• Technical Director

    Posted Date 1 month ago(28/05/2018 5:45 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    All clients
    Applicant Type
    Perm Resident/Citizen only
  • Overview

    Ogilvy group is one of the world’s leading communications groups and the largest network agency present in Vietnam. Since 1995 Ogilvy group has been providing strategic, creative and production services to category-leading multi-national and Vietnamese companies. These include Consulting, Advertising, PR, Digital, Mobile, Social Media, Activation, Field Marketing and Design. In addition, Ogilvy group also provides print, digital and video production services.
    OgilvyOne Vietnam, a WPP company, is part of the Ogilvy Group in Vietnam and one of the best and biggest Digital Advertising Agency of the world with over 100 offices in more than 50 countries.

    OgilvyOne Vietnam’s services are built around 4 pillars as following:
    - Digital Service: to operate 360 Digital including integrated digital strategy, Cross-platform Digital Campaigns, Content Conceptualization & Development, eCRM
    - Design & Usability which includes Web UX Design: websites, campaign microsites and e-Commerce Platforms; Mobile UX Design: Mobile, Table and Outerweb Applications; Usability and User Interface: Business and enterprise Applications
    - Technology & Production which includes Custom application development (Microsoft .NET, Sharepoint, PHP, Java, Ruby); Mobile application Development (IOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows, HTML5, Cross-Platform Technologies); E-commerce and Enterprise content management system
    - Data analytics which includes Social Analytics (content Analysis, Sentiment Analysis, Competitive mapping, Purchase intent ect..) and Data Driven Insight Platform


    OgilvyOne Worldwide (Vietnam) is looking for an energetic, passionate and Lead for our expanding Web & Mobile Technical Team.



    Reporting directly to the Director, Program Management Office, the successful candidate will play a key role in leading the production team of 40 people. The role will be in part hands-on (50-60%) and the remainder of the time be actively involved in supervising, mentoring and monitoring more junior members of the team.


    • Design overall system and solution architecture, system integration, and implementation strategy.
    • Architect, develop, test and deploy PHP and mobile applications across platforms within agreed budgets and time frames. Deliver technical design for the solution to be developed. Ensure design and architecture is of high quality achieving necessary design and systems security standards. Ensure developments, enhancements and project outcomes best leverage existing system investment and manage cost of ownership going forward.
    • Lead (planning, control and reporting) all aspects of the SDLC to ensure their effective performance and high quality to agreed budget and timelines including feasibility of the project, provides scoping & estimates, defining a project or problem (functional / non-functional business requirements), architecture & design and all aspects of testing.
    • Lead and mentor the Software Engineering team. Act as the primary technical contact, provide coaching, mentoring & guidance to all members of the Software Engineering team.
    • Prepare detailed analyses, plans, diagrams and procedures within a technical design document for existing and proposed .NET / PHP applications and system integration.
    • Work closely with all stakeholders including End-Users, Project Managers, Creative Directors, Software Engineers and Account Executives to ensure successful delivery of projects


    • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or equivalent field
    • Be conversant with emerging technologies and good technical background
    • Manage requirements definition effectively in the face of unclear business requirements
    • Juggle multiple priorities, including urgent support at critical times such as project delivery
    • Positive working attitude, able to work alone and as a team, good problem solving skill
    • Excellent communication and good interpersonal skills
    • Minimum 5 years of overall web / software development experience; plus 3 years of experience as Technical Leader / Manager / Director of an equivalent size web development team
    • Good working English
    • Skills
    • .NET Framework, XML, XSLT, JavaScript, n-Tier design
    • Candidates must have experience developing Interactive Web projects
    • Knowledge of multiple technologies including but not limited to .NET, HTML, CSS, DHTML, XML, SOAP, Java Script, AJAX, Visual Basic, Visual Basic.NET
    • 5+ yrs in C#, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, .NET framework 2.0 +, Visual Studio, LINQ
    • 4+ yrs SQL Server 2005+ and IIS
    • 4+ yrs PHP / MySQL
    • 3+ yrs UML
    • 3+ yrs Web Services (or SOA, or ESB)
    • 2+ yrs Ajax
    • Microsoft certification(s): MCP, MCAD, MCSD in .NET or equivalent highly desirable


    • Open office concept to promote interaction with various departments
    • Pace is fast and challenging


    • Global and regional based MNC clients with a number of market-leading local clients in a range of industries


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