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VP of Engineering

Comet

Comet

Software Engineering
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Join us to advance data science and machine learning.

Comet is accelerating the machine learning development process for data science and ML teams. From the individual data scientist tracking training runs to the enterprise team moving hundreds of models into production, Comet is the platform used by some of the most innovative builders in the industry. We started Comet to make it possible for teams to manage and optimize models across the complete ML lifecycle and achieve business value faster.

You’re welcome here

Working in Comet’s fast, dynamic startup environment is challenging and fun. We are looking for people who are customer-focused, work collaboratively, and want to be a voice in advancing Comet’s leadership in the marketplace. If you are excited about empowering technology innovators around the globe in creating world-changing machine learning models, Comet is the right place for you.

Comet is backed by more than $63 million in venture-capital funding, and we are the MLOps platform of choice for teams at Ancestry, The RealReal, Uber, WorkFusion, and Zappos. We are a remote-first company with offices in New York City (U.S.A.) and Tel-Aviv (Israel). And we’re just getting started. CRN featured Comet as one of the 10 hottest machine learning and data science startups in 2021.

Comet is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member status, marital status, pregnancy, age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, genetic information/characteristics, and any other characteristic protected by State or Federal law.

We are a remote-first company, Headquartered in NYC with Engineering teams in Israel and Europe, we're expanding rapidly and seeking a visionary Vice President of Engineering to lead our talented team.

Position Overview:

As the Vice President of Engineering, you'll spearhead our technological vision, driving the development of scalable, reliable SaaS solutions. Collaborating closely with cross-functional teams, you'll ensure our platform remains at the forefront of innovation. This role requires a strong background in software engineering and SaaS methodologies. Experience in large companies is highly desirable.

If you're a visionary leader with a passion for technology and innovation, we invite you to join our dynamic team. Apply now and embark on an exciting journey with us!

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the engineering team in aligning technical initiatives with business objectives.
  • Drive the development of cutting-edge SaaS solutions, focusing on scalability and reliability.
  • Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration and excellence within the engineering organization.
  • Collaborate with product management to translate requirements into actionable plans.
  • Oversee recruitment, onboarding, and professional development of engineering talent.
  • Establish best practices for software development, deployment, and monitoring.
  • Ensure compliance with security, privacy, and regulatory standards.

Requirements:

  • 12+ years of progressive experience in software engineering, with a focus on SaaS platforms.
  • Proven experience managing teams larger than 50 employees.
  • Strong understanding of development practices and cloud-native architectures.
  • Knowledge of machine learning concepts and their practical applications.
  • Prior leadership experience in fast-paced, high-growth environments.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to convey technical concepts effectively.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with a passion for driving innovation.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field; advanced degree preferred.

Location:

This position is based in Israel/Europe, with remote work flexibility.