Director of Engineering Bazaarvoice
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Director of Engineering - Media
Bazaarvoice is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that enables consumers to engage with retailers and manufacturers by posting reviews, asking / answering questions, and sharing their stories. Our software is integrated into 1000+ of the biggest brand sites on the web, including Walmart, Macy's, OpenTable and many more. We have millions of reviews in our databases, and power over 10 billion pageviews across hundreds of millions of visitors per month. We're only 7 years old, and have been growing rapidly in terms of employees, clients and new product opportunities. Bazaarvoice is an open, creative and collaborative culture, where passion and excellence rule. We understand that great people and a great culture are a strategic advantage, and we invest in both. Maybe that's why we were awarded one of the Best Places to Work in Austin. Do you want to see your software continuously deployed across the web and used by hundred of millions? Get in touch.
Who We Want:
We're looking for an experienced technical manager with broad technical experience in both server and client side technologies to join the Bazaarvoice development team as Director of our NYC based engineering team. The team is responsible for the development and innovation of our Media and Brand/Retailer Network products. As Director of Engineering on the Bazaarvoice team, you will guide a team of software developers, and work with program/product managers to create distributed application services, front-end UI's that integrate into clients' websites, and interfaces for business analytical users. You will help shape the overall structure of Bazaarvoice's application service offerings. The ideal candidate will love building a great engineering culture, fostering innovation, keeping on the cutting edge of technology, and be committed to delivering incredible products.
Skills and Experience Necessary for the Role:
Overall management and mentorship of a team of 6-10 software developers
Translation of complex functional and technical requirements into individual release assignments
Work closely with the product management team to determine the optimum feature sets for products
Definition and continued refinement of the software development and delivery processes
Maintain current technical knowledge to support rapidly changing technology, always on a look out for new technologies and work with management and development team in bringing new technologies.
Effectively coach developers on new technologies and programming techniques.
Bachelors degree - preferably in computer science - or similar experience
Demonstrated ability to inspire and mentor a technical team
Proven results-oriented person with a track record of delivery
Ability to adapt to new development environments and changing business requirements
Experience with AWS and cloud deployment models is a plus
Experience with large distributed applications is a plus as is building/operating highly available systems
10+ years of overall development experience and 5+ years of software management experience.
Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithm, enterprise systems, and asynchronous architectures.
Experience in digital advertising a plus
Works well in a team environment and be able to effectively drive cross-team solutions that have complex dependencies and requirements
Strong strategic vision, presentation and technology leadership skills.
Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
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Bazaarvoice, one of Austin's leading, venture-backed Web startups that serves domestic and international Fortune 500 brands with word of mouth online technology and services. We have experienced explosive growth with featured articles in the New York Times, AdAge, Fortune Magazine, and we are the only Texas-based startup to make the Red Herring 100 North America and Global list.Investors: Austin Ventures
, Battery Ventures
, First Round Capital All Jobs: at Bazaarvoice
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Austin, TX 78746
|Company Profile:||About Bazaarvoice
Bazaarvoice is a SaaS company that brings the power of social commerce to the world's best brands. Social commerce happens when you connect customers to one another in ways which drive measurable results to your business. Bazaarvoice helps all types of businesses capture, display, share, and analyze customer conversations online. Our combination of technology and personalized services help brands build online communities who help drive measurable business goals. We make it easy for our clients to let their customers share opinions, knowledge, and experiences.
Bazaarvoice is an open, creative and collaborative culture, where passion and excellence rule. You have the opportunity to work within a world-class organization bringing cutting-edge interfaces and functionality to market on leading eCommerce sites. Great ideas can come from anywhere. We're looking for imaginative people who want to be a part of the conversation and have an impact on the future of social commerce.
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