Sr. Director, Application Development

Summary/Objective:

You are an experienced leader who will set the vision and drive a team of Web, Mobile, and DTV Developers. Working along side the Product team, your team will create, drive and deliver innovative, compelling, user-friendly products and services.

Essential Functions:

  • Actively develops and grows leadership talent through effective mentoring, coaching, succession planning, and retention strategies.
  • Partners with the business to define the vision and roadmap direction for functional areas and teams.
  • Uses agile software development methodologies to deliver high quality applications, features, and services on time with exceptional quality.
  • Takes responsibility for the overall planning, execution, and success of complex technical projects across middleware and backend services.
  • Drives continuous process improvement and innovation, identifying ways to reduce friction and increase the velocity of the teams and the overall organization.
  • Continually fine tunes the balance and trade-offs between delivery and investment, iteration and innovation, and tactical and strategic initiatives.
  • Brings adoption of advancements in technology and software development best practices into the organization when appropriate.
  • Prioritizes well and communicate clearly with status updates to the wider team, partner groups, and senior company leaders.

Bonus Points if you have:

  • Experience with digital video ecosystems (acquisition, encoding, VCMS, ad insertion).
  • Extensive cross-organization collaboration playing a crucial role in interfacing with various technology teams and business stakeholders to identify requirements, converting them to functional specs, prioritizing, and driving execution using agile methodologies.
  • Experience leading teams in a globally distributed environment.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to work in an office environment.

Travel:

  • Will require less than 10% of travel.

Expected Hours of Work:

  • 40 hours per week, additional hours as needed.

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