Senior Technical Manager

Marketers on Demand

Toronto – ON

We are currently searching for a Senior Technical Manager. This role is suitable for an experienced professional looking to challenge themselves in an growing scale-up environment. In this position you will be responsible for overseeing and managing the technology stack for the entire organisation. You will be responsible for ensuring that the technology stack is operating efficiently and effectively, and that the systems function is able to meet the demands of the business as it continues to scale up.

This position requires someone with a demonstrated passion for cloud and web-based technologies who wishes to showcase their experience in team leadership and technical mentoring, software development, solution architecture, project management, process development and budget management.

As a technology focused company we need a smart, flexible and technically competent individual that is versatile enough to quickly learn and adapt to new cloud based technologies as the business grows. You will be primarily managing internal resources and external agencies / contractors and need to have the technical know-how to troubleshoot issues and work with developers to get projects and solutions over the line. A background working with Javascript, PHP, Frameworks, LAMP, APIs & Cloud Infrastructure is required. Salesforce experience will also be highly regarded.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, grow and manage our software development function
  • Develop, grow and manage our infrastructure/IT functions
  • Manage technical projects on time and within budget
  • Ensure the continued smooth operation of existing systems as the business continues to grow
  • Manage all technical resources within the business including employees, contractors and agencies
  • Provide solution architecture expertise to enable business growth
  • Enhance, refine and enforce systems processes within the business
  • Ensure quality standards are being met through rigorous design, documentation, testing, code release and code review processes
  • Manage and monitor costs of infrastructure, software and resources 

 
Requirements

  • 10+ years of professional technical experience
  • 3+ years of technical management experience
  • Demonstrated passion for cloud and web-based technologies
  • Development experience using PHP, Javascript and SQL
  • Experience working with cloud-based business applications (e.g. Salesforce)
  • Experience working with cloud-based infrastructure (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud)
  • Experience working with iPaas & ETL tools
  • Experience working with e-commerce systems (e.g. Magento)
  • LAMP stack management experience
  • Experience working with PHP & JS frameworks
  • Proven solution architecture skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage technical projects from concept to go-live
  • Experience evaluating business requirements & processes and developing business requirements documents
  • The ability to translate business requirements into technical specifications
  • Experience managing a variety of technical human resources across multiple timezones
  • Technical process development and management skills
  • A rigorous approach to testing and quality control
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A high attention to detail
  • Experience in Salesforce administration and cloud integration tools would be advantageous but is not required
Does this sound like you or someone you know in your professional network?

Reach out to our Director of IT & Engineering for more information: ali.isaacs@executivetalentondemand.com

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