TECHNICAL LEAD AND ARCHITECT Gorilla Nation
Evolve Media is a vertical content publishing company that leverages proprietary advertising and publishing technologies to build publishing brands under its CraveOnline Media (men) and TotallyHer Media (women) business units. Evolve offer marketers superior custom, integrated and engaging solutions that allow them to reach and impact its audience of more than 95 million people globally each month (comScore).
Recognizing that no person is defined by any one interest, Evolve publishes an extensive portfolio of enthusiast destinations that speak to large communities of engaged consumers. Leveraging its technology, Evolve tracks the content being consumed across its properties and identifies trending topics that help it better understand the intersection between consumer, content, and consumption. These insights drive Evolve?s editorial process and shape its content. Understanding the differences between men and women and their relationship to content, allows Evolve to work closely with marketers to create custom, integrated marketing and advertising solutions that leverage content, context, and creative at scale.
Evolve Media is a publisher of leading enthusiast destinations for men and women. Leveraging proprietary advertising and publishing technologies, as well as hundreds of talented content professionals, Evolve Media offers premium and engaging content to its readers, while offering marketers the tools needed to execute custom, content-led marketing solutions that reach its audience of over 95 million people globally each month. Our mission is simple; we deliver Content, Context and Creative at Scale.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This position may include some or all of the following:
Balance technical leader and senior contributor/hands-on team member roles within cross functional team of engineers responsible for development and expansion of highly transactional and high traffic internet based platform.
Champion continuous improvement within the technical team and advocate for continuous improvement across all technical and product teams within the organization at large.
Play key role in architecture and technology strategy of the product alongside with Product Manager, CTO and several other senior technologists.
Responsible for technical tools selection, performance management, and failure analysis initiatives within the team.
Co-champion software engineering talent acquisition, career development, and coaching within the team.
Lead or/and assist in establishing development and quality standards and processes.
Ensure that all product environments are optimally running, available without unplanned interruption, and build according to clearly defined SDLC.
Advocate data driven decision making by creating algorithms, implementing and maintaining various metrics and dashboards.
At least 10 years of software engineering experience, with a strong hands on foundation in software engineering in an Opensource environment (LAMP preferred).
At least 2 years of experience leading engineers as a technical leader responsible for overall platform quality and for coaching the team to produce best code possible.
Proven record of delivery. Able to inspire a team to produce and maintain technical standards, be their advocate, be able to provide mentorship.
Recent hands on senior level development experience utilizing PHP / MySQL and championing or challenging complex multi-tier architectures.
Extensive knowledge of software development design patterns such as MVC.
Full stack experience ? front to back end.
Transactional high volume and high availability web environment experience is a must.
Agile environment experience, especially Scrum, is a strong plus.
Ability to partner with others. The ideal candidate will have opinions, but not be dogmatic about their delivery.
The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility , but should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.
This is a full timeposition and salary D.O.E. Employees will receive health, vision, and dental after an introductory period. In addition, 401K, life insurance, long-term and short-term disability benefits will be provided.
AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Evolve Media is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The company subscribes to all state and federal regulations and prohibits discrimination based on gender, race, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status, age, religion or veteran status. Evolve Media hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States.
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