Director - Platform Engineering at Conductor

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We are looking for a bright, energetic and seasoned Director of Engineering to join our team at Conductor and lead our DevOps and CICD teams. These teams work directly with the Engineering organization and provide support to both the development effort and our platform. They are responsible for all of our production systems, including metrics, monitoring and alerting systems, and are continually pushing our continuous integration, delivery, and deployment solutions to the next level. This role will have a direct impact on our ability to help meet the needs of our customers and elevate the Engineering team to new levels.

Our Engineering Values
  • Collaboration: We believe that engineers do their best work when working together in cohesive teams.
  • Excellence: We believe in doing things the "right way" rather than the "fast way", and holding ourselves to a high standard of excellence.
  • Growth: We believe engineers do their best work when they are constantly growing, learning, and changing.
  • Communication: We believe in combining empathy with openness and honesty to set clear expectations and hold each other accountable.
  • Impact: We believe we're making the world a better place by empowering marketers to really help their customers rather than just sell stuff.
What You'll Do
  • Manage and lead two teams of extremely motivated and driven individuals
  • Provide career growth, mentorship and leadership to members of the team
  • Collaborate with stakeholders across the Engineering organization to educate, evangelize and drive initiatives
  • Define a vision and quarterly roadmaps for the team
  • Regularly assess the health of architecture and systems and advocate for upgrades and improvements as needed
  • Identify areas for cost optimization and reduction
  • Participate in software design reviews with product management and feature teams
  • Work directly with the InfoSec team to collaborate on security initiatives and maintain certifications
  • Contribute directly to projects as needed and occasionally drive projects on the team
Who You Are:
  • 7+ years of experience leading infrastructure teams in defining visions and strategies
  • 7+ years managing and operating SaaS applications in production environments
  • Proficient in Java, experience with other programming languages (Go, Scala, Python, etc.) is a plus
  • Experience managing production Kubernetes environments at scale
  • Experience with Terraform, or other methods of writing infrastructure as code
  • Experience with AWS services like EC2, RDS, IAM, SQS
  • Experience with Ansible, or some form of configuration management tooling
  • Experience with database operations with Cassandra, MySQL or other relevant NoSQL and RDBMS technologies
  • Experience with SSO technologies like Oauth2, SAML or LDAP
  • Working knowledge of software development and testing best practices
  • Experience setting up and building continuous integration and deployment solutions like Jenkins, TeamCity, Spinnaker, etc.
  • Familiarity with building and releasing software in an agile development environment
Why You Should Join

At Conductor, we are looking for engaged and passionate engineers that can raise the bar. There is a tremendous opportunity here to have immediate impact in the day-to-day and affect the company's success and growth. We all share in the same values and push each other to meet these standards. 

We are made up of a diverse group of people from all backgrounds and include a team of exceptional engineers in Kyiv as well. Wherever you are from, you will find a common ground here for continuing to push forward your career and make a difference in this industry.

We'd love to hear from you if you're inspired by Conductor's mission to be customer first and people first. Our team is pioneering, collaborative, and passionate about helping people together through meaningful content and marketing strategies. Conductor, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

About Conductor

Conductor Searchlight helps marketers create and optimize content to improve visibility online. The technology generates customer intent insights that lead to compelling content, increased traffic, and higher organic marketing ROI. Customizable dashboards and workflows guide marketers through the content creation process, empowering them to measure, refine, and demonstrate the effectiveness of their SEO and content marketing efforts.

In addition Conductor offers a suite of services and support including site audits, site migrations, and managed services that empower in-house marketing teams and digital marketing agencies to drive results and put their customers' needs first.

Conductor's forward-thinking customers include global and emerging enterprise brands like Citibank, Salesforce, ClassPass, and WeWork.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • DynamoDatabases
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen


Conductor is located in Manhattan's Midtown South, convenient to all major commuter rails, subways, and within steps of plenty of major restaurants.
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What are Conductor Perks + Benefits

Conductor Benefits Overview

Why you will love working at Conductor:

- Forrester Wave Report Leader in category
- High Growth company with offices in NY, San Francisco, London and Europe
- Competitive base salary + commission
- Benefits: Retirement Savings, Health, Vision, Dental +more!
- Professional development opportunities. We promote from within!

Volunteer in local community
The Conductor Foundation allows employees to participate in a number of volunteer opportunities like serving food in local soup kitchens, working with Autistic children, and more.
Partners with Nonprofits
The Conductor Foundation gives Conductor Searchlight as a grant to non-profits each year, providing them with a support team for one year, and access to the platform for life.
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
The Conductor Foundation - Helping nonprofits reach their goals and make a bigger impact by growing their online presence with organic marketing.
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Conductor's health insurance policy covers up to 100% of out of pocket expenses.
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
At Conductor, ownership is a big part of our culture. Ownership of your career, growth, choices, and ultimately ownership of Conductor.
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Conductor provides Backup child care assistance.
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Conductor offers employees professional development opportunities like onsite training courses and the ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Conductor hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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