I hope this this week is treating you all well. I wanted to share a 
position my team is currently working on. It’s for a hand’s off Technical 

That said, the title is a bit misleading, the role is for an individual who 
has a background in development (ideally PHP) and has worked as a lead or 
team manager. This person will take an active role in the company working 
with clients, providing technical direction for projects, mentoring and 
overseeing a small team of in-house project managers and an off-site team 
of developers. The ideal fit for this role is someone who loves technology 
and wants to keep abreast of new trends and can lead things from a 
technical perspective in the future. Ideally this person will grow into a 
CTO role. Salary for the role is right around $110K so individuals with 5+ 
years of experience are encouraged to apply.  

I’d love to discuss this role with anyone who is interested. Feel free to 
give me a call at (202) 626-0250 or shoot me an email jacob.dech...@rht.com so 
we can discuss.




*Location: Alexandria, VA*

*Position Title*: Technology Director

*Years of Experience: 5+*

*Salary: $110K (some flexibility) *


The Technology Director manages the team responsible for specifying, 
designing, implementing, and testing innovative technical solutions for a 
wide range of digital marketing solutions. There are a wide range of 
projects including small and large websites, mobile applications, and other 
marketing campaign-related technology solutions.

The position requires an individual that keeps up with industry trends and 
can make informed recommendations for how to solve client challenges from a 
strategy to technology platform. They will work with creatives, marketing 
experts and strategists to find and implement the best solutions. This 
individual needs to thrive in a highly collaborative, team environment with 
a wide variety of projects, from large enterprise websites, to highly 
interactive microsites and everything in between.
Technology Strategy

●        Work with the Strategist to determine appropriate architecture, 
and other technical requirements and solutions--make relevant 
recommendations to present to the team.

●        Alert colleagues to emerging technologies or applications and the 
opportunities to integrate them into operations and activities.

●        Help the technology team identify weakness and help draw new 
processes to ensure the company be as efficient as possible.

*Management of the Technology Team*

●        Manage an effective Technology team including direct reports and 

▪          Evaluate areas for improvement and work with team members to 
solve challenges

▪          Hold team members accountable for growth and improvement

▪          Ensure any new technology vendors are on-boarded properly

●        Work closely with fellow team members from other departments and 
directors of the company to ensure good working relationships and smooth 
project and task delivery

●        Keep accurate notes of team meetings and share with the company in 
a collaborative way

*Technology Project Management & Oversight*

●        Provide innovative, strategy based decisions and recommendations 
for projects and deliverables

●        Produce project estimates during sales process, including 
expertise required, total number of people required, total number of 
development hours required, etc.

●        Develop detailed specification documents with clear project 
deliverables and timelines.

●        Ensure timely completion of deliverables and that they meet 
company standards.

●        Work with clients and team members to build and refine graphic 
designs, and code for websites and emails. 

●        Be proactive and maintain high level of integrity and 
value-of-service when dealing with clients current, potential, and former.

*Technology Process Development and Management of Technology Team*

●        Understand and implement all processes for project, employee and 
vendor management

●        Establish and achieve department goals

●        Finding new ways to create efficiencies and improvements to the 
way technology work is planned, implemented and optimized

●        On an infrequent basis, have the ability to perform the following 

▪          Convert images and layouts from our graphics team into CSS/HTML 
themes for WordPress, Drupal, Ektron and other CMS systems utilized by the 
company, maintaining best practices and proper code.

▪          Learn and use programming languages that our company utilizes. 
PHP, MySQL, MSSQL, and others as they become more regularly deployed.     



●        Bachelor’s degree in computer science or the equivalent

●        5+ years of experience in technology including both web 
development and technology team management experience

●        Effective written and oral communications skills

●        Thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

●        Team player who works well with counterparts from various 
functions/departments and has the ability to influence the work of 
counterparts without direct reporting accountability

●        Ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects

●        Hands-on experience building website and technology projects from 
start to finish, including:

●        Providing strategic recommendations for clients

●        Business requirements analysis with the ability to translate these 
needs to technical requirements

●        Writing technical specifications including software requirements, 
information architecture, and CMS platform recommendations

●        Managing internal and external development and testing teams

●        Project management with proven success of on-time, on-budget 

●        Understanding and experience improving data collection/analytics 
for projects

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