VP of Engineering

Not Ordinary Media LLC - Los Angeles, CA

As VP of Engineering, you will report directly to our Chief Operating Officer and be responsible for strategizing, developing, delivering and executing on our product roadmap and vision. Managing a diverse team of Engineers and a Product Manager, you will evangelize product strategy and drive thought leadership while working to coach, grow and develop each individual member of your team. This is an incredible opportunity for a true leader and product visionary with proven success developing and shipping software products in the media ecosystem.
Duties and responsibilities
  • Help lead and set the company’s strategic direction, defining and articulating new opportunities, and working in close concert with executive leadership, our technology team, and various business teams to articulate specific goals
  • Create the vision and articulate the short and long-term product strategy for our product teams, ensuring alignment with the Product Roadmap for the larger NOM organization
  • Own the delivery and clear messaging of strategy and goals to Product teams and ensuring delivery against them
  • Represent the customer by building impactful, personal relationships, championing them and bringing their voice into the product creation process
  • Own our KPI’s, metrics and acquisition numbers inside and out and be prepared to discuss growth objectives at the drop of a hat
  • Own the role of player/coach, rolling up your sleeves to work alongside your team, while providing thoughtful guidance, strong leadership development, mentorship and coaching for a team of product managers

Qualifications
  • 10+ years’ experience in technology, preferably in media or ad tech
  • At least 5 years leading high-performance teams in a fast-paced organization
  • Deep experience owning roadmaps, product strategy and understanding how to rally teams behind and execute upon a thorough long-term plan
  • Strong understanding of all facets of bringing a product to market including: market analysis, product-market fit, positioning strategy, MVP's, go-to-market strategy, pricing, testing, iterating based off of testing results, etc.
  • Adherence to engineering best practices, including design and code reviews, unit tests and identify improvements on an ongoing basis
  • Demonstrated experience with optimizing conversion funnels, site or platform analytics, and testing in a B2C environment
  • Familiar with product development in Agile environments; experience with squad structures a plus Superior communication skills, including the ability to crystallize and broadly socialize insights into stakeholder needs that the stakeholders themselves may not be able to articulate
  • Familiarity and comfort with data and data science including the ability to use data to analyze and monitor product KPI metrics
  • Experience leading web development with React, Node.js or other modern JavaScript frameworks
  • Experience working on API development and architecture
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning would be an advantage
  • Philosophy of releasing early and often, and testing to ensure software performs reliably at scale
  • Ability to weigh competing priorities, manage tradeoffs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with stakeholders, driving to consensus while maintaining a clear focus on overarching business priorities
  • Strong ability to collaborate with C-level executives and work collaboratively with a driven leadership team
  • You are a compelling storyteller with experience communicating concepts and ideas to engineers and non-engineers alike
  • Experience with recruitment, mentoring team members and working with 3rd party solution providers
  • BA required; MBA a plus

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