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smart cities technology & media
New York    Posted: Saturday, May 11, 2019
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Who are we?

At Intersection, we are at the forefront of the smart cities revolution. Our mission is to improve daily life in cities & public spaces, with products that bridge the digital & physical worlds by delivering connectivity, information & content to enrich our everyday journeys & elevate the urban experience.

We pair our human-centered methodology with cutting-edge technology to design, develop, deliver, & maintain unique products & experiences in public space that deliver value to advertisers, cities, & consumers. Whether partnering with urban transit systems to revolutionize commuting & travel, with cities to transform how they connect with residents & visitors, or private developers to create unforgettable experiences in neighborhoods & districts, our solutions are scalable platforms on which our clients can build the future.

Intersection is backed by Alphabet through its urban technology company Sidewalk Labs.

What is the Role?

As a Sr. Engineering Manager at Intersection, you will help build the next-generation order management system to manage all of Intersections advertising orders. The OMS will seamlessly connect Intersections digital inventory with both internal & external buyers. You will recruit & manage a new team to design, build, & operate this next-generation platform that will help enable Intersections customers integrate & automate the ad sales & delivery process. This platform will also open up new revenue opportunities & streamline internal workflow. Youll be an integral part of efforts to shape, develop & manage our capabilities, implement & manage customer & product solutions, leveraging creative capabilities, data, & infrastructure across various owned & operated properties.

Within your first month:

  • Learn & understand Intersections corporate, departmental & team goals
  • Work with stakeholders & formulate a delivery plan for this high profile initiative.
  • Work with the Product team to have a clear understanding of the product roadmap
  • Collaborate with SysEng on setting up environments & CI/CD pipelines.
  • Identify & incorporate tools needed for scalable API development.

Within your first three months:

  • Gain a good understanding of the AdTech landscape & standards.
  • Validate & revise project scope for alpha & beta releases.
  • Ship an alpha release of the OMS APIs & get it operational with the pilot customer.
  • Work collaboratively with other engineering teams & incorporate best practices.

Within your first six months:

  • Work with product, design, & business partners & plan future enhancements for the order management platform (such as creative approvals & reserving inventory).
  • Collaborate with the team on architectural choices.
  • Develop a deep understanding of the business environment & strategy.
  • Hire additional team members to drive the v1.0 release.

You're great for this role because:

  • You have a BA/BS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or related fields
  • You have experience building large-scale software systems & are well-versed in contract first development.
  • You thrive at simplifying complicated business use cases.
  • You have expertise in Python (Django / Flask)
  • You have proven experience working in highly-engaged, high-performing teams
  • You have a track record of building & operating successful products & platforms
  • You have strong capabilities of observation, analysis, synthesis
  • You are a strong communicator who communicates effectively across groups, locations & cultures, in-person & virtually.
  • You are change-agent capable of building vision & alignment

About our Platform:Intersections platform is an ever-evolving mix of custom sensors, data analytics, 3rd-party services & solutions, & software written using: modern Javascript, Python, Ansible, AWS Services, & a little bit of plain grit.

Intersection is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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