VP of Engineering - OTT Marketing Cloud

VP of Engineering - OTT Marketing Cloud   |   Stamford, CT

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Tru Optik is looking for a VP of Engineering to lead our fast growing engineering team. Our challenge is to build and refine an intuitive and cross-functional interface on top of one of the world’s largest and most granular data sets. The VP of Engineering will play an integral part in all aspects of the Tru Optik OTT Marketing Cloud, from RTB and data management, to data viz and the development of new tools. Tru Optik is a fast-paced startup environment, where we value team members that can apply past knowledge, but think out of the box and look for creative ways to solve complex problems.


Duties:
• Will grow the systems, processes and disciplines necessary to ensure on-time delivery of high quality products
• Develop software with robust coding to power major components of large, mission critical, real-time distributed applications
• Collaborate with product managers, data scientists and other team members to gather requirements, design, and develop solutions
• Participate in software design meetings and analyze client/partner needs to determine technical requirements
• Clearly communicate the status of technology projects to executive team

Highlights:
• Working for a rapidly growing start up with room for advancement
• Incentive stock options package
• 401K with company match
• Generously subsidized employee and family health insurance
• 24/7 snacks and beverages and company wide lunch weekly!
• Diverse and inviting work environment


Required Experience:
• BS/MS in Computer Science or Engineering
• 5+ years of relevant leadership experience managing teams of engineers
• Experience building complex large-scale consumer applications
• Experience with large scale, high availability and low latency distributed systems
• Expert knowledge of Ubuntu Linux and AWK
• Knowledge of Lua, Aerospike, Nginx
• Ability to script and code in Unix BASH and either PHP, Python or Node or other relevant languages


Required Talents & Attributes:
• Excellent written documentation and verbal communication skills
• Proactive “get it done” mentality
• Excellent troubleshooting skills, a creative and methodical thinker
• Self-critiquing, open to feedback, always improving, highly collaborative


About Tru Optik
Tru Optik is the trailblazer in over-the-top measurement, activation, and attribution. Armed with the largest census level audience measurement of global OTT media consumption -- Tru Optik uses its data and technology to empower brands, media companies and agencies with the ability to identify and monetize audience and consumer demand across all screens.


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