VP of Engineering Needed- Technical Visionary

VP of Engineering Needed- Technical Visionary

VP of Engineering needed to offer technical vision and know how to address scaling issues for a consumer facing site /tool choice/assessment of offshore team of 15 + engineers. Founder has created and sold 2 prior organizations. Stack is Node, Angular (internal, React public facing, Kubernetes, AWS, Mongo. Have the autonomy to make key decisions while collaborating with C suite.  Up to 150k-250k + equity More equity less base.  Role can be 100% remote but they have an office in NYC if you choose/prefer to come into the office. 

Director of Engineering (Startup)

Unique opportunity to work with a well-funded, early-stage health-tech startup founded by an industry leader supported by an all-star board. You’ll be an early technology leader and will put your stamp on the product. You have experience building consumer-facing, user-focused products with deep technology integrations.

You will:

Establish the technology vision and lead development efforts (you’re not afraid to roll-up your sleeves and code). Architect, roadmap and create specs for your team. Have a low-ego, owner’s mindset. Define best-practices, design scalable architecture, build product, staff and mentor Engineering team.

Tech Stack: Python, React.js, PostgreSQL, AWS, Linux, etc.

You will have a massive impact in this role as an early leader setting the technology vision. Competitive salary plus substantial equity stake.

Director of Dev Ops / Cloud Engineering

DevOps & Cloud Engineering Leaders, isn’t it time for something new? One of my clients is looking for a Director of Cloud Engineering to help them modernize, revamp and scale their cloud-based infrastructure as well as staff and manage a team of Dev Ops Engineers.

This will start as a somewhat hands-on role performing Dev Ops tasks as well as evaluating the infrastructure and making recommendations/changes to the stack to improve scalability and performance. You’ll then hire a team to make it all happen. Candidates must be comfortable with and competent when communicating with executive staff, etc.

Tech stack today is:

High-traffic, fault-tolerant, highly-available 24/7/365 system
AWS – EC2, ELB, AutoScaling Groups, IAM, S3, RDS, Elastic cache, Lambda
CI/CD
Docker and Kubernetes

Up to ~$225K plus performance-based bonus. Company is based in NYC but this role can be remote flexible.

Director of Data Architecture

One of our clients is looking for a Director of Data Architecture for a new data initiative they are starting. They are a mid-sized SaaS company that builds a best-in-class software platform for finance and legal professionals to make timely, data-driven informed decisions about investment opportunities.

The Director of Data Architecture will analyze the current data ecosystem (MySQL, PostgreSQL, Mongo, AWS), evaluate new technology, design and architect a new, modern architecture using best-in-class tools and technologies (Hadoop, Snowflake, Spark, data streaming, etc.) as well as staff, lead and manage a team of Data Engineers in an effort to build the new data analytics product suite. All new development, unique opportunity.

This role includes competitive base salary plus an aggressive bonus target, comprehensive benefits, and an opportunity to lead a mission-critical project that will certainly be a career milestone. Please apply to nyjobs@cypressg.com for immediate consideration.

(NYC-based company, remote flexible post-Covid but East-Coast hours are required).

Engineering Manager Role with 300 Person Streaming Services Firm in NYC Area

Our client is a rapidly growing firm in the streaming services space that’s currently staffing for an engineering manager on its subscriptions and payments team. This candidate NEEDS to come from a background working in subscriptions and payments, having a strong understanding of how subscriptions work in terms of billings, renewals, payments, etc.
Responsibilities:
– 50% hands-on architecture and development and 50% people management, project management, and other responsibilities (3 direct reports to start, with the expectation of hiring more engineers down the line. Responsibilities will be less hands-on as the team grows.)
Qualifications:
– Must have a strong understanding of subscription services
– 2+ years of engineering management experience preferred, 7+ years of overall engineering experience
This firm is based in Manhattan, the preference is for on-site work post-COVID (only a few days a week at most), but potentially they will consider 100% remote for the right candidate. Open to transferring an H1B, compensation 175k-225k base plus bonus and stock options (250k-300k+ total comp).
Please email cdiflorio@cypressg.com with a copy of your resume if you believe you’re a fit for this role.

Director of Quality Assurance

Our client is a SaaS software company that builds a best-in-class software platform for finance and legal professionals to make timely, informed decisions about investment opportunities.  They currently need a Director of QA to lead and manage a team of 8 QA Engineers in an effort to transition to an automated environment. 

