Tech Director Needed in NYC for Cool Digitally Centered Creative Agency

Posted in Open Requirements by LNplus2 on November 16, 2012

Tech Director

New York

Our client is a digitally-centered creative agency. They believe that digital has become the most important channel in people’s lives and the central driver of our culture. That’s why they’ve created an agency that can conceive and make everything brands need in a digital world. They  are a full-service partner to their clients, providing everything from brand planning to creative to development.

They are looking for an amazing Tech Director. The ideal candidate will have most of the following qualifications:

What you do…

• Work closely with Creative Directors and play an integral part in the creative process by offering innovative platform and technology solutions to overall campaign ideas • Partner with producers to define scopes and development plans in waterfall and agile development cycles and invent technical solutions to bring creative ideas to life. • Ensure that correct technology processes are employed and followed accordingly (eg. release and QA planning, issues management, load/performance testing deployment planning) are followed by the project team • Define and document best practices and contribute to company knowledge sharing effort • Participate in new business opportunities as required, develop proposals and scopes of work as required

What you need…

• Expert domain knowledge in at least one TBG domain: interactive advertising, SaaS, mobile, or desktop software development. • Reputation as a thought leader in tech community at large. • Voracious appetite for emerging technologies. • Presence in open source software community. • Ability to work with non-technical parties to create exceptionally technical plans. • Experience building a team, preferably in a start-up environment. • Experience managing operational budgets. • Experience running interviews for technologists. • Non-dogmatic engineer at heart. Pragmatic to the core, but inspired by the bleeding edge. • Demonstrable experience writing scalable and efficient code. • Demonstrable experience as an architect of scalable systems, including techniques like sharding, replication, downstream caching, and fault-tolerant designs. • Expert knowledge of at least three dominant programming languages for the web. Provable understanding of enterprise and application design patterns • 10+ years experience developing major applications, mentoring teams, and managing projects. • Mastery of SQL, including views, triggers, and stored procedures on at least one major RDBMS. • Working familiarity with non-relational databases, column databases, and document databases. • Extensive experience profiling all points in a system stack. • Deep understanding of HTTP and HTTP-related architectural styles • Experience designing test plans including load testing, security testing, and functional testing • Experience creating ERDs, end-user documentation, IT documentation, and system topographies

There is a lot more information we can share about the position and the client.

Email us at lnashanchik@lnplus2.com

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