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VP Engineering


SimScale Munich Office
Über uns

At SimScale, our mission is to help engineers worldwide to develop their products faster, easier, and better. We are fascinated by the potential of simulation technology and work hard to make it easier and more accessible than ever before. To that end, we are building the world’s first completely web-based engineering simulation platform – bringing high-performance computing technology to the fingertips of every engineer and scientist in the world.

Shape the next generation of simulation technology together with a team of highly talented engineers, mathematicians, and computer scientists!

Was dich erwartet
​​​​As VP of Engineering at SimScale, you’ll be the architect and builder of a world-class engineering team. Leveraging your management experience and technical insight, you’ll lift efficiency, software quality and scalability and ensure timely delivery of features and improvements. As part of the executive team, you’ll translate company strategy and business objectives into technology and set the company up for long term success.

Your responsibilities
  • Recruit, develop and lead a world-class engineering team which means in practice that the role will evolve as we grow. From being very close to the code while structuring and managing a growing team, starting with 20 software engineers in Germany, expanding to the US
  • You will attract, develop and retain top tier talent, and build a technical recruitment organization that can scale at speed. You will precisely identify missing skills in the team and find the best people in the world to fill that gap
  • You apply your technical credibility to command the respect of the engineering team, with a proven ability to solve tough engineering challenges up and down the stack, from database architecture to responsive design as well as overseeing architecture and engineering processes. This will require both leadership capabilities as well as the ability to roll-up-your-sleeves
  • You will coach, mentor and support the engineering team to perform at a consistently high level, develop efficient processes and tools to allow them to do so. You are a natural builder of momentum and a source of urgency helping to achieve the company’s strategy faster
  • You will develop a tight partnership with the VP Product to translate product requirements, business priorities and technical context into sound architectural decisions and technical solutions, setting us up for long term success
  • You will build and run a world-class Agile Software Development process
Unsere Anforderungen
What we expect from you (must-haves)
  • 10+ years experience in software development / management, including significant time as an individual contributor
  • 5+ years experience building and managing top-notch engineering teams
  • Experience managing teams working on large-scale SaaS products
  • Extensive experience of industry best practices, managing for velocity and quality at scale, especially around organizational design, engineering culture, Agile, Continuous Delivery, test automation
  • First-hand experience of operating effectively in a fast-paced, growing startup
What we expect from you (nice-to-haves)
  • Experience in building 2D/3D design, manufacturing or engineering software (CAD, CAM, CAE)
  • Understanding of and experience with CAD modeling, topology, geometry and 3D graphics
  • Understanding of and ideally experience in developing 3D engineering simulation software such as FEA, CFD and similar
Was wir zu bieten haben
  • Fast paced environment in which you will learn hands-on engineering simulation starting from day one
  • An international and enthusiastic team with high technical expertise and lots of fun
  • Attractive startup atmosphere: flat hierarchies, independent work environment, fast pace & fun team events
  • Ambitious, self-responsible tasks and projects that leave space for creativity and provide the chance to learn a lot in a short time
  • Communication at eye level with the rest of the team
Weitere Informationen
Join a highly innovative environment where you can put your own ideas into action and really push things forward. We look forward to receiving your informative application via email.

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