Director, Engineering - Mobile App

Indeed - Austin, TX4.4

30+ days ago
Our mission:
As the world’s number 1 job site, our mission is to help people get jobs. We need talented, passionate people working together to make this happen. We are looking to grow our teams with people who share our energy and enthusiasm for creating the best experience for job seekers.

The team:
We are a rapidly growing and highly capable engineering team building the most popular job site on the planet. Every month, over 200 million people count on us to help them find jobs, publish their resumes, process their job applications, and connect them to qualified candidates for their job openings. With engineering hubs in Seattle, San Francisco, Austin, Tokyo and Hyderabad, we are improving people's lives all around the world, one job at a time.

Your job:
Job Seeker Mobile Engineering is at the center of making this happen across Indeed. You will define the technical vision and strategy for mobile job seeker products at Indeed. You will provide direct and indirect leadership for our rapidly growing mobile engineering team, and influence engineering leaders and teams around the world to execute on the mobile strategy. You will guide this team both in building the core product functionality, as well as the development of the mobile application infrastructure that allows other teams within Indeed to contribute to the integrated Job Seeker experience. Since it is expected to grow rapidly, you will work closely with the talent attraction team to grow the size, skills, and capabilities of your team, while also ensuring that we keep the talent bar high.

All of Indeed’s products are built to perform at a high scale. We continuously improve our products by gathering a large amount of data via A/B testing and objectively analyzing it to make data-informed decisions regarding product improvements. You can read more about the kinds of technical challenges we tackle on the Indeed Engineering Blog at [1] http://engineering.indeed.com/blog

About you:
You're someone who wants to see the impact of your work making a difference every day. You understand how to use data to make decisions. You are someone who finds passion in the craft, someone constantly seeking improvement and a better way to solve tough problems. You have a passion for producing the highest quality code as well as leading others to do the same. You are someone who has built a successful mobile native app on both platforms and know how to grow a product.

You understand that the best managers serve their teams, removing roadblocks and giving individual contributors autonomy and ownership. You are someone with high standards who will push us to be better, and who will take pride in Indeed like we do. You have led engineering teams, both directly and through other managers, and earned the respect of talented software developers and engineering leaders alike. You are equally happy talking algorithms and data structures as you are brainstorming about the Agile development process, technology career development, and product direction. You want to be in the mix technically while providing leadership to your teams.

Requirements

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5+ years of experience in leading mobile initiatives, all the way from strategy definition to goal setting to execution.
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A deep understanding of mobile technologies - both Android and iOS.
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Prior experience launching native apps on both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.
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Experience with shipping code rapidly to production and learning/iterating on the results.
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Experience with growing mobile teams by attracting, hiring and developing top software engineers.
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Strong ability to coach developers, helping them improve their skills and grow their careers.
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Proven ability to identify and develop leaders, both as individual contributors as well as managers.
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Track record of successfully collaborating with and influencing other leaders on delivering cross-organizational engineering initiatives.

Indeed provides a variety of benefits that help us focus on our mission of helping people get jobs.

View our bounty of perks: [1] http://indeedhi.re/IndeedBenefits