Realtor.com ® is2nd biggest destination in the US to discover and create the perfect home. We have more than 60 million users leveraging our products every month and are growing at a rapid pace. We have the most comprehensive and accurate coverage of real estate listings, the most engaged consumers across all real estate online portals, and top-rated mobile applications at the cutting edge of mobile revolution. Join a fast-moving culture of a start-up, coupled with the financial stability of a big company
The Role As the Director, Software Engineering for Advertising & Monetization Experiences, you will be responsible for engineering of all consumer facing experiences to discover, connect, and work with professionals like real estate agents, mortgage brokers, moving providers on the Realtor.com site & mobile applications. You will also own all advertising on the site.
Improve both revenue and consumer satisfaction with our monetization products
Own & operate our online services to the highest level of operational excellence meeting availability, reliability, performance, and scale in a cost-effective way.
Work with product & business counterparts to own & manage roadmap that delivers on short-term goals and sets the team for longer-term success. Manage stakeholder expectations.
Stay current with industry and technology trends, and calibrate roadmap accordingly.
Hire, coach and mentor team members, and regularly provide feedback.
Oversee architectural choices and ensure the team follows best practices for software development.
Drive a culture of continuous improvement, innovation and customer focus.
Strengthen culture of sharing and collaboration within and across teams.
Experience in delivering secure, highly available (>99.9% availability) consumer facing online experience to millions of daily active users per day.
Experience in making applications secure enough to store sensitive PII data such as SSN and Credit Card Numbers.
Previous experience with major Ad Networks such as Google DFP to deliver programmatic and custom Advertisement Products.
Ability to drive projects that require alignment with multiple engineering teams in a matrix organization
An undying curiosity and passion to stay current with the latest technology coupled with a passion for customer-focused innovation. While a technologist at heart, you think customer-in vs. technology-out. Ability to convert broad business goals to engineering strategy and execution
A strong believer in data-driven innovation: ship, measure, improve, repeat. You relish looking at technical, business and consumer experience metrics to guide your path. You know how to deliver huge market-changing innovations, in bite-size pieces.
A crisp and passionate communicator with the ability to simplify, communicate, and sell his or her vision/ideas up, down, and across the organization. Highly developed interpersonal skills-someone who can be as effective through influence as through direct control.
An effective delegator/doer-someone who can rally the troops and yet is not afraid to roll up his or her sleeves when needed.
10+ years of experience in software development.
5+ years of people management experience, with 2+ years as a 2nd level manager.
Experience with 24x7 available consumer-facing online services serving millions of consumers on a daily basis
BSCS or higher. Higher professional degrees preferred.