Head of Engineering (Remote
Location: New York
Posted on: April 10, 2021
Otis is seeking a Head of Engineering with a passion for
building high performing, diverse engineering teams. This is a
leadership position that will work closely with our CEO, product,
and engineering teams to develop the product and bring our vision
of building a new asset class around culture.-- We have a unique
engineering culture and are not looking for rockstars or ninjas;
we're simply looking for smart people who are always willing to
learn and who never shy away from a challenge. What you'll do:
- Leadership: Join our leadership team, playing a key role in
company strategy, priorities, and culture.
- Culture & Management: Build on our unique engineering culture
and oversee team members, providing coaching, development, and
- Recruitment: Grow our engineering team, developing a
best-in-class hiring process that attracts highly talented, diverse
- Engineering process: Work with the team to set our engineering
velocity and culture, ensuring both speed and quality.
- Product: Partner with our Head of Product and Head of
Architecture on the organization's technical vision and developing
- Code: Roll up your sleeves and jump into the code base to
provide guidance, support, and an extra pair of hands. Who you are:
- Passionate about cultivating a team: You have experience
managing teams of 5+ (and extra points for managing managers) and
care about creating a thoughtful engineering culture.
- Experienced in hiring top talent: You are passionate about
building diverse, highly performing teams with a range of
backgrounds, experiences, skills and perspectives.
- Strategic and collaborative: You enjoy contributing to company
strategy and acting as a thought partner to colleagues across
product, legal, marketing etc.
- A strong technical contributor: While you may spend significant
time on management, you enjoy keeping your hand in and know enough
to be able to coach team members and pinch hit where needed. You
ideally have experience with React, Django, or Flask.
- An excellent communicator: You are adept at collaborating with
both technical and non-technical team members, and have a strong
appreciation for documentation.
- Not your first startup rodeo: You have worked in dynamic,
fast-paced environments where everything is "the first time this
has been done." You are not afraid to roll your sleeves up where
needed. About Otis At Otis, we turn aficionados into shareholders.
We believe in transparency, liquidity, and trusting your own gut.
We're democratizing an otherwise closed market and making
alternative assets accessible. Invest in the things that you value,
and whose value you understand, for as little as $25 and build a
portfolio better suited to a museum than a stock ticker. Our
Culture We have a saying here: "we design our culture like we
design the product." Culture is the most important foundation for a
successful company. A great culture provides the context for people
to deliver their best work. Our goal is to find the fastest way to
win. Our culture is designed to allow us to achieve this (read more
). Transparent Compensation We don't believe that better
negotiators necessarily make better employees. Every employee can
see their current salary, the salary levels for their team, and
what each level's salary increase would amount to in the future.
This allows us to offer equal pay to all employees. Otis is an
equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a culture
where diverse thoughts are welcomed and rewarded.
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