Technical Lead Architect
We are looking for a highly skilled engineer/architect experienced in building scalable web sites using PHP, Python, PostgreSQL and Mongo DB. This individual will be responsible for the technical road map and research into new and upcoming technologies. This person will also ensure the team is utilizing good software engineering practices. We are looking for an individual to work in one of our WI offices (Madison or Milwaukee) or our Chicago, IL office.
Balance technical leader and senior contributor/hands-on team member roles within cross-functional team of engineers responsible for development and expansion of highly transactional and high traffic internet based platform
Champion continuous improvement within the technical team and advocate for continuous improvement across all technical and product teams within the organization at large
Play key role in architecture and technology strategy of the product alongside with Director of Product Management, VP of Application Development, and several other senior technologists
Responsible for technical tools selection, performance management, and failure analysis initiatives within team
Co-champion software engineering talent acquisition, career development, and coaching within the team
Lead and/or assist in establishing development and quality standards and processes
Ensure that all product environments are optimally running, available without unplanned interruption, and build according to a clearly defined SDLC
Advocate data driven decision making by creating algorithms, implementing and maintaining various metrics and dashboards
Provide technical leadership on new and emerging technologies
Provide coaching, best practices and development practices
Additional duties as assigned
Possession of an undergraduate degree in computer information technology, computer engineering, or related degree
At least 10 years of software engineering experience, with a strong hands on foundation in software engineering in an open source environment (LAMP preferred)
At least 2 years of experience leading engineers as a technical leader responsible for overall platform quality and for coaching the team to produce world class code
Proven record of delivery; ability to inspire a team to produce and maintain technical standards, be their advocate, and provide mentorship
Recent hands on senior level development experience utilizing LAMP stack
Extensive knowledge of software development design patterns such as MVC
Experience of Mongo DB of similar document-oriented NoSQL solutions a strong plus
Agile environment experience, especially Scrum, is a strong plus
We’re growing at an astonishing rate and work with amazing brands like NASCAR, Shutterfly, Finish Line, Fox Sports, and Norwegian Cruise Line. If you want to add to that list, have a passion for social, and thrive on the fastest pace imaginable, we should talk.
We offer competitive salaries, 401k, health/dental/vision benefits, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), and short-term/long-term disability coverage. Compensation for this position will be commensurate with skills and experience.
Shoutlet is an Equal Opportunity Employer.