Technical Lead - Digital

Recruiter
WeAreSSG
Location
Dorking
Salary
From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Expires
16 Aug 2017
JOB SUMMARY: Working within a multi-disciplined creative and development team, you will be leading and inspiring our developers on a range of existing and exciting new projects and will have the opportunity to directly influence the growth and evolution of the department. The successful candidate must have a keen interest in emergent technologies as well as a solid grounding in PHP frameworks and proven ability to lead digital teams in a commercial environment. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: Champion the technical output of the agency and team Able to write clean, testable and readable code, and mentor other developers to do the same Understand the larger view of projects; identifying and mitigating areas of risk Transforming requirements into technical architecture and design documents used by the rest of the team to build our solutions Technical lead and advocate for our expanding software services Keeps abreast of latest trends/methods; understanding when to use/not to use them Able to act as technical point of contact for client technologists An excellent understanding of best practices across technologies (client/server-side, QA, deployment, project management etc.). Overall responsibility for our server and hosting solutions, data management and data protection/compliance. Work with the team to develop estimates and ensure the on-time implementation of plans. Excellent time management, problem solving, teamwork, and communication skills. Work with our project managers to define overall recruiting and training needs Work closely with the Commercial Director to streamline processes, manage overheads and improve department profitability TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS: In-depth knowledge of PHP 4/5/7, CSS, object oriented development, PHP Frameworks, MySQL, (X)HTML, AJAX and strong JavaScript. (Cake-PHP preference) Experience within Lamp environment Knowledge of ActionScript is a distinct advantage AWS/Linux server management MVC and Postgres SQL (9.4) desirable Responsibility for technical security and data protection on behalf of the business This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/75451238

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