VP of Engineering

  • Engineering
  • Amsterdam, Netherlands

VP of Engineering

Job description

About Us:

At Impraise, we believe in the power of people. As a market-leading technology company we make performance management meaningful for employees, actionable for managers, and painless for HR. Founded in 2014, Impraise is one of the most successful people-focused companies to come out of Y Combinator. With offices in Amsterdam, Lisbon, and New York, Impraise has quickly become one of the fastest growing tech companies in Europe.


Serving hundreds of customers worldwide, Impraise is the partner of choice when it comes to creating a feedback culture that empowers organizations and its most valuable asset — it’s people.

Read here more about our most recent funding: 



Your challenge:

Reporting directly to our CEO, you will have considerable exposure into a lot of interesting fields of work across the entire company.  You will be working closely with our C-level leadership team in Amsterdam to develop our futuristic performance management platform.

You will have total ownership of the Engineering function and develop it according to business needs and requirements at a high pace. You will create, drive and deliver our short and long term engineering vision and strategy, with the aim of improving customer loyalty (NPS) and keep our product = cutting-edge  

You will also be responsible for mapping the engineering journeys and asses processes and practices and identify flaws and how these can be: Measured -> Evaluated -> Improved. Most importantly, you will lead and manage our engineering teams and lead effectively with a strong awareness of the roles of freedom and responsibility, with the aim on increasing attraction, motivation and retention of employees.


  • To be successful you’ll need:

As our new Head of Engineering, you should be smart and innovative, but with both feet on the ground. You are a veteran in the Cloud based sphere, with not less than 8 years experience in a similar role, focussed in e-commerce successfully leading engineering teams. Your have considerable leadership experiences with a track record of successfully growing teams in a fast technology company.

You are a person who naturally starts visionary thinking and innovation from actual concerns, and who has ability to see solutions beyond what the industry normally sees. You have enough tech knowledge and experience to know well what we should do next. 


We want everyone in the company to feel enabled enough to work with and contribute to our company culture. As a manager for us, facilitating that and leading by example is an important part. We are keen to see your contributions. As such, experience in leading small to large engineering teams is considered an asset 

What we offer:

  • A meaningful problem to solve that delivers true value for users
  • A mission driven team that aims to have a long lasting impact in the market
  • Be at the core of a scaling company and impactful product
  • Join us in our main office in the heart of Amsterdam, spend time at our other offices in Lisbon and New York City
  • Talented and fun colleagues: serial entrepreneurs, psychologists, engineers and people from companies like Google, Accenture, and Microsoft
  • Professional Development Allowance 
  • Health Allowance 
  • Tap into the Y Combinator network to learn from the best, probably the most valuable network of tech startups in the world
  • Fast paced, fun, and energetic company with a friendly culture
  • Wonderful office & opportunity to join daily office lunch with your colleagues
  • Company provided laptop and equipment and more