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Director of Engineering

Engineering | San Francisco, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Job Description

Bleacher Report is the social voice of sports – creating and collaborating on the culture of sports for the next generation of fans. Its vision for making sports bigger than games has led to unmatched engagement. Bleacher Report also provides an industry-leading fan experience on mobile devices through the highly addictive Bleacher Report app. Follow the action at and through Instagram @BleacherReport.

We are seeking an experienced, highly-motivated engineering leader to join our engineering leadership team as Director of Engineering. This is a hands-on role managing one or more agile engineering teams and working closely with our product team and stakeholders on delivering strategic wins.

A successful candidate will have a proven background of developing and growing leaders, technical experience building consumer applications and a passion for technology and leadership.

What you’ll do...

  • Manage one or more multidisciplinary, agile engineering teams

  • Oversee the technical strategy ,direction, effectiveness, and happiness of your teams

  • Invest in people! Helping engineers and engineering managers advance their skills and careers through one­-on­-ones, growth and development plans, and performance feedback

  • Constantly improve our organization practices and effectiveness

  • Communicate with peers, senior leadership, and direct reports on progress against short and long-term goals

  • Work with your engineering leads, QA and Program Management to develop a strategy around process improvement.

Experience you need...

  • Must have 2+ years of engineering management experience with a demonstrated track record of strong team building and effective mentoring

  • 8+ years of experience in Software Engineering

  • At least 3 years of experience in developing web applications

  • Experience delivering product in an agile environment

  • Previous experience as a hands-­on technical contributor

  • Willingness to lead initiatives and a catalyst for change throughout the whole organization

  • Strong communication skills with engineers and less­-technical colleagues

  • Exceptional verbal, written communication and organizational skills, along with interpersonal skills that allow for collaboration across a diverse group of people

  • B.S. or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent experience).

Experience we appreciate...

  • Experience running software services on Amazon Web Services

  • Experience with machine learning and big data

Benefits and perks include…

Bleacher Report offers a fast-paced, energetic and agile environment that genuinely values and promotes each person’s unique talents. We combine the agility of a startup environment with the stability and benefits only a company backed by Turner Broadcasting can bring.

  • Competitive salary

  • Variable bonuses based on individual and company performance

  • $5,000 annual conference budget

  • Medical, dental and vision coverage

  • 401(K) plan with matching

  • Life Insurance and AD&D, LTD

  • Transit stipends

  • Subsidized gym memberships

  • The latest technology and equipment you need

  • Fully-stocked snack and coffee bar with a variety of food and beverages

  • Awesome team events year-round, in and out of the office