PMG Digital Made for Humans

Director, AI & Software Engineering

Dallas, TX
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PMG is a digital company that helps marketers connect people with their brand. Focused on people and grounded in data, our award-winning culture fosters meaningful careers. Partnering with the most iconic brands in the world, we put people at the center of everything we do to deliver value, innovation, and business transformation.

PMG’s Alli is our proprietary, cloud-based suite of AI-powered tools for digital marketers. Last year, Alli enabled ad delivery to over 1 billion consumers in 80+ countries for some of the world’s most iconic brands, including Apple, Nike, and McDonald’s. 

Established in Fort Worth in 2010, PMG was profitable from day one and has grown with no outside investment to 700+ employees currently working in 7 offices and remotely. The company is defined by its people-centered culture and has led AdAge’s annual Best Places to Work list for 8 years in a row. 

As PMG is transitioning into an AI-first organization, we are looking for engineers who want to build the impossible. Our team doesn't just dream up futuristic platforms - we ship them! 

We use: 

  • AWS and GCP; 
  • Docker and Terraform;
  • PHP, JavaScript, Go, Python and React; 
  • Redshift, BigQuery, Postgres, Mongo, Redis;
  • OpenAI, Bedrock, Vertex, LangChain;
  • GitHub, Jira, Confluence;
  • SCRUM-inspired agile development process.

We are looking for engineers and engineering leaders who have:

  • Passion for solving challenging problems by delivering clean and performant code;
  • Profound understanding of distributed system design and data intensive applications;
  • SOLID software engineering expertise (OOA/OOD, TDD, CI/CD);
  • Strong adherence to agile values;
  • Team-first, proactive approach to work and great communication skills.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead 2-4 distributed teams; each team consists of a manager and 3-9 engineers, each team is responsible for 1-3 products within the Alli suite;
  • Provide technical oversight to the teams, lead (and/or participating in) the process of making key architectural decisions;
  • Ensure teams deliver required functionality on time, based on the current product roadmap; partner with the Product team to evolve the roadmap based on customer feedback and team capacity; coordinate with key internal and external stakeholders; maintain a balance between developing new features and addressing technical debt;
  • Assess current and upcoming needs for product development, acting to staff teams with qualified engineers by both up-skilling current ICs and hiring new ones, making sure team bandwidth and velocity keeps increasing over time while constantly raising the quality bar.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least 5 years of experience in a senior engineering IC role; 
  • At least 3 years of experience in an engineering manager role while still being hands on; 
  • Experience in a manager-of-managers role;
  • Deep expertise with modern technologies for building highly scalable data-intensive applications, good familiarity with at least 70% of our tech stack;
  • Good understanding of/interest in MarTech domain

Additional Preferred Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree 
  • Experience with GenAI

Successful Candidates will be Offered:

  • A competitive compensation package (base salary, bonus, 401k, etc.);
  • Leading benefits package (including full medical/dental/vision coverage);
  • Amazing offices (with the best baristas in the tech industry);
  • Support for conferences, courses, and certifications;
  • Exciting projects with partners like Google, Facebook, and Microsoft;

About PMG

PMG is a global independent digital company that seeks to inspire people and brands that anything is possible. Driven by shared success, PMG uses business strategy and transformation, creative, media, and insights, as well as its proprietary marketing intelligence platform Alli, to deliver Digital Made for Humans™. Our team is made up of over 500 employees globally, and our work for brands like Apple, Athleta, Best Western Hotels & Resorts, Kohler, McDonald’s, Nike, Old Navy, Sephora and Shake Shack runs across 85+ countries and has received top industry recognition from Cannes Lions to Adweek Media Plan of the Year.

Named to Ad Age’s 2023 A-List, MediaPost’s 2023 Independent Agency of the Year, and Adweek’s 2021 Breakthrough Media Agency of the Year, PMG has grown through commitments to continuous improvement, business integrity, and cultivating dynamic relationships. We are proud to be named among Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators, Fortune’s Best Workplaces for Women, Fortune's Best Workplaces in Advertising & Marketing (ranked #1), and to be the only company named to Ad Age’s Best Places to Work nine years in a row.

Being part of PMG means being part of a company culture that’s unmatched in digital. We’re willing to work hard to serve our clients and deliver value, results, and innovation -- which often requires true grit and remaining agile. We believe in taking care of ourselves and each other so that we continuously improve in every way. 

We’d love to get to know you and share more about why we love PMG and the work we do.  

In alignment with our core values to be inclusive and always change for the better, PMG is committed to creating a more diverse and inclusive culture, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We believe we only change for the better by bringing different people to our company. PMG recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Learn more about our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion and our action plan for change here.