Website Development Manager
- Boston, MA
Mendix is on a mission to enable anyone in any organization - from the marketing coordinator to the software developer to the CEO - to create things that are transformational for their company. We are fundamentally reinventing the way applications are created and we're reinventing the future of software development. Sounds ambitious, right? We agree.
Not to brag, but nearly 4,000 organizations worldwide, including KLM, Medtronic, Merck, and Philips, rely on Mendix to build web and mobile applications. Thousands of our customers use our platform to delight their clients and empower their employees. It's no surprise that we're a recognized Leader by Gartner and Forrester in a red-hot market expected to exceed $21 billion by 2022. Ok, maybe we did want to brag a little. But we're proud of what we've accomplished...and...we're humble enough to admit that we need you to make us even more effective.
At Mendix, we are constantly improving and revamping key sections of our web properties, while also adding new content to reflect the continuous growth of the low-code platform we sell. Our development team has recently grown in size, and with that growth, we've realized that we need to formalize and revamp key areas within our development process.
As the Website Development Manager, you'll lead our small website development team through that transformation and beyond. The successful candidate will function as a "player-coach", managing the website development team within the larger Digital Marketing team while also contributing development work of your own.
•Manage the other developers on the team. Currently 2 full-time team members, with occasional contract help as well.
•Own the technical integrity of the website, QAing completed work and insuring a consistent level of quality
•Own all technical elements of our Wordpress website, which is hosted on WPEngine.
•Create and execute on a technical roadmap for the website, including componentization of the site build
•Lead the development side of major website initiatives that also involve the broader marketing team (i.e. a new website design or a mini-site devoted to a digital event)
•Lead web development team in an agile fashion, maintaining and grooming the team's backlog as new work comes in
•Lead source control strategy and execution
•Improve system for managing and addressing site content update requests
•7+ years of experience in Web Development, with at least 2 years of that including people management
•Experience with people management
•Experience with managing and prioritizing projects
•Solid experience working with Wordpress and front-end development
•Experience with building a Wordpress site around Advanced Custom Fields
•Advanced source control knowledge
•Direct experience with WPEngine a plus
•Experience sourcing and hiring contract developers as needed
Our Guiding Principles
While we live on different continents, speak different languages, and work on different things, we are bound by our "MendixBlue" guiding principles. Being "MendixBlue" means that you live the culture, and you consistently improve it as we grow. It's kind of a big deal.
We put the customer first . Without our customers, we have no business. So, if you act in the best interest of our customers, always...you belong here.
We think big . We work to have a meaningful, lasting impact on the world. So, if you aim high and think long term...you belong here.
We innovate . We want to be what happens next. So, if you ask "what if?" and work to find a way or make one...you belong here.
We nurture talent . We look, not just at the sum of what an individual has done, but at the potential of who they can be. So, if you're up for learning from your failures...you belong here.
We hear every voice . Inflated egos don't last here, humility does. So, if you share credit and ensure that the best ideas win - regardless of who they come from...you belong here.
We own it . If something needs doing, we do it. So, if you focus on the outcome, and take initiative to get it done...you belong here.
We have fun . We use laughter as a common language. We can ask for help and we're happy to give it. So, if you find joy and purpose in what you do...you belong here.
Make your career at Mendix.
There are precious few jobs that let you create the future. But you'll find one at Mendix. We are at a pivotal time in our company's existence: where rapid growth meets stable funding. This is the time for industrious people to raise their hands to solve the next generation of problems. Mendix is a place where ambitious people can thrive; where you can identify an issue, propose a solution, and build the structure to make it happen.
Important to know: Mendix is a Siemens business, which means we're backed by the resources and stability of one of the world's largest and most forward-looking enterprises. Think: job security.
Since our company was founded in 2005, our aim has been to create a great work environment for people at all stages in their careers. That's why we are so pleased and honored that we were rated a top Cloud Computing Company to work for in 2019, based on feedback from our employees on Glassdoor. With offices in the Netherlands, the UK, Germany, and the US, (and more coming), we provide an international playground to truly impact the world through low-code.
Organization: Digital Industries
Company: Siemens Industry Software Inc.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Job Type: Full-time
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