29 days old

Director of Engineering

Boulder, CO 80305
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**About Xandr**

At Xandr, our mission is to build a better advertising platform that gives our clients an alternative to the tech giants that have a monopoly in the attention economy. In building our platform we have to stay ahead of our competition by building out a multitude of features including cutting-edge data integrations, effective machine learning algorithms and innovative user experience - all while maintaining a highly-distributed platform that processes more than 100s of data a day. Engineering is at the core of what we do at Xandr. Our Software Engineers play a pivotal role in developing, improving, and scaling our platform while sticking to high quality standards and 24/7/365 uptime requirements. Our software is complex, massively scaled, and built with a wide variety of languages and tools, lending itself to the most exciting and challenging technical problems.

**About the Team:**

We are diverse and professional team of software engineers building the systems, applications and products that transform our customers data into actionable insights that run their business. Our customers include marquee names in the digital media industry. The team primarily uses java to build applications that span big data, web services, complex workflows, API based services and analytic visualizations. The team is composed of software engineers at varying level of experience dedicated to solving technical challenging complex business problems.

**About the role:**

This leadership role will challenge you to manage the team that builds the systems that drive a complex and fast-moving market. The right candidate will possess the soft skills to collaborate with stake holders across the organization. The forecasting systems are a necessary and integral component of the future of Xandrs offering. The role will put you in the position to impact the convergence of television and web based advertising that will power the consumption of media in the future.

+ Collaborate with product management, commercial and services organization to deliver maximum value for the organization.

+ Provide direction and oversight into improving the security, reliability, and resiliency of the platform

+ Evaluate, recommend and manage new technologies and processes that enhance the platform

+ Build and maintain an organization that allows individual contributors, team leads and engineering managers to grow in their careers

+ Manage engineering managers, team leads and senior technologists keeping them happy, motivated, growing while consistently delivering high quality products.

+ Allocate and prioritize work for both engineering teams and senior technologists.

+ Own mission critical services and infrastructure.

+ Transform the data from addressable TV, Digital TV, linear TV, Digital Video and internet publishers into forecasts of inventory and audience interaction to create actionable insights for the buying and selling of advertising.

+ Domain expertise in the advanced TV and/or web yield management is desirable but not required.

**About your skills:**

+ BS/MS/PhD preferred in CS or related field

+ 10+ years of experience

+ 3+ years of demonstrable experience leading multiple engineering teams

+ Full stack experience across UI/API/Database and big data technology domains.

+ Passion for building systems and solutions that manifests itself as delivering successful projects

+ Ability to dive deep when needed and strategize across tools, platforms, and create solutions across a complex technology stack

+ Excellence at formulating, understanding, and solving complex, non-routine problems

+ Provide daily guidance to team members managing a complex, high-performance platform by working through creative solutions, identifying issues and roadblocks, and reviewing system architecture decisions

+ You have built web scale applications and you knew their respective systems from top to bottom.

+ Demonstrated experience in your role oral and written communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills

+ Able to transition to individual contributor when necessary.

+ Ability to quickly respond to feedback and course correct, with evidence of this behavior in your previous accomplishments

**More about you:**

+ You are passionate about a culture of learning and teaching. You love challenging yourself to constantly improve, and sharing your knowledge to empower others

+ You like to take risks when looking for novel solutions to complex problems. If faced with roadblocks, you continue to reach higher to make greatness happen

+ You care about solving big, systemic problems. You look beyond the surface to understand root causes so that you can build long-term solutions for the whole ecosystem

+ You believe in not only serving customers, but also empowering them by providing knowledge and tools
We expect employees to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status.
Posted: 2021-01-26 Expires: 2021-03-26
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