Senior Director, Software Engineering
Engineering | Philadelphia, PA | Full Time
Cadent powers the evolution of TV brand advertising. We provide marketers, agencies, operators, and media owners with data-driven solutions for buying and selling TV advertising. By connecting brands with opportunities across national inventory sources—cable, broadcast, and digital media—our technology improves efficiencies and boosts the results of linear, addressable, and cross-screen campaigns.
We are looking for an exceptional Senior Director of Software Engineering join our Media Services Software Engineering team responsible for our converged media practice to deliver business and data insights across broadcast, cable and OTT platforms and transform an on-premise tech stack into a cloud enabled solution.
You have experience in the Ad Tech community, in either the DSP/ SSP space or the traditional Linear TV/media advertising space. A bonus if you have an awareness of both.
You have developed software for enterprise applications and have knowledge of the complete development lifecycle.
You will preferably have first-hand coding experience in the recent past with knowledge of both front-end and back-end software stacks, cloud architecture and deployments.
You possess excellent communications skills.
You possess emotional intelligence to lead and connect to a diverse team of engineers
You have the proven ability to influence and lead by example.
What you will do:
- Provide leadership – from strategy through implementation in the following areas
DevOps and software operations
Business intelligence / Data visualization
Serve as the Media Services software engineering liaison to Data Engineering / Data Science
Provide hands-on technical guidance to team leads and software engineers – architecting and building a modern tech stack
- Core .NET, C#, JSON, Web Services development experience
Architect level expertise on large scale distributed SaaS applications
Extensive experience on RDBMS (SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle, etc.) and Columnar based DB (Vertica)
Experience in data visualization toolsets (Tableau, Sisense etc.)
Experience in NoSQL datastores (Couchbase, SolrCloud, etc.)
Experience/in depth knowledge of cloud architecture and practical oversight with one of the three primary cloud providers – AWS, Azure or GCP
Hands on experience on big data processing technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, and Kafka
Experience in develop and deploy application in Linux OS
Exposure to Shell, Python, or Perl scripts
Technical management and engineering lead experience
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Ability to lead Scrum and/or other Agile development processes (experience with Scaled agile a plus)
DevOps / CI/CD Pipelines
Ability to lead an engineering team and development projects
Provide mentorship to team members
Ability to work closely with cross-functional teams
Ability to influence peers and collaborate across Cadent engineering, product and agile management office
Collaborate with a product team in an Agile environment
5+ years of software engineering management or tech lead experience
10+ years software development experience
If the leading edge of media technology is the place you want to be, please contact us today and let’s start the conversation!
CADENT/ is an EOE M/F/D/V. We do not work with 3rd Party Staffing Agencies.