Engineering/Technical Manager Required.

Engineering/Technical Manager Required.


Job Description

We immediately require an Engineering manager for a growing company based in Chicago to replace our outgoing Technical/Engineering Lead. The candidate must be an aggressive hands-on-approach manager who can constructively direct and coach the technical team (and support teams) to optimize performance.

Responsibilities :
- Work closely with cross-functional groups and leadership to define requirements and implement solutions to business.

- Implement Agile development practices.

- Daily/weekly code review (refactoring where required) with ability to comment on OOP(PHP), iOS and Android Development.

- Continuous optimization of development process, coding practices and developer productivity.

- Manage & maintain our AWS infrastructure with focus on scalability and redundancy.

- Must be enthusiastic about writing/contributing code on a regular basis and exploring new frameworks.

- Developing software or writing scripts to fill gaps in our business process's in a cost effective manner

Experience :

- Very strong Project Management Skills with an ability to manage multiple projects and complete on or before Deadline.

- Linux or other Unix-like operating systems.

- Strong OOP background in PHP. Our web applications are written in the Kohana framework. The candidate must demonstrate experience in Kohana or atleast in competing Object Oriented PHP frameworks.

- Hands-on experience in jquery/Ajax.

- Strong Mysql and Postgresql administrative and design skills.

- Experience in Shell scripting / Ruby / Perl.

- Experience in managing Amazon Ec2, RDS, S3 infrastructure.

- Experience in a scrum master role would definitely be an advantage

- Git/Github

- Experience in CCS3 and HTML5 are a definite advantage.

** The candidate must be able to work during US hours.
** When you apply, please clearly describe your team management experience and skill-sets