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Bicyclist Killed in South Gate Hit-and-Run ID’d as 67-Year-Old Homeless Man

A bicyclist fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in South Gate over the weekend was identified Monday as a 67-year-old homeless man. The victim, identified by the county coroner as Manuel Coronel, was riding his bike around 11:30 p.m. Saturday when the driver of a large black Ford SUV or pickup truck hit him on a crosswalk at the 710 Freeway on-ramp on Imperial Highway, according to investigators. The motorist fled after the crash, California Highway Patrol said. The Los […]

Man Shot After Confrontation in Costa Mesa Bar

A 23-year-old man was hurt in a shooting after a confrontation at a bar in Costa Mesa over the weekend, the Costa Mesa Police Department said. The incident started at a bar in the 800 block of West 19th Street Saturday at about 11:30 p.m. and later moved to a parking lot across the street, authorities said. An unidentified person brandishing a handgun then shot the young Costa Mesa man, and fired several rounds that struck vehicles and nearby businesses, […]

Swimwear Trends for Men From Macy’s With Lawrence Zarian

L.A. Metro Unveils Tunnel ‘Boring’ Machines Named After Harriet Tubman, RBG

Metro officials unveiled two new Tunnel Boring Machines for the Purple Line extension project in Century City. The agency also revealed the winning entry in a contest to name the new machines: Harriet and Ruth. Megan Telles reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on June 17, 2019.

Your Summer Sleep Guide With Sleep Doctor Dr. Michael Breus

The Sleep Doctor Dr. Michael Breus joined us live with your summer sleep survival guide. For more info on Dr. Michael Breus, you can go to his website.

CVS Investing $10 Million in Effort to Fight E-Cigarette Use Among Teens

E-cigarette use among teens is up. CVS is about to invest $10 million to try to reverse the trend. CVS Health, which merged with health insurer Aetna last year in the largest health care deal in history, said it will award the funds to support programs focused on youth smoking and e-cigarette prevention. “The spread of e-cigarette use among youth jeopardizes the progress made in reducing smoking over the last two decades,” Troyen Brennan, CVS Health’s chief medical officer, said in a statement. “By […]

Trial for Navy SEAL Accused of Killing Islamic State Prisoner to Begin Monday

The trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care is set to begin Monday following months of turmoil in one of the Navy’s most prominent war crimes cases. The court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, which begins with jury selection, has included the removal of the lead prosecutor for tracking the defense team’s emails and suggestions by President Donald Trump that he may pardon the defendant. Gallagher has pleaded not guilty […]

3rd Child Dies After Alleged Drunken Driver Crashed Into Family’s Modesto Home: CHP

Authorities in central California say a 10-year-old girl who lost her mother and two younger sisters when an alleged drunk driver crashed into their home has died. KOVR-TV reports the California Highway Patrol in Modesto confirmed the girl died Saturday in a hospital. Police say the girl’s was critically injured June 9 after 46-year-old Felix Ferdin allegedly crashed his SUV against their small home just outside Modesto. The girl’s mother, 38-year-old Mari Luz Jacinto-Hernandez, and two of her daughters, ages 5 […]

Corona Costco Shooting: LAPD Officer Placed on Admin Duty as Probe Into Deadly Incident Continues

The Los Angeles police officer who fatally shot a man inside a Costco store in Corona while off-duty has been placed on administrative duty as the department investigates the incident, LAPD said Monday. Chief Michel Moore would have to sign off on his return, Detective Meghan Aguilar told KTLA. Authorities are poring through video to figure out how the confrontation between the officer and a man described by family as mentally disabled ended in a shooting that killed the man […]

At Least 2 People Bitten by Sharks in Last 2 Weeks Off North Carolina Coast

Two people have been bitten by sharks off the coast of North Carolina in the past 14 days, and a third person was bitten by an unknown animal during that time period, officials said. On Sunday, an 8-year-old boy was bitten by an animal “believed to be a shark,” according to Village Manager of Bald Head Island Chris McCall. McCall says the child suffered non-life threatening injuries in the incident off Bald Head Island’s South Beach. The boy had puncture […]

YouTube Rapper Charged With Pimping and Pandering O.C. Woman; Other Victims Sought; DA

