VP of Engineering - Ad Tech

NYC New York

Dailymotion is one of the world’s leading video-sharing platforms. It attracts over 300 million unique visitors and 3 billion videos views worldwide per month by offering the best content from users, independent content creators and premium partners.  

As part of its growing activities, Dailymotion is looking to enforce its programmatic and monetization product by building its own video ad stack to deliver new monetization solution for its own ecosystem around online, mobile and TV, and provide innovative marketing solutions for advertisers.  

The VP of Engineering (Delivery Manager) will lead and manage a rapid growing engineering team and build an organization to construct a product on a highly scalable technology stack.

Job description

We are seeking a VP of Engineering who will be a great manager and a great team builder. He or she will be an excellent recruiter, a great communicator, and a great issue resolver. We are seeking this VP of Engineering to resolve any issues that are getting in the way of success and as a result, make everyone in the engineering organization successful. You’ll help the team fulfill technical, operational, and business requirements. You’ll guide architecture and delivery of software products as well as strategic planning, product design and problem resolution. 

- Direct and manage the high performing real-time bidding platform project in an agile environment
- Lead and inspire a multi national team of engineers in Paris and New York
- Develop and mentor upcoming leaders and key engineers
- Assess project requirements, resources, milestones and specific deliverables to manage the development process
- Develop and maintain a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress of the overall project schedule
- Oversee daily activities of delivery team and provide direction and guidance as needed
- Work closely with Product and Project Managers to ensure alignment and on time delivery
- Ensures all member of the team are aligned on the project schedule and priorities. Manage conflicts in priority or scheduling as they arise.
- Assess, minimize and mitigate potential risks
- Ensuring the agile feature teams are using methodologies and working as efficiently using short and long term goals
- Collaborate on key architectural decisions and design considerations to ensure high quality, scalability and resiliency

Job Requirements

- 10+ years of Software Engineering experience with progressively increasing responsibilities with at least 5 years of experience in a leadership capacity
- Proven experience in a fast paced, high volume product development environment overseeing distributed systems engineering
- Demonstrated capability in working with cross-functional teams and promote a collaborative, results-focused environment with immediate team members and internal partners.
- Capable of developing a comprehensive platform performance and scalability strategy while continuously delivering product improvements
- Capable of influencing key stakeholders, product leadership, customers and sales
- Experience in one of the following domains highly desirable: Ad Tech/Online Advertising, Web/Onine, Scalability/performance, etc.
- Demonstrated ability to motivate and innovate, excellent team building and leadership skills
- Embrace the following qualities and leads by example: do what you say; move fast; make things happen.
- Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Engineering

Information about the job

Location: 156 5th Avenue, Suite 704 New York, NY 10010

Work Schedule: M/F 

Position: Full time


New York

Near Union Square


    Salary commensurate with experience. We offer great health / dental / vision insurance, 401k (company Safe Harbor contribution) paid life / AD&D with additional life insurance / AD&D insurance (optional), summer hours, paid vacation, sick time, paid holidays, company sponsored Training Opportunities (upon eligibility) and much more.

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