Technical Lead of B2B News Aggregator Web Site

Technical Lead of B2B News Aggregator Web Site


Job Description

Job Offer Summary Tags: Technical Lead, Part Time, Split time between office and home, Drupal, LAMP, SOLR

Job Title: Technical Lead of B2B News Aggregator Web Site
Compensation: Competitive

My team is looking for a new Technical lead of our web site. The website is a business to business news aggregator site that launched in early 2012. In addition to the skills required to run and enhance our site (outlined below) this lead

*is expected to be hands on and responsible for some site development
*can split time between working from home and office (Office in Morristown NJ)
*manage a small remote development team in Bangalore India (hours of work are EST)
*ability to manage technology budget and work with CEO on tech staffing and to lead tech vendor selection
*ability to handle contract discussions with tech vendors

This role is currently part time (about 20 hrs a week) with the intention of expanding to possibly 30 hrs a week.
Please review the technology experience requirements below.


Technologies Experience Required:

Extensive Experience Required: n-Tier web development, Drupal, LAMP Stack Technologies, HTML, Javascript, CSS, XML. Database Design

Experience Nice to Have: SOLR, Amazon AWS Cloud Services, RSS Feed Integration
Additional Skills Required:

*Experience leading software development project with onsite and remote development teams.
*Experience prioritizing and troubleshooting complex problems under tight deadlines.
*Proven track record of effective estimation of project scope and complexity to deliver projects on-time, with high quality, and within budget.

Communication: Ability to communicate project goals, scope, risks, and opportunities to project stakeholders.

Business Analyst Skills: Experience defining and documenting project requirements
Quality Assurance: Experience with generating test plans and test cases and executing these plans.

Software development tools and services: skype, version control, issue tracking, build, risk management, google analytics, Vimeo video hosting

Site Hosting: Experience with 3rd party hosting services. Nice to have Amazon AWS experience.

Skills: troubleshooting, management