Technology Leader (Title Flexibe)

Summary

Consistently ranked as one of Denver’s Best Places to Work, Spire Digital is a Denver-based digital product development firm that transforms business through the use of web and mobile technologies. The firm serves an international clientele from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies and has been in business for 20 years. We’re seeking an innovative Technology Leader to lead a number of our existing projects. Candidates MUST be able to work on-site at our office in Downtown Denver. No remote applicants, no relocation is provided. No recruiters or staffing agencies please. When applying, please send your resume along with a link to your github, bitbucket, etc.

Duties:

  • Lead clients through Spire’s product development cycle
  • Lead cross-functional delivery teams
  • Lead multiple projects concurrently
  • Consult with clients on a product’s customers, vision, goals and value
  • Consult with clients on what to build when and why
  • Define and maintain project plans
  • Define architecture, infrastructure, services, tools, libraries, platforms and frameworks
  • Define business rules, processes, and workflow for projects as assigned
  • Define requirements, test cases, demos and release notes
  • Responsible for quality, costs, revenue, and timelines for projects as assigned
  • Lead all communication of expectations, risks and decisions with clients
  • Collaborate and interview to fill staffing needs for projects as assigned
  • Lead and nurture junior developers on projects as assigned
  • Responsible for development quality and standards on projects as assigned
  • Report weekly to Director of Delivery on health of projects

Need to have:

  • 5+ years experience as an Lead Engineer, Development manager, technology consultant, technical business analyst, technical project manager or similar role
  • Ability to step in and actively develop, leading by example
  • Experience as a consultant with direct relationship with clients
  • Experience leading software development teams
  • Experience with Agile/Lean development methodology
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Either experience with working with a variety of technologies OR an expertise in a particular web or mobile technology
  • Experience leading designers

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Atlassian (JIRA, Confluence)
  • Experience working in or with businesses in a variety of verticals