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Location:​ Los Angeles (remote during COVID)
Compensation:​ $100k-$180k, 0.5%-2.5% equity

Dandy, Inc. was founded by two USC students who’ve raised $3.3m from First Round Capital, the CTO of Tinder, and execs of Snapchat, Facebook, Uber, Airbnb, Lyft, and more. In anticipation of new pain points COVID-19 would bring, Dandy pivoted to Zoom University, a virtual party that enables students to meet via 2-on-2 video chats. Within two months, our mobile app has grown from nothing to over 100,000 total registered users and hit #9 in the Social Networking category of the App Store.

We’re looking for an experienced A-player Head of Engineering to jump in as a founding engineer and take the reins on all things technical, including engineering our codebase and building/managing our engineering team. This teammate must have extensive experience in both software engineering and operational management, as they will:

  • Participate in or lead executive meetings:​ product/marketing strategy, corporate timelines/goal-setting, introduce operating principles, review company & product KPIs
  • Take full ownership of our codebase: ​engineer iOS & backend, establish technical architecture, drive all technical decisions
  • Directly manage and work hand-in-hand with other engineers​: introduce and enforce an ultra-efficient product development process, lead scrum meetings, delegate tasks to remote engineers, rapidly build features alongside teammates
  • Work directly with the CEO on product strategy: ​technical feasibility & recommendations, deliver engineering timelines, give input on product direction, participate in product prioritization
  • Aid in defining the company org chart & hiring key players​: engineers, product designers, PMs
  • Collaborate with Head of Marketing on innovative product growth ideas

Who You Are

  • At least 6 years of experience in full stack software engineering (iOS & backend) and building/shipping technology products at scale, preferably at fast growth consumer startups
  • Fanatic focus and resilience around one singular goal: reaching product-market fit
  • Ready to get your hands dirty and code. Manage because you have to, not because you want to
  • Previously served in a hands-on engineering leadership role and are looking to grow with an early
  • stage startup as a top-level leader
  • Experience directly managing remote & in-house engineers
  • Experience working cross-functionally between product, design, and engineering

Forbes:​ “​ COVID May Have Canceled College, But Zoom University Is Still In Session”

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