Digitas

  • Vice President/Director, Technology

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/6/2018 6:29 PM)
    Job ID
    2017-26360
    # Positions
    1
    Location
    Massachusetts
  • Overview

    Vice President/Director, Technology

    Digitas is a highly-caffeinated playground where brilliant minds come together to make bold, award-winning advertising. We use data-driven insights to guide our work, but we also believe in a healthy dose of spirited storytelling. Paving the way for this is our amazing Technology team, dedicated to transforming the marketing landscape. Right now, we’re looking for a talented Vice President/Director, Technology to lead the charge. Up for it? Read on.

     

    What you’ll do:

     

    As Vice President/Director, Technology, you’ll lead project and client teams to deliver innovative technical solutions that move our clients’ business forward. Day to day, your responsibilities will include:

     

    • Manage teams of technologists including; business analysts, engineers, and QA analysts – both onshore and offshore - in delivering high quality technology solutions to our clients
    • Work with other capabilities on identifying strategic direction for Technology, internally and for client projects
    • Translate complex technical solutions into easy-to-understand concepts while conveying value and need
    • Provide technology strategy and tactical recommendations and communicate directly with client
    • Stay current with emerging technologies in the Marketing Technology space
    • Builclient relationshipand trust, and act as extension to their team
    • Lead efforts to identify and evaluate 3rd party vendors and associated RFI processes
    • Participate in project scoping, risk identification, resource allocation, and timeline determination
    • Partner with internal teams and clientsin helping to identify high-level business and technical requirements
    • Continuously improve team dynamics by instilling ownership and accountabilitythroughout
    • Work with teams and partners to troubleshoot and resolve issues, identify areas of improvements and continually evolve the technology team
    • Provide support, mentorship, and leadership to Technology teams
    • Take an active role in career management for your direct reports
    • Help grow and nurture our talent by identifying areas of opportunity and growth.

     

    We’re looking for an experienced Vice President/Director, Technology who’s also a delight to work with, which usually includes:

     

    • A four-year degree (Computer Science or equivalent preferred)
    • 10 to 12 years managing technical teams in the development of highly complex, enterprise-class web implementations (preferably at a creative agency)
    • Experience in developing web-based products and working with Enterprise-level Content Management Systems
    • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the SDLC process
    • Significant experience matching Internet technologies to business needs
    • Successful record of accurately scoping budget and resources on complex projects
    • Strong history of collaborating with creative teams
    • Impressive technical experience and senior level project delivery experience
    • Deep familiarity with the digital environment
    • Excellent written and verbal skills
    • Clear communication and delegation
    • Exceptional client facing and presentation skills

     

    Got the goods? We’d love to hear from you!

     

     

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