Silicon Alley: Tech Startup Community Message Board › Director of Engineering Ruby on Rails for a small profitable startup in NYC
New York, NY
If interested, please email me at: email@example.com
Job Spec (But I'd rather chat and go into detail with you)
MeeGenius is the #1 app for children’s books. Installed on over 3 million mobile devices by parents across the globe we're the fun and easy-to-use library of e-books that kids enjoy.
We're across all platforms: iOS, Android, Windows 8, Windows Phone, Google TV, Chrome and the web. We offer a library of our almost 700 titles from over 30 different publishers. Our iOS app consistently ranks in the top ten among book apps in the Apple App Store and our Android app is the preferred, pre-installed e-book library for several kids tablets.
Director of Engineering Ruby on Rails (title is negotiable and this is a complete leadership position that leaves you a sense of fulfilment at the end of the day.
• Technical owner of the overall planning, execution, and success of engineering efforts of technology team running concurrent projects.
• Develop and enhance an engineering culture that is the envy of others, e.g., execute sprints with continuous delivery models and a “no fear” attitude.
• Continuously improve processes, specifically product engineering methodology, to reduce cycle times, enhance deliverable quality, and establish world-class, benchmarked team and product performance.
• In partnership with the head of Product, evaluate the product roadmap against the Company’s strategic direction, customer demands, market trends and competitor positioning. Work with the Product team, senior management, marketing and the engineering team to prioritize, scope and schedule deliverables. Work with Product Management in particular to create and sustain a “customer aware” product development process that incorporates market-based inputs to influence the product roadmap. Set and communicate cost and resource estimates, key milestones and product delivery dates that are realistic and consistent with business priorities.
Plus much more....
Please let me know if you or anyone you may know would be interested in speaking.