Director of Engineering
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.
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
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:
Laravel, Zend, PHPDoctrine
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)
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.