VP, Engineering - Ruby
OkCupid Labs - San Francisco, CA

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At OkCupid Labs, we°re focused on connecting and matching people in love, life, work and beyond – all through building brand new businesses beyond the OkCupid name. We work fast, have fun, and ship often. The labs is assembled into product teams that are focused on building new products/businesses from idea to launch to scale. Our goal is to launch a new business every quarter, and regularly spin businesses out of the Labs.

We°re looking for a strong technical leader with a passion for building social products to join our team. In this role, you will: Be the chief architect of our products and guide our team of Rubyists to build product ideas into businesses. Lead the engineering culture of the labs, providing advice to the product teams and lead engineers on process, style, and technique. Bounce between the product teams, helping to solve the hard problems and architect the complex systems.

You°ll spend time with their engineers, in their code, and will help them to make progress individually and as a team. Develop alongside our shared teams to build a layer of reusable, SOA components for the product teams to use (think authentication, analytics, fraud, payments, etc). Lead engineering on our 5 teams working on new products (teams are usually small and resemble small seed-stage startups) We ’re looking for: Someone who wants to make their mark on the universe, preferably in Ruby on Rails Experience building and shipping products, from idea to scale, and building and scaling the teams behind those products Experienced leadership from the command line - providing active technical engagement to our lead engineers Deep experience with the fundamentals of computer science along all levels of the stack A sense of humor Want to join us? Share your resume and work samples (Github or other repo) with us.