Associate Technical Director - Core platform, Manila Office

Associate Technical Directors at Code and Theory lead complex technical programs that can span across multiple projects for some of our major clients (Fortune 50/Fortune 100 companies). They understand our client-partners’ business needs, and tailor the right technical stack to support these KPIs and future-proof their organizations.


During the early stages of a project/program:

  • Conduct technical audits
  • Iteratively select every part of the recommended technical stack through a collaborative and transparent process
  • Present software architectures and infrastructures recommendations
  • Provide detailed technical recommendations in the format of a Technical Approach document that outlines the software and hosting architecture, development best practices, etc.

During the design and development phase of these projects/programs:

  • Ensure the proper delivery of the project (on time, on budget)
  • Pair with the producer to control the project’s scope
  • Ensure that the proper development workflow and project delivery process are followed (backlog, grooming, etc.)
  • Work with DevOps engineers to deliver environments, CI/CD, etc.
  • Work with the QA department to set up the right testing activities (manual, automated, security, load/performance, accessibility, etc.)
  • Assist the developers in their day to day activities
  • Be involved in client meetings (stand ups, steering committees) to manage the client communication and communicate progress.

Throughout the project/program lifecycle:

  • Actively pursue business opportunities with the rest of the code pod (especially DRI) to convert them into actual projects


  • Hands-on experience both in frontend development (HTML, CSS, JS) and backend development (PHP)
  • Experience in CodeIgniter is required
  • Experience in ReactJS  is required
  • Extensive experience working with GIT
  • Experience on Laravel is plus
  • Experience with  CSS pre-processors (Sass, Less) and task runners (Grunt, Gulp)
  • Experience with MySQL and other RDBMS
  • Experience with AWS and other cloud computing platforms