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Web Platform Manager
Ref No.: 17-10185
Location: Towson, Maryland
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 10/24/2017
My direct client in Towson is hiring a Web Platform Manager on a full time basis.

Job Title: Web Platform Manager
Location: Towson, MD
Duration: Full time/ perm
Salary: DOE
Start Date: 11/27 ideal

Position Summary
  • Provides leadership to assigned group(s) within IT. Identifies, evaluates and resolves business issues. Manages budgets. Works on abstract problems across all functional areas within IT. Possesses extensive technical breadth. Exhibits the Leadership Qualities of Accountability, Integrity, Respect, Speed, Stretch, Vision and Boundarylessness.
  • Manages the company's Sitecore CMS platform and Sitecore Development team. Must have strong working knowledge of Sitecore.

Principal Accountabilities
  • Lead, manage, and grow a team of developers maintaining and supporting sites on the Sitecore platform
  • Owns and drives releases to delivery; serves as scrummaster, supports Delivery Lead around communication out to business teams
  • Groom, and manage backlog
  • Coordinate vendor and contractor projects in parallel with internal efforts
  • Coordinates and enforces change management activities, tickets, and policies
  • Assess performance and security of websites
  • Coordinate operational support, support implementation and operation of a mix of monitoring solutions
  • Obtains, renews, and manages TLS certificates
  • Help to (re)define processes and workflows to achieve efficient, reliable deliveries
  • Help to manage infrastructure, including Akamai services and cloud infrastructure
  • Reviews requirements, creates technical specifications with support of developers, and creates and maintains other technical and process documentation
Required Skills & Experience
  • Must have excellent spoken and written communication skills
  • Must have experience managing a team of 4 or more developers or other highly technical personnel
  • Must have a solid and practical understanding of internet technologies, including HTTP, HTTPS, DNS, IP Networking, caching, CDN
  • Must have a solid and practical understanding of software development practices, processes, and challenges
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with any of the following preferred (in rough order of preference) : Azure, IIS, Akamai, JIRA, APM ,SOLR, MongoDB, VSTS, Git, MSBuild, TeamCity, Octopus Deploy, TDD, aDAM, C#/.Net, Sitecore, Nunit, Drupal, apache

Problem Solving:
  • Experience troubleshooting and resolving issues with WWW applications involving DNS, HTTP, redirects, CDNs, caches, proxies, load balancers, and related.
  • Experience with one or more of the following: SEO, Google Analytics, CDN, Cloud-based hosting PaaS, IaaS strongly preferred.
  • Works closely with the business analysts to ensure the development of robust requirements.
  • Works closely with the project manager to ensure the development of accurate, reliable estimates and schedules.
  • Works closely with the project manager to ensure delivery in accordance with customer scope, budget, and schedule expectations.

  • Work is guided by general policies and leadership guidance.
  • Independently determines approach to managing daily operations.
  • Sets performance expectations.
  • Selects, leads, counsels and motivates teams.
  • Interprets and executes policies that directly affect work activities.
  • Develops and communicates plans/ objectives to others.
  • May contribute to functional strategy within location.

  • 10+ years' of relevant experience or equivalent combination of education and work experience.
  • 5+ years' experience with Sitecore CMS product
  • 2+ years' experience leading a development team as a development manager, or 2+ years' project management experience, or 3+ years' experience leading a development team as a lead developer.
  • Strongly prefer candidates with a diverse technical background

  • Undergraduate degree in a relevant field (e.g. Math, Computer Science, Engineering, and Management) and 10+ years' relevant experience
  • Graduate degree in a relevant field and 6-8 years relevant experience.
  • Sitecore Certification preferred, but not required.
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