Upper Hand VP of Engineering Indianapolis, IN · Full time

Join the Upper Hand as our VP of Engineering and help lead the charge in shaping the future of our technology. As a key player on our team, you will bring your expertise in React, Javascript, Ruby, Rails, Playmaker, iOS/Swift, Android (Capacitor or Flutter), and data science modeling to drive the development process, hold engineering resources accountable, and provide guidance on larger technical stories. With the ability to work onsite at our headquarters in downtown Indianapolis, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact on our growing technology company while enjoying the benefits of medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401k, and other benefits. If you're a motivated and results-driven leader with a passion for technology, this is the opportunity you've been waiting for!


Join the team at Upper Hand!

Are you an athlete? Do you like sports? But really more importantly, do you have a passion for software project management and data analytics? If so, then we should connect to talk this opportunity.


We are Upper Hand, a nimble and fast-growing SaaS company based in downtown Indianapolis, and our mission is to change/improve how sports training facilities, academies, and camps manage their businesses. We’ve got cutting out software that has already been integrated into our 500+ and growing customer base. We are well-funded and looking for a rock star VP Engineering to join our exec team and help lead the charge forward.


Of course, we expect an incredible work ethic and a dedication to our passion for growth. Join us on this path forward and share in the upside that we offer.


Our core values:

  • Be Passionate! - treat customers like legends, listen, generously use human touch.
  • Have Aspirations! – take initiative, and when you are 70% certain, make the decision.
  • Be Competitive! – find a way to create win-win situations, pay the price to win.
  • Be Gritty! - go the extra mile, appreciate the grind, recover quickly from adversity.
  • Be Selfless! – check the ego at the door, say thank you, eliminate negativity.
  • Be Coachable! – always be learning, focus on what you can do, learn from others.
  • Trust! - speak up, honor commitments, be organized, hold each other accountable.
  • Think! – share info, look ahead and anticipate, be process oriented, pay attention to details.
  • Have Fun! – seize the day, be friendly, and easy to work with.


If YOU are excited by this kind of environment, challenge and opportunity, keep reading and contact us today and let’s meet up.


Who you are:

  • You have managed engineering teams of a minimum 10 to 15, and driven results that are reflected in the company’s growth.
  • You have development experience with SaaS B2B or B2B2C and integrated payments technologies.
  • You will be a key player on our team and empowered to bring your expertise in React, Javascript, Ruby, Rails, Playmaker, iOS/Swift, Android (Capacitor or Flutter), and data science modeling to drive the development process
  • You are keen to hold engineering resources accountable and provide guidance on larger technical stories.
  • You are able to jump in and write code, though as we grow and the Engineering team grows – you’ll be more focused on developing/managing the product road map and ensuring things get done on time to meet customer needs and expectations.
  • You are customer savvy and able to interact directly and/or as part of our team with both current and prospective customers about opportunities. You are able and willing to dive in and support the sales process as we continue to grow and innovate.
  • You are a collaborative team player and work cross-functionally with other exec team leaders, as well as all other others who are working hard to make it happen.
  • You will report to our Founder and CEO, and have exposure to our Board of Directors
  • You will work at our HQ in downtown Indianapolis. Your new office is waiting!


What else?

  • Competitive base compensation
  • Bonus based on performance
  • Equity/options potential 
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • 401K and other benefits
  • Unlimited coffee and awesome snacks