350.org

Lead Developer (BB-FB705)

Found in: Neuvoo UK

Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the team in creating a common technical vision.
  • Manage a small team of developers and a UX/UI Designer.
  • Own our web infrastructure and oversee its continuous improvement.
  • Manage our web infrastructure in the most space- and cost-effective way.
  • Understand the landscape of options, opportunities, and costs.
  • Lead the web development aspect of high-profile organizational projects. This includes managing the team’s work on innovative web tools to support global and regional teams on campaigns, mobilizations, and fundraising; providing feedback on the feasibility of concepts; negotiating timelines where necessary and ensuring the integrity of the codebase.
  • Lead on a review and a possible re-architecture of our WordPress multisite network.
  • Oversee digital security (product team is managing tools that hold a lot of private data).
  • Create an effective QA automation strategy.
  • Lead the team to reduce our technical debt and put strategies in place to reach a healthy balance between quality and speed.
  • Hands-on coding, code reviews, and taking care of the crucial parts of work.
  • Foster an innovative, collaborative, and productive working environment.
  • Manage and develop the team’s ability to set realistic goals and achieve the product team’s vision.
  • Work with Product Managers to translate product strategy into priorities for the web team and plan the team’s day-to-day work.
  • Support collaborative ways of working in the wider product team.
  • Take part in regular sprints when all (or almost all) members of the product team are working on a specific project, eg optimizing online donations.
  • Engage and manage external expertise where needed.
  • Required Qualifications:

  • At least 6-8 years of experience in web or application development
  • Experience with WordPress or other web content management systems
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience collaborating on codebases with remote teams
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Django, Python, and React.
  • Possession of a user-centric approach to solving technical challenges plus a good understanding of UI/UX best practices
  • Ability to set professional boundaries. Resilient and able to manage self and keep composure in times of stress.
  • Ability to ignite the interests and proclivities of the team to get top-quality work, while protecting their prioritized workloads. Able to advocate both for the needs and mission of the organization as well as the challenges facing the team. Relentless to remove roadblocks to the team’s success.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to build a shared understanding of strategic priorities, goals, and constraints
  • Must embrace the principles of workplace justice, diversity, and inclusion and apply them to day-to-day work.
  • Desired (but not required) skills and experiences:

  • Experience working for a progressive organization
  • Experience with web accessibility best practices
  • Additional languages is a plus
  • We are looking for someone who is comfortable working both independently and in teams, highly responsive, and able to lead initiatives as well as take direction from others.

    How to Apply:

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    Position Type: Full time

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