As VP Software Engineering, you will be responsible for enterprise wide Software Engineering including the database and data services, security, software deployment, engineering, architecture, and quality assurance. You should have a strong technical background with expertise in infrastructure, virtualization, network architecture, software development, highly scalable architecture, and agile development methodology.
II. Essential Job Functions Accountabilities, Actions and Expected Measurable Results • Oversight of Development, and Quality Assurance teams • Strategic planning for all aspects of technology, corporate and website • CapEx and OpEx planning, contract/vendor relations, and asset inventory management • Partnership with Product Management to support product development strategy • Coordination with all business units including: Advertising Operations, Business Intelligence, Marketing, New Business/Monetization, and Sales • Coordination with corporate parent involving corporate IT systems and third-party technology (e.g. analytics/tracking, advertising systems, yield management) • Establish and ensure adherence to high availability SLA for both private and public systems • Develop team talent, including training and career growth
III. Minimum Qualifications and Job Requirements | All must be met to be considered Education: • BS in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field required Experience: • 10+ years experience Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: • Proven experience in high-traffic website engineering, architecture, and implementation of high availability infrastructure and automation • Strong business acumen and exceptional organizational and communication skills • Consumer-centric focus, both internally and externally • Solid experience with virtualization and cloud infrastructure • Experience with agile development methodologies, particularly Scrum • Familiarity with XP practices (TDD, pair programming, continuous integration, refactoring, continuous delivery) • Positive, action oriented mindset