“Fascinating J. Woodpecker” Has 13 years experience and is looking for a new role as a VP of Engineering in Los Angeles, CA, Orange County, CA, or Remote.

I'm a technology and engineering executive with experience building, leading, and managing high performing software development teams.

I'm an engineer that became a leader to help shape how companies can more effectively lead they people. My goal is to help companies, teams, and people be successful. I love working with people and teams to find places for them to take on more than they think they can handle and help them succeed.

I enjoy working on complicated software and working to find ways to creatively build technology to enable and solve problems. I am an advocate for Conway's Law and view the design and implementation of organizational structures to be critical for getting the best of of people and teams.

Summary

  • Has 13 years experience in field
  • Most recent title is Head of Engineering
  • Works Local or Remote
  • Works in US/Pacific time zone when working remotely
  • Held a VP Level role in a company 10-50 people
  • One or more companies is well known in its industry
  • Played a material role in the beginnings of one or more companies
  • Primarily works full-time roles

Notable Projects

  • Created the structure and led all engineering and product development teams including engineering, devops, and QA
  • Led strategy and development for a complicated backend service spanning backend APIs, mobile applications, and web frontends.
  • Built the hiring and recruiting processes for engineers at multiple companies

Ideal Company

I want to work for a company that values growth and mentorship, supports a healthy work/life balance, and fosters a collaborative and supportive environment. I've worked in small and large companies and care more about finding somewhere that moves quickly, supports great people, and wants to succeed.

Skills/Tags

Agile development Leadership Management iOS Android JavaScript ruby React