Technical Director

Job Description

Title:   Technical Director
Location:  Shanghai
Report To:   CTO

•Develop and maintain complex multi-tiered web environments including web applications, tools, infrastructure, and interfaces to other systems.
•Architecting complex software systems. Writing architectural requirements for software systems that other engineers implement.
•Interface with other departments and 3rd party vendors in terms of the requirement feasibility analysis, effort estimates, development, integration and enhancement.
•Lead projects from start to finish including defining requirements, design, coding, testing, release, and maintenance.
•Collaborate with and monitor engineers to integrate complex systems and to ensure high technical quality.
•Promote technical excellence and provide technical leadership and mentor other engineers in software development best practices and help them develop as software engineers.
•Diagnose and troubleshoot difficult software/system related issues.   

•B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent. M.S preferred.
•Demonstrable experience as a leader within a software development team. Completion of several projects from start to finish.
•Expert understanding of object oriented software engineering, with at least 8 years of overall experience, and 5 years of Java, C++, or C# experience in e-Commerce/Internet/Web industry.
•Solid knowledge and practical experience with Java, and experience developing multi-tier web applications architectures and web services with Spring, Spring MVC and Hibernate/My Batis.
•Solid understanding and practical experience in web applications' development/release/testing environment set-up, and release and deployment processes.
•Good working knowledge on Linux/Unix, my SQL and load balancing.
•Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
•Excellent communication skills in both Mandarin and English. Ability to read and write English required.
•Possesses passion, energy, enthusiasm to drive results; action oriented.