About the Role
At Dongnae, we are on a mission to make great housing more affordable and accessible to everyone in Korea. Dongnae.com enables homeowners to take control of their leasing processes, allowing them to earn more money by quickly renting out their listings to the perfect renters. We’re a team of technology, financial, and real estate professionals committed to innovating throughout this space and changing how people think about both renting and living in their next home. Dongnae was founded in 2020 and is headquartered in Seoul.
We are seeking a VP of Engineering to join and lead our growing engineering team. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the fast-growing innovative rental solution platform in Korea. The VP of Engineering will strive to continuously build and improve Dongnae’s solutions to assist the business grow stronger and faster. This position will also offer a unique operational experience in a prop-tech start-up. You will report to the Chief Product Officer.
What You Will Do
Be responsible for delivering products that delight customers while managing the health of the code base through continuous refactoring and management of technical debt
Partner closely with the CPO to develop the vision for our product offering and ensure that the software architecture is designed for the near and long term
Play a leading role in defining new products, their architecture, and development
Build credibility with engineers, lead technical reviews and discussions, ensure best practices are developed and enforced, and advocate for the needs of the engineers
Participate in setting the direction for product roadmaps and provide technical perspective and guidance to executive leadership
Proven experience in managing engineering teams and delivering high-quality products and services
A hands-on leader with experience in developing and executing the engineering strategy and roadmap in line with the company's overall goals and objectives
BS or advanced degree in computer science or applicable experience
10-15 years of experience with modern languages/frameworks (Kotlin, Java, Spring, etc)
8+ years of experience building, leading, and maturing engineering teams and infrastructure in a startup and/or corporate environment
Dongnae is a proptech company creating a better way for homeowners and renters to rent in Korea. We provide a better quality of life through our product, Dongnae FLEX, a furnished home with flexible lease terms for a new generation of renters. Through our platform, , the rental process from beginning to end gets easier and smarter. We’re a team of technology, financial, and real estate professionals committed to revolutionizing the residential real estate market and changing how people think about both renting and living in their next home.
Dongnae is headquartered in Seoul and currently operates over 650 units in the Seoul Metropolitan area. The company was founded in 2020 and has raised over KRW40B to date from notable US and Korean investors including: NFX, DAOL Investment, Hana-Magna, Hana Financial, MetaProp, Fursys, Han River Partners, Flybridge, and Maple.
동네는 한국의 주거 문화 혁신을 통해 임대인과 임차인에게 더 나은 임대 생활을 제공하는 프롭테크 스타트업이다. 동네는 임차인들의 변화하는 주거 니즈에 맞춰 개선된 동네 FLEX 상품을 통해 퍼니시드된 주택을 유연한 임대 기간으로 제공하여 향상된 주거 문화 경험을 제공한다. 또한, 동네의 디지털 플랫폼 Dongnae.com을 통해 더욱 쉽고 스마트한 주택 임대 과정을 제공한다. 동네는 부동산, 기술 및 금융 등 각 분야의 전문가로 구성된 팀으로, 오늘도 한국의 주거문화 혁신을 위해 노력하고 있다.
2020년 설립되어 서울에 본사를 두고 있는 동네는 현재 수도권 내 650개 이상의 세대를 운영하고 있다. NFX, Hana-Magna, MetaProp, 다올금융그룹, 하나금융그룹, 퍼시스그룹, Han River Partners, Flybridge, Maple 등 유명 국내외 투자자로부터 창업 2년만에 총 400억 원 이상의 자금을 유치하는 등 빠른 속도로 성장하고 있다.