What we're looking for:|
You are well respected by the engineers that surround you as a result of having a strong understanding of software design and a background with hands-on software development. You have built and shipped products on time, and make sound product decisions with sensible tradeoffs. You have the discipline to make the hard calls when necessary and minimize disruption when things are running smoothly.
Humility, with natural leadership skills
You are diplomatic and humble in nature, ready to do the project management and people development necessary to keep the team and development sound and fluid. You never shy away from taking on small tasks. You inspire people naturally and leading by example is something you pride yourself in practicing.
Lead corporate engineering strategy and planning, and help inspire the company to achieve them.
Help manage resources and priorities across teams and move resources between teams when necessary.
Work with technical leaders from vendors and partners for project planning.
Leverage an existing network for recruiting and retaining top performing engineering teams.
Work with the business, design, content and leadership teams to ensure collaboration to achieve the goals.
Passion for education and dissatisfaction with the status quo.
George Zachary @Charles River Ventures, Andreessen Horowitz, Steve Blank
Udacity - 16 months ago