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VP Engineering

Lausanne | Secutix
Job number
Date posted Oct 09, 2023
Job category Software Engineering Level of experience 10+ years
Job type Full time Employment type
Work site Lausanne Company


SECUTIX is the market leader in advanced digital solutions for the events industry. Offering a seamlessly integrated and open cloud platform, SECUTIX gives organizations complete control and a suite of tools to help better understand and digitally engage with audiences, monetize products and services, secure operations and take audience experiences to the next level. SECUTIX serves a range of organizations on a global scale, including sport clubs, stadiums and arenas, museums, live entertainment organizations, leisure parks and festivals. Its emblematic customers include the UEFA, Ópera National de Paris, Centre Pompidou, Paléo Festival, Musée Picasso Paris and many more. 

We are searching for a new VP Engineering who is a dynamic and passionate Leader to work in our SECUTIX Technology Hub in Lausanne. Your main mission is to run 8 to 10 geographically distributed teams in charge of products and sub products of the SECUTIX portfolio of innovative ticketing solutions. You will interact with the Product Management function to ensure new solutions are delivered with quality and pace, while guaranteeing the overall stability and evolution of the various platforms together with your cloud engineering teams.

VP Engineering

The main responsibilities will include:

  • Lead a team of circa 150 software engineers, architects, devops engineers, cloud engineers, quality engineers and IT senior managers, distributed in multiple teams in Vietnam, Switzerland, and Spain
  • Guarantee the stability and quality of the entire portfolio of solutions
  • Ensure the delivery of our technology transformations and modernization initiatives on selected products of the portfolio
  • Ensure continuous improvement of quality, technology consistency and operations of the platforms
  • Participate to SECUTIX product vision 2027 to make the portfolio evolve and welcome new products after technology due diligences
  • Direct reporting line to CEO of SECUTIX and be part of the SECUTIX senior management team

Our offer

  • A stimulating and professional working environment in a dynamic team with extensive expertise
  • Exciting projects using the latest technologies
  • Flat organisational hierarchies and cross-functional teamwork
  • Close contact with customers in a creative industry
  • A supportive culture with excellent opportunities for professional and personal training and development

Your profile

  • 15 years+ tenure in software delivery with increasing delivery responsibilities
  • Proven experience in a SaaS / Software delivery organization
  • Proven leadership skills to handle a 150+ software development organization on multiple locations
  • Proven experience in performing engineering due diligence of thirdparty software, and post-acquisition integration
  • Strong track record of growing and transforming software engineering organization, in a distributed, multi offshore and agile | devops model
  • Proven track record of improving and technology refactoring solutions at scale
  • Strong software and cloud architecture background
  • Fluent English; French, Spanish or German is a strong plus
  • Ticketing experience in live events or transports is a plus