At ReachLocal, our mission is help local businesses around the world get more customers. We offer a total digital marketing system for local businesses, comprised of web presence solutions and digital advertising solutions. All our solutions feed into our ReachEdge™ lead conversion software, which helps local businesses seamlessly convert leads into customers and gain a deeper understanding of their online marketing ROI. Through our global technology platform, a decade’s worth of marketing insights, and our team of digital marketing experts, we help local businesses get more out of their marketing. ReachLocal is headquartered in Woodland Hills, CA, with offices in four regions: Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America, and North America.

Vice President, Engineering at ReachLocal
About the Opportunity:
ReachLocal has a unique and exciting opportunity for a Vice President of Engineering in our growing Software business.  The mission of our Software business is to grow and extend our SaaS, Subscription and Reporting products and services that allow SMBs to manage their online marketing and grow their business.

This hands-on position will combine your expertise in open source development in ad tech and SaaS applications along with your ability to effectively lead distributed teams.

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Software and working cross-functionally with stakeholders, you will play a critical role in developing global applications that directly impact our clients and company results.
About Your Responsibilities:
  • Manage to high quality releases in an Agile environment
  • Partner with the business on technical strategy, roadmaps, and ongoing estimates and resource planning
  • Work with senior team to develop effective architectures and technical designs that create solid foundations for global products and services
  • Manage teams of 20-30 staff in remote offices
  • Ability to inspire, hire, and work with distributed teams
  • Manage outsourced developers as needed to meet engineering and product needs
  • Track and analyze application metrics
  • Foster and support a culture of both innovation and excellence within our engineering team
About You:
  • 12+ years of relevant experience in software development with a strong background in open source technologies
  • Team leadership skills
  • Ability to create respect and engagement across engineering teams
  • Bachelor’s degree in CS, EE or other related discipline
  • Experience with Rails, Java and/or other MVC web application frameworks
  • Experience in Ad Tech and/or or SaaS applications
  • Clear communication skills within and across teams

Company Reviews

“ReachLocal is innovative and cutting-edge; a place where you can take on big, significant problems, and make a difference” “You can move around within the company; they are great about informing you of available opportunities” “You can think out-of-the-box and collaborate with so many different functions; move at a pace that you are not able to move at any other companies; I truly believe that you are valued here at all levels” “Great environment; people here are upbeat, friendly – nice to be in a place like that” “People here have very impressive capability, and belief in their commitment to help us carry through”
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Perks & Benefits
Industry competitive compensation package
Medical / Dental / Vision insurance with HSA option
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Flexible PTO policy for exempt employees / 10 days vacation & 5 days sick time for non-exempt employees
401K plan
Free parking
Free snacks
Foosball & ping pong table
Employee discount program
Employee appreciation events
Ongoing training and development opportunities
Fun and collaborative work environment
Excellent work/life balance

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