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Head Web Development
Summary
Title:Head Web Development
ID:899
Department:Web Programming/Design
Location:India - Bangalore or Ahmedabad
Description

Milestone is looking for a Head of Web Development, who has the vision, experience, and passion to scale our web development professional service and CMS product. This role will be leading and aligning various team across multiple discipline including developers, designers, project manager, product and engineering folks, RD and QA teams etc.   

Milestone helps businesses create, organize, and amplify their digital information by enhancing their digital presence to make information more accurate, consistent, and visible. We do this with an omnichannel digital presence platform and add to it as much or as little design and service as businesses need to help them engage everywhere their customers are.   

Milestone’s work has been recognized with hundreds of awards from industry associations and thought leaders. We work with a customer base of over 2000 major global brands and mid-size businesses across industries to drive traffic, engagement, and revenue through omnichannel marketing fueled by SEO.   

 

Traits  

  • Growth mindset  

  • Entrepreneurial spirit   

  • Internal and external customer-experience obsessed   

  • Intense curiosity about the industry, market, and competitors  

  • Ability to work quickly and yet also move at the speed of partnership  

  • Good judgment and business sense  

  • Strong bias for action and ample professional urgency   

 

Skills  

  • 15+ years’ experience in leading, building large-scale web development teams 

  • Solid understanding of various App, Integrations, Plug and play functionality etc  

  • Ability to identify and solve valuable customer problems  

  • Solid leadership experience /leading large teams, P/L and accomplishing scale.   

  • Great knowledge of a wide variety of enterprise-level CMS platforms: Adobe Experience Manager (AEM), Drupal, Sitecore, WordPress etc. 

  • Collaborate cross-functionally to define and build valuable solutions  

  • End to end management of large-scale global web application projects across different domains like Automotive, Healthcare, Finance, Hospitality etc. 

  • Thought leadership and public engagement and evangelism skills  

  • Deep understanding of SEO, search, website development and HTML/CSS, JavaScript/JQuery/ Restful API etc. 

  • Experience with web application design and development for desktop, mobile, and back-end services/APIs 

  • Significant knowledge in Azure (or similar cloud hosting) & CDN will be an advantage 

  • Significant knowledge of UI/UX best practices and processes 

  • Big plus - Sound knowledge of C#, .Net and OOP fundamentals 

  • Proficiency in project management software 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills  

  • Experience working with multi-functional and global teams   

  

Education   

  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering, or similar field and Master of Business Administration degrees preferred  

 

Responsibilities  

  • Lead the Web development team and work closely with solution experts, customer and professional services teams, and engineering team for custom enterprise projects 

  • Assist with developing products and processes to create the most efficient workflow for website content creation and publishing 

  • Be an expert on the domain, the market, the trends. Effectively and proactively communicate with internal and external customers and build trusted advisor relationships.   

  • Proactively identify and resolve strategic issues that may impair the team’s ability to meet strategic, financial, and technical goals 

 

Top Reasons to work for Milestone   

  • SPEED: We have the fastest and only SEO-first CMS on the market  

  • VOICE: A seat at the executive table and a significant remit of responsibility  

  • COMPANY POSITION: Joining a company that is poised to capitalize on the accelerating digital transformation  

  • GROW: Great place to learn with phenomenal growth opportunity   

  • IMPACT: Create an impact through the thought leadership you bring to the team   

  • ETHICS: A principled and values-based culture   

  • STIMULATION: Exciting and innovative work environment   

 

About Milestone  

For over 25 years, Milestone has been a leading provider of digital marketing software and services for location-based businesses. Milestone helps businesses create, organize, and amplify their digital information by enhancing their digital presence to make information more accurate, consistent, and visible. We do this with an omnichannel digital presence platform and add to it as much or as little design and service as businesses need to help them engage everywhere their customers are. Over 2,000 companies in Hospitality, Retail, Financial Services and Automotive industries rely on Milestone to power their digital marketing strategies. 

 

Milestone has garnered over 500 awards, has been short listed 3 consecutive years for the US Search awards and won Search Engine Land's prestigious "Best overall SEO-SEM campaign" in 2018, “Best use of search” in 2019. Milestone has gained a reputation for blending outstanding digital marketing expertise with advanced technological capabilities and is one of Silicon Valley Business Journal's fastest growing companies and an Inc. 5,000 company. 

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