SVP of Engineering at Bigleaf Networks

What You’ll Do:  

As the Senior Vice President of Engineering, you will be leading and casting your strategic vision for the Bigleaf Engineering Team that delivers products and operates our service platform to serve our customers. You will drive the architecture, strategy, and team structure that allows us to accomplish our lofty strategic goals. While leading development and technical operations, you will also work directly with the Product Management, UX, and Support teams to drive forward critical strategic needs, as well as, day to day operations.

At Bigleaf we’re working to eliminate the connectivity issues that businesses struggle with, giving them a pain-free path to SaaS and Cloud. Are you passionate about building world-class software and teams? Do you have a background leading technology engineering in a high-growth venture-backed environment? If so, this could be a great fit!

We’re growing quickly and we have big plans to expand the impact we have in our customers’ lives. Come join us at Bigleaf to help businesses connect to their customers, people like us, people like you!


  • Build and coach a world-class software development team composed of engineers and architects that are directly responsible for delivering and driving Bigleaf’s innovations.
  • Engineering vision and strategy – Collaborate with the CEO, CPO, and other stakeholders in creating and delivering on a clear, convincing technical strategy and engineering roadmap that enable significant innovations and reliability of our services.
  • Lead the operations of our service platform, including our cloud-based services and our owned-and-operated Cloud Access Network. You’ll solidify and scale our technical operations team as company needs grow, ensuring we meet or exceed SLAs, and that we deliver service that our customers trust and can rely on.
  • Collaboration and goal management across the engineering organization – collaborate across multiple functions to align on annual goals (currently OKRs) and shorter-term execution plans. Key to scaling success in this aspect will be effectively delivering features on a reliable cadence and on-time.
  • Technical Execution - build our products to scale nationally and globally across multiple markets - Serving thousands of businesses and partners. Efforts you’ll foster here will include scaling planning, QA and testing, and guidance of how to integrate new technologies.
  • Team Leadership and Coaching – Build, manage, lead, and coach the engineering teams and inspire leaders and individual contributors to deliver against high priority goals. In partnership with our wonderful People team, bring the best out of each of your team members, ensuring they’re healthy and given an environment where they can be successful.
  • Ongoing technical reviews and planning - Drive ongoing product and technology reviews and strategic planning in conjunction with product leaders and other stakeholders.


  • 10+ years of software engineering and technology experience with 5+ years of leadership experience (e.g. VP of Engineering or similar) in high-growth environments
  • Experience building and scaling high growth software engineering and architecture teams
  • Excellent ability to navigate and translate between strategic organizational needs and goals, and the unique leadership needs and realities of software engineering and infrastructure operations
  • Strong technical basis to quickly assess system architectures and technologies, development methodologies, and tools to run a high-velocity software development organization
  • Proven ability to deliver products that serve as critical infrastructure to thousands of businesses and tens of thousands of users
  • Deep understanding of networking technologies and architectures, with significant experience in Linux and knowledge of the Linux networking subsystem
  • Experience with a wide range of programming languages, algorithms, data structures, and deployment mediums
  • Experience building and defining long term strategic technical vision that includes system architecture


Who We Are:  

Bigleaf Networks improves Cloud connectivity and Internet performance. We are a team of telecom and network software professionals who built our Cloud-first SD-WAN service based on the natural architecture of leaves. We provide a better Internet experience with simple implementation, friendly support, and powerful technology. 

Bigleaf exists because of leaders and dreamers who believed there was a better solution to a technological need in business. As we continue to grow, we keep this leadership mentality in mind, and we encourage each other to constantly be improving by developing grit, servant leadership, diversity, and innovation. 


Our Core Values:  

Whether working with a customer or interacting with one another around the office, Bigleaf’s core values are heartfelt service, positive attitude, transparency, and focus. At our core, we are here at Bigleaf to develop technology that will help people, and these values help us maintain that intention. 



Highlight of our Benefits:

  • Medical (We pay 100% for all levels of coverage)
  • Dental & Vision (We pay 100% for all levels of coverage)
  • Life insurance, long term disability
  • 401k with dollar for dollar safe harbor match
  • Stock options plan
  • Generous parental leave (6 weeks)
  • 4 weeks of PTO +1 week of Wellness Time per year
  • 13 Company Holidays
  • Wellness Reimbursement
  • Technology/Remote Work Stipend
  • Monthly credit for GrubHub
  • 2x per year full company offsite events!


This is a very exciting period of growth for our team. We appreciate you taking the time to carefully read through this ad. Our vision is to bring peace into the lives of our customers through advanced technology and excellent service. If you would like to join us in this role, please send along a resume and cover letter of how you meet the qualifications above and why you’re interested. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long term disability, 401k with match and a stock options plan.

We're building a team in addition to a product, and we value and seek inclusion and diversity in that team. We are an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and feel it makes our teams stronger, so we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet the exact qualifications for this role.