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VP of Engineering for Top Streaming Company

VP of Engineering for Top Streaming Company

Job Info

Category: Executive/Management
Company Description: Live Internet Video Streaming
Salary: Highly Competitive, Depending on Experience
Position Type: Permanent
Location: Seattle-WA
Job Number: 9799

Job Description

 


Who We Are:
Our client creates leading-edge technology to solve the core challenges of OTT media. They deliver the end-to-end video workflow from signal acquisition to the streaming app experience - all focused on the fan. They are trusted to stream the most valuable live sporting events including the Olympics, Super Bowl, NCAA March Madness Live, and more. Their media and entertainment customers rely on them for their 24x7 live media workflows. They are obsessed with our customers, technical innovation, and high-quality video. We are committed to delivering the best experience to the fan whenever and wherever.

 

What Part Will You Play?
This position requires extraordinary technical acumen, prior engineering management experience with a track record of leading strong engineers and ability to make effective technical decisions including contributions to our technology architecture evolution, while collaborating multi-functionally. In this role, you will partner with Product Management and Operations to drive the ongoing innovation and evolution of our products and services and play a pivotal role in ensuring they align to the organization strategy. You'll be instrumental in leading, mentoring and developing technical engineers, engineering directors, managers, and team leads including the onboarding, mentoring and career development of our staff. You will evaluate, refine, and document processes and procedures for Software Engineering. If you share in our passion for great customer experience, teamwork, our vision to revolutionize media industry, we want you to fast-forward your career here.

This position is responsible for providing strategy, vision, and senior leadership in creating and delivering industry-leading media products. Requires extraordinary technical acumen, prior engineering management experience with a track record of leading strong engineers and ability to make effective technical decisions. Serves as a cross-functional leader who focuses on collaboration with key stakeholders to execute on the technology vision, strategy, roadmap and delivery. Prioritizes organizational and technology initiatives and coordinates the lifecycle of current and future products. An executive leader that reports directly to the CEO and leads the product management team.

What Will You Be Doing?

  • Lead through example while providing high-level guidance, support, motivation, and morale to promote an innovative and challenging work environment while building high performing, cohesive, and sustainable teams that can execute both independently and collaboratively to deliver results.
  • Hire and manage a team of world-class engineers, providing guidance and direction to achieve the technical vision and strategy.
  • Partner with cross-departmental stakeholders to identify product goals and milestones and develop the technical roadmap and strategies for success.
  • Drive technical architecture decisions and lead efforts to ensure successful execution of strategies while ensuring architecture integrity and standards.
  • Partner with Product Management and Operations teams to successfully deliver products and features.
  • Help identify technology trends and evolving industry behavior that may support or impede the success of the technology roadmap, strategy, and vision.
  • Develop and maintain technology processes and procedures that uphold our engineering culture and product strategy.
  • Proactively identify and resolve strategic issues that impact the team's ability to meet strategic, financial, and technical goals.
  • Remain up-to-date on industry trends, technology standards, and emerging technologies and best practices.
  • Develops and maintains strategic partnerships with key vendors and contractors to ensure effective implementation of business strategies as well as to identify expedient and comprehensive solutions to customer-impacting issues.

 

What Do We Need From You?

  • Bachelor's degree in a Computer Science of other technical field of study.
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in software or architectural engineering.
  • 5+ years as an engineering manager or director.
  • Strong architecture, design, and implementation skills with a strong understanding of one or more industry -standard coding languages.
  • Strong project management skills with understanding all phases of project management, risk mitigation, and milestones.
  • Experience with application framework API design and implementation.
  • Strong technology leader focused on delivering products with excellent usability and customer satisfaction, and reliable and secure performance.
  • Strong track record of highly influential technical and leadership achievements.
  • Demonstrates a highly analytical approach which thrives in a data-driven environment.
  • Consistent exercise of independent judgement and discretion in matters of significance.
  • Excellent analytical, written, and oral communication and relationship building skills.
  • Proven ability to work and problem solve independently/collaboratively, to organize workloads and priorities, high-quality execution, technical innovation/adaption, and initiatives.
  • Ability to thrive in a startup-like environment.
  • Proven track record of exceptional talent management of highly talented, diverse teams.

 

Nice to Have:

  • Master's degree in Computer Science or other technical field of study.
  • Streaming media and cloud experience.
  • Experience with microservice architectures and DevOps.
  • Experience successfully growing revenue and a strong customer base.

We are building connected video services for the Internet age. We're ambitious, agile, dynamic, and 100% customer focused. We're also fun, appreciate good humor, and we want people who are passionate about their work.

 

 

 

 

Andiamo is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Andiamo provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Andiamo complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by submitting their resume as an MS word document including a cover letter with a summary of relevant qualifications, highlighting clearly any special or relevant experience.
Lanie Phillips

Lanie Phillips

Executive Recruiting Specialist

Contact Recruiter

lanie.phillips@andiamogo.com

Andiamo
17 State Street, 8th floor
New York, New York 10004

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