Content IQ is a fast-growing and data-driven publishing technology company. We are seeking a strong and talented Director of Engineering to lead our data team.
Working closely with the Co-CEO and major stakeholders, you will be in charge of growing a core department of the company, supporting the design and development of mission critical and sophisticated data tools.
The role requires an individual who is comfortable striking a balance between cutting-edge and pragmatic solutions. The effectiveness of this team will ensure that analytic solutions can be leveraged throughout the organization to drive the company’s business goals.
*Work closely with founders and other stakeholders to design and deliver cutting edge media buying, revenue optimization and other innovative data products.
*Grow and manage a talented team that is dedicated to building data driven solutions that have a measurable impact across all parts of the company by aiding strategic product, content and marketing decisions.
*Establish and implement best practices of communication, QA, coding and documentation.
*Recruit additional professionals and mentor the entire team to follow best practices, enhance collaboration and increase productivity.
*Lead processes of choosing and integrating new technologies and platforms.
Desired Skills and Experience:
*Degree in computer science or related quantitative field of study. Masters degree preferred.
*6+ years of experience in software development with a major modern language (e.g. Java, Scala, Python, etc.).
*3+ years of team leadership and recruiting.
*Strong understanding of data structures and data architecture.
*Data science experience from a media or entertainment company within a big-data environment – an advantage.
*Pragmatic thinker; comfortable working on complex problems.
*Proven technical abilities; must be capable of communicating complex analyses effectively.
*Capable of leading multiple work streams simultaneously in a fast-paced environment and partner with multiple business stakeholders.
This is a full-time position at company’s Midtown Manhattan office, with competitive compensation and benefits.
Please respond with your resume and a note about why you would be a great fit for the job.
We look forward to hearing from you!
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