Head of Tech

Head of Tech

Location: New York City

Reporting into: CEO

 

 What you’ll do

  • Establish technical vision that aligns with business goals
  • Develop the engineering strategy to execute on technical vision with a balance of short term needs against long term goals
  • Lead all aspects of Contently’s technology stack from cloud infrastructure to data to front-end
  • Drive a customer-first outlook to delivery products and features to the market iteratively, working closely with product and executive leadership
  • Establish the software development agile process with an emphasis on shipping early and often
  • Develop KPIs to monitor and report on team health and productivity
  • Ensure technology adheres to regulatory and compliance standards
  • Mentor software engineers at all levels–providing career guidance and honest feedback
  • Implement an effective hiring process to attract and recruit high caliber engineering talent
  • Ensures technology standards and best practices are met
  • Technical partner to Senior and Executive Leadership team, providing a strong and pragmatic voice for the engineering team
  • Represent Contently as technical thought leader with customers and at conferences

 Who you are:

  • Entrepreneurial, coach and player, operational and visionary
  • 10+ years working in a technological role
  • 5+ years managerial experience
  • Experience with web and cloud technology standards
  • Experience programming in Ruby, JavaScript, and/or Python a plus
  • Exceptional team leader and manager
  • Excellent communicator of complex technologies and its business and revenue value proposition to people with non-technical backgrounds
  • Ability to delegate efficiently and effectively
  • Strong eye towards the future of the technological landscape

About the Company

Contently powers the content marketing programs of the world’s most valuable brands through its complete content marketing solution: expert content strategy, an industry-leading content marketing platform, and the highest-rated creative network on earth.

Contently is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color,gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information,national origin, ancestry, medical condition, disability, marital status,caregiver status, pregnancy, citizenship, age, military or veteran status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

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