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Engineering Manager/Director

Quantcast San Francisco, CA (relocation offered)

Quantcast is seeking senior engineering leaders to steer our market-leading products to even greater greatness.

Although the specifics of the role will depend on your skills, background and interests, as senior engineering manager you’ll own a technically innovative product and be responsible for its success in the market.  You’ll lead a team of engineers and engineering managers extending and enhancing the full stack supporting the product, which will involve a variety of web, MapReduce and real-time big data processing technologies.  You’ll work closely with product management and play an active part in shaping product strategy based on your own vision for what’s technically possible.

You should bring a passion for meeting business needs with technically innovative solutions, and you should be good at shifting between the two—understanding how big-picture goals inform technical details, and vice-versa.  Previous teams you’ve led should respect you as a technical leader as well as manager.  You should like data: you’re probably the type who looks at a graph and immediately has questions about how the metrics were calculated and what they mean.  And you should be skilled in the fine art of follow-through, of making sure your product is genuinely living up to its potential. 

Responsibilities

  • Translate your passion, vision, and technical experience into innovative, industry-leading products
  • Effectively manage teams and work with product management

Requirements

  • 5+ years experience in engineering management
  • Demonstrated technical leader
  • Experienced with all phases of software development (design, development, test, operations, and end-of-life)
  • Track record owning products: defining vision for them, building them, and refining them over time
  • Experience working on data-oriented products
  • Java
  • MapReduce or other big data technologies
  • Effective communicator with executive management and internal customers
  • Big pluses for a background in online advertising or publishing

About Quantcast

Quantcast is a digital advertising company specialized in audience measurement and real-time advertising. As the pioneer of direct audience measurement in 2006, Quantcast has today the most in-depth understanding of digital audiences across the web, allowing marketers and publishers to make the smartest choices as they buy and sell the most effective targeted advertising on the market. Quantcast is dedicated to making display as relevant and effective as search, and currently delivers outstanding advertising campaigns for the world's leading advertisers and publishers and brings accurate audience measurement to over 100 million web destinations. 

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  • Do you use source control?
  • Can you make a build in one step?
  • Do you make daily builds?
  • Do you have a bug database?
  • Do you fix bugs before writing new code?
  • Do you have an up-to-date schedule?
  • Do you have a spec?
  • Do programmers have quiet working conditions?
  • Do you use the best tools money can buy?
  • Do you have testers?
  • Do new candidates write code during their interview?
  • Do you do hallway usability testing?
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