• Director of Engineering

    Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4 weeks ago)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    EMX, is a new programmatic marketplace which offers more powerful media solutions across supply, demand and data to publishers, advertisers, ad tech providers and agencies, including increased efficiencies, heightened transparency and an overall lift in ROI.


    EMX combines the services of an automated global marketplace specializing in direct-to-consumer access through technologies like header bidding, with a leading deterministic data and decisioning platform for advertisers and brands. As an integrated business, EMX gives clients access to a unified supply chain providing access to more audiences on all screens, including TV, OOH, mobile and desktop.



    EMX Digital has long been a provider of industry-leading, full service advertising solutions that ensure that our clients’ digital ads are reaching the right consumers, for the lowest cost, in brand-safe environments.


    We’re looking for a Director of Engineering to help lead EMX Digital’s push to offer world-class data analytics and insights on top of the advertising solutions we already offer. From running online surveys to gauge user sentiment, to analyzing foot traffic around brick and mortar stores, we’re on a mission to paint the most complete picture possible of how digital ads affect consumer behavior.  


    As Director of Engineering, you’ll be at the forefront of building out our data analytics offerings by scaling up our data pipeline to ensure that we can ingest as much data as we can from as many sources possible, to then slice and dice it in as many ways as we can dream up.


    This position reports into the VP of Engineering for EMX Digital’s insights and analytics offerings.


    • Manage a growing team of backend software engineers responsible for the maintenance and growth of our data pipeline Conduct 1-on-1s with your direct reports to provide feedback and mentorship to help them grow their careers here at EMX
    • Work with your partners in Product Management to articulate the roadmap and priorities for the team
    • Support the team in continuing to improve our agile practices to ensure predictable and reliable delivery of new features and products to production
    • Help to encourage a culture of continuous feedback, collaboration, and transparency, with an eye on continuing to improve our engineering processes
    • Facilitate and drive architectural discussions with our Senior Software Architect 
    • Help the VP of Engineering fill open positions to continue growing the team



    • A self-motivated engineering manager of engineers that is looking to take the next step in your career
    • 5-8 years of software development experience with at least 2-3 years of experience managing software engineers
    • BS degree in Computer Science or equivalent
    • Experience with the AWS tech stack (Redshift, EC2, DynamoDB, etc)
    • A solid track record of delivering complex software, especially with a focus on scalable data pipelines
    • Excellent communications skills, both written and oral, to rally the team around our business objectives, and minimize miscommunications between team members
    • Someone who is always looking to challenge the status quo
    • A person who excels in a fast-paced environment within a rapidly shifting business and technical landscape
    • Prior AdTech/MarTech domain knowledge an advantage 


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