Senior Director of Engineering

PAR Paris

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

As the Sr. Director of Engineering you will be: 
Leading various Ad-Tech teams in Paris responsible for Reporting/Analytics, SDKs and Player /Ad Stiching while also managing in-direct reports across other areas such as Architecture, Data Science and Software Engineering. As Director you will be advising team leads, helping them in developing, tasking, advising, planning and leading both on the technical and organizational aspects.
You will work closely with senior product owners and stakeholders to help execute the core product roadmap and directly report the progress of any related engineering teams as main point of contact for the Paris office.

Job description

- Review, direct, guide the work of all Ad-Tech engineering teams located in Paris
- Work with fast-paced initiatives, overseeing projects from idea conception and strategy development to deployment, production, and operations. 
- Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of monitoring, continuous integration and platform integration
- Interface with other teams located onsite and offshore to incorporate innovations and define guidelines
- Work closely with other architects to define requirements and translate them into high performance & scalable architectures

Job Requirements

• 10+ years of software engineering experience 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
• Capability of influencing key stakeholders, product leadership, customers and sales
• 5+ years relevant experience working with high performance and scalable platforms
• 5+ year's administration experience with web platform operations ideally in an Agile environment
• Experience in System Design/Architecture and Product development
• BA/BS degree with 8+ years of experience (Computer Science degree preferred) or MS degree and 5+ years of experience in software development
• Excellent CS fundamentals (operating systems, algorithm and data structures, etc.)
• Mastery of highly scalable and distributed infrastructure
• A great understanding of the Ad-tech ecosystem
• Experience with highly object oriented codebases, deep understanding of server-side frameworks
• Highly productive architect coder
• Experience with filesystems, server architectures, and distributed systems
• Experience with DevOps and agile development methodologies
• Good level of fluency in English (spoken, written)

Information about the job

Location: Paris, France 
Type of contract: full and permanent



Paris 17ème - Boulevard Malesherbes


    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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