Director of Engineering

  • Full Time
  • Boulder, CO
  • Salary: $250000.0

Smith Arnold Partners

Exciting Director of Software Engineering opportunity with one of the largest Advertising Technology leaders in the world. The role will put you in the position to impact the convergence of television and web-based advertising that will power the consumption of media in the future! This company’s Customers include marquee names in the digital media industry. The team primarily uses java to build applications that span big data, web services, complex workflows, API based services and analytic visualizations. This company has a great reputation, offers excellent benefits, compensation, and major opportunities for growth!

Employee Testimonials:
People are smart, friendly, and more than willing to help you learn and grow.
Best company I have ever worked for!
Incredible opportunities for career growth, big projects!
Very open environment where the upper management keeps the employees in the loop with the latest achievement and what is coming next.

Title: Director of Software Engineering
Location: Boulder Colorado – Temporary Remote
Salary: $220,000 – $255,000 + Bonuses

This Director of Software Engineering will be responsible for managing a team of 22 engineers and will lead cutting edge development initiatives and products that are at the intersection of television and web based digital advertising. The Software Engineering team that this Director will be responsible for play a pivotal role in developing, improving, and scaling our platform while sticking to high quality standards and 24/7/365 uptime requirements. This software is complex, massively scaled, and built with a wide variety of languages and tools, lending itself to the most exciting and challenging technical problems.

This Critical and high visibility leadership role will challenge you to manage the team that builds the systems that drive a complex and fast-moving market. The right candidate will possess the soft skills to collaborate with stake holders across the organization. The forecasting systems are a necessary and integral component of the future of this companies’ product offering. The role will put you in the position to impact the convergence of television and web-based advertising that will power the consumption of media in the future.

You will be responsible for:
Collaborate with product management, commercial and services organization to deliver maximum value for the organization.
Provide direction and oversight into improving the security, reliability, and resiliency of the platform
Evaluate, recommend and manage new technologies and processes that enhance the platform
Build and maintain an organization that allows individual contributors, team leads and engineering managers to grow in their careers
Manage engineering managers, team leads and senior technologists keeping them happy, motivated, growing while consistently delivering high quality products.
Allocate and prioritize work for both engineering teams and senior technologists.
Own mission critical services and infrastructure.
Transform the data from addressable TV, Digital TV, linear TV, Digital Video and internet publishers into forecasts of inventory and audience interaction to create actionable insights for the buying and selling of advertising.
Domain expertise in the advanced TV and/or web yield management is desirable but not required.

BS/MS/PhD preferred in CS or related field
10+ years of experience
3+ years of demonstrable experience leading multiple engineering teams
Full stack experience across UI/API/Database and big data technology domains.
Passion for building systems and solutions that manifests itself as delivering successful projects
Ability to dive deep when needed and strategize across tools, platforms, and create solutions across a complex technology stack
Excellence at formulating, understanding, and solving complex, non-routine problems
Provide daily guidance to team members managing a complex, high-performance platform by working through creative solutions, identifying issues and roadblocks, and reviewing system architecture decisions
You have built web scale applications and you knew their respective systems from top to bottom.