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Senior Technical Manager Needed in NYC

Posted in Open Requirements by LNplus2 on February 7, 2010

Senior Technical Manager
My client is one of the most successful companies in online advertising. Their people have helped create popular and engaging online products and destinations that attract over 150 million unique visitors each month globally. People that work there are exceptionally bright and committed, yet we maintain a laid-back culture and entrepreneurial spirit – with the big-league benefits.
Directs the activities of a software applications development function for software application enhancements and new products. This position oversees the analysis, design, programming, debugging, and modification of computer programs for commercial or end user applications, such as materials management, financial management, HRIS or personal applications products (e.g., spreadsheets, tax packages, personal finance programs). Analyzes and investigates applications engineering tasks and prepares design specifications, analysis, and recommendations. Interacts with project managers, marketing, sales, and users to define application requirements and/or necessary modifications. May also have responsibility for testing and documentation. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel ensuring the efficient operation of the function.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Manages large, critical projects and/or multiple smaller projects. May manage 1.0 releases. Has some influence over related functions (QA, doc, support).
•First-line manager of group including Managers and Sr Technical Professionals. Generally manages fewer than 15 people. Signature authority up to $5K.
•Coordinates activities of group of technical managers, individual contributors and senior level personnel to meet project deadlines and budgets, and resolves conflicting demands of internal and external customers.
•Manages variety of projects. Provides wide-ranging technical and logistical leadership. Influences other projects that affect own projects. Has impact across the division. Recruiting, career development efforts primarily for own group.

Qualified candidates will have:
• Java fluency / experience managing a team of Java developers
• Strong architectural experience
• Ability to work as a partner with the Product team
• Ability to work in a dynamic environment

•Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

•6 to 8 years management related experience

•Externally recognized authority within industry

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