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Technology Lead

Flywheel is looking for a freelance Technology Lead. The Tech Lead position is a hands-on, practical position that involves leading project implementations from a technological perspective. The position requires interaction with the entire project team, including internal teammates, freelance partners, and external clients. The Tech Lead leads technical architecture, supports and reviews solution development + implementation efforts, and works with the team to find solutions that meet client’s needs at the right level.


  • Perform high-level technical scoping of project requirements
  • Participate in hands-on solution architecture, and application design and development
  • Help vet and manage against scope, budget, and timeline estimates from co-workers and freelancers for successful project completion
  • Help identify and qualify resources needed for project implementation
  • Evaluate projects from a technical standpoint to ensure development methods used are appropriate and practical
  • Assist co-workers and freelancers with technical solutions and review their development efforts
    • Provide technical connection between project managers and developers
    • Help communicate client requests or issues
    • Generate a range of solutions that balance client needs with budget / timeline constraints - and critically review solutions proposed by co-workers and freelance developers
    • Talk anyone (including clients) through the pros and cons of possible solution approaches - including how compromises today will impact the product tomorrow
  • Actively participate in client communications related to technical implementation: system requirements, hosting requirements, solution approaches, and deployment / maintenance strategy to name a few
  • Candidate should be able to work under high pressure and with strict deadlines without sacrificing attention to detail

Skills + Experience:

  • Broad range of expertise as a full stack web developer, including industry-standard implementations in the following areas (specific languages / tools within below are provided as examples):
    • Hosting and server configuration/administration
      • AWS (EC2, S3, SES, CloudFront)
      • Apache, Nginx, IIS
    • Databases
      • MySQL
      • PostgreSQL
      • MariaDB
      • NoSQL (CouchDB, MongoDB)
    • Back-end programming languages
      • PHP
      • .NET (ASP/C#)
      • Python
      • Ruby
    • Front-end
      • HTML
      • CSS
      • JavaScript
  • Experience in development across a range of marketing deliverables: HTML email, banner ads, websites, web applications, iPad assets / apps
  • Experience working in an agency environment: fast-paced, client-oriented, solutions-focused (“I can do that, sure” attitude needed)
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with both technical and completely non-technical audiences
  • Experience working in a regulated industry is a plus (i.e. utilities, government agencies, pharma)

Flywheel is a fast-growing creative agency that supports top healthcare companies with strategic consulting and innovative marketing and training services. Our clients are pharmaceutical, medical device, and biotech ventures that seek more effective engagement with their customers - and we help them make that happen. We are intelligent, intense, and inspired. And we're looking for smart, talented, ambitious people to help build this business to the next level.  

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