Technology Director

 

Centretek is a full service, Drupal focused digital firm delivering multi-channel, MarTech and interactive web solutions. We breathe everything digital and pride ourselves on blending highly creative concepts with strategically informed frameworks that allow us to connect consumers with brands in memorable ways. 

We’re looking for a Technology Director to share our commitment to our clients and our values. This position is part of the leadership team and responsible for our technical approach and strategy, management of technical team members, and driving technical vision and innovation.

Position
Full Time

 Salary
DOE

Location
Ellicott City, MD

Position Availability
Immediate

About the Job

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has technical leadership experience, particularly in a digital agency environment
  • Is able to define a vision and shepherd teams through improvement and change
  • Can connect individuals, teams, and ideas
  • Is an excellent communicator
  • Is a good teammate and positive leader
  • Can envision the future and inspire others to work toward it
  • Is excited and passionate about emerging technologies
  • Is committed to quality, efficiency, and process improvement
  • Tries new things, researches, craves knowledge, and loves learning
  • Is a creative problem solver; loves how things work and is passionate about invention
  • Is proficient at technical writing and project planning

Responsibilities

  • Manage Development team resources
  • Monitor project health and production; ensure projects are coming along properly and that deadlines will be met; raise red flags and bring in resources as early as possible in a project if there are problems
  • Technology evangelism; champion the right tech solutions based on the needs of each client
  • Client-facing communication as the voice of authority on technological solutions; garner buy-in and foster alignment
  • Define technical approaches to projects that meet both client-stated need and budget constraints
  • Keep abreast of industry trends and technology developments to deliver continuous improvements in our capabilities and contribute fresh ideas to our business strategy
  • Support business development with the technical aspects of projects, proposals, and contracts, including assistance with the preparation and presentation of pitches
  • Manage the performance of the Development team and provide high-level leadership to the organization
  • Develop, continuously evolve, and improve processes 

Skills and Requirements

  • Ability to lead, organize, and execute with little or no direction
  • Self-motivated and analytical thinker; sees solutions rather than obstacles
  • Strong experience driving technical strategy and road-mapping
  • Experience defining the scope of projects, including business development support in solutions and estimates
  • Experience managing full project/product life cycles
  • Strong people management and team communication skills, including the ability to write and deliver clear proposals, reports, and presentations
  • Experience working with multiple open source platforms - PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and third party libraries and frameworks
  • Familiar with PHP-based content management systems such as Drupal and WordPress
  • Experience with hosting platforms and network operations

We’d love to hear from you!

If interested, please send an updated resume with your salary requirements and availability to:

Ryan Grieb
ryan.grieb@centretek.com
410.465.4880 x 5298