Sr. Software Engineering Director

Full Time
Senior Manager/Supervisor


Would you like to contribute to the success of over 4,000 publisher sites that have a total of 181 million monthly unique visitors?  Do you want to develop a vision and strategy for our product area focused on our on page experiences?  Do you want to work collaboratively with engineering and product partners across the organization to execute on it?  Are you passionate about engineering delivery and engineering excellence?


CafeMedia is hiring a Director or Senior Director of Software Engineering to lead a newly introduced fourth product area.  You will communicate that vision to your organization and to your stakeholders.  You will lead a team of existing software engineers and expand that team in a sustainable manner.  You will work with the team to build a team identity that fits into the larger engineering identity.  You will mentor and coach individuals, helping them develop personally and professionally.

You are someone who can simultaneously define a long-term vision and execute on that vision.  You rely on your influence to champion engineering excellence and effect change throughout the organization.  You are passionate about engineering leadership and various software engineering best practices.


  • Deep understanding of modern software development practices and methodologies.
  • Demonstrated experience leading multiple teams indirectly and developing teams, individual contributors, and leaders.
  • Effective communication and visionary leadership.
  • Demonstrated experience as a change agent.
  • Demonstrated experience dealing with large scale engineering practices.
  • Preferred experience in Adtech, particularly with Prebid.JS.

About CafeMedia 

CafeMedia’s mission is to build a creator-first future. We empower the world’s best creators and independent publishers to grow thriving businesses for the long term. Under our CafeMedia and AdThrive brands, we manage digital advertising sales and technology and a growing number of services for more than 4,000 creators and independent publishers. We make it easy for them to focus on what they do best — produce great content.  

Our passion and expertise have made us a leader in advertising and creator services. Today we rank as the 7th largest digital property in the U.S. and #1 in Food, Home, Family and Lifestyle--with a reach of nearly 195M monthly unique visitors in the U.S. alone.

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CafeMedia is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe we are most impactful when people with a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and identities come together with a common purpose. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. CafeMedia is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please reach out to a member of our recruiting team.



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