Software Engineering Manager - Media Sales Technology

Denver, CO
$122,500 - $165,450 / Year 
Senior level

Job Description

Company Summary

DISH, an EchoStar Company, has been reimagining the future of connectivity for more than 40 years. Our business reach spans satellite television service, live-streaming and on-demand programming, smart home installation services, mobile plans and products, and now we are building America’s First Smart Network™.

Today, our brands include EchoStar, Hughes, DISH TV, Sling TV, Boost Infinite, Boost Mobile, DISH Wireless, OnTech and GenMobile.

Department Summary

Our Technology teams challenge the status quo and reimagine capabilities across industries. Whether through research and development, technology innovation or solution engineering, our people play vital roles in connecting consumers with the products and platforms of tomorrow.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

DISH Media provides advertisers with intelligent solutions to efficiently maximize exposure to desired audiences across DISH and Sling. Through innovative platforms, viewer measurement tools, and access to custom audiences, advertisers can employ strategically positioned, demographically targeted buys that enhance their national media campaigns. With 11 years at the forefront of TV advertising and 7 years of addressable expertise, we’re here to tell your story, engage your audience, and help you make a real impression.

We help brands make a real impression in the ever-evolving TV landscape. We get the right audience for your product or service with targeted solutions that transcend viewing habits, platforms, and devices. Our mission is simple – to keep your brand top of mind in the converging TV and digital marketplaces.

Are you interested in shaping the product roadmap and vision, partnering with DISH Media to help brands make an impression in the converging TV and digital marketplaces? Are you obsessed with creating innovative and intelligent solutions to maximize brand and audience impact? Are you a systems-level thinker that cares about the details and can also strategize and communicate the big picture? We would love to talk to you about this role!

What you’re good at, leading a team responsible for:
  • Strategy – Setting ambitious and clear production vision for designing reusable utilities across multiple journeys
  • Execution - On all aspects of technology product development including the definition, creation, development and implementation through a prioritized backlog of product features
  • Customer Focus – Develop a deep understanding of the target market, build close relationships with key stakeholders and define a business strategy for cross-enterprise utilities
  • Partnership - Support the Media Sales team, operations team and Data team deliver exceptional value to our customers and partners
  • Technical guidance - Provide technical guidance to the dev team from time to time to meet critical deliverables and timeline

Key Responsibilities:
  • Lead a technical team of developers, testing quality assurance, and product owners on improving partnerships, streamlining intake and enhancing reusability of solutions
  • Be responsible for the IT vision and execution of the platforms to support the DISH Media Sales team for Customer/Partner acquisition, ad inventory, campaign management and fulfillment, billing and campaign performance.
  • Take responsibility for translating product vision into specific deliverables, and ensure rigor in execution and attention to detail by effectively managing the product feature backlog
  • Support iterative testing and ongoing improvement of the customer experience
  • Identify and partner on process improvements
  • Outline the vision for future use-cases as leverage for scalability across unique journeys
  • Focus on business impact and come up with actionable recommendations informed by high quality data analysis and metrics
  • Be at the forefront of evolving the way we work across teams and the company by incorporating design thinking, a multi-channel approach, and end to end collaboration
  • Partner with the Media Sales Data team to identify and deliver new opportunities to sell our data as a product

Skills, Experience and Requirements

Education and Experience:
  • BS in computer science or related field
  • At least 6+ years of experience supporting high-volume/large-scale environments
  • Media industry experience (broadcast or production) preferred

Skills and Qualifications:
  • Subject matter expert in media application support video content management systems
  • Strong technical and development background with a keen understanding of broader business needs and strategy
  • Experience working in a collaborative multi-disciplinary team within an interactive process and an Agile development methodology
  • Self-starter with outstanding organizational skills and the ability to track multiple initiatives going on all at once
  • Expertise and troubleshooting skills for large-scale distributed computing systems and software
  • Working experience to CI/CD and DevOps platforms like Rancher, Jenkins, Kubernetes is a strong plus
  • Experience with public cloud service offerings (AWS, Azure, Google)
  • Experience with script language development (Python, Node.js, Perl)
  • Familiarity with general cybersecurity best practices, close collaboration with Cyber Security team
  • Provide clear, decisive direction to your team customers
  • Be the leader that your team is excited to follow, both through regular and planned activities and also when plans change unexpectedly
  • Oversee team’s participation in 24/7 support for production issues
  • Provide engineers with coaching support for skills development/enhancement
  • Conceive, manage, and complete project deliverables
  • Demonstrate a tolerance for stress and provide a supportive attitude for all colleagues
  • Deliver quality service to customers in a consistent, timely manner
  • Impeccable written and verbal communication and presentation skills for both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Partner closely and collaborate enthusiastically with customers and peers across our organization
  • Communicate negotiate directly with software vendors

Salary Ranges

Compensation: $122,500.00/Year - $165,450.00/Year
We offer versatile health perks, including flexible spending accounts, HSA, a 401(k) Plan with company match, ESPP, career opportunities, and a flexible time away plan; all benefits can be viewed here: DISH Benefits.
The base pay range provided is a guideline. Individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level and competencies. Compensation is also based on the role's location and may change depending on the work location. Candidates must successfully complete a pre-employment screen, which may include a drug test and DMV check. The posting will be active for a minimum of 3 days and will continue to extend by 3 days until the position is filled.
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