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VP, Engineering

Wunderkind (formerly BounceX)

Wunderkind (formerly BounceX)

Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024

Wunderkind is seeking a highly experienced VP of Engineering to join our Product & Engineering Leadership Team. Reporting directly to our SVP of Product & Engineering, this individual will play a pivotal role in driving the technical vision, strategy, and execution to empower our platform's growth and innovation.

Who You Are:

You will lead a dynamic team of engineers, overseeing the development of scalable, reliable, and high-performance solutions that redefine the marketing landscape. This role requires a strategic thinker with a deep technical expertise, a passion for driving excellence, and a relentless focus on delivering exceptional customer experiences.

You know what success looks like, and how to measure that within a mature Engineering function.

What You’ll Do:

  • Collaborate with executive leadership to define the company's technical roadmap, aligning engineering initiatives with business objectives and market trends.
  • Lead and mentor a diverse team of engineers, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning.
  • Ensure optimal resource assignments on a daily and weekly basis to maximize the productivity and output of the engineering team.
  • Define and communicate a clear technical vision, driving architectural decisions and ensuring alignment with long-term goals.
  • Work closely with product management, design, and other stakeholders to prioritize features, resolve technical challenges, and drive product innovation.
  • Champion agile methodologies and best practices, fostering a culture of agility, adaptability, and continuous improvement.
  • Set clear goals and KPIs for the engineering team, tracking performance and providing regular feedback to drive accountability and growth.


  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience in senior engineering leadership roles, preferably in the marketing technology or SaaS industry.
  • Proven track record of leadership in software engineering, with deep expertise in building scalable, high-performance SaaS platforms.
  • Strong technical acumen and proven expertise in engineering principles, methodologies, and best practices, essential for guiding and collaborating with cross-functional teams towards innovative technical solutions
  • Exceptional leadership and people management skills, with a demonstrated ability to inspire, mentor, and develop engineering teams.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to articulate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Passion for technology and innovation, with a curiosity to explore emerging trends and technologies in the marketing technology space and the rapidly evolving AI landscape.
  • Strong strategic and analytical skills, with the ability to translate business requirements into technical solutions and drive innovation.
  • Proven ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, fostering a culture of collaboration, trust, and transparency.
  • Strong focus on results and delivery, with a commitment to excellence and a drive to exceed customer expectations.

On the fence? Apply anyway! We know that imposter syndrome can get in the way of meeting incredible candidates, and don’t want it to get in the way of meeting you!

Learn More About Our Company, Culture and 5 Core Values:


  • Wunderkind is a leading performance marketing engine that delivers tailored experiences at scale
  • Digital businesses use Wunderkind to remember who users are better than ever before, allowing them to deliver high-performing, one-to-one messages on websites, through emails and texts, and in ads at a scale that’s not otherwise possible.


  • Driving $1.2 billion dollars annually in revenue for top eComm brands including Hugo Boss, Cole Hann, Fender, Bed Bath & Beyond, Gucci and more
  • Incredible growth and promotion opportunities for top performing employees whether it be a leadership track or building out your own unique specialities


  • Unwavering commitment to culture, community, office events, and DEI initiatives
  • Fully stocked snacks, beverages, and weekly sandwich bar or catered lunch
  • Exceptional management training programs and internal opportunities for 1:1 coaching


  • Company support and flexibility through all professional, personal, political, and world news and development
  • Generous work life balance with 20 days PTO, 1 floating holiday, 14 National Holiday closures, Summer Fridays, 2 weeks of Newly-Wed PTO, Maternity & Paternity leave offerings


  • Proud to be an equal opportunity and safe workplace
  • Strongly committed to equal employment opportunities for all races, colors, ancestries, national origins, marital statuses, age, citizenship, disabilities, genders or gender identities, or Veteran status

The base salary range for this role is $215,000 to $270,000. Actual compensation packages are based on several factors that are unique to each specific candidate; including but not limited to skill set, depth of experience, applicable certifications, and geographic work location. This may vary depending on living location and market rate.