VP, Software Engineering- Applications job

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Company Description

WWE is a publicly traded (NYSE: WWE), integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment with more than 700 employees whose mission is to put smiles on people’s faces. WWE’s PG, family-friendly programming is broadcast in more than 170 countries and 35 languages and reaches more than 650 million homes worldwide.

WWE’s operations are organized around four lines of business – Media Division, comprised of WWE Network, Television, Home Entertainment and Digital Media; Live Events; Consumer Products Division, comprised of Licensing, Venue Merchandise and WWEShop; and WWE Studios.

Job Description

About the job

The WWE Digital Product Team is looking for a VP, Software Engineering- Applications to lead the engineering and quality assurance teams that build, enhance, and support WWE’s consumer digital products. This role will be a key member of the Digital Product leadership team to help devise and implement a successful digital strategy roadmap.

WWE’s digital product portfolio includes the WWE Network, an award-winning OTT streaming service with over 2M subscribers across 18 platforms and roughly 200 countries and territories.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about technology and have lead engineering teams building complex, personalized, digital experiences across multiple devices including computers, mobile devices and TVs. Our environment is dynamic, fast-paced, and fun. This role will report to the Senior Vice President, Digital Products.

Responsibilities

  • Collaboration with diverse stakeholders, including design, product, and backend technology teams to translate designs and user stories into functional frontend code.
  • Articulate the benefits and constraints of different technology solutions to all relevant stakeholders
  • Manage individual projects priorities, deadlines and deliverables
  • Create strong development practices, standards and processes for code development. Follow industry best practices and company guidelines to create maintainable site code.
  • Guide decisions on technical architecture and strategy to ensure high levels of system and software scalability, performance, and availability.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and technologies
  • Attract, retain, manage and mentor a team of engineers with expertise across all relevant areas of technology.
  • Manage multiple teams, including external development partners, working on various product initiatives.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science or equivalent, relevant experience
  • 10+ years' experience within the software development including managing/leading front end teams
  • Experience creating code and process documentation and standards and holding an organization accountable to these standards
  • Demonstrated ability to hire, develop and retain top technical talent
  • Experience creating responsive web interfaces and mobile apps. TV app experience is a plus
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies, Agile / Scrum Certification (or equivalent) is a plus
  • Highly experienced with validation and QA processes associated with frontend development
  • Experience in source code management systems and tools, such as GIT
  • Ability to be hands-on with code to assist developers; has a passion for Software development
  • Strong passion for learning and promoting new Front end technologies and frameworks
  • Market interest and awareness for video-based digital experiences, general software development trends and consumer tendencies

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WWE is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is subject to federal regulations pertaining to employment. WWE does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under federal, state or local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. WWE also provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and any other state or local laws. For information about Privacy and Information Security for WWE employment candidates, please review our Candidate Privacy Policy. For information regarding Terms and Conditions for this and other WWE websites, please review our Terms and Conditions of Use.

Full time
Estimated annual salary
$111,573
average
Minimum
$79,663
Maximum
$129,759

TASKS

  • Modify existing software to correct errors, allow it to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance.
  • Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
  • Confer with systems analysts, engineers, programmers and others to design system and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces.
  • Store, retrieve, and manipulate data for analysis of system capabilities and requirements.

SKILLS

  • Reading ComprehensionUnderstanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical ThinkingUsing logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Computers and ElectronicsKnowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.
  • Engineering and TechnologyKnowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services.
  • DesignKnowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

World Wrestling Entertainment

Type

Company - Public

Size

501-1000

Revenue

$500M to $1B

Location

Multiple locations

Industry

Arts/Entertainment/Publishing
Computer/Internet
Hospitality/Travel

Founded

1952

CEO

Vince McMahon

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