Head of Engineering

Denver, Colorado, United States | Full-time | Allows remote

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About the Position

This is a unique ground-floor opportunity for a highly motivated and resourceful person to be a leader on our engineering team. In this role, you'll be involved in every aspect of our product from what we build to how we build it. You'll maintain and grow our current platform while building out our RESTful API allowing us to completely rearchitect our appliation's structure.

The Company

Printfection is a swag management platform which makes it easy for marketing managers to create and distribute branded merchandise. We’re the first SaaS solution revolutionizing the historically stagnant $20 billion dollar promo products industry.

Customers include Microsoft, Zendesk, New Relic, Zapier and many other category leaders.

We're a fun, mature startup based in Denver that's bootstrapped, profitable, and growing fast.

Responsibilities

  • Manage our PHP frameworks for our customer and vendor web applications to ensure consistency and scalability with a focus on simplicity, centralized assets and documentation.
  • Work with customers, internal stakeholders and founders to solve interesting technical problems.
  • Establishing and define our overall application architecture.
  • Ensure the long term quality of our code and scalability of our application by creating development processes and standards.
  • Ensure the success of the engineering team as we grow.

Requirements

  • You’re a PHP developer with 4+ years professional experience working on a large scale web application and RESTful APIs with Linux and MySQL experience.
  • You’ve worked with AWS, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery and have the confidence to step into the frontend to keep yourself unblocked.
  • You pride yourself on polished, easy-to-understand written and verbal communication and care just as much about the readability and simplicity of your code as you do about solving the problem.
  • You've managed a team or been resposible for the success of an application.
  • Upgrading an older code base and implementing new frameworks and standards excites you.
  • You're a self-managed team player who can function with ambiguity and a proactive problem solver.
  • You have a deadline mentality, are detailed oriented, and have a passion for building things which scale.
  • You're self-driven and own your job with minimal supervision. This Quora post nails it.

Perks

  • Ground-floor opportunity, yet more than just an idea – millions in revenue, profitable
  • The rare chance to reinvent a $20bn industry from the ground-up
  • This is a remote opportunity with periodic travel to Denver, Colorado for team events
  • A fun, passionate (yet sane) work culture — we respect your weekends and personal life
  • A tight-knit team environment focused on success and growth both for Printfectionally and team members

Benefits

  • Extremely competitive salary plus incentives and options
  • Health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
  • Paid cell phone, home internet, home office equipment and everything you need tech-wise to own your role
  • Open vacation policy and eight paid holidays