April 23, 2021
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This is a remote-friendly people leadership role with a fast-growth technology company that’s secured over $600M in their Series A and B funding rounds. Curious to learn more? Read on!


3 Things to Know About the Company

  • Built on the backbone of SpacialOS and combining the latest in scientific modeling and AI, Improbable Defense enables clients to have a highly-tailored training simulation platform.
  • Their mission? Make Government and Industry training simulations more effective and realistic and make military preparedness more cost effective.
  • Their people? Innovative, innately curious people who have always valued the transformative in tech and beyond, actively pursuing personal and professional growth.


3 Thing to Know About the Role

  • You will lead and grow a small team of engineers working on the Improbable Defense core platform. You’ll enable and optimize your team’s productivity and happiness through active career development, mentoring and coaching; this includes performance management, hiring and onboarding.
  • Building a positive, supportive and empowering team culture is how you will enable your team to roadmap effectively and deliver products on time.
  • You will work closely with Product Managers, UX Researchers and Delivery Managers to ensure your team is building products that delight the customers.


3 Things About the Ideal Candidate

  • You have strong experience with software and/or systems design and architecture including ~4 years of managing a team of at least 5 engineers; you’ve delivered software products for complex environments such as, but not limited to, the Federal government.
  • You’re comfortable with at least one modern object oriented programming language - even if it’s not one that Improbable uses. Although this is not a hands-on engineering role, your strong foundation in engineering best practices will be crucial to your and your team’s success.
  • You have a real passion and talent for developing, mentoring and supporting people.


Note that this role requires US Citizenship. Security Clearance is a plus, but not required.

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