• The New York Times Company
  • $92,040.00 -130,990.00/year*
  • New York , NY
  • Engineering
  • Full-Time
  • 411 Grand St

About You
Add your resume and apply to jobs with your Glassdoor profile. Create Profile. Job. Job Description. Times journalism is in amazing form, and audiences have been flocking to our authoritative coverage. Our journalists reported from the ground in more than 150 countries, often at great personal risk.. To continue supporting our strategy of creating journalism that stands apart, along with innovative products and services to bring the news to the world, we must recruit the finest journalists and hire many of the field's most creative, distinguished people.. All of this is made possible by the base of loyal subscribers who fund our journalism. To continue to evolve our journalism, the Times has set a goal of growing to 10 million subscribers by 2025.. Our Growth Mission is central to that effort.. The Role. We are looking for a new Head of Engineering for our Growth Mission, the team with primary responsibility for growing our number of subscribers. As the Head of Engineering, you will be at the center of the important work we're doing to grow the New York Times in order to support our journalism.. This is a senior leadership role within engineering at the Times. You will work closely with the Head of Growth to set the strategy for how we grow our business. You will also be a member of the senior leadership team within Product Engineering, leading a department of roughly 50 engineers.. The growth team is metrics-driven and experimental in approach. You will work across the entire product as you take on projects with the biggest potential to grow our audience and subscriber base. As a result, this is a highly collaborative role. You will work with much of our engineering and product team on projects ranging from building web and mobile onboarding experiences, to optimizing our conversion flows, to tailoring our product for international audiences.. You care about the role that journalism plays in the world and want to contribute to that mission through your skills in engineering leadership. You are motivated by goals and able to channel your enthusiasm to motivate and inspire teams. You are someone who values experimentation, thoughtful risk taking, and learning and fosters a culture where teams feel safe to take chances.. You will thrive in this role if you are able to craft an engineering strategy in support of business goals, and then to turn that strategy into execution. You should enjoy working through complex, open-ended problems with non-technical and technical peers. You are able to guide the team forward by making important decisions in times of ambiguity or uncertainty.. You have a keen interest in how to best energize and organize people around a mission. You also excel not only at the tactical day-to-day of running a team, but also at building an ambitious strategy for technology and executing on it. To make this work, you will be a strong communicator both verbally and written with people from all disciplines, including very senior partners from all parts of the company.. Requirements. Experience leading a large (20+) engineering team, including managing managers.. Experience working closely with diverse peers to set a strategy and roadmap.. Experience building high quality consumer products.. A track record of building inclusive teams.. Comfort with uncertainty, experimentation and learning.. Excellent communication skills.. Able to recruit and lead a world class engineering team.. Nice to Haves. Experience leading a team focused on growth or marketing projects.. A background in media or journalism. Familiarity with key technologies such as React, GraphQL, Express, iOS and Android Native App Development, and Java.. Benefits and Perks:. Support our original, independent and reported journalism.. We provide great health, dental, vision and life insurance for employees and their families. We support responsible retirement planning with a generous 401(k) company match.. We offer a great parental leave.. We are committed to career development and ongoing learning supported by a formal mentoring program as well as $8,000 annually for tuition reimbursement.. We have frequent panel discussions and talks by newsmakers and industry leaders.. Join a community committed to the richness of diversity, experiences and talents in the world we cover, supported by a variety of employee resource groups. #LI-AM1. The New York Times is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce, one that reflects the varied global community we serve. Our journalism and the products we build in the service of that journalism greatly benefit from a range of perspectives, which can only come from diversity of all types, across our ranks, at all levels of the organization. Achieving true diversity and inclusion is the right thing to do. It is also the smart thing for our business. So we strongly encourage women, veterans, people with disabilities, people of color and gender nonconforming candidates to apply.. The New York Times Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of an individual's sex, age, race, color, creed, national origin, alienage, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity and expression, disability, genetic trait or predisposition, carrier status, citizenship, veteran or military status and other personal characteristics protected by law. All applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected characteristics.
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