Sr Tech Manager

Employer
Location
Dulles/Ashburn
Posted
Oct 10, 2012
Closes
Nov 09, 2012
Duration
Full Time
About Our Team
The AOL Marketplace team builds the front-end and back-end systems for our successful DailyFinance, Autos, Travel, Jobs and Real Estate brands.

Role Summary
The successful candidate will:


  • Manage a team of front- and back-end software development engineers

  • Establish and drive the technical infrastructure roadmap, prioritizing business and technical requirements

  • Establish and lead Agile (Kanban and Scrum) development processes

  • Lead the team through rapid prototyping of new product concepts

  • Assist in the troubleshooting of production issues

  • Proactively work across departments to establish and utilize best practices

  • Understand the business drivers and metrics for products

  • Partner with Business and Product teams to scope work for resource planning and budgeting

  • Evaluate partner technologies, representing Engineering in partner contract negotiations


Requirements
The successful candidate should have a BS or MS in Software Engineering or Computer Science, or significant industry experience and proven expertise in software development at scale, and at least 5 years' technical management experience in software development.

About AOL
Do you want to make the Internet better? We do too. And we’re always looking for people with great ideas. We need free spirits and straight shooters. Creatives and critics. Nerds with nerve. People who love the Internet, but can see its cracks… and future, too. At AOL we’re focused on radically redefining the world of online communications. We are transforming how people around the globe connect with information, entertainment and one another by bringing together award winning journalists and innovative technologies to create rich and engaging consumer experiences. We look for people who are exceptionally imaginative, collaborative, and truly excited about our mission - to inform, entertain and connect the world.


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