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Man Shot After Confrontation in Costa Mesa Bar

A 23-year-old man was hurt in a shooting after a confrontation at a bar in Costa Mesa over the weekend, the Costa Mesa Police Department said. The incident started at a bar in the 800 block of West 19th Street Saturday at about 11:30 p.m. and later moved to a parking lot across the street, authorities said. An unidentified person brandishing a handgun then shot the young Costa Mesa man, and fired several rounds that struck vehicles and nearby businesses, […]

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L.A. Metro Unveils Tunnel ‘Boring’ Machines Named After Harriet Tubman, RBG

Metro officials unveiled two new Tunnel Boring Machines for the Purple Line extension project in Century City. The agency also revealed the winning entry in a contest to name the new machines: Harriet and Ruth. Megan Telles reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on June 17, 2019.

Your Summer Sleep Guide With Sleep Doctor Dr. Michael Breus

The Sleep Doctor Dr. Michael Breus joined us live with your summer sleep survival guide. For more info on Dr. Michael Breus, you can go to his website.

CVS Investing $10 Million in Effort to Fight E-Cigarette Use Among Teens

E-cigarette use among teens is up. CVS is about to invest $10 million to try to reverse the trend. CVS Health, which merged with health insurer Aetna last year in the largest health care deal in history, said it will award the funds to support programs focused on youth smoking and e-cigarette prevention. “The spread of e-cigarette use among youth jeopardizes the progress made in reducing smoking over the last two decades,” Troyen Brennan, CVS Health’s chief medical officer, said in a statement. “By […]

Trial for Navy SEAL Accused of Killing Islamic State Prisoner to Begin Monday

The trial of a decorated Navy SEAL charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in his care is set to begin Monday following months of turmoil in one of the Navy’s most prominent war crimes cases. The court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, which begins with jury selection, has included the removal of the lead prosecutor for tracking the defense team’s emails and suggestions by President Donald Trump that he may pardon the defendant. Gallagher has pleaded not guilty […]

3rd Child Dies After Alleged Drunken Driver Crashed Into Family’s Modesto Home: CHP

Authorities in central California say a 10-year-old girl who lost her mother and two younger sisters when an alleged drunk driver crashed into their home has died. KOVR-TV reports the California Highway Patrol in Modesto confirmed the girl died Saturday in a hospital. Police say the girl’s was critically injured June 9 after 46-year-old Felix Ferdin allegedly crashed his SUV against their small home just outside Modesto. The girl’s mother, 38-year-old Mari Luz Jacinto-Hernandez, and two of her daughters, ages 5 […]

Corona Costco Shooting: LAPD Officer Placed on Admin Duty as Investigation of Deadly Incident Continues

The Los Angeles police officer who fatally shot a man inside a Costco store in Corona while off-duty has been placed on administrative duty as the department investigates the incident, LAPD said Monday. Chief Michel Moore would have to sign off on his return, Detective Meghan Aguilar told KTLA. Authorities are poring through video to figure out how the confrontation between the officer and a man described by family as mentally disabled ended in a shooting that killed the man […]

At Least 2 People Bitten by Sharks in Last 2 Weeks Off North Carolina Coast

Two people have been bitten by sharks off the coast of North Carolina in the past 14 days, and a third person was bitten by an unknown animal during that time period, officials said. On Sunday, an 8-year-old boy was bitten by an animal “believed to be a shark,” according to Village Manager of Bald Head Island Chris McCall. McCall says the child suffered non-life threatening injuries in the incident off Bald Head Island’s South Beach. The boy had puncture […]

YouTube Rapper Charged With Pimping and Pandering O.C. Woman; Other Victims Sought; DA

Charges have been filed in Orange County against a YouTube rapper believed to have used his social media following to lure young women into a human trafficking circuit, and investigators said Monday they are seeking possible additional victims. Angel Ortiz Diamond, 31, of Los Angeles, has been charged with one felony count each of pimping and pandering, according to a news release from the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. He pleaded not guilty to the charges. Authorities arrested Diamond last […]

Poway Synagogue Shooter Inspired by Hitler, New Zealand Gunman: Search Warrant

The sole gunman in a Southern California synagogue shooting in which a woman was killed told an investigator he adopted his hatred of Judaism 18 months before the fatal attack, according to a federal search warrant. John T. Earnest, 19, also told a San Diego Sheriff’s detective that he was inspired by Adolf Hitler and the suspected gunman in the New Zealand mosque shooting last March. The search warrant, which as unsealed in a hate crimes case against Earnest, offered […]

