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Digital Development Team Lead

Kenilworth, New Jersey | Job #317491

We are looking to hire a talented Development Lead for a full-time opportunity. This position is located in Kenilworth, NJ, but the opportunity has flexibility to be remote part time. The Development Team Lead provides organizational leadership and operational expertise to the Digital Development team. They will partner with the Digital Team Coordinator to ensure all aspects of the team are running as efficiently and effectively as possible, including technology, systems, utilization, workload, team dynamics, coaching and training. They work closely with the internal client's technology lead to establish best practices for use of the various platforms, hardware and software, and ensure compliance with digital policies and procedures. They work closely with the Digital PM Team Lead to ensure established processes are being followed for project success.

Job Title: Development Team Lead
Location: Kenilworth, NJ with opportunity for some remote work
Type: Full Time

Development Team Lead Responsibilities:
  • Manages full-stack, front-end, and back-end developers, and QA specialists
  • Serves as first point of escalation for the Digital Development team
  • Accountable for quality, accuracy, efficiency, and consistency of deliverables; works with the QA specialists to ensure that established processes are implemented and followed
  • Provides technical, operations, and process guidance to the team
  • Assigns projects to appropriate digital team resources based on availability, workload, and skillset while monitoring the utilization of individual contributors
  • Champions operational best practices, policies, workflows, and procedures
  • Attends client intake meetings, partners with clients and account services, and provides subject-matter expertise
  • Prepares, reviews, and/or presents estimates/SOWs to internal and external stakeholders
  • Evaluates and recommends new hardware and software that will improve efficiency and keep the team on the leading edge of digital development work
  • Proactively addresses team members’ performance issues
  • Assists in functional area onboarding and training for new hires 
Development Team Lead Requirements:
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a digital team leader with a minimum of 3 years having direct management responsibility of developers
  • Advertising agency experience is a MUST
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a digital development role
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in digital project management
  • Ability to work effectively with employees, peers, developers, designers, and mid-level management, in both onsite and remote environments
  • Strong active mentoring and leadership skills to elevate individual growth and team performance
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong understanding of Waterfall and Agile development methodologies
  • Back-end development, specifically relational databases and object-oriented programming with Microsoft technologies
  • Responsive and mobile-first front-end development, including industry standard technologies and frameworks such as HTML, CSS, SASS, JavaScript, Bootstrap, JQuery
  • Server-side architecture and tools required to create, manage, and deploy websites
  • Additional expertise in SharePoint Online/Office 365, Microsoft IIS, SQL Server, Apache, Cloud Services (AWS & Cloud Foundry), Tridion, Wordpress and MySQL, Coldfusion, PHP, ASP.NET, GIT-based source control repositories, Jira issue and project tracking, HTML email creation and delivery using HTML, Zurb Foundation, and Poppulo, Google Analytics, Windows and Mac platforms

Job ID: 317491MN

About The BOSS Group

We make it easy for you to enjoy the work you love by providing great benefits. With an attractive compensation package including competitive salary, 401(k) plan, weekly paychecks, holiday pay and a health benefits program, we have you covered.

As a staffing agency dedicated exclusively to the creative, marketing and digital space, we offer temporary and full-time opportunities with corporations, associations, design agencies and non-profit organizations. With 30+ years of experience and strong client partnerships that span across the U.S., we make sure each placement is a good fit for you and our clients. The BOSS Group is an equal opportunity employer.

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