Director of Engineering Operations RetailMeNot, Inc.
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WhaleShark Media was founded in 2007 and is the world's leading marketplace for coupons and deals. The company's websites connect consumers seeking savings with discounts from more than 100,000 top merchants, stores and retailers.
If you have visited any of WhaleShark's many web properties, such as www.RetailMeNot.com, http://www.VoucherCodes.co.uk, www.Deals.com, www.Deals2Buy.com, www.CheapStingyBargains.com, www.CouponSeven.com and www.CouponShare.com, you'll be familiar with what we do. WhaleShark Media's mission is to help consumers save money and enjoy a hassle-free discount shopping experience. Our motto is "Every Deal. Every Customer. Everywhere."
You will be joining a fast-growing start-up with more than 100 million unique visitors who shop our deals sites every year.
Our culture is smart, collaborative and motivated. Our people are passionate about driving the business from vision to implementation to delivery, with measureable results.
WhaleShark Media employees are energized by their ability to work in a highly flexible environment where their decisions can have a visible and immediate impact on the company's bottom line!
The Director of Engineering Operations is responsible for building and supporting a team of highly motivated Engineers. This position provides management oversight of the engineering team and address tactical issues while directing the team towards near-term strategic goals. Works cross functionally with other technical leaders/teams, and works on technical and environment issues that affect, improve and enhance environment stability.
Overall responsibility for managing technology infrastructure planning and deployment of technology management services, network and network based services, operations and platform services, data management services, security services, application technology services, support, system audits and compliance
Strategic planning, project management support, identifying opportunities for automation, cost savings, and business improvement.
Partners with CTO and leads the technology infrastructure strategy and execution for the enterprise, to support a highly successful and growing organization.
Performs research and development and makes recommendations regarding new technologies, tools and techniques (virtual, cloud computing, etc.) that would benefit the company
Participate in the formulation of the company's enterprise architecture and business system plans; assessing cost and feasibility, and ensuring the plan is aligned with and supports the strategic goals of the business
Measures KPI 's of team and service delivery for success, reporting and adjusting as required to deliver quality service
Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
Collaborates with other teams to evaluate projects for technical feasibility and reasonableness
Effective management of all technical escalations
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, MIS or related discipline
10+ years of experience in a technology-based service industry and minimum of 5 years as a manager/leader
5+ years of experience in running medium to large scale projects with varying complexities
Ability to engage and motivate staff and provide cross functional collaboration across all departments
Technical achiever with a strong work ethic, creative, collaborative, team player
Knowledge of Web hosting, Cloud Computing and a strong understanding of Unix/Linux is highly desirable
Strong organizational skills - must be able to multi-task
Ability to meet challenging targets within tight deadlines
Exceptional communications skills, written and interpersonal
Effective cost center management and budgetary control
Experience with Data Center automation, service monitoring and supporting capabilities that enhance problem determination, root cause analysis and rapid problem resolution is desirable
The ideal candidate will have been a Sr. Systems Administrator of back office systems and of external, customer-facing production web sites and worked his/her way up to a manager/director position.
Deep hands-on technical expertise
A deep understanding of software development in a team, and a track record of shipping software on time
Strong business and technical vision
We offer competitive salaries, employee stock options and benefits and an opportunity to be an integral part of a company that eagerly pursues disruption in its space to continue to drive innovation and lead the competition.
If you are interested in our Director of Engineering Operations role, please visit us at www.WhaleSharkMedia.com or apply online at http://www.WhaleSharkMedia.com/careers.html
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|Headquarters:||301 Congress Ave. Suite 700|
Austin, TX 78701
RetailMeNot, Inc. (www.retailmenot.com/corp/) is the world's leading digital coupon marketplace. The company's websites enable consumers across the globe seeking to save money to find hundreds of thousands of digital coupons from retailers. RetailMeNot, Inc. experienced more than 450 million consumer visits to its sites in 2012. The RetailMeNot, Inc. portfolio of coupon and deal websites includes www.RetailMeNot.com, the leading digital coupon site in the United States; www.VoucherCodes.co.uk, the leading digital coupon site in the United Kingdom; www.Deals.com in Germany; www.ActiePagina.nl, a leading digital coupon site in the Netherlands; Bons-de-Reduction.com and www.Poulpeo.com, leading digital coupon and cash back sites in France; and www.Deals2Buy.com, a leading discount offer site in North America.|
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