Originate is hiring a

Director of Engineering

Tustin, United States

Originate is passionate about innovation. We partner with Startups and Enterprises to Design, Build, and Operate transformative software moving the world towards an AI-Native Future and production as a service model. 


Our Technology Environment

  • Languages come and languages Go, but technology is always moving forward.  Our team is always pushing.
  • New products are built primarily using Scala, RoR, Node.js, and any number of front-end technologies (React, Ember, Angular...). Mobile development is either iOS or Android.
  • You’ll find individuals hacking with everything else (Haskell, Clojure, Go, Scheme, Meteor…) and we’re always ready to use a new language or a new framework when it’s ready or when a project dictates.
  • We work in small, fast-paced, cross-functional, agile teams.


What Makes Us Different

  • Our success is built upon our amazing team. You will work with smart, creative, and humble people that are passionate about building things, solving problems, and collaboration.
  • We value your passions and interests. At Originate, 20% of your company time you can work on your own side-project/startup no strings attached; read more here.
  • We believe in the power of shared outcomes. Through our Profit Sharing Program, you can share in 50% of Originate’s global profit.
  • We offer a flexible schedule and an open vacation policy.


Originate is looking for a Head of Engineering to help build, guide and grow one of the best software teams in Los Angeles! 

If you can lead/grow a team of outstanding engineers and still maintain hand's-on expertise, we want to meet you!



  • 5-10 years experience as a Software engineer with recent experience in at least one of our primary technologies: Scala, Node.js, Rails, iOS, Android.
  • Experience with functional programming and/or the following is a strong plus: Haskell, OCaml, Clojure, Erlang
  • Ideal candidate has experience with enforcing best practices, tuning engineering process, TDD, code reviews, and CI.
  • Ideal candidate has built and provided technical leadership for teams of 5-20 engineers.
  • Any background in consulting or partner facing software development is a nice plus.
  • BS or MS in CS, Computer Engineering, EE, or Math is strongly preferred.



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