FANDOM is a global entertainment media brand powered by fan passion. FANDOM provides the deepest level of entertainment knowledge possible, insider stories, the latest news, and a home for fans to engage and share their love for pop culture with others. As the largest entertainment fan site in the world, FANDOM has a global audience of over 175 million monthly uniques, representing more than 360,000 communities and fandoms.

About your role:

  • Establish and implement engineering strategy to achieve world-class productivity and cost efficiency.  Evaluate and estimate quarterly goals with stakeholders worldwide.
  • Assist in developing the vision and road map to execute current and future company goals and objectives.
  • Coordinate and oversee operational structures, project plans and budgets with direct reports to ensure that each department’s goals and objectives are met in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Engage and align top talent through strong recruitment, mentoring, hands-on architectural leadership and career management.
  • Manage direct reports (including managing their performance, growth and development, personal and professional conflicts; enabling high morale; fostering a proactive attitude and collaborative spirit; keeping the team focused on the goals).
  • Oversee the recruitment and project assignment to your teams based on in-depth knowledge of your reports and understanding of the project requirements and maintaining alignment with the business strategy.
  • Engage with stakeholders to ensure that product delivery obsessively aligns with customer and business value.
  • Seek development opportunities and mentor team leaders to excel in their roles.
  • Actively identify improvement areas and make recommendations for team and organization-wide optimizations for delivering both business value and long term product sustainability.

We are looking for people who…

  • Have spent 5+ years as a hands-on engineer, 5+ years in a senior leadership role leading multiple teams across multiple products and technologies & have technical leadership, project and budget management experience in a variety of company sizes and styles where you can leverage the best aspects of each.
  • Know and apply agile project management techniques, system design principles and architectural discipline.
  • Have proven experience in building high-performance teams and scalable engineering best practices.
  • Have high emotional intelligence.
  • Have worked in an international company with remotely managed teams.
  • Communicate fluently in both written and spoken English.
  • Are ready to travel internationally 2 to 4 times per year.

Bonus points if you...

  • Have a Computer Science degree (or equivalent).
  • Understand principles of the online/digital advertising business.

Benefits & Perks

  • Stock options
  • Annual Training Budget per Employee
  • The possibility of working visits to our offices globally; Poznan, New York, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Cologne and London
  • Gym Membership or Extra Health Care or Cafeteria Program Options
  • Periodic Team Lunches and Happy Hour
  • Full pantry complete with coffee, a variety of drinks, cookies and healthy food options
  • Employee Interest and Hobby Groups supported by the company
  • Flexible working hours
  • International work environment with start-up culture


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