Senior Manager, Engineering

Nielsen - Halifax, NS (30+ days ago)

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Gracenote , a Nielsen (NLSN) company, provides music, video, and sports content and technologies to the world's hottest entertainment products and brands. Gracenote is the standard for music and video recognition and is supported by the largest source of entertainment data, featuring descriptions of more than 200 million tracks, TV listings for 85+ countries and statistics from 4,500 sport leagues and competitions.

We are presently looking for a Senior Manager - Software Engineering to lead several of our managers in highly Agile teams. We’re looking for candidates with strong technical backgrounds and leadership skills who can manage multiple teams while collaborating with a variety of remote stakeholders. This position will be responsible for teams with remote stakeholders that have decided to leverage Halifax as a strategic location for expansion of software development teams.

IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL:
Manage engineering team managers on a daily basis
Manage software development on products including a Musical Works platform, Sports Advertising Rates & Ratings and a platform to manage IDs throughout Nielsen.
Represent the team’s interests in building maintainable, scalable solutions that also meet business requirements
Communicate with remote stakeholders to ensure alignment with local development teams.
Create common processes and convention across teams facilitating future growth
Manage aspects of recruitment as we further expand our development teams

WHAT WE OFFER:
A welcoming atmosphere that will instantly make you feel comfortable within our team oriented and fun environment
The opportunity to manage highly skilled technical teams working towards solutions with global impact
Participate in a global team of developers on a daily basis with the potential for visiting international offices and attending industry conferences

FOR THIS ROLE WE ARE LOOKING FOR INDIVIDUALS THAT HAVE:
Strong problem solving and communication skills
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field
Background in Software Development
Experience with relevant technologies (Java / Go / Javascript / Typescript / Kafka / AWS )
Experience managing software development teams
Experience collaborating with remote stakeholders

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