Director of Engineering – AdTec, MarTech

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Director of Engineering – Ad tech, Marketing Technology, Start up, Blockchain

Company Background

My client provides the advertising market an independent secure platform to Book, Verify, Pay and Report every transactions through their media supply-chain releasing the novel benefits of blockchain technology.

Role & Responsibilities

Team leadership, strategy & planning

  • To plan and manage software development of the technology platform using internal and external resources.
  • To assist driving the strategic direction of our products & services taking into account client feedback and emerging and legacy technologies.
  • To devise a tactical plan to implement improvements to our products, services, processes and knowledge sharing within the team
  • To plan for team growth considering the blend/level of skills required within team and the utilisation of internal/external resource.

Software development

  • To keep up to date with the latest software development technologies and methodologies, in particular blockchain/distributed ledger technologies and within the advertising/media industry.
  • To drive consistent standards and approaches
  • To write clean and healthy structured, well documented code
  • To build future-proof reusable core code libraries, which can be shared, in-order to drive further efficiencies
  • To deliver code which is well tested and consistently error free
  • To design and build data schemas with integrity and scalability

Communication and problem solving

  • To use your experience when reviewing and auditing legacy code
  • To take control over critical support instances and putting into place the correct escalation and process to manage and resolve issue as soon as possible
  • To create a culture of promoting new ideas or future product developments within the team and for our clients
  • To encourage pro-active discussions with product and account management teams
  • To contribute regularly to discussions regarding internal process and system improvements in order to ensure maximum efficiency across the company. Including suggesting technical solutions to problems
  • To make sure the development effort is integrated into other team’s services efficiently and that it is offering technical input into how all services can be delivered and improved
  • To strive to ensure that processes and appropriate levels of knowledge are shared between teams
  • To make sure written reports and are written and adhere to brand/template and client communication is at an excellent and professional level

Technical support

  • To lead and oversee all technical analysis and specifications to make sure they are complete and accurate
  • To support the business development team with pre-sale activities, contributing to RFPs where appropriate and assisting in large pitches to potential clients where required
  • To provide training and workshops for clients and/or staff as required

Ideal Candidate Profile

  • minimum 7 years+ in large scale software development experience
  • Previous experiences working in start-up environments and in the AdTech / media-buying sector is a strong advantage
  • Excellent work ethic and professional demeanor
  • Smart, creative thinker and problem-solver, fast learner, with demonstrated initiative
  • Technical experience and skills:
  • Experience and applied knowledge of blockchain / distributed ledger technologies. In particular the Hyperledger Fabric ecosystem.
  • General knowledge and experience in using open-source technologies
  • Front end web application such as Angular
  • Programming languages such as Go
  • Operating system level, Docker
  • Standard infrastructure level, such as AWS or Azure

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