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Director of Engineering

Posted: 27 Oct 2020 Closes: 28 Dec 2020
New York (35 hours) Competitive
Permanent & Full-time JR003442

Company Overview

Money-Media, a fast-growing, entrepreneurial subsidiary ofThe Financial Times, is an online media firm focused on being the premier source of news and intelligence for specialized businesses.  Through our extensive suite of products, Money-Media delivers must-have content that helps people do their jobs better and supports the business IQ of hundreds of thousands of readers across the world.  

Join us and find an inclusive and fast-paced environment with unique opportunities to support every step of your career. Learn more aboutMoney-Media andcareer opportunities

The Role / Position Overview

We are seeking a talented and dedicated Director of Engineering to be part of Money-Media, a profitable subscription-based content and data provider. The Director of Engineering will work as a collaborative leader for our development team focused on our content products and our Content Management System (CMS) and will report directly to the CTO. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic, friendly person who values small company culture and teamwork. You will get the best of both worlds (corporate and start-up camaraderie) from working with us at Money-Media. We are a tight knit group of 20+ engineers with a passion for learning and experimentation, and you will be a valued member within our team. If you have excellent communication and leadership skills and would like to drive a forward thinking team - we would like to hear from you!

What will I be responsible for?

  • Report to the CTO

  • Turn complex project requirements into manageable technical plans

  • Manage and deliver projects on time

  • Maintain high design, architectural and software coding standards

  • Manage, Lead and mentor a small team of developers

  • Work with DevOps and QA groups to deliver projects successfully

  • Work to ensure build health and continuous delivery processes

What experience/skills do I need to be successful in this role?

  • 4-8+ Years of technology experience, programming and delivering applications in a production environment

  • 2+ Years managing small development teams 

  • Excellent problem solving abilities

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Leadership experience, proven ability to guide and motivate a team 

  • Strong knowledge of Software Development Life Cycles

  • Excellent Unix Scripting or Debugging Skills

  • Experienced with Functional Programming, OO Design Principles and Patterns

  • Experience with managing source code with GIT and the GITHUB Flow

Our technology

Here’s a list of things we use a lot. It’s not exhaustive, but gives you a taste of what our stack and tools look like:

  • JavaScript (ECMAscript6; nodeJS; ReactJS)

  • Laravel, Zend, PHPDoctrine

  • LAMP stack

  • Microservices and APIs

  • GraphQL; SQL; Linux and Bash scripting

  • Experience with another programming language like Ruby, Java, or Python, Go, or Rust

What’s in it for you? Culture & Benefits

As an employee, you can expect:

  • Generous paid time off including vacation, personal days, sick days

  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental, and life & disability insurance for employees and their families

  • Competitive 401k and company match, profit sharing, Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and commuter benefits 

  • Paid parental leave (maternity & paternity) 

  • Flexible working 

  • Other great perks such as summer Friday’s, volunteer days and in-office events

  • Employee-led networks which promote and celebrate diversity and inclusion in the workplace by connecting, engaging and empowering individuals across the organization 

Here at Money-Media, we encourage you to bring your whole self to work. We know our most valuable resources are our people, we embrace the unique skills, experiences, and perspectives that each of our employees brings with them --  it’s what helps us build a great product and even better teams. 

We welcome all members of the community to apply regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Learn more about ourbenefits and commitment toinclusion 


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