Charges have been filed in Orange County against a YouTube rapper believed to have used his social media following to lure young women into a human trafficking circuit, and investigators said Monday they are seeking possible additional victims. Angel Ortiz Diamond, 31, of Los Angeles, has been charged with one felony count each of pimping and pandering, according to a news release from the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. He pleaded not guilty to the charges. Authorities arrested Diamond last […]

Poway Synagogue Shooter Inspired by Hitler, New Zealand Gunman: Search Warrant

The sole gunman in a Southern California synagogue shooting in which a woman was killed told an investigator he adopted his hatred of Judaism 18 months before the fatal attack, according to a federal search warrant. John T. Earnest, 19, also told a San Diego Sheriff’s detective that he was inspired by Adolf Hitler and the suspected gunman in the New Zealand mosque shooting last March. The search warrant, which as unsealed in a hate crimes case against Earnest, offered […]

Overcrowding, Abuse Seen at Mexico Migrant Detention Center

The 36-year-old Cuban mechanic’s eyes glazed over as he recalled his time at the Siglo XXI holding facility: 50 people sleeping in 9-by-12-foot pens, feces overflowing the latrines, food and water always scarce. Women slept in hallways or in the dining hall among rats, cockroaches and pigeon droppings, as children wailed, mothers reused diapers and guards treated everyone with contempt. “They threw us in there like little animals,” a Honduran woman said. Many migrants who cross into southern Mexico end […]

Man Shot, Killed by Police After Opening Fire at Federal Courthouse in Dallas: Authorities

A man opened fire at a federal courthouse in Dallas on Monday before he was shot and killed by federal officers, authorities said. No officers or other citizens were injured at the shooting near the Earle Cabell Federal Building, police said. The gunman, identified as 22-year-old Brian Isaack Clyde, was taken to a hospital where he was declared dead, according to FBI special agent in charge Matthew J. DeSarno. DMN staff photographer @TomFoxPhoto captured this image shortly before a gunman […]

Monday Forecast: Patchy Fog and Morning Drizzle

Look for areas of patchy fog and morning drizzle as we head into a new week. Henry DiCarlo has KTLA’s forecast on June 17, 2019.

Woman Found Dead in Bakersfield Costco Parking Lot May Have Been Attacked by Dogs: Police

Police investigating the death of a woman in a Costco parking lot in Bakersfield on Sunday believe she may have died after being attacked by one or more dogs, according to local television station KERO. Officers from the Bakersfield Police Department were called out the Costco parking lot off of Rosedale Highway around 6 a.m. after a woman’s body was found with what officers say were obvious signs of trauma, the station reported. The exact cause of death is still […]

Cosmetic Products Send 4,300 Children to ERs Every Year, Study Shows

Cosmetic products such as perfume, nail polish and shampoo help us feel and look good. But in the wrong hands — especially those of the very young — these products can be harmful, or even deadly. More than 64,000 kids in the United States younger than 5 years old had a cosmetic-related injury between 2002 and 2016, according to estimates in a study published Monday in the journal Clinical Pediatrics. Researchers looked at the type of product, route of exposure, […]

‘Lil P’, Fastest 8-Year-Old in the World

Ousted Egyptian Pres. Mohammed Morsi Dies After Collapsing in Court, State TV Reports

Egypt’s former president, Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood leader who rose to office in the country’s first free elections in 2012 and was ousted a year later by the military, collapsed in court during a trial and died Monday, state TV and his family said. The 67-year-old Morsi had just addressed the court, speaking from the glass cage he is kept in during sessions and warning that he had “many secrets” he could reveal, a judicial official said. A few […]

VP of Engineering- SaaS Software

Asure Software - Santa Ana, CA

Posted 2 months ago
How I will contribute

As the VP of Engineering you will guide a team of Software, QA and DevOps Directors, craft and execute Asure’s technology strategies side by side with our CTO, delivering quality Cloud Software and Hardware via Amazon’s AWS infrastructure. You will be a key part of the management team guiding all engineering development activities and achievements. Bringing your commercial technical expertise, leveraging your development and architectural experiences to drive effective, efficient and quality teams to success. Your team will drive client's development and integrations of applications.

