Barrel is a creative and digital marketing agency. We work with growing brands to build digital platforms and launch marketing campaigns. Clients include L’Oreal, Amazon, Barry’s, Well+Good, Dr. Jart+, and Scholastic as well as various emerging consumer lifestyle brands.
A Tech Lead is responsible for estimating and scoping projects, technical project planning, and ensuring that projects are completed to specification within an established time frame and budget. A Tech Lead is a subject matter expert within the company regarding technology related to full-stack web development, ecommerce, and content management.
We are currently looking for an Tech Lead to join our remote-first team. You can work from anywhere as long as you are able to work for the majority of our Eastern Time work hours of 10AM to 6PM.
Analyze, plan and develop requirements and standards in reference to project plans
Assign and oversee the daily tasks of technical personnel while ensuring all subordinates are actively working toward established milestones
Research and evaluate software technology options and weigh the cost/benefit analysis when relying on third-party platforms, apps, plugins, services, etc.
Conduct research and assist on new business estimating/scoping efforts
Brainstorm and communicate technical solutions directly with clients in a courteous and professional manner
Understand our clients and their businesses to best solve their challenges
Ensure that correct technology processes are being employed and followed on projects
Contribute to best practices, workflows, and standards and company knowledge sharing.
Present simple solutions and alternatives to complex and pricey problems.
Lead and oversee developers while assisting with execution on current projects with new tasks.
Help team write and improve automated and continuous integration, testing, release, and deployments
At least five years of professional experience in web development on cross-functional teams. Agency experience is a plus.
Code portfolio. Link us to your GitHub account, upload a .zip, or both.
Proficiency in verbal and written English and commands confidence in presentation.
Ability to communicate professionally with technical and non-technical colleagues and clients.
Undergraduate or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related technical field a plus.
Barrel offers competitive salary, health/dental/vision coverage, paid vacation, half-day Fridays all year round, remote home setup stipend, profit sharing, 401k match and a professional development stipend. Most importantly, we work on projects that truly impact our clients’ businesses and attract team members who love to be challenged with tough problems and fast-paced work.
To apply, please fill out our online application form below. We will not accept applications that do not come through the online application form.