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Thunderbird is seeking a dynamic and experienced Technical Manager to lead our team of developers in the ongoing development and maintenance of the Thunderbird platform and offerings. This role is critical to our mission of delivering high-quality, innovative solutions to our users. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the website's backend, primarily built on PHP, ensuring seamless HubSpot integration on the frontend and managing marketing ad campaigns and SEO. While most day-to-day tasks will involve oversight of both front-end and back-end developer team, an emphasis on management of the marketing team is also expected. With a hands-on approach, the Technical Manager will guide the team through complex technical challenges, ensuring code quality, managing ad campaigns, and fostering an environment of innovation and excellence.


Key Responsibilities

·       Continuously innovating the Thunderbird platform/service

·       Lead a team of developers in the design, development, and maintenance of the Thunderbird platform, ensuring the delivery of high-quality, scalable, and performant solutions.

·       Oversee the website's backend development, focusing on PHP, and manage HubSpot connectivity on the frontend.

·       Manage HubSpot connectivity on the frontend.

·       Oversee ad campaigns run on Google Ads, Meta Ads, and LinkedIn Ads.

·       Track and analyze campaign performance data, including website traffic, lead generation, conversions, and ROI.

·       Experience with marketing automation and analytics tools.

·       Write email templates in English to be automatically sent to clients in HubSpot workflows

·       Proactively test application and spot bugs impacting performance of the projects.

·       Take ownership of creating new designs and features with limited oversight, encouraging a culture of innovation within the team.

·       Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand requirements, set priorities, and deliver comprehensive solutions that meet business goals.

·       Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies, and software development best practices.

·       Ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs and optimize application for maximum speed and scalability.

·       Develop and maintain technical documentation related to project architecture, development processes, and coding standards.

·       Manage project timelines, resources, and risk assessments, ensuring timely delivery of projects within budget.

·       Foster a culture of continuous improvement, encouraging team development, and providing mentorship to junior developers.


·       Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field.

·       Proven experience as a Technical Manager or Lead Developer, with a strong background in PHP development and front-end technologies.

·       Proven experience as a Digital Marketing Lead or Marketing Manager.

·       Familiarity with HubSpot integration with sending automated emails, building web applications, and managing the CMS.

·       Knowledge of Zapier to manage front-end workflows.

·       Strong understanding of web development processes, from the layout/user interface to relational database structures.

·       Proficiency in code versioning tools, specifically GitHub, and experience in code review processes.

·       Ability to lead and inspire a team of developers, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.

·       Exceptional problem-solving skills and the ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines.

·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to articulate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

·       A portfolio of successful projects that demonstrates the ability to manage complex web development projects from conception to delivery.

·       Ability to solve technical problems after business hours if technical issues arise.

·       Familiarity with SEO, SEM, and social media advertising platforms.

·       Knowledge of Google Analytics, Google Ads, and social media management tools.

·       Familiarity with content management systems (CMS) and email marketing platforms.


·       A dynamic and challenging work environment where innovation and creativity are encouraged.

·       The opportunity to lead a talented team of developers and make a significant impact on the company’s technology direction.

·       A competitive compensation package.

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