Head of Web Development

Overview

Head of Web Development

Job Description

AlTV manages an video platform as part of the altv.com website.

Key to providing great user experience is our integrated web application and the high availability and security of our IT infrastructure. To progress this, AlTV is looking for a Head of Web Development and Operations.

 

Skills & Requirements

Duties and Responsibilities:

We are seeking an experienced web development and operations leader to report directly to the CEO and to the Product Manager. Your key responsibility is organizing the technical development of our entire web application.

In particular you will be responsible for the technical aspect of the in-house development of a high quality web application, with components reaching from video asset management, Mobile Apps, and CMS through to new user features.

In addition you will be responsible for the operation of the web-related IT infrastructure, including data administration, security, and change management. You will ensure flawless daily operation as well as strategically plan for the future. Your duties will include careful 'make-or-buy' decisions, as well as technical guidance of the in-house development team. You will be responsible for resource planning and recruiting technical staff for web development and operations.

You will lead a cross-functional team of software developers and system administrators and will closely collaborate with all internal stakeholders of the Web application.

 

Qualifications:

We are looking for an energetic and reliable person who loves leading a team; a visionary with a hands-on approach. You will have already demonstrated success in operating customer-facing IT infrastructure or leading web application development. A minimum of three to five years of experience in a technical leadership role is required. You will have a solid understanding of industry best practices and standards and you will know how to plan, implement and integrate business IT solutions. You will be familiar with all stages of software development. In-depth knowledge of web application technology, web security, and Agile methodology is a plus but not essential.

Since you will be responsible for decisions and recommendations, often affecting more than one business unit or even the entire organization, you need to have advanced skills in leadership, communication, influence/negotiation, and conflict resolution. You will able to work effectively and collaboratively in a team environment and with employees at all levels/areas of the firm.

 

Keywords:

  • AWS, Ubuntu, CDN, PHP, Laravel framework, API,
  • AngularJS, Node.js, HMTL5, Bootstrap, Video Players, Mobile App development, Ionic framework
  • Nice to have experiences working on the online video environment

Clara Barriga, Senior Technical Recruiter - Your e-Frontiers consultant for this job

Clara is an experienced Technical Recruiter with more than 10 years of international commercial experience within a range of multinationals across Software Consultancy, Telecoms, Retail, Recruitment, Administration and Customer Services. Professionally qualified and certified Executive and Life Coach. Clara holds 2 degrees in Sociology and Social Work. She also holds 2 Masters in HRM and Direction and Executive & Life Coaching from the University of Salamanca (Spain). Currently Clara is a Senior Technical Recruiter in e-Frontiers Software Engineering Team, specialising in hiring Software Engineers in Microsoft and PHP technologies.

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