21 days old

Senior Director Web - Motor Trend

Discovery Inc.
Los Angeles, CA 90001
  • Job Code
    117651005
Discovery Inc.


Senior Director Web - Motor Trend

US-CA-Los Angeles

Job ID: 24124
Type: Company Employee Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Direct to Consumer
US-CA-Los Angeles

Overview

We are looking for a Senior Director of Web Platforms to join our engineering leadership team and help drive the development of our next generation of content-rich web applications. You will recruit and mentor talented engineers. You will provide oversight and direction for the development of high-traffic web applications. You will own the overall web-platform architecture and strategy for dynamic, ad-driven websites. You will enforce standards, best practices, and modern development conventions. You will work closely with stakeholders in identifying growth and performance goals while coaching and retaining talented contributors to help your team meet those goals.



Responsibilities

1. Hire, coach, and retain talented software engineers and foster a positive team culture.
2. Collaborate across the organization and within your teams to drive execution against goals and KPIs.
3. Communicate effectively across teams and individuals to motivate towards results in a fast-paced environment.
4. Establish and champion a high-quality, consumer-focused approach to software architecture and code, and enforce developer best practices.
5. Monitor and analyze application behavior and performance, and take ownership to improve application performance, speed, scale, and efficiency.
6. Own and manage relationships with vendors, partners, and internal stakeholders across the organization.
7. Run code reviews and empower team to consistently watch metrics for improvement.
8. Be a master of data pertaining to performance and how to consistently be at the top percentile of performance metrics.
9. Manage external contractor relationships.

10. This position may include supervising one or more employees where applicable. Supervisory responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Provide consistent training, support, and mentorship to team.
• Review and approve individual timecards (as needed) and time-off requests to ensure optimal staffing levels.
• Effective, fair, and consistent performance management.
• Fairly and consistently ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.



Qualifications

* BA/BS in a Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent professional experience.
* 8+ years’ experience architecting and building software for high-traffic, web-based applications.
* 5+ years’ experience hiring, mentoring, and managing software engineering teams, including other managers.* Extensive experience in a leadership role, including career guidance, smart goals, one-on-ones, and timely-feedback.
* Hands-on experience architecting and building complex consumer-facing software applications.
* Expert knowledge of distributed systems, content management systems, and caching optimization.
* Extensive knowledge and experience with multiple ad serving technologies and ad networks.
* Hands-on experience integrating and optimizing multiple caching solutions like Akamai, Cloudflare, and CloudFront.
* Hands-on experience with multiple development languages and databases like React/Redux, Javascript, NodeJS, PHP, MySQL, Postgres, and various flavors of NoSQL.
* Extensive knowledge of API and web-service integration and related technologies, like GraphQL and Rest.
* Extensive experience with end-to-end development workflows and pipelines, including Git and CI/CD with tools like Bamboo, Jenkins, and CircleCI.
* Hands-on experience with TDD/BDD and related technologies like Gherkin and Cucumber.
* Extensive experience with various AWS cloud services.
* Knowledge and experience with third-party analytics and QoE libraries like Adobe Analytics and Heartbeat.
* Extensive experience managing onsite, remote, and contract developers.
* Experience working in an Agile delivery environment (Scrum) is a must.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

* Must have the legal right to work in the United States.

Los Angeles, California, LA, CA

Discovery Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information.

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Pay Transparency Policy Statement

If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com.