Asure annually invests 8-12% of its annual budget into R&D, and has a 3-year strategy to provide additional investment supporting this strategic VP Engineering role. This is a unique opportunity, for you to work in both leading edge technologies (Mobile-first, AWS/ Lambda, Micro-services).
  • Bring your successes in scaling software development organizations and building centers of excellence, as we continue double-digit growth.
  • Be a key decision maker on how to solve todays’ most challenging problems and what complex problems the company will solve next, through future roadmap planning.
  • Strategic growth initiatives. Develop, execute and maintain a strategic roadmap through an understanding of evolving business needs and technology capabilities.
  • Collaborate with technical and operational leadership across the company to ensure that our direction and approach aligns vertically throughout the technology stack.
  • Partner with Product Management executives to ensure objectives align and the Engineering machine can effectively deliver.
  • Responsible for a predictable engineering operation and improved development productivity.
  • Ensure the right business needs are met vs. the perfect technical solution.
  • Lead a team of Engineering Directors to success, through coaching and mentoring initiatives for all engineering.
  • Orchestrate deep-dive problem solving with your teams.
  • Leverage your technical skills in Software Development, Quality Assurance, Cloud Infrastructure, and automated deployments using CI/CD tools.
  • Collaborate and communicate with a diverse platform of customers, including Fortune 500 / Global 2000, key executives within our organization, and critical external channels.


What I
will bring

Technology vision and leadership in the development and operational management of PaaS/SaaS products built on high-availability infrastructure. An understanding of our technology stack- and strong knowledge of networking technologies, systems architecture, programming, and design/implementation of multi-tenant SaaS/PaaS products. You are both a strategist, and an exceptional operator, people developer, purveyor of engineering culture, and courter of top talent.
  • Expert experience in owning diverse software engineering teams at a leadership level.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a Computer Science or an adjacent degree domain, potentially with some information systems or business administration education.
  • Eligible to work in the US without sponsorship, as we are unable to sponsor or transfer Visas at this time.
  • Technical career progression in software organizations, from hands on development to leading multiple successful engineering teams.
People Management

  • Ability to foster a culture of innovation and promote engineering best practices across teams.
  • Have previously directed engineering efforts to ensure excellence in development.
  • Experience in recruitment, development, and double digit growing engineering teams.
  • Skilled in setting clear expectations for your team: to solicit, synthesize and deliver feedback.
  • Ability to set and track goals.
  • Experience in cultivating high engaging teams.
  • Ability to evaluate team member performance and recommend specific actions (e.g. salary changes, promotion, exit, etc...).

Product
Management

  • Ability to set aggressive but achievable goals for our software products and deliver against those goals.
  • Experience in evaluating, identifying, and removing roadblocks that are hindering your team.
  • Ensure your team delivers consistent, quality output, and continuously seeks ways to make a positive impact.
  • Report sprint progress and provide estimates to drive timely product releases.
  • Previous experience working closely with Leadership to ensure the engineering team’s work is aligned with the broader technology roadmap.

Leadership

  • Experience in effective partnership with the rest of the business to manage scope and deliverables.
  • Have previously worked with finance and executive teams to establish budgets, forecasts and vendor management programs.
  • Have lead cross-functional communications across lines of business by communicating critical technical challenges to non-technical business members to ensure alignment.
  • Worked with key stakeholders to evaluate and prioritize corporate business roadmap initiatives.

The good stuff

  • Annual Bonus Opportunity
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA, FSA- effective day 1
  • Basic Life, A+D, and STD
  • 401K Program with matching
  • Fitness Reimbursement Program
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • PTO
  • Company Comradery: President’s Circle Award, Team Building, Happy Hours, Charity Drives, and Team Lunches
  • Some “COOL” Extras: Kitchen stocked with unlimited snacks and drinks, Taco Tuesdays, Flap Jack Fridays, End of Month Lunch, and more!


Who we are

Our 8,000+ clients in 80 countries rely on Asure Software’s SaaS-based, Cloud solutions to turn their biggest expenses: labor and real estate; into strategic advantages. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, we offer an amazing opportunity to scale your skills to the next level, working for a leading provider of best-in-class solutions designed to help businesses grow. Our clients, small & medium-sized organizations as well as iconic Fortune and Global 100 enterprises, enjoy our easy-to-use, easy-to-deploy solutions and benefit from reduced costs and increased employee collaboration.
We are an equal opportunity employer. All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US, as we are unable to sponsor or transfer Visas at this time. Criminal background checks conducted at employment offer.
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