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Publication or Company Scripps Networks Interactive
Job Title Vice President of Engineering
Industry Internet/Online/New Media, TV/Cable, Web Development, Technology
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location San Francisco, CA
Job Requirements Scripps Networks Interactive is seeking a Vice President of Engineering for a new digital video initiative. The initiative will be a data-driven video-distribution ecosystem that will allow SNI to syndicate high-quality video content across a large number of sites, mobile applications, and other connected experiences. It will include a branded destination website that promises to bring "life's best, all in one place" and deliver an experience that conveys the professional, authentic, and authoritative quality of the content.

The Vice President of Engineering will be responsible for planning, building and maintaining the on-going enhancements of the video portal, with the goal of expanding the way consumers interact with information-rich lifestyle video. This is a green field start-up opportunity backed by the stability of a corporate parent who owns the most recognized brands in lifestyle video. With a several hundred-person strong video sales team and the resources to be successful, we are looking to bring video to new levels. This position will report directly to the president of the organization and will be a key member of the management team.


•Build and launch video destination site from ground up
•Drive and make all technology and operations decisions
•Create and sustain a dynamic innovative culture
•Lead, inspire and manage a team of 6-10 engineers
•Architect, design, and implement applications based on business requirements
•Work collaboratively with site teams, project management, visual design, interaction design, and back-end development teams
•Manage technology budget and oversee work of contractors and staff


•Must have experience creating, developing and maintaining a consumer destination site, preferably video centric
•Prior experience managing teams of top-notch engineers
•Solid experience in mobile application and video development
•Broad knowledge and hands-on experience of web related technologies including but not limited to Java development, SOLR, AWS cloud services, video player and platforms, ad services, CSS, HTML5, AJAX, JavaScript, XML/XSLT
•Understanding video ecosystems
•Minimum of 8 -10 years of experience designing and implementing mission critical web solutions that are scalable, extensible and maintainable
•Experience in advertising revenue supported businesses
•Prior experience managing consultants/consultancy firms
•Experience working in agile development process/environments
•Experience building teams from ground up in a start-up environment
•Bachelor Degree required, preferably in Computer Science
About Our Company Scripps Networks Interactive has become the leader in lifestyle media in the home, food, travel and entertainment categories. Delivering content across a host of media platforms, our brands - HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel, Travel Channel and Great American Country (GAC) - connect with viewers to provide relevant ideas, information and solutions every day, everywhere.

Our desire to influence and inspire extends beyond media to include strong community and business relationships. Through our corporate social responsibility and diversity and inclusion efforts, we are committed to making a positive difference with those we come into contact with every day.
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