Bringing efficiency, accuracy and transparency to construction finance

VP of Engineering

$160K - $225K
Austin, TX, US / Remote (US)
Job Type
11+ years
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Will Mitchell
Will Mitchell

About the role

The VP of Engineering directly manages the engineering team and engineering managers, holding regular 1:1’s, guiding career growth and performance management of individual contributors. Additionally the VP of Engineering attends daily standup meetings ensuring timely delivery of roadmap projects while also ensuring engineering best practices are followed in order to release high quality software as quickly as possible to drive business value.

What You’ll Do:

  • Drive the iterative development process, from planning through releases and retrospectives
  • Work closely with Product to prioritize engineering tasks
  • Lead development teams building Rabbet’s products and cloud-based architecture
  • Support product managers and tech leads implementing fixes and managing releases
  • Plan and manage releases in conjunction with DRIs for maximum safety and resiliency
  • Advocate for the engineering team’s and system’s needs
  • Manage the tech team and support individuals’ career development
  • Attract and retain top engineering talent
  • Create an inclusive, high performing and collaborative engineering culture
  • 3rd party vendor management, budgeting, security, system architecture


  • 6+ years of experience managing and leading engineering teams
  • 10+ years hands on software development in a modern stack
  • Ability to architect, design and develop scalable data intensive systems (SQL)
  • Fluent in one or more technologies in our stack: Elixir, React, or similar
  • Expert in cloud services such as AWS, GCP and/or Azure
  • Experience with Infrastructure as Code systems such as Terraform, Pulumi, etc…
  • Ability to streamline development and release processes using Docker
  • Knowledge of best practices and insistence on delivering quality, well tested software
  • Strong sense of ownership and attention to detail
  • Experience working with and integrating Enterprise CRM systems (e.g. Salesforce, Hubspot)


  • We hire only exceptional talent, you'll be joining a world-class team
  • We are rapidly growing, we provide equity to all team members
  • Competitive compensation
  • We care about your total wellness, we offer a 401(k) plan w/ a generous matching contribution as well as comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans
  • We understand the importance of family and time to recharge, we provide parental leave benefits, ample PTO (that we encourage you to use), and remote flexibility
  • We are invested in your growth, we provide you resources for professional development
  • Be a part of a culture of learning that will take your professional growth to another level with collaborative + thoughtful team members
  • We’ve assembled one of the best teams you could possibly find in Austin. We like to imagine what’s possible, and then do it. Then learn from it. Then do it better. If this sounds like your kind of thing, we want you to join us!

Inclusion Promise: Rabbet embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are relentlessly committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

Location: We are currently a fully remote team, so living in Austin is not a requirement. However, we do have an expectation for travel to Austin 3 days per quarter.

About Rabbet:

Through our core values of Relationships and Transparency, Rabbet strives to create an inclusive workplace where we welcome persons of all backgrounds. Rabbet is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or age. Despite being a startup, we do value work/life balance and we offer competitive pay, benefits, and equity.

At Rabbet, we aim to connect people and data to streamline construction finances. Lenders and real estate developers use Rabbet to manage their construction finance for projects from $500,000 to over $500 million. A rabbet is a joint in woodworking and as a rabbet strengthens connections in woodworking, Rabbet strengthens connections in construction finance.

Rabbet is backed by a leading FinTech VC (QED), a leading real estate tech VC (Camber Creek), a large strategic investor (Goldman Sachs), and Y Combinator. You’ll be joining a company that values efficiency, guidance, transparency, and relationships. We’re a small team (~25 employees), so there’s plenty of opportunity to have a big impact.

We commit to our customers - and the construction lending industry as a whole - to walk side-by-side through the continual evolution of the construction financing process. We combine deep domain expertise and technology to bring forward innovation in construction finance.

About Rabbet

Team Size:23
Location:Austin, TX
Andrew Latimer
Andrew Latimer
Will Mitchell
Will Mitchell