vp of engineering - athens

Angeliki Chrysoulaki, Randstad Hellas
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athens, attica
information technology
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Angeliki Chrysoulaki, Randstad Hellas

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We're looking for a self-starting and collaborative engineering VP with a proven track record of leading, coordinating, and negotiating cross departmental projects. You will oversee the engineering resources on the growth and platform teams, made up of 4 agile teams who build the in-product experiences and services used across our products. 

You will work directly with leaders in Software Development, Product and Design,TechOps and all other departments to bring our platform to life for over 100k+ clients. You will discover ambiguous problems, frame them into inspiring visions, and gain support through compelling narratives. 

If you are interested, apply now!

This is a full-time job with the opportunity of working fully remote!


The company offers ​the following benefits for this VP of engineering position:

  • Competitive compensation
  • An environment where the developer will have freedom, space, amenities to perform their craft elegantly solving well specified problems
  • Top caliber talented colleagues at all divisions of the company
  • Modern spacious offices at the center of Athens with a jaw dropping view
  • Company sponsored team-bonding events
  • Weekly health and wellness activities (e.g. basketball, football, yoga, running)
  • Free snacks and beverages


As a VP of Engineering you will:

  • Lead our teams within engineering
  • Drive the strategic technical vision, alongside the product vision, aligned to department strategies outside product development
  • Work with business partners to align on the best development strategy for execution and delivery, as well as impact to the business
  • Prioritize work decisively with senior executives to balance short term and long term company impacts
  • Create compelling narratives around new initiatives and advocate for prioritization on the roadmap
  • Break down ambiguous problems into achievable pieces and iterate for rapid delivery
  • Ensure the engineering brand at Dialectica attracts top talent and promote a progressive technology culture
  • Motivate all corners of the company to achieve ambitious business goals


The main requirements of this VP of Engineering role include:

  • Ability to build and leverage relationships across the company, especially with stakeholders beyond product development
  • Strong track record of creating a vision, advocating for its prioritization, and delivering in a fast paced environment
  • Change agent willing to experiment, learn, and pivot by making data driven decisions
  • Trusted partner to the C level and board
  • Comfortable facilitating discussions with all levels to drive into areas of misalignment and creates alignment around the best outcome for Dialectica
  • Strong career coach and advocate for ensuring everyone on the team is happy, engaged, and challenged
  • Deep understanding of software architecture and software development life cycle
  • Knowledge of engineering practices in a wed platform environment
  • Broad knowledge of the web platform as a whole (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, HTTP/S, web performance, web security) is needed
  • Familiarity with primary technologies we use - back end technologies and frameworks (Ruby/Ruby on Rails, NodeJS/Express or others), front-end (preferably, React or others)


  • flexibility
  • the ability to learn
  • leadership


4+ years experience in building Web Applications that are robust, maintainable and scalable


If you have any questions regarding this front-end developer position, you can contact Angeliki  at 6955499071 or drop an email achrysoulaki@randstad.gr to discuss. We look forward to receiving your application, uploading your updated English CV by clicking the "apply now" option.

Please note that for transparency and equity reasons, only those applications made online via our site will be assessed. After the screening of all the CVs received, we will only contact the candidates who meet the requirements of the job to arrange an interview. ​ All applications are considered strictly confidential.