Ref No.: 18-01354
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 02/07/2018
Tech Lead of Engineering
Location: NYC
Duration: Contract to Hire (6 month contract)
Start: ASAP
Industry: Music/ Entertainment

As a Technical Lead of the Engineering team, you'll apply broad knowledge, effective facilitation, and clear direction to lead delivery and project teams through the project life cycle from detailed planning to implementation. This position reports to the SVP of Engineering.

Primary Job Responsibilities:   
  • Perform supervisory responsibilities across Engineering team   
  • Partner with the Scrum Master to seamlessly merge day-to-day project tasks with higher level project and program management delivery   
  • Be accountable for timely delivery of projects and programs including requirements, design, implementation, system and integration testing, user acceptance testing, documentation, and training  
  • Manage project roadmaps and reporting   
  • Manage relationships and coordinate between internal and external stakeholders to ensure solutions meet timeline and business objectives   
  • Be a primary point of contact for escalations of abnormal or difficult situations   
  • Work with offshore vendors to deliver solutions; manage the vendors' tasks and deliverables to ensure quality and meet the overall project deliverables and timelines   
  • Management of risk, budget, and timelines of multiple ongoing projects that may or may not integrate  
  • Lead issue, risk, and conflict resolution as it pertains to IT delivery team work or projects  
  • Report on a regular basis to stakeholders and executive sponsors on progress and risk management for all projects   
  • Ensure a high level of customer satisfaction on all support-related interactions by managing the team to the IT processes and standards
Required skills:
  • Management experience, preferably managing software development and technical teams (5-6 developer) 
  • Experience with software project and program management such as planning, methodology, process, design, etc.  
  • Experience in Full Stack Technologies with emphasis on Front End technologies- Nodejs, Angularjs, Postgres and Back End- Java
  • Demonstrated experience managing cross-functional, inter-departmental projects and programs, preferably using Agile software delivery methodology  
  • Well versed in multiple project management methods (e.g. Agile, Lean)   
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal   
  • Software development experience is preferred
  • Ability to work in and encourage a highly collaborative team environment
  • Desire to work with globally diverse teams and drive consensus with larger groups
  • Ability to be adaptive and successfully maneuver within complex technology system organizations

If interested and qualified please send updated resume to