Technology Director - Platforms

OVERVIEW

Technology at Digitas comes in many forms - creative tech, data management, mar tech, web platforms, mobile, consulting & transformation. In any aspect, the partnership between data, creative, and technology is a key differentiator in our work.

Our Technology Director, Platform role is part of the core technology leadership team and responsible for managing a team of Platform Engineers (Adobe Experience Manager, Sitecore, Drupal), Web Front-end Engineers, and QA Analysts.

 

Core Responsibilities 

  • Responsibility for managing multiple projects with varying technical teams.
  • Partner with clients’ technology decision makers to develop technology roadmaps and drive project pipelines.
  • Working directly with client product owners (engineering and business) to scope, plan, and implement feature improvements to websites based on Adobe Experience Manager.
  • Manage an agile engineering workflow - including backlog management, sprint planning, and release management.
  • Design platform architecture recommendations
  • Drive process improvements to increase development efficiency and quality of features

 

Skills & Experience Required

  • Developing and managing technology roadmaps
  • Leading agile engineering teams.
  • Working with integrated strategy, UX and creative teams.
  • Working in client led teams.
  • Experience in setting up developer workflows and tool chains.
  • Leading component driven development workflows.
  • Architecting and managing cloud infrastructure.
  • Leading a team of platform engineers - e.g. Adobe Experience Manager, Sitecore, etc.
  • Experience in architecting web platform solutions - e.g. Adobe Experience Manager, Sitecore, etc
  • Experience architecting and developing continuous integration and continuous deployment workflows for Adobe Experience Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in Software Engineering or Computer Science
  • Worked in software engineering roles for 10+ years
  • Platform certifications a plus (Adobe Experience Manager, Sitecore, etc)

About Digitas

Digitas is The Connected Marketing Agency, committed to helping brands better connect with people through Truth. Connection. Wonder. With diverse expertise in data, strategy, creative, media, and tech, we work across capabilities and continents to make better connections and achieve ambitious outcomes through ideas that excite, provoke and inspire. Curious and fully transparent, we are always examining real human behavior to create authentic connections—between brands and consumers, clients and partners, and ideas and outcomes. Digitas has 3,500 employees across 18 countries and 32 offices, with an extended network via Publicis Media of over 23,500 employees present in more than 100 countries worldwide. To connect with Digitas or learn more, visit www.digitas.com.

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