Technical Lead

Location: Quito, Pichinca, Ecuador

Department: Managed Services

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

About the position


The role of Technical Lead is all about developing smartly architected web applications that utilize cutting edge technology and practices. Extensive understanding of and experience with relational data modeling (SQL Server), and web application architecture using ASP.NET and C#, AJAX, and LINQ will be required. Content Management System (CMS) experience is a huge plus. Tech Leads are responsible for architecting and managing the development aspects of web applications and products for a wide variety of clients as well as for Verndale internal systems, ensuring the highest level of quality and performance. They are the true leaders of the engineering department and the right candidates really are the technology evangelists within the company. The tech leads also play a key role of mentorship within the engineering team as well as working to improve and enforce engineering processes and standards helping us to become one of the strongest teams in our industry.

Responsibilities:

  •  Lead engineering project implementation teams and make key project decisions with the Engineering Manager bring engineering projects in according to scope, timeline, and budget.
  •  Act as engineering liaison to the Program Management Department to drive any project related technical questions.
  •  Provide technical mentorship to senior and junior engineers.
  • Develop necessary technical architecture and make key technology decisions to make individual projects successful.
  •  Stay apprised of the latest technologies and innovations in web application technologies (in general) and ASP.NET (in particular).
  •  Actively participate in the project planning process and bring that background knowledge back to the engineering implementation team.
  •  Develop accurate, informed engineering estimates for projects.
  •  Enhance development standards and introduce new technologies to maximize efficiency and turnaround within the Engineering department.
  •  Meet with Engineering Manager and companion technical leads to give full updates on all related projects.
  • Qualifications
  •  Bachelor's degree in related field AND / OR
  •  5+ Years of Web Application development experience
  •  Expert in Microsoft technology stack including:
  •  .NET framework and specifically ASP.NET and C#
  •  Relational Data modeling utilizing Microsoft SQL Server
  •  AJAX Technologies
  •  LINQ
  •  IIS
  •  Experience leading, managing, and maintaining standards and practices in a team-oriented environment.
  •  Experience with key application development tools such as:
  • Automated Testing Platforms
  • Code Generation
  • Automated deployment and Continuous Integration
  • Code Review Platforms
  • The ability to handle the demands of a fast-growing company and provide direction to other functional departments in the area of improving web development.
  • Experience with mobile specific sites and mobile applications as well as standard web based implementations is a plus.
  • Strong experience with Content Management Systems is preferable (i.e. Sitecore, Episerver, Kentico, Sitefinity)

Ten great reasons to work for Verndale

  1. Rapid growth company of 19 years maintaining start-up company feel
  2. Laser focus on cutting-edge technology and killer service offerings to clients
  3. Internal promotions that are frequent and do not take years to achieve
  4. Collaborative, open, work environment and no formal dress code
  5. Beautiful new building in Quito; easily accessible to public transportation
  6. Open door policy and strong manager/employee communication
  7. Free lunch Fridays and free beer at 3:30pm
  8. Twelve company paid holidays and 3 weeks paid vacation at date of hire
  9. Private Health Insurance
  10. Fitness Club membership that includes: gym, squash court, steam room, sauna and spa

About Verndale

Verndale is the marketing technology agency that brands call when they want to connect with their customers in a more meaningful way. It designs, builds and evolves brand experiences that mid-sized and Fortune 500 companies use to bring their products and services to life for their always-on customers.

 Verndale offers unparalleled strategy, experience design, technology and post-launch managed services. With an all-star team made up of pure technologists and digital, brand and creative pioneers, Verndale understands the operational, organizational and technological demands posed on an enterprise that wants to extend sophisticated, connected experiences to their customers. It can work across centralized and siloed business units in a brand to create a cohesive front to back-end strategy that both technology and marketing leaders love, while extending and maintaining engaging experiences that the brand’s customers will also love.   

One of the largest independent agencies in the industry, Verndale is headquartered in Boston and has five offices across the United States. Global operations in Quito, Ecuador and Bangalore, India power Verndale’s global delivery model, which provides application efficiency, stability and value to its customers

 

Compensation & Benefits
Verndale is proud of the fun, diverse, and respectful company environment we enjoy on a daily basis. Competitive compensation, company paid holidays and personal time off make having a work-life balance possible.  For some roles working from home on an as-needed basis is a definite possibility; we believe in hiring the best and keeping our own happy and motivated.

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