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 2013, 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.

Your challenge —

As the VP of Engineering at Impraise you will lead, manage, and inspire our Engineering team, as we develop a next-generation people platform. You’ll report directly to the CEO and help the team fulfill technical, operational, and business requirements by getting into the trenches. With a long and short term growth strategy, you’ll guide architecture, deliver high quality functionality, and ensure scalability. With a strong focus on the customer journey, you’ll have the opportunity to work across teams, functions, and geographies on a marketing leading product. Additionally, you'll be responsible for measuring, evaluating, and improving both the user experience and internal processes.

The ideal candidate will not only have a passion for delivering a great product but also incredible experiences for our customers and your employees.


  • To be successful you’ll need —

    • Proven experience in a comparable role in a international, fast growing SaaS company

    • 10+ years experience in software development 

    • 5+ years experience as a people manager, with a focus on openness, empowerment, and personal development 

    • At least 2 years of experience leading multiple agile teams in a leadership role 

    • Successful track record with setting and delivering product strategy and roadmap for agile development teams 

    • Demonstrable understanding of computer science 

    • Experience setting up processes for agile development teams 

    • You know your way around our tech stack, including Javascript5 - HTML - CSS3 - iOS - Android

  • What we offer —

    • Attractive salary and stock option plan
    • Professional development & health allowances
    • Daily lunch 
    • MacBook Pro or equivalent, including a mobile plan 
    • Conveniently located office in the heart of Amsterdam
    • An international team with 26+ nationalities