Managing Director of Web

Confidential Company  •  New York, NY and 2 other locations

8 - 10 years experience  •  Staffing & Recruiting

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/04/17 by Ramona Ramsey-Pinedo
Confidential Company
New York, NY
8 - 10 years experience
Staffing & Recruiting
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/04/17 Ramona Ramsey-Pinedo


Web Development

· Establish a foundation for digital property management for Our Client has a based on a user first approach that can be communicated to senior leaders across the organization

· Establish a process for incremental technology advancements while maintaining an environment that can continue to deliver capabilities to the organization daily

· Develop web development standards and best practices for creation, management, maintenance, and governance of digital properties including technological processes in an agile/Lean UX environment

· Architect technical solutions and develop requirements by identifying constraints and opportunities

· Consult with the SMD Channel Strategy on long-term infrastructure, product vision, and roadmap

· Drive the improvement of Our Client’s content management system (Drupal) and related tools for ensuring traceability of content

· Review code and champion code standards/best practices

· Ensure that your team is developing and testing software on an ongoing basis and enabling the rest of the organization to make changes rapidly

· Enable the rest of the organization to acquire data to ensure effectiveness of digital properties

· Establish and maintain a process for acquiring, estimating, and prioritizing new requirements for future releases of web properties

· Establish and maintain a process for defining, planning, executing, testing and releasing web properties

· Support the implementation of SEO practices that ensure standards created by supporting teams are met

· Collaborate with members of the IT team to ensure a fluid integration between TFA systems including Java-based applications and SSO

· Collaborate with members of the IT team on timelines, priorities, and investments · Be accountable for production support/emergencies as a point of contact

Leadership and Collaboration

· Advocate for and operate under an agile/Lean UX environment with confidence

· Supervise and manage a team of developers, quality assurance, and business analysts

· Select and manage outside specialist technology vendors when appropriate

· Inspire subject matter experts within your team to live the values that Our Client represents, leading through example with an emphasis on delivering quality work every time

· Be an influential voice for best practices in web development and technology and be passionate about the role technology can play in providing value to users


Prior Experience:

· 8years of experience in web development at an agency, not-for-profit, or in a complex corporate context with a large national or multi-national organization; experience at an organization with a regional or distributed model preferred

· Experience with a major website rebuild or replatform project

· Deep expertise in Drupal and PHP, including experience working in Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 with custom theming as well as with key contributed modules, custom Views, Panels, Chaos Tools, and Features

· Proficient in custom module development with the Drupal Core API (Database API, Entity API, Form API, Batch API, Field API, File API)

· Experienceworking with editorial teams, content creators, and creative directors

· Proven experience leading teams and are skilled at attracting and retaining staff, creating clarity in ambiguity, and developing, motivating, and unifying the team

Skills and Key Personal Attributes include:

· A demonstrated understanding of the different specialist skill sets that are required to deliver successful web development solutions including front end development, backend development, and quality assurance.

· An understanding of general web development libraries, packages, and methodologies including release cycle management, continuous integration, and quality assurance processes (eg. Git, Grunt, Jenkins, Jira)

· Strong presentation skills with an ability to communicate technical principles effectively between technical and non-technical groups

· Passionate about educational equity as well as a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness

· Able to think big, generate ideas and drive solutions to complex problems in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

· Skilled in the art of persuasion, with a deep sense of humility and openness to the perspectives of others

· Able to maintain a sense of possibility in the face of obstacles, and balance both short- and longterm results Education

· Bachelor’s degreerequired in Computer Science or a related field.

Work Demands:

· National travel for in-person meetings will vary throughout the year, but is estimated to include an average of 1-2 trips per month; some weekend and evening work expected.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • New York, NY


  • Bachelor's


  • Drupal 8: 6years
  • Drupal 7: 6years
  • Management: 6years
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