Associate Director Web / eCommerce Development 8/31/2019

Cell Signaling Technology Beverly, MA

Beverly, MA
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


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Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. (CST) is a worldwide leader in the development and commercialization of antibodies, assays and research tools. As a company of scientists for scientists, we have developed PTMScan , a technology to discover protein post-translational modifications, P hosphoSitePlus , an online resource for investigation of post-translational modifications, and XMT technology, a proprietary method to develop exceptional monoclonal antibodies. We are fully committed to developing new research tools to help define the mechanisms underlying cell function and disease, thereby broadly accelerating progress in biomedical research and medicine.


We are seeking an Associate Director of Web / eCommerce development who will be responsible for the development and operation of CST s commercial web properties and applications to enable a best-in-class customer journey and customer experience across all digital touch points. Leads the site operations and site development teams to define, design, execute and optimize digital features, functionality, and experiences that serve to deepen omni-channel customer engagement and an optimal customer experience in support of our digital vision, marketing and sales goals. Our new platform is based on a headless architecture and JavaScript client side technologies, and various data technologies while the older code bases are monolithic architectures written in HTML, JAVA, and JAVASCRIPT on Oracle ATG commerce. The older platforms need to be supported as you create new and innovative versions on the new platform ultimately migrating functionality to the new platform.


* Manage a team of on-site web and eCommerce architects and off-shore partner teams

* Lead cross-functional teams to implement new features, identify functional requirements, communicate limitations, and execute implementation

* Serve as a functional lead for web properties and applications

* Recommend alternate approaches

* Work with end users and agile product owner during User Acceptance Testing (UAT) to accurately prioritize defects and re-test resolved issues

* Establish strong partnership and collaboration with agile business team, analytics team, branding team, marketing and sales teams

* Follow an agile software development methodology and contribute to all phases of the software development lifecycle and support

* Create a resource and partner plan that allows delivery of the business requirements

* Work in environments with competing and alternating priorities, take accountability for quality of deliverables, provide status on project and deliver in time and as per specifications

* Assume accountability for partnering with key roles such as enterprise architects, project managers, business users and infrastructure, to create solutions that are aligned to architecture standards and principles, leverage common solutions and services

* Provide guidance and mentorship to Technical Architects


* Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or IT

* 12+ years of digital content & development experience or related experience

* 7+ years of experience in a leadership role with direct reports and people management responsibilities

* 7+years of experience with Agile software development

* Prior experience with Application delivery (preferably eCommerce/web/Mobile app/POS/Omni-Channel Systems)

* Experience building large-scale web services, microservices based application in a cloud environment

* Prior experience with vendor management

Preferred Skills/Experience:


* Hands-on technology leader that has grown into leadership from a development/architecture background

* Expert in leveraging and evolving a Continuous Delivery/Integration pipeline and QA automation to drive agility

* Strong understanding of architecture patterns and operational characteristics of highly available and scalable applications

* Experience defining and implementing innovative solutions that led to growth within an Ecommerce channel

* Strong foundation in developing across digital devices, including desktop, mobile, tablet, etc.

* Proven ability to utilize quantitative inputs to identify trends and behaviors and subsequent actions to take to drive improvements in the online channel

* Demonstrated ability to drive results within an ecommerce channel

* Seasoned professional in the digital retailing market, B2B experience is a plus

* Ability to collaborate and solve problems within cross-functional teams

* Proven success influencing and driving results through cross-functional team members

* 7+ years of experience at a manager level or above delivering global IT capabilities for a multi-national company is a plus

* Sense of ownership and pride in your performance and its impact on company s success

* Critical thinker and problem-solving skills

* Team player

* Organizational development

* Good time-management skills

* Great interpersonal and communication skills

* Strong mentoring skills

Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, status as a veteran or as a member of the military or status in any group protected by applicable federal or state laws.