AI English Speaking Tutor

Head of Engineering

San Francisco Office
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Andrew Hsu
Andrew Hsu

About the role

About this role

We’re looking for a Head of Engineering for our San Francisco office to lead and manage our engineering team day-to-day, take our engineering practice to the next level, and grow it with top-tier talent. We’re looking for somebody passionate about and experienced with growing an engineering team from 5 to 50. 

This role will work extremely closely with the founders of Speak as well as the product team, and own engineering roadmap and execution.

What you’ll be doing

  1. Create a strong engineering culture and practice

  2. Lead high-performance engineering planning & execution

  3. Recruiting and grow a world-class engineering team

What we’re looking for

  • 8+ years of experience in high-growth tech startups

  • Experience managing and growing a high-performing engineering team with excellent results

  • Strong product sense and judgment on balancing velocity and quality

  • Ideally, staff-level engineering & architecture experience, especially with our stack (Node, Typescript, React, Postgresql, AWS, GCP, Swift, Kotlin)

Why you should join Speak

Speak is an AI English tutor on your phone that is the best way to become conversationally fluent in English.

Team Size:15
Location:San Francisco
Andrew Hsu
Andrew Hsu
Connor Zwick
Connor Zwick