Senior Manager, Software Engineering (Direct to Consumer)

NBCUniversal, See List Below, Multiple Locations

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Level: Manager (Supervisor)

Who We Are
NBC News Digital is creating the digital future for one of the world’s best-known and most-trusted news organizations. Our Digital Technology organization is at the center of building and improving a suite of digital products including user experiences across web, mobile apps, OTT devices, storytelling tools including CMS and curation systems, and a platform to distribute that content to hundreds of millions of users. Our brands include NBC News, Today, MSNBC, CNBC, E! News, and Telemundo Noticias.

We are hiring with remote flexibility in multiple locations where our teams are based: New York, NY; Seattle, WA; Englewood Cliffs, NJ; Universal City, CA.

Position Overview
This is an opportunity to play a critical role in the digital evolution of the NBC News Group, specifically in the support of our Direct to Consumer products for NBC News Digital, such as CNBC Pro and Jim Cramer’s Investor Club.

As a Senior Manager of Software Engineering, you will partner with the Product, Operations, Design, and Editorial teams to bring NBC News Digital content to life. You will be a significant influence on our product roadmap, bringing a technical and strategic perspective. You will be a steward of both our technical and overall culture. We are looking for a technical leader to manage software engineers working on a variety of technical systems for NBCUniversal News Digital.

You have experience managing complex technical projects and/or leading a team of engineers. You release early and often, and you’ve put the systems in place to do that safely and reliably. You know the business impact of your work. You are an excellent debugger of problems.

This role will report into the Director of Engineering (Direct to Consumer).


  • Manage a team of software engineers working anywhere in our stack e.g. front end rendering layers, our content management systems, APIs, etc.
  • Partner with product managers, technical program managers and business stakeholders on a cross-functional team to drive projects forward, provide leadership, and communicate vision to the team
  • Manage technical risk and promote responsible innovation
  • Hire the best talent for your team, set expectations, manage performance of your reports
  • Bring and support technical vision that aligns with product and business goals
  • Be accountable for the overall planning, execution, and success of complex projects


• 8+ years’ experience in software development or related
• 2+ years recent experience of technical leadership
and/or people management
• BS (or higher, e.g., MS, or PhD) in Computer Science or
related technical field involving coding (e.g., physics or
mathematics), or equivalent technical experience
• Comfortable with a variety of languages and frameworks,
and willing to learn new ones
• Successful track record of on-time delivery of projects
• Excellent debugger and problem solver
• Thoughtful and compassionate leader
• Strong communication skills

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