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VP of Engineering-Sunnyvale CA

Sunnyvale, California
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Smart Infrastructure
Business Unit: Regional Solutions & Services Americas
Requisition Number: 241285
Primary Location: United States-California-Sunnyvale
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

Job Description:


About us


At Enlighted, we’ve created the most intelligent IoT sensor platform for smart buildings.  The Enlighted platform transforms a building infrastructure into a robust, always-on, always-computing, and end-to-end secure sensor platform. Enlighted powers some of the largest global technology, healthcare, manufacturing, distribution, retail, and industrial companies, including 11% of the Fortune 50 and 10% of the Fortune 500.  Our platform is installed in over 130 million square feet of commercial real estate.  With a rich set of data never previously available, we help our customers transform their businesses and workplaces by visualizing, analyzing, and providing insights with precise metrics around workflow, utilization, location, security, and energy.  All of this is enabled through a platform that is so smart, it pays for itself through energy savings.

Enlighted is the leading intelligent IoT platform for buildings, and we are backed by some of the best VC’s in the industry including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Draper Fisher Jurvetson.

We have won numerous awards including: 2016 Gartner Cool Vendor, CIO Review’s 100 Most Promising Big Data Solutions of 2016, 2015 Cleantech Company of the Year, AT&T Outstanding Supplier Award 2014 and 2015, 2015 UK Rise Awards for Sustainability, and many more.



About you


  • You inspire, make tough decisions, and get things done.

  • You are a leader who thrives at the junction of business, product, technology, and team challenges, and who can use the scale of Enlighted to inspirer growth. You can embrace team needs, assess talent quickly, and pick up velocity.

  • You drive product creation, scaling existing solutions, as part of a collaborative, cross-domain product group and understand the challenges within large companies.

  • You have a history of experience leading engineering teams across multiple, large-scale business or consumer product units.

  • You know how to build and improve engineering groups that work on a spectrum of new and creative market-defining products.

  • Immersing yourself in the territory of new markets excites you. 


    Core traits we expect Engineering Leaders to embody 

  • Focused on solving customer problems and adding value for customers.

  • Data-driven methods to inform decisions about products, technology, and teams.

  • Substantial ownership of outcomes and ability to cultivate this trait.

  • Experience leading teams in a high cadence of development and strong operational practices which can spam over multi-year horizons.

  • Recruiting and retaining teams, of engineers.

  • Expertise in finding solutions to problems.


    Core Responsibilities Include

  • Build and develop an exceptional engineering team that delivers with velocity and quality.

  • Develop key internal relationships with executive members, Vice Presidents, peers, and external colleagues.

  • Actively work with customers, field teams, and cross-functional product teams to deliver valuable solutions for customers.

  • Craft and execute best-in-class product development processes.

  • Work with partners outside of Enlighted on product, technology, and team innovation.

  • Developing essential and innovative platform capabilities for both for our commercial lighting products, and other products at Enlighted. 



  • Bachelors, Masters or foreign equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field. 


    We believe diverse teams embody our values and achieve the best results.


    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying. This position would be based in either San Francisco or San Jose. For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.




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