Head of Engineering
Our client is a premier global entertainment streaming site where millions of people discover and consume primetime shows and movies subtitled in more than 200 languages, by our community of fans.
We are looking for a VP of Engineering who will report directly into the CEO, the incumbent will work in a fast-paced, professional environment. You will be joining a talented, collaborative team at the forefront of exciting new ventures in the digital media space. A successful candidate will manage and mentor our development team and contribute to shaping the development and design of our platform.
Duties and responsibilities include:
● Hire, lead and mentor a talented team of 30+ engineers and managers
● Provide excellent technology leadership, inspire your team and proactively bring new ideas, technologies, and methodologies to the table
● Work collaboratively with Product Management to internalise business needs and drive priorities
● Set achievable and motivating stretch goals and manage the team to achieve them
● You have a B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science or similar applied technical field
● You have 10+ years leading engineering teams
● You have solved significant infrastructure scaling, reliability, manageability and security challenges in your career
● You function well in a fast-paced, informal environment where constant change is the norm and the bar for quality is set high
● You are effective at balancing the needs of a dynamic product roadmap, and
transparently delivering the work-in-progress for your teams