Director of Development / DevOps Manager

News provided by: Reporter link Sep 1, 2021, 05:01 UTC

EETech is privately owned and globally recognized as one of the fastest-growing media companies in the electronics media industry—with some of the largest engineering-focused websites in the world. Headquartered in Boise, Idaho, we focus on providing an environment that establishes a work-life balance with a healthy culture of excitement and fun!

We are seeking an experienced Director of Development / DevOps Manager to lead our growing team of developers. This person should be a sound programmer, possess the ability to manage daily operations in an Agile setting, have the knowledge to promote code quality and performance and be a technical leader throughout the development life cycle. 

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in Agile development practices. This person will be working very closely with their team of developers in order to foster innovation and forge a concepts path to implementation. A working knowledge of marketing key performance indicators and an understanding of ROI is preferred. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Manage development projects scope and timelines
  • Coordinate sprints, retrospective meetings and daily stand-ups
  • Coach team members in Agile frameworks
  • Facilitate internal communication and effective collaboration
  • Work with product owners to handle backlogs and new requests
  • Help teams implement changes effectively
  • Ensure deliverables are up to quality standards at the end of each sprint
  • Guide development teams to higher scrum maturity
  • Design and develop high quality front-end while delivering automation through back-end services
  • Develop new software applications, features that support a high-scale web application
  • Follow, maintain and improve development workflow
  • Work as part of an agile team
  • Write structured, tested, readable and maintainable code
  • Participate in code reviews to ensure code quality and distributed knowledge
  • Collaborate with a cross-functional team to deliver back-end solutions for websites and web-based applications
  • Create and manage databases
  • Set up and maintain database and website security to the highest industry standards
  • Troubleshoot scripts and quickly resolve Issues 
  • Document standards, technical specifications, and instructions to maintain and improve the development workflow
  • Manage and customize CMS for various products, specifically Expression Engine
  • Review and test solutions across different browsers and devices to deliver an error-free product

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge in Agile development practices
  • Knowledge of Bitbucket and Jira
  • Scrum master certification is a plus
  • Knowledge of PHP (Laravel, Expression Engine), Tailwind, JavaScript (jQuery, Vue.js) programming skills
  • Devops & Linux Sysadmin knowledge
  • Demonstrated experience creating, editing and configuring APIs to connect with third-party sources
  • Experience working with content management (CMS),  such as Expression Engine, XenForo & WordPress
  • Functional knowledge of performance optimization techniques
  • Strong understanding of all latest and legacy browser capabilities

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering/Science or related field
  • 4(+) years of experience as a full-stack developer supporting websites and web-based applications
  • Experience managing a development team


  • Competitive benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, HSA/FSA, Life Insurance, 401(K) + Match, 13 PTO Days/Year and Parking Reimbursement
  • MacBook workstation
  • Office Located In the Heart of Downtown Boise


To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected]