Head of Engineering



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

About Vantage:

Vantage is a cloud cost visibility and optimization platform, alternatively known as a FinOps platform. We help companies of all sizes manage their cloud infrastructure costs: everything from individual developers all the way up to multiple Fortune 500 customers. Our co-founders are industry veterans who have been former infrastructure engineers and product managers at DigitalOcean and AWS. The company is an efficient and hard working team of ~30 employees across the US with a New York City center of gravity. As we transition to the growth phase of the business, it’s likely our team size will at least double into 2024.

Our current customers include Square, Aflac, Rippling, Compass, Ripple, PBS, and Starburst.

Vantage has raised $25M in total venture capital, most recently a $21M Series A financing round in March of 2023. Our investors include outstanding, top-tier investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Scale Venture Partners, Matthew Prince (Co-Founder & CEO, Cloudflare), Calvin French Owen (Co-Founder, Segment), Ben and Moisey Uretsky (Co-Founders, DigitalOcean), Stephanie and Nat Friedman (CEO, Github), Julia Lipton, Brianne Kimmel and others.

About The Role:

As the Head of Engineering, you will play a crucial role in scaling our engineering team, setting the technical vision, and ensuring the successful execution of our product roadmap. Reporting directly to Brooke, our CTO, you will work closely with the executive team to align our engineering efforts with our business goals and drive our mission to become the premier FinOps platform.

What You Will Do:

  • Lead, mentor, and grow a high-performing engineering team.

  • Develop and implement engineering strategies that align with our business objectives.

  • Oversee the development and delivery of new features and products.

  • Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement.

  • Ensure the engineering team adheres to best practices in software development, testing, and deployment.

  • Collaborate with product management and other stakeholders to define and prioritize the product roadmap.

  • Drive the execution of monthly initiatives, ensuring timely and high-quality delivery.

  • Actively participate in recruiting efforts to attract top engineering talent.

  • Balance technical and customer-facing responsibilities to support both internal and external stakeholders.

What We're Looking For:

  • Proven experience in a leadership role within a fast-growing tech company.

  • Strong technical background with hands-on experience in software development.

  • Experience in scaling engineering teams and implementing effective processes.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

  • Passion for FinOps and cloud technologies.

  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, Snowflake, Datadog, and Databricks is a plus.

  • A kind person

Pay & Benefits

The estimated annual US base salary range for this role is $200,000 - $300,000. This salary range may be inclusive of several career levels and will be narrowed during the interview process based on a number of factors, including the candidate’s experience, qualifications, and location. Additional benefits for this role may include: equity, 401(k) plan; medical, dental, and vision benefits; and education stipends.