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97652 - Vice President of Engineering

Job Title: 97652 - Vice President of Engineering
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Vietnam,
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q97651
Contact Name: Quest Search & Selection
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 30, 2015 07:28

Job Description

A Southeast Asia's fastest growing e-Commerce business is looking to hire a skilled and experienced Engineer to join their team in Vietnam.

As Vice President of Engineering will involve the following responsibilities:

  • Partnership with CTOs and management team, identify opportunities and risks for delivering the company's services as a web-based business, including identification of competitive services, opportunities for innovation, and assessment of marketplace obstacles and technical hurdles to the business success.
  • Evaluate and identify appropriate technology platforms (including web application frameworks and the deployment stack) for delivering the company's services.
  • Act as the architectural evangelist, defining and driving common architectural standards and practices across the organization.
  • Mentor and inspire the software development, quality assurance, research and development, and hardware engineering teams.
  • Develop internal procedures, processes, set priorities, deployment methodologies, and objectives across technical groups
  • Provide vision and technical leadership in defining product strategy and requirements and oversee technical development.
  • Enforce codes standards and best practices
  • Attract, coach, retain and foster leadership across a team of Software Development, Engineering, Quality Assurance and Quality Control
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies, and software development practices.

To qualify for the position, the following are required

  • 10+ years of experience of software development for innovative technology companies.
  • 7+ years of experience successfully building, managing, motivating and mentoring world class engineering teams.
  • 7+ years of experience in top technology leadership with a passion for technology and an appreciation for outstanding product and experience design.
  • Proven success setting goals, meeting milestones, and delivering product via effective organization and management.
  • Extensive cross functional leadership over Engineering, QA, IT, and Operations
  • Understands from an engineering perspective what is required to get projects completed.
  • Experience working in agile environments is highly preferred.
  • Experience building large scale applications with modern web frameworks
  • Knowledge of Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, and ideally PHP, or the ability to learn them quickly

Give your career a boost with this excellent opportunity that also comes with a rewarding package. If you think that you are qualified for this position, please send us your CV.

We request that candidates send their CV as a Microsoft Word document where possible.

Quest Search and Selection is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.