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Founding Team, Engineering Lead

DVx Ventures

DVx Ventures

San Francisco, CA, USA · San Francisco, CA, USA · California, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 11, 2023
Who We Are

DVx is a venture studio with a unique approach to building and scaling successful new companies. We've developed a repeatable process to launch and scale game-changing companies that have a positive impact on the world and our society at large. The DVx team has created and scaled more than a dozen companies, delivering a 9x return to investors and creating billions of dollars in value and tens of thousands of jobs. Not only are we entrepreneurs, we’re also scalers, our founders bring experience from key roles growing Tesla, Lululemon, Lyft, Ebay, Google, BCG and Symantec.

We're looking for an Engineering Manager to join the founding team of one of our recently launched companies, Zumi. Zumi is building a digital checkout experience for the physical world, providing consumers the ability to enjoy a restaurant experience without the friction of a checkout, with a personalized, membership experience, while serving restaurants through increased table turn & revenue, reduced labor costs and enablement to provide a differentiated, personalized experience to consumers with the benefit of data.

What You’ll Do -

As the Founding Engineering Team Lead, you’ll join the founding team and continue building the Zumi platform. We’re looking for a skilled Full Stack Software Engineer, with experience building integrated, scalable, and robust SaaS applications and APIs. You will help us drive decisions on how best to build and scale the product, work collaboratively with the CEO, product, and direct the outsourced engineering team.

What You’ll Need -

  • Full-Stack Engineering- 5+ years of experience as a professional software engineer with hands-on experience in architecture, design, and development of enterprise applications, and third-party integrations using modern languages, frameworks, and tools.
  • Product Management - We’re looking for an engineer who thinks like a product manager, who will work in lockstep with Product and have a deep understanding of our business goals and project outcomes in fast-paced, highly iterative product development processes
  • Team Leadership - You’ll be a contributing team member engineering the product and also serve as a player/coach to the outsourced engineering team building the Zumi platform. You’ll drive the team's initiatives to completion and determine the best approach for solving key problems and finding solutions that will perform at scale.
  • Zeo-to-One- We’re in the earliest stages of building the Zumi platform, so you’ll need comfort with ambiguity and experience building new products from scratch, ideally in an agile and lean early-stage startup environment
  • Passion for problem-solving - You’ve got the attitude that no problem is somebody else’s to solve, have the proactive desire and ability to solve complex problems, and the ability to adapt and overcome obstacles with minimal direction and support.