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Director of Engineering in Paris


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Company Description

Dailymotion is the leading video discovery destination & technology that learns about your tastes over time, constantly surfacing the best, most relevant content on the web. Our mission is to provide the best video user experience for consumers on the market, connecting publishers and advertisers to engaged viewers who turn to dailymotion for their daily fix of the most compelling music, entertainment, news and sports content around.

Through partnerships with the world's leading publishers and content creators, France Télévisions, Le Parisien, CBS, Bein Sports, CNN, GQ, Universal Music Group, VICE and more, dailymotion commands 4 billion monthly pageviews across its mobile app, desktop and connected TV experiences. Dailymotion is owned by Vivendi, one of the largest mass-media corporations in the world.

Job Description

As a Director of Engineering, you will manage a part of our engineering team and ensure projects are well defined, estimated and delivered with a high level of quality. You will also directly manage our engineering talents, including people development, attracting top talent and recruitment.

Job Description

  • Understand, assess and support the work of direct reports (Engineering Managers and Squad Masters)
  • Drive technical decisions within their team and contributes to cross-tribe decisions
  • Cascade and translate mission and strategy into actions for the team
  • Empower team productivity by removing roadblocks, delegating, escalating
  • Understand and actively drive quality within their area
  • Collaborate and cooperates with other teams and contributes to others’ success
  • Maintain transparency by being collaborative and communicating clearly and timely with their team, across teams, and upward
  • Structures team for optimal output, spots and fills gaps, brings top talent into the team
  • Defines individual objectives and manage performance




  • BS/MS: Engineering degree or equivalent qualifications by experience
  • 10+ years of verifiable experience within agile delivery
  • Passionate about technology and active in the community
  • Track record of successful continuous delivery in the web space
  • Good level in English (most communication will be in English)
  • Experience with project management tools like JIRA and Confluence
  • Experience of media content streaming and OVP is a plus

Additional Information

Additional information

Where: Paris (France)
To be filled: As soon as possible
Contract Type: Full-time and permanent contract


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