Job description

Tawkify is looking for a Vice President of Engineering who will be an integral part of the executive team and lead the Engineering, QA and Data Science departments. Desired candidates will have a strong background with high-growth start-ups, be adept at building new consumer applications and internal tools, foster a strong customer-service culture within the engineering team, be proficient in identifying & employing scalable state-of-the art technologies and have demonstrated leadership managing a distributed on-shore and off-shore team. 

Must be enthusiastic about recruiting, building and nurturing a team as you are about challenging technical problems that your team will solve. You will help shape, direct and execute our product vision. You'll be challenged to blend customer-centric principles, industry-changing innovation, and the reliable delivery of new technologies. 


  • Able to comprehend and address both external and internal customer needs 

  • Foster a culture of technical excellence,  service ownership, process improvement and professional/personal growth.

  • Collaborate closely with product and other departments reliant on Engineering to execute on the product roadmap and needed technical solutions.

  • Recruit, develop, and manage top talent onshore and offshore while maintaining and optimizing budgets to meet goals

  • Be deeply involved in managing architecture, execution, delivery, and quality

  • Make critical decisions and be proactive in foreseeing and resolving issues

  • Oversee the data science team & BI systems.  Ensure that these systems provide accurate, insightful and timely dashboards

  • Oversee dev ops and ensure that customer data is safeguarded and secure 

  • Recommend new technologies and identify when it is best to build vs. buy 

  • Strategize on and deliver engineering goals in support of product & business goals


  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent relevant experience

  • 10+ years of software engineering experience including 3+ years executive experience

  • Experience working in high-growth technology companies

  • Experience partnering with the Product organization in co-creating executable product vision and roadmaps

  • Track record of delivering product on time, on budget, on scope & on quality

  • Experience building scalable applications and infrastructure

  • Strong experience with BI, Big Data, AI and ML technologies

  • Experience working with a distributed workforce of 10-50 people and/or managed  an engineering team of at least 10 people

  • Ability to work under tight deadlines while being flexible and responding to changing business and technical conditions

  • Experience working with cross-departmental teams including product, sales, marketing & operations

  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and leadership skills

  • Experience working with consumer and tech-enabled services.  Mobile and marketplace experience are a plus.

  • Experience with many of the following technologies, tools and platforms is a plus:  HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, ReactJS, JQuery, LAMP Stack, Python, React/Express, Rest API in PHP, MySQL on RDS, Bull Queue, Airflow, Elasticsearch, Sagemaker, recurring billing platforms, QA automation platforms, BI platforms

Continue Reading

By providing us with your phone number and clicking "Submit", you agree that we may call or text you regarding your application. Message & data rates may apply.

Want to use your previous application?

Use the link sent to your phone to access your latest application or click ‘Apply Again’ to proceed with a new application.