Director Of Engineering

Blackarrow Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 3 weeks ago

Cadent powers the evolution of TV brand advertising. We provide marketers, agencies, operators, and media owners with data-driven solutions for buying and selling TV advertising. By connecting brands with opportunities across national inventory sourcescable, broadcast, and digital mediaour technology improves efficiencies and boosts the results of linear, addressable, and cross-screen campaigns.

We are looking for an exceptional Director of Engineeringto join our Software Development team.

The right candidate will preferably have experience in the Ad Tech community, in the DSP/ SSP space and/or the traditional Linear TV advertising space. This candidate will be someone who has developed software for enterprise applications and will have knowledge of the complete software development life cycle.

A successful candidate should have first-hand coding experience in the recent past with knowledge of both front-end and back-end software stacks. They should possess strong written and oral communications skills and the ability to influence and lead by example.

The responsibilities include:

Technical skills:

  • .NET, .NET Core, C#, Entity framework

  • Web Services development, RESTful API, microservices

  • Architectural knowledge of large-scale distributed SaaS applications with an eye towards horizontal scaling

  • Experience in developing and deploying applications in Linux OS or Windows

  • Hands-on experience with cloud technologies, such as AWS, Azure

  • Responsible for technical designs and documentation

  • Knowledge of modern Front-End JavaScript frameworks (i.e., React/Redux)

  • Knowledge of RDBMS (MySQL, etc.) and Columnar based DB (Vertica)

  • Experience in NoSQL datastores (Couchbase, SolrCloud, etc.)

  • Some exposure to Shell, Python, or Perl scripts

Managerial Skills:

  • Strong technical management and engineering lead experience (both on-shore and off-shore)

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to lead multiple engineering teams and development projects and champion the Agile development process

  • Ability to define technical strategies and help transform the company through enterprise thinking

  • Provide mentorship to team members

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Recruit employees; assign, direct, and evaluate their work; and oversee the development and maintenance of staff competence.

  • Ability to influence peers and encourage collaboration across multiple teams and departments

  • Work closely with the Product team in an Agile environment

Extra Credit:

  • 5+ years of software engineering management or Tech Lead experience

  • 7+ years software development experience

  • Hands-on experience in big data processing technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, and Kafka

If the leading edge of media technology is the place you want to be, please contact us today and let's start the conversation!

/CADENT/ is an EOE M/F/D/V. We do not work with 3rd Party Staffing Agencies.

/CADENT/ is an EOE M/F/D/V. We do not work with 3rd Party Staffing Agencies.


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