Linked by Air is seeking a Technology Director. In this role you will lead a team of four engineers and work closely with a team of five designers. You will help develop bespoke strategies and architectures in collaboration with our clients, many of whom are class-leading museums and cultural organizations. You will enhance Linked by Air’s own platform which extends across a significant part of our work. You will work with the team to develop strong practices around security, code quality, operations, and communication. This position combines hands-on and leadership skills, and includes a pathway for growth.
Health, dental, and 401k
Free-flowing coffee, seltzer, and snacks
Beautiful roof deck and nearby Brooklyn Bridge Park for outdoor lunches
Dog-friendly office with occasional dog
Work with a world-class team and clients, learn new skills and approaches, and make a mark on a growing studio
About Linked by Air:
Linked by Air is an internationally renowned design and technology firm in New York City. We are a staff of twelve, split between design and engineering. We are known for having designed and developed the primary websites of cultural institutions such as The Shed, the Whitney Museum, Aspen Art Museum, the Yale School of Architecture, and many others. Our first-of-its-kind mobile website image recognition product for the Hirshhorn Museum has won numerous awards and is now expanding to the rest of the Smithsonian. We tightly integrate strategy, user experience, interaction and visual design, and engineering. We build design systems and digital products that grow with their institutions, put users first, and break new ground. We value diversity and variety in our hiring, our culture, and our users.
Manage a small team of software engineers, including mentoring and code reviews
Promote and evolve sustainable engineering practices
Technical lead on client projects, consulting on system architecture and frameworks
Work with partner vendors on integration architecture and API requirements
Development lead on some client projects, as needed
Write well designed, testable, and efficient code
Debug and troubleshoot existing code
Assist with the maintenance, upgrading, and product development of our custom Ruby on Rails CMS (ecnmy.com)
Work within existing platforms and frameworks at certain client institutions, as well as in our own platform
Develop documentation and training practices for clients and internal use
Collaborate with designers and other team members
Participate in a community of practice with other technologists in the field (for example, occasionally attend or present at conferences)
Participate in teaching, learning, and knowledge transfer among colleagues. Be interested in learning and mastering new and emerging technologies and techniques.
Demonstrated experience in a senior technology role
Proficient in Ruby on Rails