Head of Consumer Digital Engineering – Consumer Web

Careers at Bloomberg

New York

Posted Mar 1, 2018 - Requisition No. 65600

Who We Are

The Consumer Digital Engineering team builds and manages the web and native mobile applications and supporting systems that deliver market-moving news, data, audio & video to our consumer audience which reaches over 80 million unique users a month. Our purpose is to understand our users’ needs, build systems that scale and offer industry leading reliability and performance, utilizing modern technology to create industry leading experiences while embracing Bloomberg’s engineering values.

Like our products and solutions- our teams are agile, dynamic, and innovative. We work hard, and we work fast - while keeping up the quality and accuracy for which we're known. It's what keeps us inventing and reinventing, all the time. Our culture is wide open, just like our spaces. We challenge each other. And through our countless volunteer projects, we help bring out the best in our communities around us, too.

The Role

As the head of Consumer Digital Engineering you will be responsible for leading our team of talented engineers to work with Media’s Head of Product, their product managers, other business stakeholders, and internal engineering teams. Together you will work to create great products, while at the same time looking for ways to further optimize the engineering and product development process. You will be a key member of the Digital leadership team and as such will help to continue to cultivate an environment that motivates, attracts and retains great engineers while encouraging collaboration, innovation, and execution.

You will need to have

  • Track record of building and managing strong engineering teams by recruiting, mentoring software engineers and engineering leaders
  • Experience operating engineering teams in a fast paced dynamic agile environments and a proven record of delivery
  • Demonstrated experience partnering, collaborating, and communicating with engineering and non-engineering stakeholders
  • Demonstrated expertise in Computer Science fundamentals and building highly scalable web based applications
  • Deep understanding and experience of web architectures and applications operating in a 24 x 7 environment
  • Proven business acumen skills with experience in the development and adherence to budgets and working with third parties

We will trust you to

  • Work cross functionally with stakeholders and your teams to achieve results
  • Collaborate with the head of product to create and communicate the vision, high level road map & technical strategy while working with engineering managers to align engineering resources and teams as appropriate.
  • Manage and coach Engineering Leaders to be effective leaders of their people and teams and ensure that that they are mentoring and managing teams effectively towards results while developing their people and managing their performance
  • Build a culture that rewards strategic failure as well as success and that embraces continuous learning and improvement

We’d love to see

  • Previous experience in the Media space
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