Vice President, Platform Engineering

Vice President, Platform Engineering


Vice President, Platform Engineering

Details of the offer

Condé Nast is seeking a passionate, forward thinking, hands:on VP of Platform Engineering to oversee the development of all Condé Nast product platforms including Content, Advertising, Audience and Application. You will be responsible for leading a team of approx. 4:5 direct reports who are Engineering Directors with an overall global team of 75:100 engineers. We are working on building a great engineering team and culture here and are looking for people who can help lead us forward as we grow our digital business.

Primary Responsibilities:

Lead and manage an agile engineering team of approximately 75:100 engineers globally, to design, build, deliver and support; highly scalable, reliable and performance platforms that can support the Condé Nast businesses globally

Recruit and nurture new developers across Condé Nast engineering centers

Work closely with Platform Product Managers and Platform Architects to ensure product objectives are realistic but aggressive, and success metrics are identified and measured

Partner with Head of Consumer Product Engineering to deliver great customer experiences across Condé Nasts portfolio of brands globally

Help enforce and continuously improve our software development practices, processes, and tools

Empower and mentor team members to improve their craft, deliver high quality products, and develop themselves as leaders

Raise awareness of Condé Nast Technology within the technology community through meetups and conferences

Ensure standards are being followed, create new standards where appropriate and foster innovation on your teams

Be a part of Condé Nast engineering leadership and contribute to building a world:class global engineering organization

Required Skills and Qualifications:

Degree in engineering with a strong software engineering background of 20+ years

Strong understanding and experience of architecting systems for scalability, performance and sustainability

Must be a hands on leader, capable of writing, reviewing Java code and mentoring junior developers

Must have 5:7 years of experience writing server side Java code

Hands on experience building Microservices based platforms and infrastructure operations in AWS

Intimate knowledge of Lambda, SNS, SQS, Kinesis, Fargate, DynamoDB and Cloudfront

Hands on experience using NOSQL/MongoDB

Experience designing/implementing REST based APIs

Mastered at least one server:side web application framework like Node.js

Mastered at least one Javascript application framework: Ember.js, AngularJS, React.JS etc.

Minimum 15:20 years of engineering experience delivering full:stack platforms at scale

Minimum of 5:7 years of experience building and managing nearshore and fully offshore engineering teams

Experience building and/or working in a continuous deployment environment

Expert knowledge in optimization and scalability using various technologies

Able to design and write well:structured, easily maintainable, well:documented code that balances CS fundamentals and pragmatism

Have recruited high performing engineering teams onsite, nearshore and offshore

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Strong ability to inspire and lead a global engineering team

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