Digital Engineering Manager

Location
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Posted
Sep 12, 2018
Closes
Oct 12, 2018
Employment Status
Full Time

 

At Twin Cities PBS (TPT), we have a mission: to enrich lives and strengthen communities through the power of public media. Our Digital Engineering Manager is critical to our mission. This technology leader is responsible for the vision, business partnership, team leadership, and delivery for all Software Engineering Services related to dot-com activities (i.e. digital). This role is also responsible for leading TPT’s ongoing transformation from a TV-centric model to a web-centric model, including supporting the development of new brands & platforms.

This position leads a team comprised of Scrum Master, Architect, Developer, and QA to ensure product delivery and promote the highest quality development and accessibility standards. This team is vital to TPT’s strategic goals and shapes TPT’s digital media landscape, tackles difficult technology problems, and influences design decisions which impact the product roadmap across the organization. 

MAJOR AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: 

  • Partner with business unit leaders as single point of contact for all software development services.
  • Responsible for prioritizing and delivering technology solutions to meet business outcomes and enhanced capabilities.
  • Responsible for defining an innovative and efficient technology roadmap for digital platform(s) that optimally balances “what is possible” versus “what is practical” to support TPT’s growth, drive productivity improvements and creates an industry-leading customer experience.
  • Participate as a thought leader with regard to dot-com, actively educating the organization about trends & innovations. Expose internal stakeholders to product concepts and new digital trends.
  • Subject matter expect and primary driver for embracing product management culture and agile processes, enabling new workflow and culture for TPT.
  • Partner with key stakeholders across the organization to develop, articulate and execute a compelling yet cost-effective technology and infrastructure strategy that can support the next leg of the TPT’s digital growth.
  • Lead and support a team of six and provide individual coaching and career development.
  • Financial planning including annual budget, forecasting and cost tracking, work estimation, project funding requests, platform total cost of ownership and team training

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science or other relevant area.
  • 5+ years of applicable digital engineering experience.
  • 3+ years successfully leading and coaching a team.
  • 5+ year of agile, scrum and product management leadership skills.
  • Technical software development experience and thought leadership in the dot-com channel; (i.e. architecture, search, UX, A/B testing, automated testing, DevOps, security, performance, etc.).
  • Proven ability and success in process improvement and innovation.
  • Knowledge of web and mobile device technologies.
  • Demonstrate managerial courage, accountability, commitments and strong collaboration skills.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple tasks and to work within strict time constraints and quickly problem-solve when needed.
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills.
  • Exceptional detail orientation, with specific attention to accuracy and quality service.
  • The ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external partners in a friendly and professional manner.
  • Available for some nights and weekends as needed.

ABOUT TPT: Founded in 1957, Twin Cities PBS (TPT) is one of the most innovative public media organizations in the country. Every day, TPT uses the power of media to advance the arts, spur learning, help young people succeed and help adults age vitally. Click here to learn more about what we do.

Twin Cities PBS is proud to be an Affirmative Action / Equal Employment Opportunity / Veteran / Disability employer.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

 

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