Director of Client Engineering


Los Angeles, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Technical/Customer Support
  • Post Date: 05/29/2021
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  • Company Address: , Los Angeles, CA

About Output

Output develops innovative software and gear for musicians, composers, producers and sound designers. Our focus is simple – groundbreaking concepts, new sounds, new sources of inspiration.

Job Description

Love music? Come sit with us. At our core, we help creative people make better music with cutting edge technology.

Output is one of the most influential and fastest-growing music-making software companies in the world used by the likes of Drake, Bjork, Rihanna, and Coldplay, to name a few. Our focus is to inspire a new generation of music makers with a platform that brings the power of a studio to anyone, wherever they are. With groundbreaking products providing new sources of inspiration and sound; here at Output, we are on an endless journey to revolutionize the way creators make music. 

Since raising a $45 million Series A investment, the Output team is growing, and we’re looking for an experienced Director of Client Engineering to lead and inspire our development teams through the next phase of the company. Reporting directly to the CTO, the Director of Client Engineering will bring focus and discipline to our product development. This includes initiatives to increase the scope of our product development, help to build new engineering teams, streamline our engineering processes, and manage new engineering projects. 

How you'll add value:

  • Management and development of software development teams focusing on audio software development, desktop application development, and mobile development.
  • Drive client engineering standards and processes towards exceptional product quality, with regards to code review, development pipelines, performance optimization, and testing.
  • Recruiting, management, and mentorship of a world-class engineering team.
  • Hands-on technical involvement with and influence on client software development
  • Partner with leadership team to drive product-led growth.

What you'll need to be successful in this role:

  • 7+ years experience in audio software development for desktop and/or mobile products, 5+ years software engineering leadership experience.
  • Demonstrable experience in innovative use of technology for real-world problem-solving in the creative software industry.
  • Proven track record of shipping successful products.
  • Experience building and managing independent software development teams measured by high velocity, with low turnover, in a growth environment.
  • Experience implementing and maintaining software development pipelines, methodologies, and standards.

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.