Vice President, Engineering

Smartsheet Inc

Vice President, Engineering

Salary Not Specified

Smartsheet Inc, Edinburgh

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Remote working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 28 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 22dad10f0df7414693c3f11c7928f737

Full Job Description

  • Build and nurture high-performing teams and leaders through strategic hiring, coaching, and development initiatives.

  • Drive continuous improvement in engineering practices to enhance velocity and productivity.

  • Develop clear goals, roadmaps, and delivery timelines to support Smartsheet's rapid and sustainable growth.

  • Collaborate closely with engineering leadership to prioritize, plan, and allocate resources effectively across departments.

  • Contribute to shaping Smartsheet's corporate strategic vision and day-to-day operations as a key member of the Senior Engineering Leadership Team.

    13+ years of experience building and leading a growing engineering function, ideally for a SaaS offering

  • A proven track record of crafting captivating and intuitive user experiences that resonate with end-users.

  • Over a decade of hands-on experience in building and steering engineering teams to success, particularly within the realm of SaaS offerings.

  • Expertise in nurturing and scaling high-performing engineering talent, fostering an environment where excellence thrives.

  • A thoughtful and strategic approach to engineering leadership, driving innovation while maintaining a focus on quality and efficiency.

  • A genuine passion for creating exceptional enterprise products that cater to a diverse global customer base.

  • The ability to forge strong partnerships and alignment with cross-functional teams, bridging the gap between technical and non-technical stakeholders to execute on strategic objectives.

  • A collaborative mindset, leveraging your technical expertise to drive positive outcomes across interdisciplinary teams.

  • Experience operating in environments supporting substantial user bases, ranging from tens to hundreds of millions of monthly active users.

  • A degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field or equivalent practical experience.

    Smartsheet is revolutionising how organisations achieve impactful change. With millions of users worldwide, and powering 75% of the Fortune 500, we empower teams across diverse industries to streamline thousands of projects, programs, and processes. As our business continues to expand, we are seeking a dynamic leader to join us as Vice President of Engineering.


  • This key strategic role sits at the heart of our platform and services teams, empowering connections between Smartsheet and other systems. You'll lead initiatives to scale our products almost infinitely, envisioning the next level of growth and efficiency. Reporting directly to our Senior Vice President of Platform, you will oversee a vibrant team of directors and engineers dedicated to crafting visually captivating and user-friendly products, build on strong foundations. You will empower organisations, from small businesses to global enterprise leaders, to seamlessly manage and automate their work, whether in the office or on the go.

    Our SVP of Platform is based in our Edinburgh office. You may choose to work from our Edinburgh or London offices, or you may choose to work remotely from anywhere in the UK., Join us in shaping the future of work and making a meaningful impact on how teams collaborate and achieve success. If you're passionate about driving innovation and leading teams to new heights, we invite you to embark on this exciting journey with us at Smartsheet., At Smartsheet, we've created a place where everyone is welcome - people from all over the world, all backgrounds, all ages, all colors, and all beliefs working side by side. Here, everyone can make a difference and empower others to do the same. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match our job description-if your career path has been nontraditional, that will set you apart. At Smartsheet, we empower everyone, everywhere to change the way the world works-join us

    Equal Opportunity Employer:

    Smartsheet is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to fostering an inclusive environment with the best employees. We provide employment opportunities without regard to any legally protected status in accordance with applicable laws in the US, UK, Australia, Japan, Costa Rica, and Germany. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

    Your expertise and passion will be instrumental in propelling Smartsheet towards its vision of empowering teams worldwide to achieve more. Join us in revolutionizing the future of work and leave your mark on the global stage.

    Perks & Benefits:
  • Employer-paid Private Medical and Dental, additional cost for family members

  • Equity - Restricted Stock Units (RSUs) for eligible roles

  • Lucrative Employee Stock Purchase Program (15% discount)

  • Monthly contributions toward your pension

  • Monthly stipend to support your work and productivity

  • 25 days paid for Holiday + Bank Holidays + Flexible Time Away Program

  • 20 weeks fully paid Maternity Leave

  • 12 weeks fully paid Paternity/Adoption Leave

  • Personal paid Volunteer Day to support our community

  • Opportunities for professional growth and development including access to LinkedIn Learning online courses

  • Company Funded Perks including a counseling membership, salary sacrifice options, and your own personal Smartsheet account.

  • Teleworking options from any registered location in the UK (role specific)