Director of Digital Operations - salary to 125 to 175K plus potential
Specific duties include:
Oversee three core, interdependent practice areas (infrastructure & server
architecture, production and website delivery, planning and software
development) and serve as the subject matter expert and leader for each.
Serve as the head of the technology department to help grow the team and the
Manage and motivate existing technology team of three and help identify
future staffing needs as necessary.
Participate in high-level management meetings to collaborate on business
strategy and technology direction.
Interface with creative and account teams to continue to improve existing
workflows and processes.
Maintain big-picture vision of existing production work, manage backlog of
work and help scope future project to ensure optimal project delivery and
Keep an eye on emerging technology standards and trends with the goal of
leveraging them to improve our application framework and development
Review all technical language in outgoing contracts and proposals to ensure
client expectations will be met and legal requirements will be met.
Work with Fortune 500 project stakeholders to help them successfully
navigate their rigorous company security audit procedures and documentation
Understand integration techniques for disparate systems and platforms
Attend sales pitches as the technology subject matter expert to answer any
comments, questions or concerns.
Expert understanding of LAMP development stack and multi-tier server
Understanding of source code versioning systems such as SVN, CVS, and Git.
Strong database architecture experience and understanding of SQL
Strong HTML and CSS skills.
Strong background in PHP application development environment.
Experience working with frameworks such as Zend, Code Igniter or Kohana.
Understanding of CMS best practices (experience with Expression Engine is
Understanding of security requirements such as PCI DSS, COPPA and HIPAA.
Excellent communication skills, attention to detail and be able to work in a
fast-paced, cross-functional team environment.
Additional requirements include:
Bachelor's degree required with at least seven years of professional
Experience using both PC and Mac computer platforms (Mac preferred)
Familiarity with project workflow management and task management through
web-based systems (e.g., Quickbase, Basecamp, Mantis, Jira, Workamajig, etc)
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, namely Word, Excel and
Ability to handle multiple tasks and be able to prioritize appropriately and
delegate when necessary
Can work with frequent tight deadlines and demanding clients
Strong desire to learn and grow in a challenging and dynamic technical
Knowledge of existing public affairs and public relations technology and
Interest in politics and current affairs a plus with a drive to understand
how the Internet plays a role in politics and advocacy
Interest in working with a multitude of clients ranging from large
corporations to trade associations to smaller non-profits
Must be a motivated self-starter
Must enjoy working as part of a diverse team that likes to have fun but is
driven to meet client deadlines and exceed expectations
email contact: firstname.lastname@example.org