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VP, Engineering

Remote - United States

We’re reinventing live entertainment and creating a front-to-back stack of services built to power an open ticketing world.

Live entertainment is an industry that embraces magical moments, and in those moments, everything has to be perfect. From high profile on-sales to tens of thousands of fans streaming through the gates on game day, SeatGeek’s future relies heavily on reliable, scalable systems and teams. SeatGeek is a technology-driven company that puts the user experience first for fans and for the teams, venues, and promoters that use our software to efficiently run their businesses. We partner with a range of live entertainment clients across sports, theater, and more (e.g., the Dallas Cowboys, Manchester City, the Cleveland Cavaliers, and the Broadway theater company Jujamcyn) to help bring their ticketing box office software into the modern era.

The next chapter for SeatGeek and our enterprise product suite also demands we double down on the user experience and radically alter what people expect from ticketing software — more streamlined workflows, happier users, and more perfectly placed pixels. We’re taking an opinionated stand on what good looks like and seek an engineering partner to help drive change in this devilishly complicated industry.

What you’ll do

Reporting to our CTO, you’ll own the technical design, delivery, and operation of our enterprise software platform. More specifically, you’ll:

  • Be a central voice in developing a technical strategy to shape the future of our platform and our deep integrations with myriad partners
  • Spend time with clients, with an eye towards mapping the evolution of the industry to our product strategy
  • Stick the landing on the large and ambitious tech modernization projects we’ve invested in over the past few years — pushing for improvements around how we measure and manage operational maturity, increased sophistication for how we interface with clients, and defining the next tranche of important architectural improvements
  • Build and grow a world-class team. Using your strong network, you’ll recruit, manage, and develop team members while evolving how the team works

What you have

We’re looking for an experienced engineering leader with a history of helping high-growth companies scale. Due to the global distribution of the team, we’re looking for someone located on — or willing to relocate to — the East Coast of the United States.

  • 15+ years of experience building and leading a growing engineering function, ideally for a SaaS product
  • Deep expertise recruiting, mentoring, and managing exceptional teams
  • A proven track record wrangling scale and technical complexity
  • Passion for user experience and the taste to match
  • Experience working and adapting in an environment that requires first principles thinking and business aptitude for crafting strategy and executing

Perks

  • Equity stake
  • Flexible work environment, allowing you to work as many days a week in the office as you’d like or 100% remotely
  • A WFH stipend to support your home office setup
  • Flexible PTO
  • Up to 16 weeks of paid family leave
  • 401(k) matching program
  • Health, vision, dental, and life insurance
  • Annual subscriptions to Headspace, Ginger.io, and One Medical 
  • $120 a month to spend on tickets to live events
  • Annual subscription to Spotify, Apple Music, or Amazon music

 


The salary range for this role is $300,000 - $425,000. Actual compensation packages within that range are based on a wide array of factors unique to each candidate, including but not limited to skill set, years and depth of experience, certifications, and specific location.

SeatGeek is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, creed, age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, military or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. As an equal opportunities employer, we recognize that diversity is a positive attribute and we welcome the differences and benefits that a diverse culture brings. Come join us!

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