[JOB] Director of Tech, New York City to 160k

** Local candidates only please

This position requires the ability to direct a variety of diverse - and sometimes conflicting - requests, priorities, and activities. Candidates will need management skills combined with the flexibility to interact with people at all levels.


  • Manage a team of developers and provide leadership in design, delivery, and support of all online products, sites and applications
  • Appropriately identify and assign tech leads to clients and/or projects
  • Develop and manage effective working relationships with other departments, with whom work must be coordinated or interfaced
  • Work with project managers and tech leads to assign accurately evaluate project scope and budgets, and assign development resources to projects
  • ***** the hosting needs of current and future sites/apps/widgets
  • Creates and monitors the set of policies that establish standard coding practices, deployment frameworks, tools, and methodology
  • Continually mentor and evaluate the development staff
  • Establish and define a standard methodology for quality assurance, to ensure that all deliverables are bug-free
  • Management of SVN version control system
  • Work with Analytics team to define/implement tracking


  • Attend meetings with account heads to assess client needs at a high level from a technical perspective
  • Ability to answer questions in real time regarding best practices for building sites, apps, banners, etc
  • Liaise with the tech leads on the client side


  • 6 years of interactive development experience
  • 4 years experience in managing technical professionals
  • Bachelor’s Degree, ideally in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Experience in a large media, technology or internet company
  • Success at achieving sophisticated technology goals on-time and on-budget
  • Deep understanding of all web technologies, including Flash, XHTML, PHP, mySQL, XML, JSON, CSS, Actionscript 3, AMF
  • Ancillary knowledge of mobile technologies: iPhone SDK, Android, FlashLite 3.1
  • Knowledge of social media APIs and mechanisms: Facebook, Clearspring, Twitter, flickr, etc
  • Working knowledge of video in Flash and on the web in general
  • Ability to work/compile Actionscript in Eclipse, FDT. And/or Flexbuilder
  • A sound understanding of content management systems
  • Server command line interaction

To be considered, please submit your resume along with your salary requirements to beau at open-source-staffing.com

Thank you,

Beau J. Gould
Open Source Staffing
beau at open-source-staffing.com