Director of IT and Operations JiWire
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED About JiWire:
We are the dominate leader in everything location! In fact, we just raised $20 million for location advertising. We have built the world?s largest location-based media company though mobile app partnerships and the top Public Wi-Fi providers (AT&T, T-Mobile, Boingo, British Telecom) to deliver advertising to on-the-go, affluent audiences with outstanding results. Today we are serving over 40M unique users per month at 40K high-traffic, premium Public Wi-Fi locations and across 200 mobile apps.
We have aggressively become a leader in location through strategic partnerships, acquisitions, and launching revolutionary products. Most recently we launched the product Compass, a new way for advertisers to ?Locationize their Brand? at scale. Compass is a revolution in advertising and technology that changes mobile shopping, mobile commerce, and addresses the new needs of a location-focused marketplace. Our Compass YouTube video shows off the product well: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkSxaxgeHHQ
JiWire has been widely recognized as an industry leader in both the US & the UK during this past year, and we?re honored by this. AlwaysOn recently named JiWire as one of its OnMobile & OnMedia Top 100 Media Companies for the second year in a row. We also won the eConsultancy Award for Innovation in B-to-B media & Most Innovative Online Advertising Campaign, to name just a few.
Director of IT and Operations at JiWire will be one of the most important positions - a lot of visibility and responsibility. JiWire is creating revolutionary products in the location based digital media world. You?ll be working alongside wicked smart folks in the engineering, product and other teams. In the role of Director of IT and Operations, you?ll be in the center of cross-functional discussions and decisions. JiWire business continues to grow at a very fast pace, both in revenue and traffic, and that means that system uptime, performance and streamlined operations are becoming more and more business critical. JiWire systems are built using high performance open source solutions that are meant to handle massive amounts of data ? LAMP, Java, MySQL, Hadoop. The company uses multiple datacenters in US and UK and has plans to continue expending it?s operations.
Build and run the top performing team (ProdOps) that will own all production systems that support the business
Ensure that all data center, network, system and architectural solutions are designed and implemented to be operational at scale
Work with Product and Engineering teams to make sure that ProdOps can support required computing power and projected traffic
Define and implement internal and external escalation policy
Establish and maintain comprehensive monitoring system
Oversee internal IT systems such as email, backup, desktop support, back office operations, office connectivity
Plan resources and CapEx and work with finance to secure required budget
Work with Partner Management team to ensure compliance with 3rd parties
Establish a vendor and contract management policies
Manage a team of 4-6 people with a high level of integrity, partnering with the VP of Engineering and the Director of HR to maintain levels of employee engagement, conduct reviews and handle disciplinary needs as directed and appropriate.
A minimum of 8 years experience with driving the management and coordination of the systems administration and operational activities, resource/?task management, and various project activities at a global level
A minimum of 8 years experience for the direction and staffing of technical resources to support the growing business
A minimum of 8 years experience in networking, system administration and designing high availability systems?
A minimum of 8 years experience with formulation, communication and adherence to various policies and SLAs
BS+ degree in the area related to Information Systems
Advertising industry experience
The candidate needs to be an excellent communicator. It is absolutely imperative to maintain transparent communication with various business units within the company and externally about the state of production systems
SaaS and cloud based system experience
JiWire, a name as interesting as its people. We are passionate about everything we do, whether it?s working, telling the JiWire story at industry events, playing our Xbox Kinect, or participating in Beer Fridays. We come from a background of companies like, TiVo, CNET, AOL, Walmart, Coca Cola and many we just picked up out of college. Together we have created a company that is awesome, inspiring, innovative, fast-passed, nimble, and forward thinking.
Sound like a company you want to work for? We are looking for smart, hungry, humble people who are truly passionate about building a great company! If you are looking for a place to put your handprint and make an impression ? JiWire wants you! For immediate consideration, please submit your resume to http://jiwire.com/jobs.
JiWire is an AA/EEO employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce.
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