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Director of Engineering - Digital - New York

Job Title: Director of Engineering - Digital - New York
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York
Industry:
Salary: US$160000 - US$200000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: LF7777_1494868048
Contact Name: Lewis Fegan
Contact Email: lewis.fegan@twentyrecruitment.com
Job Published: May 15, 2017 18:07

Job Description

Our client, one of New York's biggest technology success stories, is currently looking for a Director of Engineering to lead, mentor and build a continuous delivery organisation. This is an engineering-first company which has continued to grow and build on the success of their hyper successful products. With billions of views per month and millions of ad impressions, scale matters.

This person will be someone who relishes complex technical challenges, some of which include optimising system performance, streamlining development cycles and making the most of high calibre team. These guys ship code frequently and does so with the highest quality. In this role you will be:

  • Leading multiple Agile development teams
  • Providing architectural guidance for front end apps, as well as production scale web services
  • Explore and research new ways to innovate on their core product offering

The successful candidate will ideally be a seasoned engineering leader who has exceptional JavaScript programming ability (and associated frameworks/ libraries) Experience with TDD and/ or BDD is important as well as some exposure to cloud infrastructures such as AWS. Some additional value adds would be experience with ads, networks or videos. Anyone with a substantial Open Source footprint would also be of interest.