Skillshare is hiring a

VP of Engineering

New York, United States
At Skillshare, our mission is to create a meritocracy in the new economy by providing universal access to learning and opportunities. We're looking for a VP of Engineering to lead our team in building an awesome product at scale.

As VP of Engineering, you'll be responsible for building out the Engineering team, managing the technical development process, and driving forward our technical infrastructure. Your impressive skills as a technologist will allow you to own the Engineering Roadmap, architect a scaleable application, as well as lead the charge on automation and continuous integration.
You'll get the opportunity to get your hands dirty while also managing and mentoring individuals on the Engineering team. You are well respected for your technical prowess, but take even more pride in the accomplishments and growth of the team. An ideal candidate for this role is someone who thrives in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment and is able to balance solutions that are elegant and scaleable yet simple and pragmatic. You embrace the value of shipping rather than over-engineering. 

You'll also be responsible for nurturing the team's culture by fostering talent, ensuring that engineers at all levels have opportunities for growth and development. Through coaching and mentorship, you'll build out the next leaders at Skillshare. Our ideal candidate also has experience with recruiting and building a talent magnet. You'll build out and maintain a pipeline of engineers from all different backgrounds, skill levels and experience.

As a leader, you'll sit on the leadership team at Skillshare, communicating the priorities of the engineering team, defining goals, and ensuring alignment.