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Technical Product Manager Web Applications

Rotary International
Evanston, IL 60201
Job Title:            Technical Product Manager Web Applications

Area:                   Digital Product Delivery

Reports to:         Director, Digital Product Delivery

Classification:    Exempt

Location:            Evanston, IL

(Currently working remote but will return to office - must be willing to relocate or currently live in the Chicagoland area)


Organization Overview

Rotary is a membership organization that unites people from all continents and cultures who take action to deliver real, long-term solutions to pressing issues facing our communities and the world. Each year, Rotary members expand their networks, build lasting relationships, and invest more than $200 million and 16 million volunteer hours to improve lives and create positive change in the world. In exchange for hard work and dedication in support of Rotarys clubs, members and other participants, and their humanitarian service projects, our employees receive competitive salaries, flexible schedules, comprehensive benefits, and job enrichment. To learn more, visit http://www.rotary.org.


Rotarys Commitment to Diversity

As a global network that strives to build a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change, Rotary values diversity and celebrates the contributions of people of all backgrounds, regardless of their age, ethnicity, race, color, abilities, religion, socioeconomic status, culture, sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity.


General Overview

This position is part of the Digital Product Delivery Team, which is responsible for all member and public-facing web applications, sites, and properties at Rotary International. You will have the opportunity to lead a team of web developers (internal and vendors) as well as be hands on leader who is comfortable writing technical specifications including defining and extending the software architecture for web-based applications.  You will write both proof-of-concept code and production-ready implementations.  Through collaboration with other Product  teams, UX designers, web production staff, and other stakeholders throughout the organization, your contributions will provide powerful tools that assist Rotary International and Rotary members in telling Rotarys story and making positive change in the world.


You Will Have

  • A degree in a relevant field or equivalent work experience.

  • 3+ years of direct people including coaching and mentoring staff

  • Extensive experience in managing workload of the team and getting alignment with the business on prioritization

  • Great communication skills, expert in planning, management of resources and coordinate deliverables to the business.

  • 7+  years experience with the full software development life-cycle (SDLC) delivering Web applications in an Agile environment.

  • 5+ years of experience writing client side code using Javascript, HTML, and CSS

  • 5+ years of experience writing server-side code for web apps/services, in any programming language

  • Demonstrated experience developing software using ReactJS, Angular, Vue.JS, or another client-side framework.

  • Demonstrated experience developing software using Zend, Symfony2, Django, Ruby on Rails, .NET MVC, or another object-oriented web application framework.

  • Mastery of code management tools and techniques using git and experience using GitHub, Bitbucket, GitLab, or other similar software & services.

  • Demonstrated experience with any of the following technologies is a big plus: TypeScript, GraphQL, Gatsby, Drupal, Sitecore.

  • Demonstrated experience with localization and internationalization for large software or web applications is a big plus.

  • Experience using agile methodologies to deliver software projects.

  • Experience with any of the following is a nice-to-have: Microsoft Azure (or other cloud platform), Linux administration, Joomla (or other CMS), jQuery (or other Javascript library), CDNs, PHPUnit & Mocha (or other unit testing framework), TeamCity (or other CI/CD system).

You Are Good At

  • Communicating technical concepts, both verbally and in written form, to either a technical or non-technical audience.

  • Providing guidance and leadership to other developers and technical team members.

  • Aiding non-technical team members in business decision-making and prioritization using your technical knowledge and assessment of complexity and risk.

  • Critical thinking, and technical analysis.

You Will Be Responsible For

Software Development

  • Your key responsibility is to help oversee technical implementations, define coding standards to meet business needs.

  • You will help evaluate software and implementation options and document them for technical teams.

  • You will help to maintain and extend Rotarys custom web application platform.

  • You will also maintain and develop new functionality across the suite of Rotary websites and applications.

Guiding best practices and standards

  • You will help guide the teams software engineering best practices by documenting standards and completing code reviews.

  • You will troubleshoot new and existing code and provide feedback and solutions to structural issues in the codebase as they arise. 

  • You will advise on feasibility of nonfunctional requirements and ensure successful implementation of features while meeting those requirements.

Supporting strong team dynamics

  • You will collaborate with the Product Owner, Scrum Master, Architects, Development Lead, UX, and infrastructure teams to ensure compatibility, interoperability, consistency, and integration with existing applications as needed.

  • You will develop and maintain strong working relationships with key internal clients to facilitate a productive, supportive environment in a very relationship-based culture.

Leadership Attributes

  • Collaboration: Builds partnerships and works jointly with others to meet shared objectives.

  • Productivity: Able to generate results that moves Rotary toward achieving its goals.

  • Innovation: Move Rotary beyond traditional ways of thinking

  • Adaptability: Respond to changes willingly and recognize when to adjust based on the situation.


Why work for Rotary?

  • Generous medical, dental, and vision benefits package

  • Progressive 401k matching contributions

  • Above market and generous paid time off package

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Professional development opportunities

  • On-site cafeteria and coffee bar with special pricing for Rotary employees

  • Flextime-several different work schedules to choose from

  • Close to CTA, Metra, a variety of stores, and many food options


Posted: 2022-05-01 Expires: 2022-05-31

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