Overcrowding, Abuse Seen at Mexico Migrant Detention Center

The 36-year-old Cuban mechanic’s eyes glazed over as he recalled his time at the Siglo XXI holding facility: 50 people sleeping in 9-by-12-foot pens, feces overflowing the latrines, food and water always scarce. Women slept in hallways or in the dining hall among rats, cockroaches and pigeon droppings, as children wailed, mothers reused diapers and guards treated everyone with contempt. “They threw us in there like little animals,” a Honduran woman said. Many migrants who cross into southern Mexico end […]

Man Shot, Killed by Police After Opening Fire at Federal Courthouse in Dallas: Authorities

A man opened fire at a federal courthouse in Dallas on Monday before he was shot and killed by federal officers, authorities said. No officers or other citizens were injured at the shooting near the Earle Cabell Federal Building, police said. The gunman, identified as 22-year-old Brian Isaack Clyde, was taken to a hospital where he was declared dead, according to FBI special agent in charge Matthew J. DeSarno. DMN staff photographer @TomFoxPhoto captured this image shortly before a gunman […]

Monday Forecast: Patchy Fog and Morning Drizzle

Look for areas of patchy fog and morning drizzle as we head into a new week. Henry DiCarlo has KTLA’s forecast on June 17, 2019.

Woman Found Dead in Bakersfield Costco Parking Lot May Have Been Attacked by Dogs: Police

Police investigating the death of a woman in a Costco parking lot in Bakersfield on Sunday believe she may have died after being attacked by one or more dogs, according to local television station KERO. Officers from the Bakersfield Police Department were called out the Costco parking lot off of Rosedale Highway around 6 a.m. after a woman’s body was found with what officers say were obvious signs of trauma, the station reported. The exact cause of death is still […]

Cosmetic Products Send 4,300 Children to ERs Every Year, Study Shows

Cosmetic products such as perfume, nail polish and shampoo help us feel and look good. But in the wrong hands — especially those of the very young — these products can be harmful, or even deadly. More than 64,000 kids in the United States younger than 5 years old had a cosmetic-related injury between 2002 and 2016, according to estimates in a study published Monday in the journal Clinical Pediatrics. Researchers looked at the type of product, route of exposure, […]

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Ousted Egyptian Pres. Mohammed Morsi Dies After Collapsing in Court, State TV Reports

Egypt’s former president, Mohammed Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood leader who rose to office in the country’s first free elections in 2012 and was ousted a year later by the military, collapsed in court during a trial and died Monday, state TV and his family said. The 67-year-old Morsi had just addressed the court, speaking from the glass cage he is kept in during sessions and warning that he had “many secrets” he could reveal, a judicial official said. A few […]

New Hampshire Woman Arrested After Shoving 11-Year-Old Dog Into Lake, Watching It Drown: Police

A New Hampshire woman faces an animal cruelty charge after pushing her 11-year-old dog into a lake and watching it drown. Nancy Bucciarelli was arrested Friday. She is accused of taking her golden Labrador Retriever to Wasserman Park in Merrimack, about 29 miles south of Concord, on June 8 and then pushing it from a dock where it struggled to swim and eventually drowned, police said in a news release. An investigation by the department’s animal control officer found the […]

Part of Bourbon Warehouse Collapses in Kentucky, Affecting 4,000 Barrels

Part of a bourbon warehouse in western Kentucky collapsed during a thunderstorm. News outlets report the partial collapse of the O.Z. Tyler Distillery rickhouse was reported early Monday. Master Distiller Jacob Call says around 20,000 barrels are stored at the location and it appears that about 4,000 were affected. He says it appears most barrels remain intact. Call says engineers will be out later Monday to try to determine what caused the collapse. It’s unclear if weather played a role. […]

VP, Engineering

Dollar Shave Club -

Posted a month ago

We’re on a mission to build a better bathroom. We started with razors way back in 2011, and now millions and millions of Members later, we’ve expanded into shave products, skin care, hair styling, fragrance with more to come. We’re always growing and reinventing, and we rely on killer talent to help us achieve our goal of owning the bathroom. If you’re a team-playing innovator, you’ll fit right in. A sense of humor helps, too.


ABOUT TECHNOLOGY AT DSC:


Behind DSC’s strong consumer-facing brand and digital products is a lean and mean team of technologist who architect, design, build and operate our high-volume Global Website, award-winning Native Mobile App, RESTful-ish API driven e-commerce platform, expansive Creative Content & MarTech platforms, customer-centric Member engagement tools, Data Science & Machine Learning Lab and the cloud-native Infrastructure that hosts all the magic. Our team also prides itself in delivering best in class technical capabilities across our manufacturing, fulfillment, accounting, marketing, people, legal and business intelligence functions around the world.


