Director of Product Development Brightcove
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Director of Product Development
Engineering | Seattle, WA, United States
Req ID: 845
Why join us?
Recognizing that employees are at the core of our success, Brightcove recruits and retains highly qualified and motivated individuals, creates an environment where they can innovate and achieve their best, and rewards them for their performance by giving them an opportunity to share in the company's success!
The Brightcove product organization is expanding and looking for exceptional people that want to work in a creative, fun, and fast-paced environment. This highly motivated team is responsible for all of Brightcove's product delivery and operations - ensuring that we deliver exceptional products and services â€" 24/7/365 to our 7,000+ WW customers. Brightcove develops and operates one of the Internet's largest platforms for video ingestion & distribution - and as you read this sentence the Brightcove player will have been downloaded 10,000 times!
What you'll do?
As the Director of Product Development you will lead a team of software development and quality assurance engineers focused on the development, deployment and operation of Brightcove's new real-time video analytics platform. The position requires a unique individual that can lead the product development function and the execution of Brightcove's mission to connect businesses and brands with audiences through publishing and distribution of professional digital media.
The ideal candidate has extensive background in building out and operating large-scale, high availability and distributed systems â€" specifically focused around analytics and big data.
As a leader, you will inspire your team through your words, your actions, and frequent, small victories. As a manager, you will focus your team on clear, prioritized goals. As an individual contributor, you will define and communicate Brightcove's analytic platform's priorities, plans, risks & dependencies across organizations.
In addition to the responsibilities outlined above, the Director of Product Development will:
- Lead and manage the video analytics team through the various stages of the development lifecycle â€" and define development methodologies and processes.
- Build out a world-class engineering organization and leading across functional and organizational boundaries.
- Define, lead and execute on quality assurance strategies â€" including automation, performance and operational frameworks and metrics.
- Lead efforts that create improvements in the Brightcove analytics customer experience. This will require an evangelist who believes the customer experience is integral to the company's success and who inspires the company to create superior products that integrates across different systems.
- Collaborate closely with Product Management and Marketing regarding product definition, project schedule, feature scope, definition and project-related decisions.
- Prepare and deliver presentations, demonstrations and product concepts. Typical audiences include executive management, partners and press.
- Assist in researching and evaluating competitive products from a technical perspective ensuring the Consumer team's pervasive goals are accomplished.
- Be the voice for- and representing Brightcove's video analytics platform inside and outside Brightcove.
What we look for in qualified candidates?
Core values: You believe that candor is the foundation of a manager-employee relationship; you believe in maximizing employee productivity and employee job satisfaction; and you believe in individual responsibility and results over consensus. As a leader you focus on coaching, developing and mentoring employees in order to build high performance teams. You treat customers, employees and results as your most precious and treasured assets.
Superior leadership: You have extensive experience in leading within large, matrixed organizations comprised of strong individual contributors and managers. You are as passionate about leading, attracting and grow talent as you are about continuously improving processes.
You believe that data is the foundation for decision making and you are willing to challenge and be challenged. You believe in rolling up your sleeves and digging in when needed regardless of organizational structure or boundaries
Deep technical experience and leadership:You have a strong technology foundation (Desktop & Mobile Web, REST APIs, IaaS Cloud Platforms, CDNs, SaaS and PaaS Operations, distributed storage platforms and big data analytic). You enjoy researching new applications and customer trends. You are as interested in technical trends as you are entrenched in the latest web- and internet business models.
You have ambitions and experience to make things awesome, not just good enough.
Ability to act as a catalyst, driving the development process to achieve regular and consistent results: You are highly productive, independent, creative, focused, and have excellent communication and presentation skills. Above all else, you are as passionate about building world-class teams as you are passionate about building and delivering world-class, high scalability SaaS platforms.
Proven experience: A minimum of eight years experience in technical leadership roles in an at-scale SaaS product company with more than four years working at the highest strategic levels of an organization. Experience working with a globally distributed development organization is strongly preferred.
An undergraduate in a technical field is strongly preferred.
Seattle, WA (we are located in lower Queen Anne)
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|Company Profile:||Brightcove is an Internet TV platform.
We're dedicated to harnessing the inherent power of the Internet to transform the distribution and consumption of media.
Brightcove empowers content ownersfrom independent producers to major broadcast networksto reach their audiences directly through the Internet. At the same time, we help web publishers enrich their sites with syndicated video programming, and we give marketers more ways to communicate and engage with their consumers.
Most importantly, we give people the freedom to easily find, watch and participate in a broad range of video contentwhen and where they choose.|
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