Director of Engineering, Barcelona

Chartboost

Barcelona, ES
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 01/13/2021
  • Website: chartboost.com
  • Company Address: 420 Taylor, San Francisco, CA, 94102

About Chartboost

Founded in 2011, Chartboost is one of the leading in-app monetization and programmatic advertising platforms. Reaching over 900M unique users every month across more than 300,000 mobile apps, Chartboost works with 90% of the top grossing iOS and Android app developers.

Job Description

Chartboost is the leading in-app monetization and programmatic advertising platform. We reach a mobile audience of over 900 million monthly unique users globally and process over 200 billion ad requests. The Chartboost SDK is the highest-integrated independent mobile ad SDK and through the Chartboost Exchange, Ad Network, DSP and other services, we empower mobile app developers to build businesses, while connecting advertisers to highly engaged audiences. We currently have a team of over 20 engineers in our Barcelona office and plan to continue growing.

About the role:

Chartboost is looking for an experienced engineering leader to build and manage our engineering office in Barcelona. We’re seeking someone that knows how to attract, motivate, and lead a world-class engineering team and be the voice of our engineering operations in Europe to the rest of the organization.

We use JavaScript and React for our client, Python running Flask for our backend, and we persist into MongoDB. We’re hosted in GCP and AWS and the dashboard backend uses a number of services including SQS and S3. Our core Ad Serving products are built in Scala and our data engineering teams leverage the Hadoop ecosystem. Our Mobile SDKs and tools are built in Objective-C, Swift, Kotlin and Java. In this role, you will have the opportunity to evaluate new technologies and use them to design better and more reliable systems. Experience with components of our stack is a bonus, but not required.

What you’ll do:

  • Establish and evolve engineering best practices and help us extend our world-class engineering team in Barcelona  
  • Focus on building our employment brand throughout Europe to attract and retain the best available talent
  • Manage and mentor a team of engineers and managers with varying levels of experience, including participating in code review
  • Collaborate closely with Product Managers and cross-functional teams to prioritize and build new features, while also refining existing ones
  • Ensure quality of releases - leveraging both automated and manual QA
  • Work on cross-functional projects with our San Francisco teams
  • Be on call for major production problems
  • Onboard new engineers to the team - lead with a positive and motivating approach

Who you are:

  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • A proven record of growing engineering organizations
  • Experience leading a team of engineering managers, working on projects of varying complexity and priority, while coordinating dependencies with other engineering teams
  • Experience working effectively with design and product organizations
  • Hands-on engineering background - you’re someone who is able to understand and help solve complex engineering problems
  • Ability to evaluate and learn new technologies
  • Experience working with international teams across different time zones
  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English, Spanish is a plus

What we offer:

  • Company sponsored daily lunch, healthy snacks, and coffee in our cool office in the centre of Barcelona - near subway and train stations
  • Flexible schedule based on core hours and the possibility of working from home on Wednesdays
  • Competitive salary with bonuses based on performance
  • Stock options after 1 year of employment
  • English/Spanish lessons and/or other investments in your professional development
  • Private health insurance
  • Gym membership (Gymforless)
  • Transportation reimbursement
  • Team building events

More about us:

We are proud of the product we've built and appreciated the impact it has on other people's businesses and lives. We want to be surrounded by people who are always finding opportunities to try something new and grow. We love data and anything that helps drive intelligent decisions and always design with the user in mind.  Sounds like a fit? Join us, and be a part of the team that will change the future of mobile gaming! 

We are an equal opportunity employer — we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and make our hiring decisions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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