degree in computer science, engineering, or related technical field or equivalent professional experiences
  • 7+ years of experience in software design and development using a diverse set of programming languages, frameworks, and systems, including 3+ years leading and scaling software engineering organizations beyond 20+ team members
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, both as a leader of teams and a leader of projects
  • Experience architecting high-quality software solutions that are highly scalable and maintainable.
  • Intricate knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle and experience rolling out new processes to a team of engineers
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following: Node.js, Typescript, React, Python
  • Knowledge of cloud services in AWS, for example, EC2, S3, etc
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SQL relational databases and NoSQL databases
  • Experience with developing RESTful services
  • Experience with Realtime Streaming solutions similar to Kafka/Faust
  • Familiarity with distributed source control management systems such as GIT
  • Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical audiences and influence at all levels.
  • Results-oriented with a strong customer focus

YOU HAVE THE FOLLOWING SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BS or advanced degree in computer science, engineering, or related technical field or equivalent professional experiences
  • 7+ years of experience in software design and development using a diverse set of programming languages, frameworks, and systems, including 3+ years leading and scaling software engineering organizations beyond 20+ team members
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, both as a leader of teams and a leader of projects
  • Experience architecting high-quality software solutions that are highly scalable and maintainable.
  • Intricate knowledge of the Software Development Lifecycle and experience rolling out new processes to a team of engineers
  • Familiarity with one or more of the following: Node.js, Typescript, React, Python
  • Knowledge of cloud services in AWS, for example, EC2, S3, etc
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SQL relational databases and NoSQL databases
  • Experience with developing RESTful services
  • Experience with Realtime Streaming solutions similar to Kafka/Faust
  • Familiarity with distributed source control management systems such as GIT
  • Ability to communicate with technical and non-technical audiences and influence at all levels.
  • Results-oriented with a strong customer focus

NICE TO HAVES:

  • Experience developing and architecting machine learning systems
  • Knowledge of how email and calendar management systems are architected
  • Experience with Chrome Extensions
  • Familiarity with Google Workspace APIs
  • Experience integrating with video conferencing solutions like Zoom, Teams, Google Meet, etc.
  • Experience integrating with other 3rd party productivity tools.

NICE TO HAVES:

  • Experience developing and architecting machine learning systems
  • Knowledge of how email and calendar management systems are architected
  • Experience with Chrome Extensions
  • Familiarity with Google Workspace APIs
  • Experience integrating with video conferencing solutions like Zoom, Teams, Google Meet, etc.
  • Experience integrating with other 3rd party productivity tools.

OUR EXPECTATIONS OF YOU:

  • You’re insanely passionate about building innovative products that delight customers
  • You execute like crazy and get a lot done
  • You care; about the company, customer, product, and team
  • You have an awesome sense of humor and love to leave work every day with a smile
  • You never whine or complain, you try and instigate change or disagree and commit
  • You aren’t interested in playing politics
  • You dare to disagree and seek out constructive conflict

OUR EXPECTATIONS OF YOU:

  • You’re insanely passionate about building innovative products that delight customers
  • You execute like crazy and get a lot done
  • You care; about the company, customer, product, and team
  • You have an awesome sense of humor and love to leave work every day with a smile
  • You never whine or complain, you try and instigate change or disagree and commit
  • You aren’t interested in playing politics
  • You dare to disagree and seek out constructive conflict

If you’re interested in this or another position at Xembly, please send your resume to jobs@xembly.com and reference the position you’re interested in.

If you’re interested in this or another position at Xembly, please send your resume to jobs@xembly.com and reference the position you’re interested in.