VP of Engineering

| Greater Boston Area
As a member of our R&D team in Burlington, MA, you will join a team of bright, fast paced professionals. Our team ensures the development, quality and production of a critical platform for states, counties, cities, corporations and individuals. We are smart, innovative, and ambitious, and are looking for people of the same cut to join us.
Everbridge is looking for a Vice President of Engineering who brings a proven track record of leading cross functional platform and mobile engineering teams in a SaaS Environment. Our teams primarily uses Java, Spring boot and AWS as the primary foundation of our platform. We rely on both relational databases (PostgreSQL and SQL Server) as well as noSQL and streaming solutions (e.g. MongoDB and Kafka). Our front-end is primarily Javascript (React.js). From a process standpoint, we started our transition to Agile in early 2017. We have fully adopted SAFe but want to make sure that we don’t get overly structured or heavy-handed with it. We are strengthening our DevOps and have moved towards IaC.

What you'll do:

  • As Vice President of Engineering, you’ll be responsible for the following: Providing technical leadership, building a cohesive and high performing team and partnering with other leaders across the organizations. Some highlights include:
  • Keep a strong eye on the customer’s needs, with a focus on providing long-term value.
  • Focus on building a diverse and inclusive team with a focus on career development for all individuals
  • Evaluate and ensure the technical effectiveness of the platform - scalability, maintainability, cost to deliver, and operability.
  • Mentor Managers, Directors and senior technical contributors to achieve balance between speed to market, architectural excellence, and maintainability with a focus on company ROI.
  • Develop a partnership with senior technical contributors, including the Chief Architect, to influence and help implement the technical vision.
  • Incorporate feedback from managers and individual contributors into overall team vision.
  • Build partnership with other Engineering, Operational, and Product leaders
  • Have trusting, coaching relationships with team members. Motivate, set expectations, and help team members to work together so that the team is highly productive and collaborative.
  • Work with superiors to plan and evaluate the team together.
  • Able to create and execute long-term plans

What you'll bring:

  • Engineering degree and 15+ years of progressive experience with SaaS based applications
  • Ability to effectively communicate and manage distributed teams globally
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills - able to understand and convey complex product requirements or technical concepts to technical and non-technical audiences ranging from C-level stakeholders to individual contributors
  • Strong experience with agile software development processes and understand techniques and tools to drive successful projects and deliverables.
  • Metrics driven hands-on management style.
  • Familiar with tools like Jira, SoapUI, and Jenkins, deployment technology like Salt or Kubernetes.

Bridger Culture: 
At Everbridge, we have a mission that matters – to keep people safe and businesses running during critical events. Our “Bridgers” join Everbridge to make a positive impact on the world through their work. The core of our company culture is built around making a difference. Our people are dedicated to solving problems during difficult times and challenging situations as our software was built to save lives.
We are a rapidly growing organization transforming the field of critical event management and need passionate, committed and determined individuals to help us carry out our mission. Our environment is dynamic, and our culture is constantly evolving and expanding in order to provide the best employee experience.
 
Click here to learn more about what we do. Passionate about our mission? Want to #BeTheBridge? Apply to be a part of our team today!
 
Everbridge is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, or sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • C++Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages

Location

Free parking, plenty of restaurants, shopping and outdoor spaces to enjoy!

What are Everbridge Perks + Benefits

Everbridge Benefits Overview

Our benefits package is competitive and robust. Four weeks' vacation, eleven company holidays, and a flexible work from home policy, are just some of the highlights of what we offer to our team. Click the links below for details on what we offer to you and your family.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Check out this blog post to see how our fellow #bridgers use their generous VTO benefit: https://medium.com/team-everbridge/giving-back-to-the-communities-where-we-work-and-live-1642296e8719
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
This program includes healthcare and dependent care management accounts to allow employees to pay out-of-pocket expenses with tax-free dollars.
Disability Insurance
Life and disability insurance provides financial protection to you and your loved ones in the event of a serious injury or death. Basic life/AD&D, STD & LTD is provided at no cost to you.
Dental Benefits
PPO in-network provides coverage for 100% preventative care and basic care and 60% for major services, up to $2,000 annual maximum.
Vision Benefits
A comprehensive vision plan, provided through MetLife, reduces costs for those who regularly see an eye care professional for eyeglasses or contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Everbridge offers two Preferred Provider Organization (PPO) options and a High Deductible Health Plan (HDHP) with a Health Savings Account (HSA) option. All plans are managed by Blue Cross Blue Shield
Life Insurance
Life and disability insurance provides financial protection to you and your loved ones in the event of a serious injury or death. Basic life/AD&D, STD & LTD is provided at no cost to you.
Pet Insurance
Everbridge employees can ensure a long & healthy life for their pet by purchasing pet insurance through United Pet Care discount program.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Employees can contribute from 1% to 25% of salary. The plan allows employees to make 401k contributions on pre-tax and after-tax basis. Employee chooses from various investment options.
401(K) Matching
Company match is a 50% match on the first 4% of salary contributed, up to the yearly maximum. Company matching contributions are subject to a three-year vesting schedule– 1/3 after one year, 2/3 aft
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
US employees may contribute up to 15% of base pay toward purchase of Everbridge stock. Stocks are purchased at 15% discount off market price. The ESPP has 2 six-month offering/contribution periods.
Performance Bonus
Depending on your position at Everbridge, you may be eligible for an annual performance based bonus at year end.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
For birthing moms: 100% pay up to 10 weeks (coordinated with Short-Term Disability) For partners and adoptive parents: 100% pay up to 4 weeks
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Everbridge offers a number of remote positions, and our office-based positions are eligible for remote flexibilty, per manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Employees are eligible for paid time off for sick, personal or vacation leave. New hires are eligible for 20 days / 160 hours per year, accrued on a bi-weekly basis and prorated based on date of hire.
Paid Volunteer Time
Full-time, US-based employees can take two days / 16 hours per year to participate in community-service activities that are company sponsored through a Pro Bono partner.
Paid Sick Days
Employees are eligible for paid time off for sick, personal or vacation leave. New hires are eligible for 20 days / 160 hours per year, accrued on a bi-weekly basis and prorated based on date of hire.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Acme Our CultureBridge committee plans multiple company social events throughout the year including themed "Thirsty Thursday" events, annual holiday parties, summer outings, and more!
Free Daily Meals
We provide free breakfast on Monday. Employees get free lunch on Tuesday and thirsty Thursday events!
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball, Video Games, Darts.
Stocked Kitchen
All office locations are stocked with snacks, and offer weekly Tasty Tuesday company catered lunches. We also offer seasonal cold brew, and Thirsty Thursdays.
Happy Hours
Every week, we host "Tasty Tuesdays" (free lunch) and "Thursty Thursdays" (company happy hour).
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

Catered Lunch on Tuesdays & Craft Beer Deliveries on Thirsty Thursdays | Flexible Work Environment | Employee Referral Program with Networking Effect Leading to Cash Bonuses | Employee Stock Purchase Plan | Monthly Employee Engagement Activities (Chili Cook-off, Summer Outing, Holiday Party, Massage Day, Coffee Cart at Qtr. End) | Education and on-boarding sessions for the entire company through our "Bits & Bytes" program | Financial results are always shared and visible

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