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Director of Engineering

COMPANY

 

Sensay

LOCATION

 

Los Angeles, CA, US / Santa Monica, CA, US

Description

Job Description



Director of Engineering:

Very hands-on, startup-experienced, engineering manager

Natural leader who can fast track to CTO role

Help our platform scale from millions to billions of daily events



Our Vision:

7 billion strangers connecting and transacting their life experience and knowledge conversationally. Sensay is defining the future of human purpose. More on our "why" here:

https://medium.com/sensay/humanitas-ex-machina-8fba3e2684f7#.1gtltypkj



Our Product

Sensay is the most helpful person you’ve never met. One contact to access millions. Tell Sensay what you need in your favorite messenger and you are routed and connected with a relevant human in about 90 seconds. Forbes praised Sensay as the one chatbot company that lives up to the hype. See here: https://www.forbes.com/sites/curtissilver/2017/01/09/how-sensay-chatbot-is-providing-actual-human-connection/#614953423b58



Your Mission:

Make our platform do new tricks to drive user delight, help us help others.



Background & Skills:

Polyglot - you know at least 3 programming languages, because…

We have a mixed environment with Ruby, Python and Elixir

Hacker DNA - because the really awesome stuff is built outside sprints

Open source - you’re kind of a big deal on github

Scaler - build lean but anticipate 100X growth surges & care about infrastructure

Experience creating robust APIs to support multiple apps

Test-driven and analytics driven development approach

Server side focus but must care about UX design a little (or play nicely with those who do)

Experience with natural language processing (NLP)

Experience with machine learning or recommendation engines

Know how to add an EC2 instance to a load balancer

Know how to create redundancy between multiple environments



What we look for in team members:

Helps first & raises everyone's game

Gives a damn (many damns)

Wicked smarts tempered by humility

Leadership tempered by kindness

Believes in magic, disbelieves “impossible”

Recent startup experience from somewhere we've heard of



Things we believe:

Win by helping others win

Humans are awesome (H.I. comes before A.I.)

Holacracy over hierarchy

Office dogs, fun and tacos



Location : Santa Monica, CA (on the Third Street Promenade)



Compensation:

Salary and equity commensurate with experience level

BYOP (build your own perk based on something you liked from your last gig)

Talent and culture are everything to us so we want to attract and retain those who are the best fit



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