Manager, Software Development
Employer: iHeartMedia Job Posted: 2/9/2020
Location: San Antonio, TX Job Status: Full Time

Job Description:

iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. The company’s leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms including 850 live broadcast stations; streaming music, radio and on demand via its iHeartRadio digital service available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices including smart speakers, digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables, smartphones, virtual assistants, TVs and gaming consoles; through its influencers; social; branded iconic live music events; and podcasts as the #1 commercial podcast publisher globally. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics and attribution technology for its marketing partners, using data from its massive consumer base. Job

The Software Development Manager, AdTech Traffic will deliver, design, develop, test and maintain software tools, applications, APIs, processes and solution architectures to support the implementation of the next generation of AdTech Traffic platform. The successful execution of this technology leader will combine passion for technical innovation, quick prototyping skills, rapid iteration and delivery and full accountability for the quality, availability and performance of applications.


• Build and maintain microservices for functionality such as order management, inventory, scheduling, and billing.
• Manage a team of full time software engineers.
• Develop team members through coaching and training.
• Manage the end to end lifecycle of a product / service (Development, Test, Deploy, Support).
• Collaborate with technical and operational peers across iHeartMedia to ensure that our technical direction and approach aligns vertically throughout the technology stack.
• Keep abreast of industry standards and ensure we are driving those that are important to us and aligned with others as appropriate.
• Ensure high levels of operational discipline and high availability for AdTech & Traffic systems.
• Perpetuate a data-driven culture with high standards of operational excellence and continuous improvement.
• Support the implementation and contribute to the global enterprise vision for our advertising systems as well as related systems and third-party services.


• Decompose and modernize existing iHeart applications into microservices in cloud-based environments.
• Build solutions with the following characteristics:
• Microservices design
• Real-time, API driven communications
• Exposing production-grade metrics
• Continuous Delivery principles
• Test Driven Development / Behavior Driven Development principles
• Experience managing and leading a distributed team and delivery software
• Experience in an agile development environment (Scrum or Kanban)
• Required experience with one or more of the following sets of technologies:
• Java 8 / Spring / Spring Boot, JUnit / TestNG
• NodeJS / Express, Jasmine
• JavaScript / Typescript / AngularJS, Jasmine / Karma / Protractor
• MySQL / Cassandra / Postgres
• Jira / Rally / Pivotal Tracker / Trello
• AWS / Google Cloud / Azure / OpenStack
• Docker / Kubernetes
• Git / GitHub
• CICD pipeline configuration management and automation software like Chef, Ansible, or Jenkins

Preferred experience with one or more of the following sets of technologies:

• NoSQL Databases like Cassandra, or MongoDB
• Log aggregation and monitoring software like ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana), or Splunk
• Message queueing software like RabbitMQ, or Kafka
• Swagger / REST Docs / RAML
• Serverless architecture and application development with solutions like AWS Lambda, or Funktion

Education and Experience:

• B.S. in Computer Science or a related technical field
• 3+ years leading technology teams
• 7+ years experience delivering software in an agile software organization.
• 5+ years using cloud IaaS or PaaS products.
• 7+ years coding and delivering high quality software as a developer.
• Demonstrated experience building distributed systems, with intuitive web-based UI, and ability to design rules-based business logic using NoSQL databases.

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