Austin

Technology Lead

Mighty & True is a creative technology company that combines design, tech, and business strategy to help companies create new immersive and interactive experiences for their customers and the world. Over the last two years, we've been steadily building a solid body of work in the innovative use of digital, experiential, and other creative platforms to help brands connect with their digital-first customers in unique ways. As part of our ongoing brand transition, we are now ready to bring on an experienced tech leader to help formalize our technology practice and help us build, grow and lead our overall engineering effort. This position is a ground floor opportunity to build a team that will be working on our traditional development projects as well as helping to develop new immersive and interactive experiences for some of the biggest brands in the world. If you desire to create something new with us and have prior hands-on experience managing teams in a highly creative and fast-moving environment, we'd love to talk to you.

About the job

Responsibilities:

  • Grow and manage a local team of software engineers and QA specialists.
  • Jump on hands-on coding to help developers in the team to get tasks done and remove blockers.
  • Collaborate with staff from the greater M&T team on local or remote projects.
  • Influence ideation, handle feasibility conversations and prototype concepts in collaboration with other engineers and designers.
  • Recommend to internal stakeholders and client stakeholders (technical and non-technical) the appropriate process, technology architecture and front-end framework to bring experiences to life.
  • Advise on resourcing mix to execute projects.
  • Estimate work time and effort with precision.
  • Manage sprint process, daily tasks, and team workload efficiently, while communicating progress, blockers, and goals clearly with the bigger team.
  • Carry out regular code reviews, enforce coding best practices, source control and deliverables.
  • Understand team (individual and collective) strengths and weaknesses and balance workload and tasks accordingly to promote best results.
  • Constantly enforce cutting-edge, well-crafted, high-quality, modern front-end code from each engineer in your team.
  • Educate and inspire technical teams with emerging technologies, frameworks, and tools.
  • Educate and inspire non-technical teams around the use of technology.
  • Enforce clear, cohesive, comprehensive and well-written technical documentation at all times, in-code files and external documentation (diagrams, technical design document, technical approach, summary deckware).
  • Enforce security guidelines around code writing, documentation, non-disclosure agreements and client confidentiality at all times.
Who we're looking for

Background and Experience

  • Experience managing an engineering team or leading projects with multiple software developers and partners.
  • Mastery-level experience with front-end technologies (HTML, CSS, and JS).
  • Understanding of WebGL or heavy CSS3 animations
  • Mastery-level experience developing with modern front-end frameworks (React, VueJS, Angular JS, Vanilla JS).
  • Mastery-level experience implementing responsive and adaptive web solutions.
  • Mastery-level experience integrating RESTful Web services and 3rd party APIs.
  • Mastery-level experience with Git.
  • Mastery-level experience setting up and managing development workflows using task runners such as Yarn and Webpack.
  • Experience working with remote teams (city to city / country to country).
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment processes and tools (BitBucket/GitLab pipelines, Jenkins).
  • Experience working closely with designers.
  • Experience integrating front-end experiences with modern or legacy CMS/eCommerce platforms such as Contentful, Drupal, Prismic, Sitecore, Adobe Experience Cloud, Shopify, Magento, Demandware.
  • Experience with modern server-side programming languages such as NodeJS and/or Python.
  • Good knowledge of cloud platforms such as AWS, Google Cloud Platform or Alibaba Cloud.
  • Experience with Web Content Accessibility Guidelines.
  • Knowledge of mobile app development languages such as React Native, Swift or Kotlin.
  • Interest in data and machine learning, as well as game engine technology (Unity / Unreal Engine).

You bring:

  • 7+ years' experience in an engineering position.
  • Constant learner and passion for your field.
  • Superb communication skills and ability to explain complex topics to non-technical stakeholders.

Benefits:

The ECD role is a full-time position with all the perks and benefits of being a Mighty & True employee. Some of our benefits are listed below:

  • Generous vacation policy
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Company subsidized health and dental insurance
  • Company Paid AD&D
  • TeleDoc Services
  • Remote office
  • Other fun perks and surprises

Apply now

Email your resume to:

staybold@mightyandtrue.com

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