Vice President of Engineering-Distribution Services

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 VP of Engineering, Distribution Services

The VP of Distribution Services Engineering is the CTO of an internal start-up: responsible for design, build, and delivery of technical capabilities to power agencies, and the integration of these capabilities into a seamless, delightful experience that drives rapid adoption and loyal use across a wide variety of deployment scenarios. This person will partner with the business GM to aggressively manage talent, hire the best engineers, and bootstrap the platform through the development of APIs and integrated tools. They will serve as a mentor and coach for engineers and engineering managers, empowering them to be independent owners of functional areas. They will drive local decision making, putting an org structure in place that scales well over time. Then they will fill that org structure with the best talent. They will communicate their vision and partner with Product to build a roadmap. They will be proficient at communicating up, down, and across. They will develop and drive toward appropriate measures. Their organization will become an engine for business value and innovation.

Who you are:

  • A strong team leader and people manager. You are able to lead and inspire a cross-functional team through strong relationships with team members, with stakeholders and with management.
  • A technical pro. You’ve built platforms before. You’ve made important mistakes and learned from them. You can design systems and own difficult technical decisions. You know how to find and grow technical talent.
  • An excellent communicator. You proactively communicate technical decisions and progress in order to build trust in and for the team.
  • You care about data. You are passionate to help and enable every employee at EverQuote to make data-driven decisions at every step of the way.
  • Together with senior leaders, you are able to set and instill EverQuote’s execution and operational vision for all of engineering, evaluate new opportunities, and drive continuous improvement of quality and throughput.
  • Experienced in working across many levels; this is both a strategic and technical role, balancing hands-on execution, coaching, and influencing/thought leadership at the highest levels of the organization
  • You care passionate about execution. You are able to estimate, balance resources, and plan to ensure stable operations and best-in-class execution across all of engineering. 

Why EverQuote?

  • We are one of the fastest growing companies in Boston history, at the intersection of tech and big data
  • Our company is profitable & established. A “startup culture” without “startup anxiety.”
  • We encourage creative thinking and independent responsibilities
  • Growth mindset culture regularly seeking to reflect and improve
  • Genuinely “data-driven”, with analytics at the core of the company
  • Lunch catering to the office, fully-stocked kitchen, company outings to local restaurants, day trips, and more
  • We offer competitive salaries, fully paid health and dental insurance, 401K match, stock options and a relaxed & flexible work environment

 Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But you should know, there's no such thing as a 'perfect' candidate. EverQuote is a place where everyone can grow. So however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day.

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Technology we use

  • Product
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement

Location

We're located in the Kendall Square area of Cambridge, MA. Surrounded by great food, fun places for outings and easily accessible for any commute.

An Insider's view of EverQuote

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

The reality is career success means little without a healthy balance of life outside of work. At EQ, it has meant reminding each other that whatever we can get done in a day is good enough. Some may be able to do more based on their situation and some won’t. The key is creating safe spaces to be honest, and open to give and receive support.

Alexander Grant

Quality Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I shoot a slack to someone or set up a meeting if it's a more complex problem I'm trying to solve. Typically, everyone is eager to help and put their heads together to solve the problem at hand!

Clara Hunnewell

Manager, SEM and Analytics

How does the company support your career growth?

At EverQuote, I've been able to grow from "intern" to "director of engineering" with lots of mentorship. Leadership sets clear expectations, provides actionable feedback, and creates real opportunities. EverQuote has sponsored formal management training for me, and I have a personal development plan that aligns with my goals beyond my tenure at EQ.

Ian Naval

Director, Ad Engineering

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe is very upbeat and collaborative. Everyone is truly willing and happy to help each other out, support is just a desk away! Outbursts of laughter are the norm throughout the day which lends to a positive feel, but there are also quiet spaces to escape to when needed. I am very much looking forward to days back in the office down the road.

Brianna Shea

Agency Business Consultant

What are EverQuote Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Acme's health insurance policy covers up to 100% of out of pocket expenses.
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Free Daily Meals
We provide free breakfast on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Employees get free lunch on Tuesday.
Game Room
Our game room includes Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We provide free breakfast on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Employees get free lunch on Tuesday.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted On occasion .
Parking
We offer employees A parking subsidy.
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
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