Director of Front End Engineering

YouGov · May 1st 2019

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Crunch.io, part of the YouGov PLC are looking for a hands-on engineering leader to manage the development of the front-end of our cloud-based analytics platform. We have a talented, fully remote development team that has built a revolutionary tool for analyzing large quantities of survey data. Our motto is "Power made simple".

Crunch have built a revolutionary platform that transforms our customers’ ability to derive insight from market research and survey data. Crunch offers a complete survey data analysis platform that allows market researchers, analysts, and marketers to collaborate in a secure, cloud-based environment, using a simple, intuitive drag-and-drop interface to prepare, analyze, visualize and deliver survey data and analysis.

We are looking for a leader that can drive innovation, quality, and agility in our engineering. You will leverage the latest cloud-computing and open-source technologies. You will manage distributed development teams to realize our technology vision. We are looking for someone who is entrepreneurial with a proven record building and managing successful software development.

What will I be doing?

  • Direct responsibility for developing, managing and inspiring a team of 8-12 remote developers. Be a magnet for technical talent and accelerate the hiring of engineers.

  • Work with senior leadership and product management to create a roadmap for the product.

  • Allocate resources, set priorities, and manage schedules for a team of teams. Deliver high quality software on time and within budget.

  • Promote a culture of success, pride, performance, discipline, and creativity. Play a leadership role within the company.

What do I need to bring with me?

  • Experience managing teams using agile and test-driven development.

  • Adaptability, think strategically, yet also be able to “pull your sleeves up “when needed within this start-up environment.

  • Strong computer science foundation

  • Demonstrated experience delivering high quality software on time and within budget

  • Expertise building single-page applications.

  • Fluency in multiple programming languages a plus, but especially JavaScript frameworks, including React and Angular.

  • 7+ years of experience in software development.

  • B.S. in computer science or related degree. Advanced degree preferred.

Any additional info…

This is a full time, 100% remote position.

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