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Senior Technical Manager

Atlanta, GA, USA | Time Warner

  • Industry:
    Media / Entertainment
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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The Job

CNN is hiring a Technical Manager on our Content Platform team! We are expanding our technical teams and are looking for leadership to support the developers on the team and partner with our cross-functional (xF) Product, Delivery and Design leads. The Technical Manager will lead the team toward future initiatives at CNN, such as Storytelling, Data Integrations and Elections 2020!

The Daily

Manage a team of developers directly (5+ developers) and provide technical guidance to individuals and other peers

Mentor, guide, coach, coordinate training opportunities and support individual growth of direct reports

Work with cross functional team(s) and provide technical guidance in alignment with engineering standards defined by technical leadership

Leads technical execution and delivery of new initiatives as well as providing operational support for solutions in production

Enable continuous learning environment to keep abreast of industry trends

Leverage industry best practices and tools to continually improve teams' ability to deliver and maintain solutions

Ensure that technical solutions are in line with established CNN Digital standards in respect to architecture, security, corporate governance, coding standards, monitoring, logging, unit test, and service enablement

Conducting interviews, hiring and onboarding new developers

Manage on-call schedules and weekly check-ins with global support team

The Essentials

BS in Computer Science or equivalent education/training/experience. Advanced degree and/or certifications preferred

5+ years development experience in modern web development, including JavaScript, Node.js and using libraries such as ReactJS

2+ years directly managing or leading a team(s) of developers

Good soft skills

Has proven mentoring and growing others in career

Cross Functional team exposure - has worked previously with Product, Design, QA and Delivery leads

Cloud Technology, AWS, Docker and CI/CD experience

Full Stack development experience

Can help onboard and provide support to developers as they learn in their career

Has experience interviewing and hiring for technology professionals

Experience delivering using agile processes (Scrum, Kanban)

Experience in media, news, and/or entertainment industry preferred

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