Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Director of Technology (大数据、媒体、双语)

Job Description:

• Job Title: Director of Technology or CTO
• Job Industry: Big Data, Internet, Media
• Job Location: Beijing, China
• Job Type: Full-Time
• Compensation: competitive, with equity
• Relocation package: provided
• Travels: travel to the US when needed
• Chinese language: Fluent in Mandarin & English required, familiar with Chinese culture

Note: the title may be changed to CTO based on the candidate's experience and seniority.


This is a great opportunity to become a key leader of a new China-US joint-venture 中美合资公司 (with full support of necessary government departments). You must be extremely entrepreneurial to help define and grow a new SaaS BigData business, including creating innovative software products, staffing the business, budgeting, and ultimately driving through any hurdles in your way.


• Transfer our cutting-edge big data media technology from the US to China market
• Report to and work with the CTO of the US parent company (a public company) closely
• Architect and develop Big Data software product with Open Source languages and tools
• Build and lead the software engineering team in Beijing to around 20 to 30 people
• Communicate with suppliers and business partners as our cutting-edge big data technology evangelist


• Passionate about start-up, big data and open source, a technology entrepreneur
• Hands-on experience in large scale, massive big data software product development and life cycle, familiar with B2C (business-to-consumer applications)
• In-depth knowledge in open source technologies for front end (Java, etc.) and back end database
• Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Science or related major
• Understanding of internet infrastructure
• Must be bilingual and understand Chinese culture
• Experience working in both Chinese and American business cultures
• Ability to lead the deployment and execution of technology strategy
• Strong skills in: leadership, communication, negotiation, people management, project planning, budgeting, day-to-day operations
• Ability to travel (including to the United States) and work flexible hours (some weekend and off-hours as needed)
• Ability to thrive in a start-up-like environment with little direction

• Internet Media experience in China and/or experience with TV/STB (broadcasters, operators) Industry in China
• Experience with software design and development (in a web-based environment), infrastructure design, deployment
• Experience growing a new technology company in China oriented around securely managing Big Data

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