Director of Engineering, Ad Delivery
Yellow Pages - Glendale, CA

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Glendale, CA

Come shape the strategic vision at YP Holdings ("YP") is one of the largest local search, media and advertising companies in North America. generated approximately $3.3B in revenue in 2011, and there is a controlling interest in YP by an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P.

We currently have an opportunity for a Director of Ad Delivery in our Glendale, CA, office. Join our dedicated and talented team of individuals all focused on creating the best products in the marketplace.

Job Summary:
The Director of Engineering will lead the design and development of the technology platform enabling all aspects of Ad Delivery for YP. This position is responsible for developing and managing high-performance engineering team focused on building back end systems, APIs and tools required to power YP Local Ad Network and YP owned and operated properties. The Director of Engineering will report to the Executive Director, Engineering and will be based in Glendale, CA.

Job Details:
: Work closely with the product, business and technical leads to design and document the overall roadmap for Ad Delivery

: Design and document interfaces between the Ad Delivery and various systems

: Negotiate and coordinate interface design with external and internal development partners

: Participate in the development and integration of software systems

: Be able to drive a project through the entire SDLC process

: Support the project manager by ensuring project objectives are delivered on time.

: Contribute to other CTO department initiatives as required.

: Identifies root causes of issues and provide remediation strategies to resolve them.

: Perform research and analysis and write reports.

: Mentor and provide guidance to junior staff members; develop deep expertise in multiple areas.

: Identify areas and opportunities to improve the product quality and its performance.

Candidate Requirements (external):
: 10 years of experience developing applications

: 5 years of experience using J2EE, Spring, Java and Oracle

: Demonstrated experience in using the following: XML, XSD, XSLT, AJAX, JMS-

: Demonstrated experience in creating and consuming web services

: Demonstrated strong software process discipline

: Demonstrated experience delivering customer focused and results based solutions with the ability to close out projects completely

: Demonstrated team leadership skills is a definite plus

: Experience with NoSQL and Highly Scalable Systems with tight SLA is a plus

: Bachelors / Master's degree in Computer Science or related engineering field required.

: Experience in coordinating large technical teams, including initial development of applications, driving problem management activities for new and existing applications and leading highly efficient troubleshooting teams.

: Project management experience a plus

: Ability to integrate industry experience and deep professional/ technical knowledge.

: Passion for delivering high quality products.

: Experience with UML is a plus.

We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits including a matching 401(k), bonuses, and a casual yet high-energy work environment. Send us your resume today.

YP is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and we are committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V

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Yellow Pages Group is a leading digital company in Canada. The Company serves over 300,000 local businesses through its nationwide sales...