Director of Mobile Engineering

Director of Mobile Engineering

Prosum Technology Services
Bokaro Steel City
10 - 13 Years
Not Specified

Job Description


Responsibilities:

  • Lead and execute streaming platform vision on mobile apps in partnership with product management.
  • Manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an agile environment. Directly manage and mentor a team of engineers as well as working with outside vendors to boost our delivery capability, whether in-house, off-shore, or third-party.
  • Lead the development technical product strategies designed to partner with business and product needs to grow the business and compete in a highly competitive marketplace
  • Ensure development of extensible architectures and solid technical designs
  • Serve as the most senior Mobile application technical resource / stakeholder in any setting, internal or external.
  • Provide front end technical guidance across functions (i.e. the feasibility of a new feature to our UX team, or an estimate of how long a feature would take to implement to a PM).
  • Stay current on the latest mobile app technologies and inspire your team to do the same.
  • Lead the app development team ensuring all efforts are adhere to industry standard and internally defined best practices
  • Define best practices for all mobile/console/TV app deployment and architecture
  • Evaluate/Audit/enforce that all front-end development work (whether conducted internally or by external suppliers) adheres to adhere to industry standard and internally defined best practices

Requirements:
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or related field, or five years of applicable experience, especially with Video, high-volume platform/software environments and platform development in a media/entertainment-related role
  • 10+ years of industry experience including software development, product development, and a min. of 5+ years in team management
  • Strong familiarity or hands-on experience with OO development across multiple consumer platforms (web, mobile, connected TV, games consoles, VR)
  • Leadership experience should include building and leading a world-class team of engineers
  • Proven capabilities managing and working with global and/or geographically dispersed technical teams
  • Significant track record leading high-performing mobile engineers and teams
  • Proven track record of delivering high-quality mobile applications at scale, on schedule
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
  • Communicating well with executives and non-technical leaders
  • Experience with enforcing best practices, tuning engineering process, TDD, code reviews, and CI
  • Experience in end-to-end media workflows for linear and non-linear is highly desirable

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