Vice President (VP) for Engineering  


  • Makati, Philippines
    Sagittarius Building, 111 H.V. Dela Costa, Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines
    Metro Manila
  • Full timeFULL_TIME

Expired 7 years ago

Job closed.

Job Description

Job Summary:

A VP for Engineering is a great team builder and great people and process manager to develop our industry-leading software platform. He or she will build and manage the overall engineering process and team, including hiring, coaching, developing, and retaining a high-performing team that exceeds objectives and who delivers on time.

The VP Engineering’s job is to make everyone in the engineering organization successful and he/she needs to immediately fix the issues that are getting in the way of success.


  • Ensure the efficient shipment of high-quality software and a predictable schedule.
  • Facilitate and ensure the creation of sustainable adherence to architecture, development, and QA standards and processes.
  • Take responsibility for all Engineers' professional and personal development in the organization.
  • Achieve and maintain headcount of Engineers as needed to achieve targets.
  • Ensure that Engineers operate at their best productivity and efficiency.

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 5 years in a senior management role developing product or web applications;
  • At least 3 years of proven experience implementing Agile (Scrum or Kanban) based approach in leading the development team;
  • Demonstrated success in building and leading an engineering organization with multiple functional areas and diverse profiles;
  • Proven ability to hire the best developers/engineers,
  • Strong coaching and mentoring skills to develop a high-performing team;
  • Business savvy and has working knowledge in Lean Startup Methodologies;
  • Previous hands-on software development experience using different programming languages;

Desired Experience:

  • Overseeing Architecture, Development, QA, Site Reliability, and Performance functions within an engineering department;
  • Leading mobile applications development team;
  • Managing SaaS and/or Marketplace companies;
  • Familiarity with Artificial Intelligence and Data Science;
  • Supporting multi-products used in multiple markets and locations;
  • Earned peer or professional recognition for technical or managerial excellence;
  • Operating in a fast-paced, high-productive startup environment that requires continuous innovation;
  • B.S in Computer Science or any related engineering field.

Perks and Benefits

  • Medical / Health InsuranceMedical / Health Insurance
  • Paid HolidaysPaid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation LeavePaid Vacation Leave
  • Paid Sick LeavePaid Sick Leave
  • FlexitimeFlexitime
  • Maternity & Paternity LeaveMaternity & Paternity Leave

Jobs Summary

Job Level
Director / Executive
Job Category
Architecture and Engineering
Educational Requirement
Bachelor's degree graduate
Recruiter response to application
Office Address
Sagittarius Building, H.V. Dela Costa, Makati, NCR, Philippines
Computer Software / Engineering
1 opening

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About Kalibrr

Kalibrr’s mission is to help transform the way organizations hire great talents, and talents find meaningful career opportunities. Through our portfolio of technologies and services, we’re building a company that connects millions of individuals with world-class businesses, that helps forge strong recruiter - candidate relationships, and ultimately humanizes the entire hiring and career discovery experience. Whether we’re launching new technologies to help companies hire better or strategic programs to help talents engage with employers more meaningfully - people at Kalibrr are optimists at heart. We believe in our ability to continuously improve the value we can deliver and the impact we can create - one opportunity, one individual at a time. Together, we are powering innovation in SE Asia, by enabling ground-breaking organizations in the region to work with exceptional individuals.
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