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Director, Web Development & Operations

Publication or Company 
Industry  B2B Publishing, Web Development
Salary Competitive
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements NewBay Media has an exciting opportunity for a Director of Web Development & Operations. The primary objective of this newly created position will be to effectively partner and collaborate with our editorial and sales teams to build new digital products and manage our expanding web operations. This role will be responsible for managing a team of in-house and third party developers, accurately assessing business requirements, recommending cost effective solutions to enhance business processes, and utilizing data to improve the company’s efficiency. This is a hands-on role and you must be able to code as well as manage a team. Candidates must have extensive experience in web product development and web operations in a news publishing environment and using both LAMP and .NET platforms. Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.

• Effectively and routinely communicate across all levels of the organization and bridge communications gaps between business groups, digital team and IT staff.
• Partner with editorial, business/sales, circulation, 3rd party developers and IT teams.
• Assist in determining the best development solution based on user requirements, available resources, time and cost, making recommendations to the VP Digital.
• Translate business requirements into technical requirements.
• Manage a team of in-house and third party developers, system administrator and infrastructure providers.
• Manage projects from initiation through launch, testing all solutions thoroughly.
• Manage web infrastructure and operations to ensure sites are up and running 24/7/365.
• Solve system problems and escalate issues as appropriate.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

• Must have experience with both LAMP and .NET platforms.
• Must have experience with WordPress, DotNetNuke and Drupal CMS systems.
• Minimum of 8 years experience in digital operations, development, project management, or similar Management role.
• Strong problem-solving and analytical skills and impeccable business judgment.
• Creative and knowledgeable about the lasted development trends.
• Familiarity with IT process and best practices.
• Excellent written and verbal skills are critical.
• Solid interpersonal skills; ability to be personable, persuasive, and effectively build consensus and enthusiasm among all stakeholders.
• Demonstrated organizational skills, ability to juggle multiple projects across different departments.
About Our Company NewBay Media serves readers and business partners in the most dynamic, inspired, creative, and interactive vertical markets the world has ever seen. Built upon an information network of award-winning magazines, conferences and events, online communities, and marketing services, NewBay Media reaches millions of professionals worldwide in print, in person and online.

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