Head of Engineering - Paris

AB Tasty is hiring!


AB Tasty helps build the internet of the future by allowing brands to address their users in a personalized way. Images, messages, page structure...everything can be adapted to meet the needs, wishes, and emotions of website visitors or app users.

AB Tasty isn't about helping brands to push a hard sell. We're about helping them sell better, by creating more positive consumer and user experiences across digital properties.

We must be on to something, since we're proud to say we have:

  • 600+ customers (Sephora, Land Rover, Cartier, Ashley HomeStore...)
  • 170 employees in 6 countries on 3 continents (Americas, Europe, Asia)
  • Raised 24M€
  • Bonus: we're nice, too, we promise!

2 prerequisites if you want to join the AB Tasty team:

  • Be a genuinely nice person! (we take this one seriously, it's half the battle in the recruitment process)
  • Have a passion, whatever it may be :)

What you will do

Lead and build a high-performing technology team (Recruitment & Management) - Most Important
Recruit, hire, grow and retain amazing talent into the organization. You'll build a technology brand that is a talent magnet and inspire a world-class team of customer-focused engineers who use technology to enable our growing business. You'll grow the next set of engineering leaders to continue scaling our org. Your team members achieve more, grow more, and work alongside the most talented teammates.
You will be in charge of constantly train your guys to ensure that everybody stay at the top of the art. Motivation, training, team spirit are you main goals.

Be responsible for our technology:
Build a reliable, scalable and highly performant technology stack using industry best practices. You'll ensure our architecture is flexible and scalable to allow for growth, but are capable of making trade-offs between speed and perfection. You'll be responsible for consistently delivering meaningful features, applications and technology solutions that solve business problems. You'll consistently communicate and deliver to commitments and increase the velocity of our teams by removing roadblocks. You'll be responsible for driving new business and growth through engineering solutions.

Scope of the Position:
Our tech team is devided on 2 sections. Feature teams are in charge of the software developpement, Foundation team is in charge of Data and Infra. The head of Engineering is responsable for the Feature teams part. You will have the lead on 4 Feature teams (2 in Paris, 2 abroad) for a total of 20 persons under your command.

Possible Evolution:
If you well manager the Feature teams and ensure a perfect delivery of the product, you will take the lead on foundation team, our data and infra team. The position is also called to become a VP Position if you reach that point.

CEO's Message:
This position is one of the most important we need in the company. Skills waited for this position are not tech skills but human skills. I need you to train, motivate, gargarize teams to helps them achieve more than they thought it was possible. The positionis directly linked to me and is in close partnership with the VP Product, the VP Innovation and the Head of Foundation.
Our values are the most important things for us : Client Satisfaction, Kindness, Enthusiasm, Team Spirit, Innovation
Our Mantra : One Team One Dream

At AB Tasty, We Offer:

  • A challenging opportunity, and a great team to work beside
  • A data driven environment where your insights and expertise will be valued
  • An environment where you can move fast, work hard, see results, and feel your impact
  • An opportunity to get in early, funded, and growing scaleup
  • Salary, benefits, and design services.
  • If you read all until here, you are 1% away from applying to the job, so click apply :-)

What we are looking for

This job is for you if:

  • You have 10+ years of engineering management experience in high-growth engineering organizations.
  • You've worked in the consumer, e-commerce space or SaaS environment and understand building applications and technology that delight and engage consumers and foster growth
  • You have proven experience building, growing, retaining and inspiring a world-class team of client-focused technologists
  • You have extensive experience building large-scale technology and applications that are reliable, scalable, using industry best practices
  • You have a track record for delivery in high-growth, fast-paced environment.
  • You champion and drive a culture of continuous learning to improve execution and remove roadblocks that are holding the team back
  • You are a strategic partner who can translate business problems to technology solutions.
  • You work effectively across the business to influence and create customer value/delight.
  • You create a culture of self-organization, responsibility, and accountability within your teams

Additional Information

  • Contract type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75003)
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience Level: > 10 years