PI117651005

<b>Discovery Inc.</b><br/><br/><br/><b>Senior Director Web - Motor Trend</b><br/><br/>US-CA-Los Angeles<br/><br/><b>Job ID:</b> 24124<br/><b>Type:</b> Company Employee Full-Time<br/><b># of Openings:</b> 1<br/><b>Category:</b> Direct to Consumer<br/>US-CA-Los Angeles<br/><br/><b>Overview</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">We are looking for a Senior Director of Web Platforms to join our engineering leadership team and help drive the development of our next generation of content-rich web applications. You will recruit and mentor talented engineers. You will provide oversight and direction for the development of high-traffic web applications. You will own the overall web-platform architecture and strategy for dynamic, ad-driven websites. You will enforce standards, best practices, and modern development conventions. You will work closely with stakeholders in identifying growth and performance goals while coaching and retaining talented contributors to help your team meet those goals.</p><br/><br/><b>Responsibilities</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">1. Hire, coach, and retain talented software engineers and foster a positive team culture.<br />2. Collaborate across the organization and within your teams to drive execution against goals and KPIs.<br />3. Communicate effectively across teams and individuals to motivate towards results in a fast-paced environment.<br />4. Establish and champion a high-quality, consumer-focused approach to software architecture and code, and enforce developer best practices.<br />5. Monitor and analyze application behavior and performance, and take ownership to improve application performance, speed, scale, and efficiency.<br />6. Own and manage relationships with vendors, partners, and internal stakeholders across the organization.<br />7. Run code reviews and empower team to consistently watch metrics for improvement.<br />8. Be a master of data pertaining to performance and how to consistently be at the top percentile of performance metrics.<br />9. Manage external contractor relationships.</p><p style="margin: 0px;">10. This position may include supervising one or more employees where applicable. Supervisory responsibilities include but are not limited to:<br /> Provide consistent training, support, and mentorship to team.<br /> Review and approve individual timecards (as needed) and time-off requests to ensure optimal staffing levels.<br /> Effective, fair, and consistent performance management.<br /> Fairly and consistently ensure compliance with company policies and procedures.</p><br/><br/><b>Qualifications</b><br/><br/><p style="margin: 0px;">* BA/BS in a Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent professional experience.<br />* 8+ years experience architecting and building software for high-traffic, web-based applications.<br />* 5+ years experience hiring, mentoring, and managing software engineering teams, including other managers.* Extensive experience in a leadership role, including career guidance, smart goals, one-on-ones, and timely-feedback.<br />* Hands-on experience architecting and building complex consumer-facing software applications.<br />* Expert knowledge of distributed systems, content management systems, and caching optimization.<br />* Extensive knowledge and experience with multiple ad serving technologies and ad networks.<br />* Hands-on experience integrating and optimizing multiple caching solutions like Akamai, Cloudflare, and CloudFront.<br />* Hands-on experience with multiple development languages and databases like React/Redux, Javascript, NodeJS, PHP, MySQL, Postgres, and various flavors of NoSQL.<br />* Extensive knowledge of API and web-service integration and related technologies, like GraphQL and Rest. <br />* Extensive experience with end-to-end development workflows and pipelines, including Git and CI/CD with tools like Bamboo, Jenkins, and CircleCI.<br />* Hands-on experience with TDD/BDD and related technologies like Gherkin and Cucumber.<br />* Extensive experience with various AWS cloud services.<br />* Knowledge and experience with third-party analytics and QoE libraries like Adobe Analytics and Heartbeat.<br />* Extensive experience managing onsite, remote, and contract developers.<br />* Experience working in an Agile delivery environment (Scrum) is a must.<br />* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.</p><p style="margin: 0px;">* Must have the legal right to work in the United States.</p><p style="margin: 0px;"><span style="color: #ffffff;">Los Angeles, California, LA, CA</span></p>Discovery Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Discovery is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. To that end, we strive to recruit and maintain a workforce that meaningfully represents the diverse and culturally rich communities that we serve. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disabled status or, genetic information. <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=581131&hashed=1619517695">EEO is the Law</a> <br><br> <a href="https://discovery.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=588767&hashed=2014725565">Pay Transparency Policy Statement</a><br><br> If you are an individual with a disability and need an accommodation during the application process, please send an email request to HR@discovery.com. <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/W7M12GSnWaagTM7jT8KWN"> <p>PI117651005</p>

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Posted: 2020-01-31 Expires: 2020-03-02

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