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Seeking a Technical Team Lead with Mobile or Web App development Experience - Austin

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Nathan S.
nsuddeath
Austin, TX
Post #: 11
Charity Dynamics is currently seeking a Solutions Architect / Tech Team Lead to help us deliver peer-to-peer Facebook and Mobile Applications for fundraising and advocacy work.

Charity Dynamics is an online marketing agency focused on helping nonprofit organizations to fully leverage technology to reach more people, raise more money and drive more engagement. We currently have over 40 mobile applications in use across iPhone, Android, and Blackberry platforms and over 100 clients using our Facebook applications. Utilizing proven processes, techniques, and technologies, our team works with clients to set objectives for their online initiatives — determining the right tactics to achieve their goals and providing measurements to monitor progress.

Austin Business Journal has cited Charity Dynamics as one of the “50 Fastest Growing Companies in Central Texas” for two years in a row. Our clients include over 80% of the top 30 nonprofit fundraising run/walk/ride events in the US. We take pride in our products being chosen to help raise over $130 million dollars in nonprofit donations.

Responsibilities:

Excel in a fast paced, Agile environment, bringing an exciting blend of strategy, technical skills, client knowledge, and hands on execution in the delivery of software products.

Evolve our delivery and support process and oversee the quality of our products and client experience, bringing a passion for social media and mobile technology.

Understand product design from conversations with developers and product managers and be able to provide insight and support into the product architecture, as well as help create the testing strategy for new releases.

Ability to provide technical leadership and point of escalation for support staff


Requirements:

5+ years of development experience in software development or quality assurance

Strong experience with Software/Product Lifecycle issues including accurate analysis of the risks and costs for new product features or defect fixes

Familiar with the architecture of 3 tier web applications and able to debug issues in this environment

Knowledgeable on the subject of test automation strategies and tools or programming languages for implementation

Ability to take product management specifications and translate them into acceptance criteria to drive development work, QA, and launch process

Interest and ability in leading initiatives to improve overall operations of client support and software delivery

Previous work with a geographically distributed development team

Work experience using at least one of the following: PHP, Java, Ruby, C#

Experience working with at least one of the following: html, JavaScript, CSS

Experience with relational databases (SQL), preferably MySQL

Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science preferred

Desired Skills:
Knowledge of Facebook applications and mobile application technologies, including native applications and HTML5 applications

Active follower of mobile device technology and trends, experience implanting a iPhone or Android application a plus.

Experience with LAMP stack tools

Previous work with a cloud hosting environment such as Amazon or Rackspace is a plus

Interest in nonprofit organizations
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Qualified? Please apply online!
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