CBS Corporation VP Technology in New York, New York

VP Technology

REF#: 32153


JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




Givewith is a first-of-its-kind social impact technology company intent on transforming the way that both business and social impact are done. Givewith harnesses the power of media, advertising, business transactions and commerce to put social impacts at the center of business activities, create new channels and sources of funding for nonprofit organizations, and generate measurable business value for companies and public entities around the globe. Givewith is the latest innovation from EcoMedia, a division of CBS that leverages ad spends to create tangible positive impact in communities.

CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) is a mass media company that creates and distributes industry-leading content across a variety of platforms to audiences around the world. The Company has businesses with origins that date back to the dawn of the broadcasting age as well as new ventures that operate on the leading edge of media. CBS owns the most-watched television network in the U.S. and one of the world’s largest libraries of entertainment content, making its brand - "the Eye" - one of the most recognized in business. The Company’s operations span virtually every field of media and entertainment, including cable, publishing, local TV, film, outdoor advertising, and interactive and socially responsible media. CBS’s businesses include CBS Television Network, The CW (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Warner Bros. Entertainment), Showtime Networks, CBS Sports Network, TVGN (a joint venture between CBS Corporation and Lionsgate), Smithsonian Networks, Simon & Schuster, CBS Television Stations, CBS Television Studios, CBS Global Distribution Group (CBS Studios International and CBS Television Distribution), CBS Interactive, CBS Consumer Products, CBS Home Entertainment, CBS Films and CBS EcoMedia.


Givewith is seeking an experienced Head of Technology to grow and lead our engineering organization from the ground up. You will own the vision for developing Givewith’s industry-changing global SaaS platform, while collaborating with senior leadership on ongoing strategic technical decisions. You have demonstrated success building and guiding an engineering organization to achievement of company objectives, and are dedicated to people management and high performance. You will partner with us to bring on the team that will be responsible for establishing our engineering organization culture as we grow. You are entrepreneurial, mission driven, and incredibly passionate about making the world a better place through innovation. You excel at rallying a team around shared objectives, executing consistently and effectively on company goals. As our VP of Technology, you will report into our COO and collaborate closely with our product, strategy, sales, and operations leadership team members.


  • Direct the vision for Givewith’s technical roadmap, leading our technology agenda to enable the business’s growth and success

  • Build and lead a highly talented, motivated team of engineers towards a high impact mission

  • Craft team and operating model objectives, including metrics for success, that will be required to fulfill performance objectives successfully

  • Develop a culture of innovation that stimulates the creation of new, market validated business opportunities; support growth and margin goals through innovation

  • Evaluate and assess technology trends that impact the business; guide the company on strategic investments in technology

  • Be the inward and outward facing advocate representing technology and innovation

  • Handle the security of our infrastructure and applications; communicate our posture to our customers, and to the broader public

  • Ensure that GTM and nonprofit operations function without interruption; drive automation across the sales and operational funnel

  • Create a modern, integrated infrastructure that effectively supports collaboration across teams and geographies


* * 10+ years of engineering experience within high-growth, fast-paced technology companies; 3+ years in a VP or equivalent leadership position

  • Demonstrated expertise in people leadership, engineering team expansion efforts, hiring/developing/managing technical talent, and cultivating organizational culture

  • Extensive expertise in application development and technology architecture, specifically in Python, Java, AWS (EC2, S3, SQS), and Ansible.

  • A user-centric empathetic mentality, and dedication to quality and security

  • Passion for social good and mission-driven leadership


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