Owlet is looking for a VP of Engineering to lead our product development engineering team. Specifically, this role leads the hardware, firmware, and software engineering teams to create consumer-facing products, services, features, and functionality.
The VP of Engineering is driven by creating a world-class team of talented engineers. They personally embody Owlet’s Core Values and are experts in recruiting, assessing, and developing technology talent.
This is an Owlet executive team member role with significant business impact. This person takes the lead on making sure technology is central to Owlet’s product and business strategy.
This person has a history of delivering on-time, quality solutions. They have a deep understanding of the entire technology stack. They have shown they can quickly apply their technology background to solving customer opportunities and standing out from our competitors. This person demands excellence in product development practices.
Recruit, manage, and develop a world-class engineering team
Assess the time it will take to deliver products and features
Deliver quality releases on schedule
Determine and implement best practices in product development
Ensure engineering and test best practices are followed, resulting in high velocity and quality
Make key decisions on what technologies to invest in, and how to best apply them
History of recruiting and developing world-class engineering teams
History in managing a team of engineering managers
Demonstrated record in building high-quality consumer-facing hardware and software products
Deep knowledge of full engineering stack, technical design and architecture
Ability to implement and scale culture over multiple teams
History of putting in place best-in-class engineering processes
Personal passion for Owlet's mission
Bring clarity, infuse energy, and find a way to get things done
Passionate about the craft and discipline of world-class product engineering
Comfortable making tough decisions, expert at problem-solving
Willing to engage conflict to identify best outcomes
- 10+ years design/implementation experience in large-scale, highly available systems
- Strong technical breadth of knowledge across mobile, platform, firmware, and hardware
- Strong knowledge of mobile architectures on Android and iOS
- Experience designing and implementing cloud-native applications for AWS or GCP
- Experience in building consumer-facing connected devices