Gilt Groupe – Infrastructure Engineering VP Roland Tritsch.

In this interview Eoin Drinan talks with Roland Tritsch VP Infrastructure Engineering,Gilt Groupe (One of the worlds largest e-commerce websites).
Roland highlights the origins of “Gilt from a small NYC-based start-up into a thriving company with more than 1,000 employees working in locations across the U.S., Ireland and Japan”.

Roland highlights the recent job announcement at this years Dublin Web Summit,training opportunities and mentoring within Gilt,plus Free tech classes
including meetups and other public events across Dublin.

Roland discusses Gilts diverse team that includes “engineers,product and program managers, UX designers, database administrators, analysts,
and many other technologists” including the type of programs their engineers use e.g”Objective-C, PostgreSQL, Kafka, Solr/Lucene, Jenkins, CoffeeScript, MongoDB, Java, Ruby, and many other technologies” at Gilt.

We discuss the technological demands of the industry and what may be required in the future by investing in education today.

Roland Tritsch is Gilt’s VP Infrastructure Engineering and has more than 20 years of industry experience in various technical leadership roles,with an emphasis on writing Scala code.

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Presented & Produced by Eoin Drinan.

(First Broadcast –28th November 2013).