Head of Web Development

Location: Boston, MA
Date Posted: 09-10-2017
The Head of Digital Web Development will provide comprehensive consultation to client and IT management and staff at the highest technical level in the design, planning, integration, expansion, problem determination and resolution spanning the flow of data from Web portals through firewalls to host systems and corporate databases. The incumbent will partner with the Head of Digital Delivery on team alignment and skillset. Define and resolve problems related to widely different platforms, hardware, software, coding structures and communication protocols.  Work with vendors and common carriers to resolve Web-related issues.  Resolve connectivity issues and workflow problems.  Recommend scalable, advanced technologies and methods to integrate Web systems with existing systems, enabling the creation of new Web enterprises or expanding existing business onto the Web.  Consult with staff responsible for determining hardware requirements and communication bandwidth to support projected transaction volumes and response time, system availability targets, and security-related issues.  Conduct evaluations of new products and vendor proposals.
 
Qualifications
 
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or software engineering. An advanced degree is desirable.
  • Minimum of 10 years of technical experience in software development, with at least 5 years of experience in a leadership role managing mid- to large-sized development teams.
  • Experience must include a proven track record of success delivering medium to large projects through the project lifecycle, managing large teams of project resources, and managing executive-level stakeholders.
  • Experience in Managing software vendors
  • Experience in working with geographically dispersed teams.
  • Must be able to manage multiple concurrent initiatives.
  • 10+ years within a programming and application system environment (.Net, Java, SQL Server, MySQL, SOA, ETL & Data integration tools)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of current web development frameworks (React, NodeJS, Clojure).
  • Experience developing within a DevOps environment
  • Experience managing and mentoring developers
 
What You Can Expect When You Apply

When your application is received, we will review it to see if you would be a potential fit for this role or other similar openings we may have available. If that’s the case, you will hear from us shortly. If not, your resume will be in our database and we will reach out when appropriate opportunities become available.
 
About Pinnacle
 
Pinnacle Recruiting & Staffing LLC is headquartered in Troy, NY and provides talent to technology organizations across the United States. Founded by experienced recruiters who have worked for the largest staffing firms in the world, we leverage that experience to provide the highest level of service to our clients and candidates, while still retaining the flexibility and personal touch of a smaller firm.
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