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Head of Engineering, Marketplace

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Sushma Nallapeta

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Apartment List

At Apartment List, we build a marketplace between renters and apartments, which helps the renters explore, contact, and eventually sign a lease with the apartments that they would call home. We are looking for an experienced engineering leader to join our product engineering team.

Our full-stack engineering teams are passionate about solving real-world pain points and building great user experiences, across the web, iOS, and Android. We work closely with cross-functional partners across product, design, analytics, and growth.

Reporting to the VP of Engineering, you will be responsible for managing our mission driven teams of 15+ engineers and managers that are focused on renter & property experiences.

About the Role 

At Apartment List, we build a marketplace between renters and apartments, which helps the renters explore, contact, and eventually sign a lease with the apartments that they would call home. We are looking for an experienced engineering leader to join our product engineering team.

Our full-stack engineering teams are passionate about solving real-world pain points and building great user experiences, across the web, iOS, and Android. We work closely with cross-functional partners across product, design, analytics, and growth.

Reporting to the VP of Engineering, you will be responsible for managing our mission driven teams of 15+ engineers and managers that are focused on renter & property experiences.

Here’s what you’ll do as part of the team:

  • Develop, drive and execute the long term product & technology strategy to enable the next level of growth for our renters and properties
  • Provide technical guidance, mentorship and career growth opportunities for both engineering managers and individual contributors
  • Collaborate with Product to make business trade-offs and give technology direction that leads to measurable business outcomes
  • Recruit, Hire and mentor exceptional talent at the individual contributor & management level
  • Establish a culture of accountability, transparency and learning and be a culture & process champion on the team and across the organization
  • Collaborate and Communicate with executive & leadership teams, product, design and other cross functional teams
  • Be an active member of the strategic decisions for metric driven goals and deliverables

And here is what’s in it for you:

  • Opportunity to solve real user problems and have a large impact on the rental industry.
  • Encouraged to explore new technologies and to adopt them in our product development.
  • Empowered to participate in the full development cycle, & drive important product decisions.
  • Lots of cool team building events, team offsites, company ski trip, and an annual sales conference which is followed up with an epic closing party!

Requirements

Here are the skills and experience you’ll need to be successful:

  • 8+ years of experience managing teams & at least 4+ years of experience managing managers
  • 10+ years of software development experience building consumer applications using web and native technologies. Consumer marketplace experience is a huge plus!
  • Experience building products at scale, with an excellent understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures and algorithms
  • Experience with agile development methodologies and leading a team through continuous delivery
  • Strong people management skills, including the ability to coach and mentor engineers and managers of all skill levels
  • Strong analytical, verbal and written communication skills
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or a related discipline is preferred

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