Full Time Job

Technology Director

PBS

Arlington, VA 11-12-2020
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Director, Technology

Team: Product Development

Status: Full-Time/Exempt/Fixed-term (funded by a grant for 2 years)

About Us

PBS serves the American public with the highest-quality programming and services, using media to educate, inspire, entertain, and express diverse perspectives.

We're a small team responsible for big projects. We're hiring an experienced engineer who will help guide the implementation of a single sign-on solution across PBS web and mobile products and other public media properties.

Perks include: amazing co-workers, a humane work-life balance, and meaningful work.

About The Role

The person in this role will:
• Work closely with internal PBS teams and consumers of the SSO solution.

• Create and manage the technical plan for the project.

• Uncover, assess, and mitigate technical risks. Balance technical tradeoffs.

• Communicate with internal and external stakeholders.

About You

An ideal candidate has the following characteristics:
• Enthusiastic: We work at a company that effects positive change. Let's act like it!

• Collaborative: You're smart and communicative enough to mentor junior engineers. You can accept feedback from engineers that have had different experiences than you.

• Humbly opinionated: You bring what you know to the table and are willing to learn more.

• Lifelong learner: You're driven by an inquisitive nature.

Technical Skills:
• 4+ years as Senior Engineer / Technical Lead, or similar experience.

• Experience delivering apps using Python, Django

• Experience authoring and consuming APIs

• Experience with relational databases and data modeling

• Professional experience working with OAuth 2.0, OpenID, social logins, MFA, and other CIAM/SSO related technologies.

Nice-to-haves:
• Experience implementing Akamai Identity Cloud, Auth0, Okta, or other SSO solutions for a large user base.

• Familiarity with data privacy laws and regulations, including GDPR and CCPA.

• Previous experience building technology in public media.

PBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with the EEOC and the Commonwealth of Virginia

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PBS

PBS and our member stations are America’s largest classroom, the nation’s largest stage for the arts and a trusted window to the world. In addition, PBS's educational media helps prepare children for success in school and opens up the world to them in an age-appropriate way.