VP of Engineering


Portland, OR, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 04/03/2021
  • Website: brandlive.com
  • Company Address: 1941 NW Quimby St , Portland, OR 97209

About Brandlive

Since 2010, Brandlive has been the leader in the end-to-end hosting, production, and support of the world’s largest and most memorable virtual events. Fortune 100 companies choose Brandlive to create branded, customizable events with the help of Brandlive’s dedicated support teams.

The user-friendly Brandlive product suite - Events, Showrooms, Greenroom, and Studios and Productions - enables anyone to host their most important communication moments in 30+ languages, for audiences over 1M, with features including advanced registration and best-in-class audience analytics.
Visit brandlive.com to learn more.

Job Description

We are a fast growing team serving a range of dynamic customers and organizations with names you’ll definitely recognize. Our video-communication software products are designed to give companies and brands an elevated and memorable platform for their most important communications: launches, summits, town halls, campaigns, shows, and more. The software we build supports exciting video-events every single day, and we are always evolving to meet the needs of our customers and opportunities of a rapidly growing market.


Role and Responsibilities:

  • Report to the CTO to partner with in establishing and achieving our technical vision and scaling milestones to align with business objectives, user experience, and revenue goals.

  • Facilitate the technical vision and ensure excellent technical and architectural decision-making across the Engineering team.

  • Scale, manage, and mentor a team of engineers to ensure for range of relevant capabilities and levels of experience.

  • Lead effort to migrate engineering ownership of new products from partner to in-house, and establish and scale engineering teams to support.

  • Cultivate skills and manage team performance, guiding engineers in career progression, promotions, and performance improvement. 

  • Build upon and maintain our culture of speed, excellence, collaboration, mentorship, and open feedback in engineering.

  • Enable the engineers to deliver outstanding value to the business by ensuring operational excellence at every level.

  • Work with stakeholders across the company and on the executive team to ensure that engineering is moving in lockstep with the business.

  • Establish documentation standards and processes to ensure all engineering products are clearly and thoroughly documented. 

  • Own your team’s deliverables and ensure they continue to ship scalable, highly-available products. 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • A technical leader and people manager with experience leading and growing high-performing teams.

  • Analytical mindset and strong prioritization of engineering investments that lead to maximum impact.

  • Strong track record of scaling engineering teams.

  • Ability to inspire and motivate the team towards specific goals.

  • Sharp focus on developing for needs of customers and the business.

  • Preference for fast-paced environments with tight feedback loops and continuous delivery.


Brandlive Inc. is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic or status protected by law. Brandlive will conduct a background check on final candidates following a formal offer of employment as a condition of employment. We will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records consistent with applicable law.

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