Lead Engineer

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Third Summit was developed to serve media freelancers and agencies, offering solutions for staffing, data management, and orchestration, and factoring.  It’s our vision to build a community of professionals across the digital media and advertising industry, connecting talent in an unprecedented, future-looking way. Our growing suite of products—including a freelance community for video professionals, cloud-storage platform and payment portal—eliminates many of the barriers to entry and pain points for budding freelancers and veterans alike. 

We’re looking for a Lead Engineer to partner with our executive team and oversee Third Summit’s short- and long-term digital strategy, and providing high-level, forward-thinking vision. The Lead Engineer will work across all key departments to attain the company’s strategic goals, including setting business requirements, assessing and improving application architecture and ensuring the implementation of market-leading design. They will communicate with staff, executives and customers to ensure the company’s technologies are used appropriately and optimally. The ideal candidate is a technical leader with demonstrable expertise in leading and managing the creation of first-in-class high-traffic digital products.

In addition to a casual startup work environment, we offer health benefits, flexible time off and the opportunity to earn equity in the company.

Responsibilities
-Oversee the design and implementation of infrastructure to support the company’s strategic and operational initiatives
-Contribute to internal tools to improve the company’s internal reporting and communication
-Identify and raise technical risks
-Collaborate with product owners and managers to evolve cloud and product strategies
-Remove roadblocks for team members, both technical and otherwise
-Write job descriptions and work with recruiters, tech leads and the engineering director to hire engineers
-Manage goal-setting, motivation and performance management for individual engineers
-Work with product managers and other leaders to ensure teams and projects are staffed appropriately
-Have regular one-on-ones with individuals on the team to understand pain points and facilitate communication

Essential Skills & Experience
-Proven expertise in building large-scale web applications and distributed systems
-Experience steering third-party partners/vendors
-Understanding of DevOps and cloud-based infrastructure deployments
-Capable of collaborating with stakeholders and project leaders to understand requirements and deliverables, while setting expectations for tasks you will be responsible for
-Consistently demonstrates follow-through in honoring commitments to customers and colleagues
-You care about things like software quality, TDD, DevOps & CI/CD, agile, lean software engineering, continuous improvement and fostering a culture of learning

Preferred Competencies
-Recent experience scaling a SaaS company from inception to at least $15 million in annual revenues
-Knowledge of the production and/or media industries
-Experience with IBM Cloud infrastructure
-Accepts the challenge of unfamiliar tasks
-Demonstrates a growth mindset, enthusiastic about learning new technologies quickly and applies the gained knowledge to address business problems
-Cultural awareness, resilience and a sense of humor are important for this role
-Excited to integrate with the external community (e.g. run meetups, attend networking events)

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What are Third Summit Perks + Benefits

Third Summit Benefits Overview

In addition to a casual startup work environment, we offer health benefits, flexible time off and the opportunity to earn equity in the company.

Culture
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
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