VP of Engineering



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 22, 2023
Who Are We
Voxel is building the future of Computer Vision and Machine Learning for operations, risk, and safety. We use computer vision and AI to enable existing security cameras to automatically detect hazards and high-risk activities, keep people safe and drive operational efficiencies. Our technology addresses the key cost drivers for workers’ compensation, general liability, and property damage, which cost employers over $500 billion annually.
Voxel is seeking a highly experienced and visionary VP Engineering to join their dynamic team. Reporting directly to the CTO, this role will be instrumental in building and leading the engineering structure at Voxel. The VP Engineering will play a pivotal role in the growth and success of the organization by providing strategic direction, driving innovation, and fostering a collaborative and high-performance engineering culture. The ideal candidate should have a strong background in managing large teams, experience in the AI and machine learning industry, and a proven track record of building and scaling engineering organizations.


  • Establish and lead the engineering structure at Voxel, ensuring efficient and effective operations across the organization.
  • Provide strategic leadership and technical expertise to drive innovation and ensure alignment with the company's goals and vision.
  • Collaborate with the CTO and other key stakeholders to define and execute the engineering roadmap.
  • Lead, mentor, and develop a diverse team of engineers, fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and continuous learning.
  • Oversee and manage teams, ensuring the successful development and delivery of models and products.
  • Drive the implementation of best practices and processes, ensuring a structured and scalable approach to engineering operations.
  • Build and maintain strong cross-functional relationships with product, infrastructure, and other teams to deliver integrated solutions.
  • Champion a positive and inclusive work environment, promoting cultural values that align with Voxel's mission.


  • Previous experience in a Director-level or VP Engineering role with demonstrated success in managing large engineering teams.
  • Strong track record of building and scaling engineering organizations, ideally within a startup or similar fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and collaboration skills with a focus on building high-performance and inclusive engineering teams.
  • A technical background with the ability to lead and guide teams in technical decision-making without requiring hands-on involvement.
  • Experience working in an agile environment, driving innovation, and delivering complex projects on time and within budget.
  • In-depth knowledge of ML model development and product deployment.
  • Strong understanding of engineering best practices, systems architecture, and cloud technologies.
  • Demonstrated success in leading teams with an emphasis on management and cultural skills.
Daily lunch provided for in-office employees.
Company events, including an annual onsite gathering for the entire team, team-specific events throughout the year, and regular small office events such as happy hours, ultimate frisbee games, and escape rooms.
Health, dental, and vision coverage.
Unlimited paid-time off.
Flexible working arrangements.
401K retirement plan.
HSA (Health Savings Account) option.
Commuter Card for pre-tax funds.
Join Voxel and take a leading role in shaping the future of workplace safety through advanced AI and ML technologies. If you have a passion for building and scaling engineering organizations, driving innovation, and leading high-impact teams, we would love to hear from you.