Chewy Sr Director, Software Development- AdTech in Boston, Massachusetts
Chewy is hiring a Senior Director of Software Development, Ads to lead our nascent Ads tech team. We are seeking a tech leader who excels from strategy to tactical implementation of Ad tech stacks, can lead a high bar team of technical resources, and is passionate about solving complex problems. This leader should have depth and breadth to lead three disciplines – Ad Tech, Engineering, and Data Science.
This leader will need to get us from 0 to 1 then 1 to 1000+ in an agile way that balances both short- and long-term objectives. They will need to roll up their sleeves to design the architecture our program, prioritize several build/buy decisions, and work across stakeholder teams to effectively bring a product to market. This role is a high-profile position that is well suited to pioneering leader who can prioritize and deliver results.
This leader will have shared financial accountability due to high impact of ads on Chewy’s P&L. You will be involved in high-impact decisions and initiatives undertaken by the company, giving you a front row seat to shape Chewy’s growth. We are seeking an inspiring people leader, a strong cross-functional collaborator, an outstanding communicator, and a nimble, strategic thinker. A willingness to roll up your sleeves and a start-up mentality is a must.
What You’ll Do:
Owning development and communicating the long-term vision and goals that drive strategies for a portfolio of onsite ad products
Make several build/buy decisions with an eye to cost, time to market, and short / long term objectives
Setting product strategy, prioritizing features, and coordinating feature releases, go to market and internal/external communications
Communicating product strategy and status to key stakeholders across Chewy
Recruit, hire, and mentor exceptional Engineering, Research, and Data Science Talent
Bring industry leading insights to inform the future roadmap of Chewy systems
What You’ll Need:
10+ years of Engineering Experience and a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related field, or equivalent experience
7+ years leading tech teams and building and scaling in the Ad tech space
Proven record in getting high profile and complicated programs stood up and delivered in a fast-paced environment
A history of owning, developing, and communicating long-term vision and goals that drive strategies for a portfolio of products
Demonstrated ability to build high performing teams
Chewy is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.
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