$160,000 - $200,000 per year + bonus + benefits - Big Data & Data Science - New York
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This is an awesome opportunity for an experienced Director of Engineering - $160k-$200k DOE plus Bonus and Benefits to join a fast paced and fast-growing organization who are redefining their industry. 

The role will be based in Manhattan, New York. 

My client is looking for a dynamic Director of Engineering to serve as a technical thought leader and engineer for the organization and help build out new products. As the Director of Engineering, you’ll be responsible for writing code with and managing the engineering team, as well as collaborating with product owners on the direction of our platform and product. As part of a small but rapidly growing company, you’ll wear a number of hats and be willing and excited to get your hands dirty with the team.

You will be:

Serve as a technical thought leader and engineer for the organization. Manage the engineering team, Collaborate with product owners and senior leadership on the direction of our platform and product. Write code (up to 25% of your time). Regularly coordinate across teams to deliver against client projects. You will also oversee hiring on the engineering team.

Are you the right person?

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent. At least 10 years of experience working as a software engineer or Data Engineer in a technical capacity. Excellent understanding of data structures, algorithms, and effective software design. Significant development experience with a lower level language (e.g. Java, C/C++, C#). Proficiency with SQL and RDBMSs (preferably PostgreSQL or mySQL). Experience with at least one web framework (e.g. Ruby/Rails, Python/Django) and solid understanding of the MVC design pattern. Experience with frontend languages, especially Javascript, HTML5, and CSS3. Experience writing unit and functional tests. Comfort with version control systems (e.g. Git, SVN). Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must work well in an agile, collaborative team environment. Some experience mentoring/ managing teams in an agile development environment and a desire to grow in this capacity.

It would great if you also had: 

Solid understanding of statistics and experience with statistical packages such as R, Matlab, SPSS, etc. Practical experience with unsupervised machine learning techniques. Practical experience with the Map/Reduce programming model and Hadoop. Experience wrangling terabytes of big, complicated, imperfect data. Background with test-driven development.

Competitive Salary (DOE) Bonus and Benefits. 

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James Husher

James Husher looks after this role for KDR, if you have a question get in touch...

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