VP of Engineering

VP of Engineering

Mobify is searching for an experienced VP of Engineering to join our Product team! As VP of Engineering you will oversee a team of talented engineers responsible for building and shipping a product that powers billions of impressions for some of the most recognized brands in the world.

The VP of Engineering will empower our engineers, guide design decisions, streamline process and provide leadership in navigating technical challenges. Reporting directly to the CTO you'll play a key role in setting strategy for the Product team.

This is a senior level position, and is also on-site. Candidates must be in or willing to relocate to Vancouver, Canada.


  • Lead the Product team in the shipment of amazing SaaS products
  • Mentor, motivate and coach a team of top preforming engineers
  • Work with the CTO to establish departmental goals
  • Engage the team in discussions about the product roadmap
  • Anticipate and overcome challenges associated with expansion
  • Implement and streamline processes to scale with team growth
  • Champion engineering best practices across the department
  • Participate in the hiring of new team members


  • Have at least 10 years of experience, 5 of which have been spent leading an engineering department
  • Have proven record of scaling high performing technology organizations
  • Are a full stack engineer - you've handled all aspects of web development, from kernel tuning to client side JavaScript optimization
  • Have extensive prior experience building and shipping web products
  • Have experience working in and leading large software development teams (20+ engineers)
  • Have experience in a agile software development environment.
  • Are an expert at software development best practices


  • You are active in the Vancouver Engineering community, passionate about sharing your extensive knowledge with other engineers
  • You have previous experience at a start-up organization

About Us:

Mobify (www.mobify.com) is a rapidly growing Vancouver-based technology company building the next generation of adaptive web products. Our vision is to mobify the web - to make it amazing and accessible on every device.

Over 75,000 developers use Mobify products to adapt their website for mobile and tablets devices. We empower customers and developers at companies like Starbucks, ideeli, Threadless, British Telecom, Expedia, Beyond the Rack, and NBC to deliver over $100-million in mobile commerce this year, and that's just the beginning. Our platform uses a unique adaptive approach called 'client-side adaptation' to remix HTML, CSS and JavaScript and deliver a better web experience on all devices - this means no scraping, proxying or application servers required. Today, we focus on adapting the web for mobile phones and tablets. Tomorrow, adaption will include SmartTVs, cameras and new devices not yet invented.

Why Mobify?

  • You want to tackle world-class technology problems and change the way the world uses the web
  • You are equally passionate about the web and making it amazing and accessible on every device
  • Convenient Gastown location in beautiful Vancouver, Canada
  • Competitive salary, great benefits, and yoga classes and kettlebell classes right at the office!

    Date Posted:
    Jan 13, 2014 9:44 AM PST

    Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

    Mobify is an open platform to adapt any website for mobile devices: smartphones, tablets and more. We help businesses solve the complex design and performance challenges of today's multi-screen web by providing tools and APIs for launching fast, responsive websites. Mobify is built on standard web technologies: HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Our platform includes powerful features for remixing any existing site... more