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Director, Technology Solutions



Department: Technology Solutions

Reports to: VP, Operations

Location: Alexandria, VA

Status: Exempt/Full Time

Travel Req: Occasional travel (<10%) to partner organizations or conferences

Position Overview:

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.

Major 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


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 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



Information Technology
$95 to $110
Posted on:
October 22, 2019

How to Apply


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