VP, Engineering

Quick Take: Axios is a growth-stage startup dedicated to providing trustworthy, award-winning news content in an audience-first format and, more recently, have begun to focus on building innovative communications products. We are hiring a VP of Engineering!

Why it Matters: Our tech and product teams are building tools to enable people consume elegant, trustworthy news content and to communicate effectively across multiple channels and environments. 

Go Deeper: We are looking for a VP of engineering who understands that leadership is service, knows how to build amazing products at enterprise scale, and has demonstrated experience leading large teams. We are looking for a brilliant tactician, a fantastic organizer, someone who focuses on data to drive results, and leads with compassion and empathy.

The Details: Ideal candidates will embody an entrepreneurial spirit, a passion for Axios’ mission and have the following skills:

  • Demonstrated managerial experience at scale
  • Excellent track record hiring, leading and retaining remote, cross-functional teams
  • Experience leading product development and delivery
  • Demonstrated technical experience building something that has scaled to millions of users
  • Wildly collaborative with the ability to partner closely with our CTO and execute seamlessly on a vision
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with startup founders and other non-technical organizational leaders 

Don’t Forget:

  • Competitive salary
  • Health insurance (100% paid for individuals, 75% for families)
  • Primary caregiver 12-week paid leave
  • 401K
  • Generous vacation policy, plus company holidays
  • Company equity
  • Commuter and cell phone benefit
  • A commitment to an open, inclusive, and diverse work culture
  • Annual learning and development stipend


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