ABOUT THIS ROLE:


We are looking for an experienced technology leader to scale our talented software engineering teams and our global consumer platforms and applications. Reporting to the CTO you will leverage your leadership skills, your technical expertise, and passion for innovation to solve mission-critical problems and set the strategic direction for our software engineering organization. As the leader of one of the company’s most vital capabilities, you will also engage cross-functionally to create new business models, design new products, expand company benefits and culture, grow our international brand and establish exciting career paths for our awesome and creative people. If you are ready to lead, learn and laugh while working out of an amazing space in Marina Del Rey we could be your next challenge. You’ll often wear multiple hats and get a holistic, multi-faceted career-building experience working with top talent. Come join us.


RESPONSIBILITIES:


Engineering / Strategy

  • Collaborates with the CTO, members of the Technology Leadership team, Principal Engineers and Architects to develop a Software Engineering Vision & Strategy aligned with DSC’s company objectives.
  • Defines KPIs, objectives, and targets for measuring and improving the quality, security, scalability, maintainability, cost and time to market of our custom software solutions.
  • Works closely with our Digital Product & Design teams to ideate, scope, plan, estimate, coordinate, derisk roadmaps for our consumer-facing experiences and global e-commerce platforms.
  • Drives thought leadership within the organization with presentations, diagrams, and documentation to promote world-class engineering practices and execution.


Delivery / Execution

  • Participate in an iterative planning process to estimate, prioritize and roadmap the development of new features and applications.
  • Ensure software delivery deadline commitments are met and manage risks and dependencies across the portfolio.
  • Balance the work in the engineering squads to include the expected capacity allocation for new features, tech debt, architecture improvements, and innovation prototypes.
  • Drives adoption of new technology and processes across the engineering teams.
  • Identifying process bottlenecks and opportunities for continuous improvement in the design, development, configuration, testing, deployment, monitoring and operation of our cloud platforms.
  • Create technical requirements and application designs to govern the security, scalability, sustainability, cost and overall quality of our infrastructure, systems, content, and data.
  • While this position is not expected to be an individual contributor on our production systems on a consistent basis, a person filling this role is expected to be hands-on enough to be able to jump in and help our teams with technical issues or handle production spelunking as needed.

Team Building / Management

  • Attract, hire & retain highly skilled engineers.
  • Assessing skills & building career development plans for direct reports.
  • Performance management through alignment/setting of objectives/deadlines for direct reports and cross-functional teams.
  • Build a healthy engineering culture by planning and facilitating technical events, recognition programs, and technical learning curriculums.
  • Acts as an expert advisor, coach, and mentor across the technology organization on latest engineering principles and practices.
  • Acts as a point of escalation for teams facing complex technical challenges

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

  • 10+ years of experience in application development, software & solution architecture with increasing responsibilities, with at least 5 of those in a management role and at least 3 years of managing teams of 20+ engineers.
  • Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or related field. Advanced Degree is a plus.
  • Prior experience in the E-Commerce & Digital Marketing Domains.
  • A passion for mentoring and building strong technical leaders.
  • Demonstrated ability to transform teams and technology in a rapidly growing environment.
  • Experience hiring and building blended teams of full-time and contract engineers working across multiple sites and time zones
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams and delivering projects using Agile development practices and tools.
  • Experience with Continuous Delivery tools and DevOps practices.
  • Experience with Data Technologies: Spark, Redshift, Aurora, AWS EMR, S3, and other AWS Data Tech.
  • Experience with Python, Scala, Java, SQL, Ruby, Javascript.
  • Experience with streaming technologies: Kafka, Kinesis, Spark Streaming.
  • Experience with Serverless & microservices architecture.
  • Strong API design and implementation skills.
  • Strong presentation skills and written & spoken communication skills.
  • Abreast of the latest and greatest technology advancements in web and native mobile platforms.
  • Understanding of Big Data architectures, data science / Machine Learning platforms, and Business Intelligence Visualization tools is a plus.
  • Experience with the implementation and integration of business systems across the Accounting, Supply Chain and Manufacturing domains is a plus.
  • Experience with physical retail technology solutions is a plus.


Dollar Shave Club is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


Reasonable Accommodation: Dollar Shave Club provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: [email protected]


Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Dollar Shave Club will be reviewed at the e-mail address supplied.


Dollar Shave Club will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring (Ban the Box) Ordinance.


Thank you for considering a career with Dollar Shave Club!

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