Technical Lead Architect - Madison
Shoutlet - Madison, WI

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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 our Madison, WI 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

About Us:
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.