Technical Lead, MRM//McCannLocation / New York
Date / March 11, 2018
The Technical Lead is a key member of the MRM//McCann technology team. This role involves solving complex and unique technical problems and requires the ability to collaborate with the Creative, Strategy, Project Management, and Account team leaders. The Technical Lead will be required to exude extensive technical knowledge of multiple subject areas, including web applications, content management systems, native applications, development methodologies, and emerging technologies. The work on this account is highly collaborative and requires excellent communication skills, creativity, and innovative thinking. The Technical Lead also functions as the team leader for the technology team overall and requires experience managing tech teams made up of architects, engineers, and QA analysts.
Work with the leadership team to evaluate and/or contribute to SOWs, cost and schedule estimates
Create scopes and staffing plans for large-scale technology initiatives
Act as a consultant and SME for the client team on a variety of technology platforms
Recommend the appropriate technology solutions based on a complete understanding of client requirements
Leadership of the technical team on assigned clients
Leadership and consultation through entire project lifecycle, ensuring technical requirements, specifications, and deliverables are met in a timely manner
Analyze client systems and make recommendations based on that analysis
Analyze user requirements, procedures, and problems to improve existing systems and applications
Lead the process of practice improvement within the technology department in the areas of repeatable software development processes, quality assurance, and rapid acquisition of expertise in new technologies
Lead system architecture design and specification documentation
Lead the development of prototypes and proof-of-concept solutions to aid in organizational learning and new business development
Provide input to the development and maintenance of overall project plan
Provide ongoing feedback to the software engineering and web development teams
Analyze, make recommendations, and/or set specifications regarding hosting requirements and deployment strategy
Experience with industry leading Web application and CMS platforms
Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Analysis and Design, UML, knowledge of software development methodologies and best practices.
Strong knowledge of modern development methodologies, platforms, tools, vendors, and products.
Deep understanding and practical real-world experience in design, development, and operations of high volume, distributed, integrated enterprise Web applications and platforms with emphasis on performance and scalability.
Experience in performing requirements gathering & technical specifications driving the results to a SOW, budgetary estimates or overall project plan.
Strong data modeling and data architecture skills (relational and unstructured), including data mapping and data migration.
Experience with web security standards and best practices.
Experience with integrating systems using web services and APIs.
Ability to analyze and understand complex workflows and processes, and to develop innovative approaches to streamlining and automating them.
Can thrive in a dynamic and relatively unconventional environment.
Driven to achieve a high level of client and customer satisfaction.
Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills with both technical and non-technical audiences.
Passion for delivering high quality products.
Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
At MRM//McCann, Relationship is our middle name.
We employ the most innovative talent in the industry to drive digital transformation for our clients' businesses and provide creative solutions to help brands grow meaningful relationships with people.
MRM//McCann is a leading customer relationship agency that leverages the power of creativity, the beauty of data, and the magic of technology to help brands grow meaningful relationships with people.
Do you excel when working in a team? Are you fascinated by the endless possibilities that technology brings to marketing? Are you ready to transform our world?
If so, you will thrive in our culture based on the Important Things We Believe (I.T.W.B.s)
Ideas power everything
We're Better Together
We'll figure it out
Complexity can be managed
It only counts if we deliver
Technology is magic
MRM//McCann is a leader in Gartner Inc.'s annual "Magic Quadrant for Global Digital Marketing Agencies" report. Gartner Magic Quadrants are based on an exacting methodology where agencies stand out for their strategic services, including business strategy and digital business transformation skills. MRM//McCann is noted for its global vision and strategy, and its use of tools and analytics enabling clients to deliver a measurable business impact as the result of those strategies.
We love our diverse workplace! MRM//McCann is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other occupationally irrelevant criteria.