Director of Engineering, Core Data & Insights

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Tegus is the leading market intelligence platform for key decision makers. We power some of the world’s most well-respected institutional investors, corporations, and consultancies through the largest and most comprehensive database of primary and market information. Our products and services enable clients to discover unmatched insights and answers to the most challenging questions they face to help them make better informed decisions. (And because a job description can only contain a fraction of how we operate, click here to learn more about the Tech Team at Tegus!)

To support Tegus’s rapid growth, we are looking to add a director of engineering that will lead our Core Data & Insights group. In this role, you will partner closely with product and our research analyst department to tackle technically challenging and mission-critical projects. This team’s charter includes: (1) ingesting third-party company and financial data sets, structuring and associating it to the Tegus domain model; (2) developing topics and taxonomies to make data more discoverable and understandable; (3) leveraging Natural Language Processing (NLP) / machine learning alongside human analysts to extract valuable insights from all of our content.

Responsibilities

  • Direct several full-stack engineering teams in a startup with a fast-paced, Agile environment to support our rapidly evolving business.
  • Hire and grow a team of top tier engineers and engineering leaders.
  • Partner with the product team to support the department's objectives, including aligning on priorities and goals, organizing your teams to support those priorities and ultimately delivering business results.
  • Ensure consistent, timely delivery of high quality software. Tegus values technical leaders that are able to guide architectural and technical decisions, as well as getting hands-on as needed.
  • Coach and invest in each person on your team to help them achieve their career goals and to make Tegus's engineering team stronger.

Qualifications

  • You have led engineering teams with multiple sub-teams and at least 10-15 people total, in a fast-paced, startup environment using Agile development methodologies. You are a strong software engineer. Even if you aren’t coding regularly, you are able to provide technical thought leadership and code review feedback.
  • You are highly organized and a great communicator. With many people doing many things in a dynamic company, strong organizational and communication skills will be required to keep everyone aligned and moving forward.
  • You are forward-thinking and able to analyze and anticipate project, technology and team solutions to ensure successful project delivery.
  • You have a team-first mentality and you work collaboratively with different stakeholders to set the technical direction for our products, developing easy-to-use solutions for our customers.
  • You have deep empathy for users and use it to help build products customers love.
  • Bonus if you have experience with machine learning and NLP solutions.

Benefits & Perks

  • Remote-friendly - work wherever you're most productive (Note: this position is not currently open to Colorado residents).
  • Comprehensive medical and dental plans, plus a 401k match.
  • Generous paid parental leave for all parents.
  • Unlimited paid vacation and flexible work hours.
  • Employer funded long-term disability.
  • The opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a thriving growth-stage company and make a big impact on our business.
  • Fantastic culture with regular virtual company-wide events, including cooking classes, yoga, meditation and more.

  • And for candidates in Chicago:
  • The option to work from a state of the art office in the heart of Chicago’s Loop featuring standing desks, mother rooms, gender neutral bathrooms and full amenity floor.
  • Upon returning to the office, we also offer commuter benefits & a fully stocked kitchen with rotating snacks and beverages.

Tegus, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Tegus complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company operates. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training. Tegus expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

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An Insider's view of Tegus

How does your team reward individual success?

Tegus has a competitive compensation plan to reward performance. The goals are fair, yet keep the team engaged and excited. Tegus is small, but mighty and it’s rewarding to feel like you’re impacting a growing company. Good ideas are swiftly implemented and to see those ideas turn into action has been incredibly rewarding.

Colin Monahan

Strategic Account Executive, Public Markets

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration is ingrained in how we innovate and ensure we are focused on solving the problems with the biggest impact for our product. Every team member at Tegus is invested in building a world-class product and leads with transparency and open communication to facilitate cross-functional collaboration.

Kelly Bishop

Product Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Working at Tegus has launched my career in an immeasurable way. Since joining, I have worked on a wide range of exciting problems, including developing the long-term vision strategy for the Product. At Tegus, professional development is fast and engaging because you’re surrounded by amazing talent and supportive team members.

Linh Nguyen

Product Designer

What unique initiatives do you have that encourage innovation?

Sell, Design, Build.
At Tegus, we believe innovation is a function of culture, action-orientation, and intense customer focus. Sure there can be some great tactics and initiatives you can implement to promote innovation - hackathons, being receptive to feedback, allowing our teams to explore outside their core day-to-day - but in our mind innovatio

Tom Elnick

Co-Founder & Co-CEO

What are Tegus Perks + Benefits

Tegus Benefits Overview

We will offer our employees numerous perks! Some include:
• Unlimited vacation
• Comprehensive medical and dental plan
• Parental Leave Benefits
• Opportunity to get in on the ground floor of a thriving start-up and make a big impact on our business!
• Fantastic culture, with regular virtual company-wide events, including virtual cooking classes, yoga, meditation and more!
• Upon returning to the office, we also offer commuter benefits, free building gym membership & a fully stocked kitchen with rotating snacks and beverages, company outings, intramural sports teams, book clubs and more

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
We facilitate and match donations to select non-profits. Additionally, we collaborate with partners to support our DEI efforts
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Highly diverse management team
The leadership team is 40% female and 20% people of color.
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
We have identified four goals (through a committee that represented 25% of the company at the time) around diversity, equity and inclusion with measurable outcomes that we will report on annually.
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Our in-office yoga has turned into virtual yoga and meditation classes during quarantine.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Quarterly bonuses are available for most roles for exceptional performance.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home working remotely on occasion as needed. The current reality of 100% remote work has shown us that we can continue to grow and be successful while remote
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 10 days per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

Perks are often employee-driven. We value feedback and do our best to ensure we are creating the best environment to have our employees thrive.

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