VP of Software Engineering

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Optima Tax Relief is an award-winning leader in financial services experiencing rapid growth and expansion in many areas of the business including technology. We’re looking for our next leader to bring in fresh and exciting ideas to deliver a best in class solutions. This is an exciting opportunity to conceptualize and implement projects for automation and artificial intelligence in the tax space.

About Us:

We are committed to delivering industry-leading experience with not only our employees but our clients as well. We are humbled and honored to have received the following awards:

  • CEO Named a Top CEO by Glassdoor, 2018
  • Best Place to Work by Glassdoor, 2018
  • Orange County Register Top Workplaces, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • America’s Fastest Growing Private Companies Winner of INC. 5,000, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
  • Winner of the Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Ethics

Job Description:

The VP of Software Engineering will be responsible for building and leading the company’s technology strategy as it pertains to processing and analyzing data. The VP of Software Engineering will have a deep understanding of current systems, analyze the needs of the business and each department, determine ideas and solutions to present to executive management, and execute initiatives to achieve corporate goals in automation and artificial intelligence.


  • Be a thought leader and lead the technology vision for Optima Tax Relief
  • Define strategies that will bring the organization to the next level in technological advancement by providing solutions that will productize as well as provide solutions to current business needs
  • Analyze and have a deep understanding of current technologies and business needs, and recommend solutions for automation and AI with fresh eyes
  • Lead the implementation of multiple projects providing mentorship and guidance to the teams
  • Manage work flow and be responsible for timely delivery of projects
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship
  • Ensure continuous delivery of IT services
  • Ensure regulatory compliance in partnership with the Director of Compliance


  • Minimum of 5 years of management experience
  • Deep knowledge of overall departmental functions
  • Competent technical skills
  • In depth knowledge of all phases of systems development lifecycle including trouble shooting and support
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Well versed in leading projects: automation and artificial intelligence
  • Strong leadership and project management skills
  • Pro-active and collaborate working style
  • Passion for transforming an organization
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Change management
  • Experience with Salesforce is a plus
  • Experience in financial services a plus

In addition to award winning culture, these are the benefits we provide to our employees:

  • Competitive salary
  • Training and development
  • Work/life balance
  • Medical, dental, vision, supplemental insurance
  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick, holidays and optional holidays)
  • 401K and company match plan
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • A multitude of company events
  • Award winning culture!

Job Type: Full-time


  • Software Development: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Engineering: 1 year (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location
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