Manager of Software Engineering Mindspark
Mindspark is a leading digital consumer products company that builds, markets and delivers fun and useful ?digital snacks? -- popular interactive products that cater to a range of interests. Mindspark?s groundbreaking products are viewed by millions of users daily, and include games, virtual worlds, and a broad range of online experiences. Continuing the trend of launching new products such as Vimeo and Daily Burn, to massive success; Mindspark?s software and search expertise keeps us on the cutting edge of Internet services!
As an IAC company, Mindspark is part of a family including many of the most successful media and Internet brands in the world, including Match.com, Ask.com and About.com. Recently ranked fourth in Fortune magazine?s world's most admired companies list in the Internet Services & Retailing sector, we provide incredible career opportunities for our team in a supportive, collaborative and fun work environment.
With offices in New York City our remarkable New York City office, designed by arguably the world?s most famous contemporary architect Frank Gehry, is located 550 West 18th Street on the corner of 11th Avenue. We?re in Chelsea, one of New York?s most vibrant neighborhoods, right next to the newly developed and much-loved High Line elevated park. We are currently hiring for a manager to lead a small team in our NYC office.
WHAT WE WANT YOU TO DO:
Responsible for the growth and development of technical teams, and individual contributors
Use business knowledge and developed experience to set priorities and develop project plans
Hire, manage, and develop great teams, products, and technologies.
Responsibly manage the activities of multiple teams through their respective managers while working to ensure their efficient execution.
Develop a strong understanding of the business, tempered with pragmatic and relevant technology background to analyze, develop, and hone and effective strategy and proficient execution.
Accountable and results oriented.
WHY WE WANT YOU:
Strong architecture intuition
Keeps abreast of technology trends
Proven managerial track record in a fast paced environment with multiple teams
Understands SCRUM and can help effectively direct and assist agile teams.
A strong desire and capability to bring out the best in teams and individuals
An in-depth and hands on knowledge on emerging technical strategies
Exposure and experience in web environment
Demonstrates initiative to improve the process, product, and overall work environment.
Reaches for goals beyond what was thought possible and approaches his/her daily work with a passion for ingenuity, creativity and a desire to learn
DID WE MENTION BREAKFAST IS ON US?EVERY DAY?
Mindspark offers a rewarding work environment, where you will be able to grow your skills and learn from those around you, pushing you to reach your full potential. We return the favor with an abundance of perks! Expect free breakfast, generous vacation, corporate discounts, company -wide celebrations/events, generous tuition reimbursement and commuter subsidy. In short, it?s a unique lifestyle: an extraordinary building, a thriving neighborhood, and amazing company? all in the Greatest City on Earth.
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