Director, Technology Solutions

Department
Technology Solutions
Reports To
VP, Operations
Location
Alexandria, VA
Status
Full Time

This position leads Global Impact’s Technology Solutions team. The role is a combination of software development management and enterprise architecture oversight and guidance. The Director leads a team of (remote) technology professionals and a near shore development partner. The Director oversees a robust project pipeline while having the technical experience to ensure that Global Impact builds compelling, technically sound, client-oriented solutions. The Director works with the technology team to deliver business requirements in the predetermined timeframe. The position works with the Technology Solutions and Global Impact business units, working to align technology projects to the goals of the organization, and drive value through efficiency and innovation.

Responsibilities
  • Lead software engineering team utilizing best practices to deliver scalable solutions for client partners
  • Establish and maintain credibility with business leaders to effectively drive their portfolios
  • Act as a fundraising technology advocate – informing business leaders of new solutions and how they can impact client partners
  • Manage a broad portfolio of diverse technology projects to provide web, mobile, and integration solutions
  • Maintain ownership and accountability of organization’s enterprise architecture
Application Instructions

Interested candidates—To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources at recruiting@charity.org.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • At least 5 years’ progressive technology experience in applications development 
  • At least 3 years’ experience of developing web applications
  • At least 3 years’ experience developing architectural standards
  • At least 3 years’ experience managing staff and development teams

Additional Required Experience includes:

  • Strong knowledge of software development lifecycles with an emphasis on quick reaction capabilities
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office applications including SharePoint and MS Project 
  • Experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously of varied scale and complexity
  • Strong attention to detail and follow through
  • Experience in interacting directly with clients and senior leadership staff
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • At least 3 years’ experience with non-profit fundraising and marketing solutions
  • Exposure to Ruby on Rails and PHP content management such as Word Press or Drupal
  • Management of remote staff members
  • Vendor relationship management

Professional skills & knowledge, that are not unique to this position, but necessary for Global Impact leaders:

  • Exhibits excellent judgment
  • Hires and develops great people; inspires passion in others
  • Has high standards 
  • Thinks strategically, but stays on top of tactical execution 
  • Expects and requires innovation of her/his team
  • Thinks big and has convictions
  • Results-oriented

About Global Impact

Global Impact is a leader in growing global philanthropy. The organization builds partnerships and raises resources that help the world’s most vulnerable people by providing integrated, partner-specific advisory and backbone services; workplace fundraising and representation; campaign design, marketing and implementation for workplace and signature fundraising campaigns; and fiscal agency and technology services. Global Impact partners with hundreds of public and private sector workplace giving campaigns to generate funding for an alliance of more than 100 of the most respected international charities. Through strategic council and implementation support, Global Impact equips nonprofits, public sector and private sector organizations to achieve their philanthropic goals. The organization also leads national marketing efforts for the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), and serves as Outreach Coordinator for the Combined Federal Campaign of the National Capital Area (CFCNCA), the Combined Federal Campaign-Overseas (CFC-O) and seven other CFC zones across the United States. Since 1956, Global Impact has generated more than $1.8 billion to help the world’s most vulnerable people.

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