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Director, Software Engineering (Direct to Consumer)

Company: NBC Universal
Location: New York
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesWho We AreNBC News Digital is creating the digital future for one of the world's best-known and most-trusted news organizations. Our Digital Technology organization is at the center of building and improving a suite of digital products including user experiences across web, mobile apps, OTT devices, storytelling tools including CMS and curation systems, and a platform to distribute that content to hundreds of millions of users. Our brands include NBC News, Today, MSNBC, CNBC, E! News, and Telemundo Noticias. -We are hiring with remote flexibility in multiple locations where our teams are based: New York, NY; Seattle, WA; Englewood Cliffs, NJ; Universal City, CA.Position OverviewThis is an opportunity to play a critical role in the digital evolution of the NBC News Group, specifically in the support of our Direct to Consumer products for NBC News Digital, such as CNBC Pro and Jim Cramer's Investor Club. As a Director of Software Engineering, you will partner with the Product, Operations, Design, and Editorial teams to bring NBC News Digital content to life. You will be a significant influence on our product roadmap, bringing a technical and strategic perspective. You will be a steward of both our technical and overall culture. Your success will be measured by your ability to grow our engineering team, to foster a positive working environment, and to advance our technical vision in alignment with business and product goals.ResponsibilitiesManage a team of 10+ software engineers (including managers) working anywhere in our stack e.g. front end rendering layers, our content management systems, APIs, etc.Groom our future leaders and hire the best talentCollapse ambiguity and provide context for your reports to help them succeedPartner with cross-functional teams to drive projects forward, and to align our technical vision with product and business goalsHelp shape our platform's technical vision and execute itManage technical risk and promote responsible innovationSet the high-level technical roadmap and the quality standards for your domainBe accountable for the overall planning, execution, and success of complex projectsQualifications/RequirementsQualifications/Requirements--- BS (or higher, e.g., MS, or PhD) in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding (e.g., physics or mathematics), or equivalent technical experience--- 10+ years' experience in software development or related field(s)--- 3+ years recent experience of technical leadership and people management. Experience managing managers--- Successful track record of advancing technical vision while delivering on product efforts/initiatives with high quality--- Able to demonstrate experience building teams and/or organizations, including hiring and managing performance--- Thoughtful and compassionate leader--- Excellent written and verbal communicationSub-BusinessNews Digital Career LevelExperiencedCityNew YorkState/ProvinceNew York CountryUnited States About UsNBCUniversal owns and operates over 20 different businesses across 30 countries including a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, world-renowned theme parks and a premium ad-supported streaming service.Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. We strive to foster a diverse and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. We believe that our workforce should represent the communities we live in, so that together, we can continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world. Click here to learn more about Comcast NBCUniversal's commitment and how we are making an impact.NoticesNBCUniversal's policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.NBCUniversal is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations as required by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws.Job Number: 64782BRPosting Category: Technology & Engineering Business Segment: NBC News and MSNBC

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