Qualified candidates will have 10+ years of overall experience building and managing QA teams and working on large-scale SaaS QA automation efforts.  You have 10+ years designing, creating and executing automated test frameworks in an agile environment.  The Director of QA will lead and manage a team of QA Engineers in an effort to transition from a manual to automated environment for a large-scale SaaS platform.  You bring expertise and experience and will leverage that knowledge here.

This pivotal role reports directly to the CTO and is an immediate need.  Competitive compensation plus performance bonus and comprehensive benefits.  Please send your resume to for immediate consideration.

Director of Engineering

Our client is a leader in information search and discovery and also a subsidiary of a large, national publicly-traded technology conglomerate. They are currently hiring a Director of Engineering for a remote available role but the Director will primarily work Pacific Time hours.

Qualified candidates will have ~10+ years of experience and 3+ years of experience managing Software Engineering teams. This is a hands-on leadership role, must have Java, Microservices, AWS, Javascript, etc. Additional exposure to Python, Node.js, Docker, Git, etc. are all plusses, and experience with SEM tech and/or ad-tech is essential.

The Director of Engineering role is approximately 20% hands-on & 80% management/leadership of a team of five Full-Stack Software Engineers. Ideal candidates will have experience working in small dynamic teams, startups, etc. This position features competitive compensation and a very comprehensive benefits package.

Lead Software Engineer (Node.js)

NYC Software and Services company disrupting the commercial real estate industry is expanding their Engineering team in their downtown Manhattan HQ.  There are two immediate openings for Lead Software Engineers.

Qualified candidates will have 7+ years of hands-on industry experience working as a Software Engineer and at least 2+ years of experience leading a team.  Candidates should have hands-on experience with Node.js, Express, Microservices or RESTful Web Services, PostgreSQL, AWS, etc.  Experience with other languages like Python, Java, Ruby, would also be considered as long as candidates are willing and able to transition to Node.js.  This role is ~95% hands-on and you should expect to code on a daily basis as well as mentor and lead a small but growing team of Software Engineers.  BSCS or equivalent is required.

The Lead Software Engineer will lead the full life-cycle development of robust public-facing web applications while collaborating with various stakeholders within the organization.  You will also conduct code reviews and lead the agile development methodology.

This position features competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, performance bonus and great company perks.  The office is conveniently located in lower Manhattan close to a variety of public transportation hubs.  Please send your resume to nyjobs@cypressg.com for immediate consideration.  Local candidates only, please.

Lead Software Engineer / Node.js

Lead Software Engineer needed for ~100 person software company located in Manhattan to lead a team of 4-6 Software Engineers.  Qualified candidates will have 5-6+ years of hands-on experience working with Linux, Node.js, Express, microservices architecture, AWS, PostgreSQL, etc., additional experience with CI / CD, Docker, Sequelize are all pluses.

The Lead Software Engineer will be responsible for leading a team of Developers engaged in full life-cycle projects and will interact with a variety of internal stakeholders and Product Managers to understand requirements and contribute to architecture.  The majority of the work is back-end focused, building a microservices architecture for a complex system.

This position features a competitive compensation package, comprehensive benefits, a beautiful, modern office space with lots of amenities, breakfast and lunch provided on most days, and more.  Please send a copy of your resume to nyjobs@cypressg.com for immediate consideration.

Engineering Lead / Manager (Python) Cybersecurity

My client is a leader in the global cyber security industry, providing cutting-edge solutions to combat the world’s most threatening cyber criminals, fraud and other threats.  They are currently looking for an Engineering Lead to guide and manage a team of Software Engineers.

Qualified candidates will have 8+ years of overall industry experience and 2+ years of experience leading or managing a team of Developers.  This is a hands-on leadership role, so hands-on experience is required.  Linux, Python, RESTful web services, API development, CI/CD, Docker, Elasticsearch, Agile methodology, knowledge of data structures, algorithms and design patterns.  BSCS or equivalent is required.

The Engineering Lead will be responsible for leading, staffing and managing a team of Software Developers and participating in the entire SDLC.  You will contribute to the design, architecture and implementation of various software components for the production stack, as well as interact with the Product team to drive innovation.  The Eng Lead is also responsible for creating architectural best practices, quality and process improvement. You have experience designing and building distributed systems and solving problems at scale.  Any experience building secure defensible software and systems and/or developing security tools or any type of security experience is a plus.

This position provides an opportunity for talented Engineers to build cutting-edge, meaningful software solutions for the modern world.  Full, comprehensive benefits package and lots of company perks, along with a competitive compensation package.  Please send your resume to nyjobs@cypressg.com for immediate consideration.