Recsolu, Inc DBA Yello Director, Web Platform in Chicago, Illinois

Director, Web Platform

  • Location:

  • Chicago

  • Company Description:

  • Yello’s talent acquisition software enables companies to humanize the candidate experience by providing unprecedented speed and transparency throughout the candidate journey. Founded in 2008, Yello supports hundreds of organizations globally by serving as a key strategic partner in optimizing recruiting operations and talent relationship management.

In 2017, Yello closed a series C funding round of $31 million and continues to grow quickly. We’re looking to hire people who believe nothing is impossible, love to learn and be curious, can be accountable for success, always enjoy the journey and will own their personality. If this is you, come grow your career with Yello.

  • About The Role:

  • You will:

  • Work effectively with product managers, project managers, development team leads and senior management to allocate development resources, while balancing current client needs with the long-term product roadmap

  • Take responsibility for the overall planning, execution and success of complex technical projects related web development, data analytics, third-party integrations and back-end services

  • Implement processes and metrics to ensure the software development teams are efficient, and track progress to goals

  • Investigate and take firm steps to resolve software quality issues

  • How You'll Make An Impact:

  • You will lead and inspire a team of highly-skilled software engineers who are changing the way enterprise companies recruit new talent and humanize the candidate experience.

  • What We're Looking For:

  • You are passionate about building complex, secure and high-quality software. You are able to work effectively across multiple disciplines, possess an open and collaborative work style and can translate business objectives into functional and nonfunctional requirements.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience.

  • 8+ years professional web platform development experience and 5+ years of experience managing software developers and engineering managers

  • Must possess the ability to effectively manage upwards by instilling confidence in executive leadership and communicating the appropriate information at the right time

  • Must have experience in planning, architecting and delivering mission-critical enterprise-grade systems and solutions

  • Expert skill level in one or more object oriented programming languages; Ruby is strongly preferred

  • You have practical experience working with both monolithic apps and those built on service-oriented architectures, and an appreciation of the relative merits of each. (Experience supporting a migration from one to the other is a major plus.)

  • Working knowledge of incident management methodologies

  • Must be detail oriented and have the ability to complete long-term projects, and prioritize competing or conflicting requests

  • Familiar with AWS and reference architectures for web applications

  • Demonstrate knowledge of information security and its role in web applications

  • What You Can Expect From Us:

  • As Yello’s Director of Web Platform, you will lead the architecture, design and implementation of our web applications. You will help development teams deliver high-performing, secure and high-quality software, while contributing to Yello’s product strategy and the product roadmap.

  • Additional Information:

  • At Yello, we work together to improve the hiring experience and power recruitment programs. Every Yello team member is empowered to grow each day and achieve new career accomplishments, and we always make time to celebrate team members’ successes. Our Loop office is steps away from public transportation, overlooks Lake Michigan and our open concept office offers plenty of space to collaborate with colleagues, or to work independently. We offer health, dental and vision insurance, a competitive 401k match, a reimbursement for fitness memberships and support for ongoing learning. Above all, we look forward to coming to work each day to solve interesting problems and make the impossible, possible.

  • Yello is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

  • Candidates local to Chicago are preferred.

  • You must be authorized to work in the United States, full-time, for any employer.

  • Must be able to sit or stand for continuous periods of time

  • This role frequently communicates/interacts with individuals, must have strong written and oral communication skills

  • Yello reserves the right to assign or reassign the responsibilities and requirements to this job at any time