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Director of Software Engineering at Digital Turbine (Washington DC)

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At Digital Turbine, we make mobile advertising experiences more meaningful and rewarding for users, app publishers, and advertisers - intelligently connecting people in more ways, across more devices. We provide app publishers and advertisers with powerful ads and experiences that captivate consumers, fuel performance, and help telecoms and OEMs supercharge awareness, acquisition, and monetization. In a rapidly evolving industry, we are constantly innovating and creating better paths of discovery to connect consumers, publishers, and advertisers across the mobile ecosystem.
As the Director of Software Engineering, you will guide your teams to drive high-quality technical execution and operational excellence in the delivery of software solutions that meet business needs and maximize customer experience, growth and retention.
The Director of Software Engineering has responsibility over a group of development teams spanning multiple technologies, with a focus on Android mobile application development. These teams carry out the analysis, design, development and implementation of large-scale software applications. The Director ensures projects are completed within committed time and budget and are integrated with other software applications. The Director contributes to development policies, standards and procedures. The Director manages the activities of individual contributors and supervisors within a business domain with accountability for objectives and key results.
Primary Responsibilities of the Director of Software Engineering:

    • Manage the development teams' performance in the delivery of solutions including all aspects of software engineering: requirements collection and refinement, design, code and test
    • The implementation of product features in collaboration with product owners and business stakeholders.
    • The employment of Agile / Scrum methodology to deliver high-quality software releases.
    • The development of awesome software that improves not only our business but moves the industry as a whole.
    • The planning for, mentoring and coaching of individual and professional development of staff software engineers, quality engineers, and scrum masters.
    • Drive organization initiatives including Agile process maturity, automated testing, continuous integration, continuous delivery and continuous documentation.
    • Maintain alignment of teams to business and technical delivery expectations, and act as a point of contact for escalations and leadership communications.
    • Refine and mature sometimes ambiguous / conceptual requirements and guide the technical team to implement solutions through solid engineering practice.
    • Be unafraid to get hands dirty and expertly work side by side with other engineers to code, commit, PR and merge to deliver product.
    • Identify and convert opportunities to evaluate new technologies and drive adoption to enhance business outcomes.

Basic Qualifications of the Director of Software Engineering:

    • 7+ years of experience developing Android applications in a team environment.
    • Extensive knowledge of modern Android CI/CD practices and configuration management.
    • 10+ years of professional software engineering experience.
    • 5+ years of experience leading distributed software engineering teams in an IT/software field.
    • Experience with AWS.
    • Broad and demonstrated background in a wide variety of development tools, coding languages, source control, build management and other infrastructure.

Preferred Qualifications of the Director of Software Engineering:

    • An Undergraduate Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or work experience equivalent.
    • Extensive experience and thorough knowledge of Linux kernel and userland.
    • Demonstrated familiarity with Android platform architecture and roadmap.
    • Experience cooperatively developing solutions with OEMs to embed within their firmware.
    • Previous work building Android (OSP) from source code.
    • Experience with Android NDK or Android framework development.
    • Exposure with Advertising Technology digital platforms (Google Ad Manager, DoubleClick for Publishers (DFP), etc.)
    • Experience designing fault tolerant and highly available distributed systems.
    • Understanding of various security patterns & controls and passion for learning new technologies.
    • Experience having managed and driven internal systems towards continuous improvement and operational efficiency, including instrumentation for reporting capabilities.

About Digital Turbine:
Digital Turbine (NASDAQ: APPS) powers superior mobile consumer experiences and results for the world's leading telcos, advertisers and publishers. Our end-to-end platform uniquely simplifies the ability to supercharge awareness, acquisition and monetization - connecting our partners to more consumers, in more ways, across more devices.
The company is headquartered in Austin, Texas, with global offices in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, London, Berlin, Singapore, Tel Aviv, and other cities serving top agency, app developer, and advertising markets. Listed on Deloitte Technology Fast 500 for six consecutive years since 2015 and winner of Austin Chamber of Commerce's Company Culture in 2020.
Digital Turbine is an equal opportunity employer committed to building a diverse and inclusive team. We welcome people of different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives. We embed diversity in our mindset, products, and teams to empower an inclusive, equitable, and culturally fluent environment. Building this culture within our teams makes us better collaborators and partners, driving better outcomes.
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What are Digital Turbine Perks + Benefits

Digital Turbine Benefits Overview

We know how important it is to reward our teams for the hard work and results they bring to the business, that’s why we offer great benefits and a total rewards program tailored to our employees around the world.

Total Rewards
This includes base salary, bonus or commission structure based on your role, top notch benefits and equity for EVERY employee in the company.

Flexible & Casual Environment
We hustle, we work hard, and we believe in freedom. We know life doesn’t happen on a fixed schedule, so we offer flexible hours to work when and how it’s best for you.

Comprehensive Coverage
Full medical, dental and vision coverage is provided as well as insurance on group, life, dependent and business travel.

Stock Options
We want EVERY employee to be a shareholder in Digital Turbine. Every new employee is granted stock options when they join the company and is eligible for discretionary option grants based on their performance.

Time Off
We want you to make the best decisions for your time and believe you should take time off when you need it. We offer unlimited vacation, parental leave, and a fully paid 12-week short-term disability.

Time Together
From tacos on Mondays to beer on Fridays, the company regularly takes breaks to gab and grab food. Each site has its own locally-inspired perks to keep our teams connected and having fun.

Volunteer in local community
Our Digital Turbine Gives Back program focuses on creating measurable and substantial impact to the local community, nonprofits and employees ​
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Flexible work schedule
Remote work program
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated diversity and inclusion staff
Highly diverse management team
Mandated unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Diversity employee resource groups
We actively foster & grow a safe learning environment for DT employees to engage in meaningful interactions that challenge us to break down barriers and inherent beliefs.
Hiring practices that promote diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Mental health benefits
Financial & Retirement
401(K) matching
Company equity
We want EVERY employee to be a shareholder. Every new employee is granted stock options upon joining Digital Turbine and is eligible for discretionary option grants based on their performance.
Employee stock purchase plan
Everyone is granted stock options when they join the company.
Performance bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous parental leave
Family medical leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Free snacks and drinks
Some meals provided
Fridays we cater meals and teams regularly breaks to gab and grab food.
Company-sponsored happy hours
We host beer Fridays and celebrate wins together.
Onsite office parking
Pet friendly
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job training & conferences
Everyone has access to the LinkedIn Learning Platform, which provides a variety of video courses with different learning paths.
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing education available during work hours
Online course subscriptions available

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