Director of Software Engineering at Mersive

| Greater Denver Area
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The Opportunity: 

Mersive is a rapidly growing software company in downtown Denver that offers an award-winning wireless collaboration product suite that is transforming how organizations work and learn. We are seeking a candidate to fulfill the Director of Software Engineering role on our fast-paced team. We’re looking for a qualified Engineering leader with demonstrated experience taking a holistic, strategic approach to high-volume development teams.

Who we are:

Headquartered in Denver, Mersive Technologies is well-known as a market disruptor in the collaboration software space. This combination of innovation, rapid growth, and profitability makes us a unique technology company. Our wireless collaboration products make the world’s meetings better by providing a more productive and engaging experience. Among our customers are over 30 Fortune 100 companies and hundreds of top universities globally that use Mersive Solstice to make their workplace and classrooms meaningful, connected, and more enjoyable for everyone. Since launching Solstice in 2014 it has been deployed in hundreds of thousands of meeting spaces through our worldwide sales and integrator partner network.

But who are we? We are a diverse team of over 150 dedicated people who genuinely care about our work, customers and each other. We promote a culture of innovation, trust and accountability.  We value transparency, intellectual honesty, hard work and community.  Mersive is growing quickly, and we are looking for folks who like a challenge and aren’t afraid to break new ground in either technology or business models.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Define and drive strategic direction of our tech road map across multiple teams
  • Communicate clearly and passionately about technology solutions with business stakeholders and product/technology partners
  • Manage, coach, and inspire teams of technical contributors
  • Mentor developers in their engineering practices & guide their career development
  • Lead people focused initiatives and be a positive, humble leader of teams
  • Work with teams daily delivering solutions as a hands-on technical engineering manager
  • Adapt to taking on roles filling gaps from technical lead to engineering product owner
  • Build and run high performing teams that consistently execute objectives delivering sustainable results
  • Collaborate with Product and Project management teams to successfully deliver product
  • Engage with Quality to build the right development mindset and practices to support testing
  • Think proactively to avoid risk and help teams navigate development and architecture risk
  • Improve team productivity without adding more stress and overhead

Required Qualifications/Experience:

  • Experience building software teams that can execute sustainably.
  • Experience managing diverse teams including small and multi teams effectively.
  • Strong skills and experience developing individuals for the next level. 
  • Skilled in development as you once were a developer but find working through people more of a strength.
  • Deeply technical with a desire to learn about products including existing and future technologies.
  • Knowledge of software development best practices and how to drive them.
  • Ability to adapt to unknowns or ambiguities with a desire to clarify them.
  • Capability to go deep into software architecture, but you allow others to lead and drive it.
  • Ability to work with diverse technology stacks including Java, Rust, SaaS and usual web stack.
  • 8+ years managing teams of engineers
  • 10+ years developing software for technology companies

Desired Qualifications/Experience:

  • Experience developing software for meeting collaboration or video conferencing. companies, or developing video streaming, networking, or graphics software.
  • HW and OS experience building integrated complex systems.
  • Experience with networking in complex enterprises.
  • Large product scale systems management and deployments.
  • Built teams from ground up from zero to medium scale.
  • Have fast paced startup SW development experience.

Why Mersive:

  • Competitive compensation 
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans
  • Company paid Life, AD&D, STD and LTD insurance
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan
  • Work/Life Balance 
  • Culture of collaboration, integrity, authenticity and innovation.
  • High growth and endless opportunity
  • Competitive targeted compensation range between $140k - $200k, inclusive of salary and bonus.
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Location

Our company is in the trendy Rino area with plenty of bars and restaurants. Plus, the office is easy to get to since parking is provided!

An Insider's view of Mersive

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

Mersive’s work life balance is the epitome of work hard, play hard. We work extremely hard while we are here, but are encouraged to take the time we need outside of work to come back refreshed and ready to tackle the next project. Mersive helps us achieve the balance we need by giving us a generous PTO policy that we can utilize how we see fit.

Megan Dumas

Technical Writer

What projects are you most excited about?

One of the most interesting projects I’ve worked on is what we called the Support Alert/Log Trigger. I enjoyed that I got to use data analysis to identify ‘regions’ where pods are located in order to determine if they’ve been offline for longer than a specified period of time and notify customers of this occurrence.

Jamie Longenecker

Software Engineer I

What makes someone successful on your team?

With Mersive’s growth we need people who are high-energy and excited about building new technology that has an impact. Our most successful employees are smart, creative, and enjoy collaborating with others to solve problems. Most importantly we hire people who value kindness and who will treat our customers and their coworkers with respect.

Michelle Anastasi

Chief People Officer

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

I am the QA team lead for our Platform and Integration team, which is the solstice pod, solstice client and dashboard. I let my team know that I am available via email, slack or text and to not hesitate to reach out .It's important for my team members to know they can reach me anytime if they have questions, concerns or just want to talk!

Justin Norman

Senior QA Engineer

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Mersive is different than a lot of tech companies because we have a physical product we design and ship from our Denver office.This creates a buzz in the office and connects team members to the product and to the customer.We really take pride in the work we produce and enjoy sitting back at the end of the day to celebrate our achievements together!

Erik Mikelsons

Logistics Clerk

What are Mersive Perks + Benefits

Mersive Benefits Overview

Our casual atmosphere is one of mutual respect with a dedication to meaningful work. While remote work has transformed our office environment, our focus on collaboration, teamwork, and flexibility has not changed!
We are located in Denver’s busy and diverse RiNo neighborhood, surrounded by restaurants, art galleries, boutiques, and breweries. When the office is open, we offer snacks, cold brew coffee and kombucha on tap, and monthly happy hour outings. We look forward to a day we can fully utilize these benefits together, but until then we are committed to fostering connections and preserving company culture remotely.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
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
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
100% company paid
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
You get a 10% discount through our Petplan
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Mersive's team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Company matches donations twice a year
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Pool Table, giant connect 4, Jenga, and a pin-ball machine changed out every 3 months!
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Mersive offers employees professional development opportunities like onsite training courses, and the flexibility to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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