VP of Technology 9/3/2016

Confidential Company New York, NY

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29546932
AJE Ref #
576086203
Location
New York, NY
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Want to work on transformative technology with application to education, media, dating, philanthropy, political organizing, ecommerce, finance, gaming and more If you are passionate about being part of a team dedicated to disrupting the landscape of communication, collaboration and socializing online, then we want to meet you.

THE POSITION

The Vice President Technology will provide the technology vision and leadership in the development, implementation and support. The VP Technology will lead all aspects of technology, including the planning, development and enhancements of the proprietary platform in support of customers and internal business operations, managing in-house, remote and outsourced developers and reporting directly to the CEO.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Leads strategic technological planning to achieve business goals by prioritizing technology initiatives and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future technologies.
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Directs and manages the product engineering team and ensures that priorities are defined, requirements are developed and appropriate processes are established in support of the product management life cycle to continue the development of the platform.
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Manages all development resources and works to ensure priorities are clear, development standards are adhered to and testing is conducted.
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Ensures continuous delivery of technical and support services with end users and monitoring of systems and software performance.
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Collaborates with the appropriate departments and outside vendors to develop and maintain a technology plan that supports organizational needs.
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Contributes collaboratively within a creative and fast-paced environment to ensure design and delivery of high quality, scalable and innovative, configurable solutions that adhere to high standards for architecture, security, privacy, and best practices.

Desired Skills and Experience

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7+ years of industry engineering experience, with at least 3years in a management position.
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Demonstrated team building and leadership skills.
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Must be key driver contributing to the products roadmap and willing to take innovative product risk while balancing the road map for on time deliverables.
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Experience managing numerous outsource developers globally
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Manage diverse, simultaneous projects of varying complexities.
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Strong relationship management, strategy development, project management, problem solving and change management skills.
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Professional and positive approach, self-motivated, strong in building relationships, team player, dynamic, creative with the ability to work on own initiative.
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Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills.
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A working knowledge of Angular, Node, Javascript and CSS programming languages and frameworks (preferred).
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Experience with synchronous video communications and live streaming.