Work with engineering team to implement our product strategy.
Understand the current architectural landscape and work with the team to create a technical roadmap to support the the product and company vision.
Help design and engineer the architecture for scalability, high-availability, performance, flexibility, operational efficiency, security and maintainability.
Work closely with VP Engineering to ensure timely delivery of projects/releases.
Provide technical mentoring and guidance to the Engineering team including contractors/agencies. Help inspire the team through conviction of a clearly defined vision.
Proactively offer options for features/improvements, and recognize potential growth bottlenecks before they become issues.
Evaluate and select appropriate technologies, and be happy to defend those decisions.
Lead by example and help build consensus across technology and products.
Initiate standards, guidelines and best practices.
Minimum of 5+ years of Object Oriented coding experience in the workplace
Must have an understanding of system engineering and object oriented design patterns
Must have a knowledge of using the Linux command-line
Must have strong analytical skills
Experience with responsive design using Sass
Backbone experience a plus
Bachelor's degree or equivalent