The American Retirement Association is looking for an Optimizely Engineering Manager to join our team. Based in Arlington, Virginia, we enjoy a fresh, energetic working environment near the Ballston Metro station. We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, a supportive environment, and the opportunity to be a part of a growing professional team in an exciting field. Visit our website at www.usaretirement.org.
The Optimizely Engineering Manager leads the optimization of the association’s member-facing digital experience capabilities to increase and enhance member engagement in alignment with evolving digital strategy.
Coordinating across stakeholders to analyze the needs of the organization, establish a shared vision for the association's customer digital experience, and develop the roadmap of planned improvements.
Defining and leading projects for the improvement of customer-facing capabilities. Coordinating projects and efforts across staff, vendors, and development contractors. Providing technical leadership throughout the lifecycle of a project.
Leveraging technical expertise to improve websites, ecommerce, and integration across systems and data. Installing, configuring, implementing, customizing, and extending the websites to meet the association’s unique needs.
Overseeing all operational aspects of the association’s websites, including technical infrastructure, security, upkeep, and troubleshooting.
Developing and maintaining fluency with association Digital Experience Platform. Guiding marketers, content creators, and other staff in the most effective use of the technology in their roles.
Other duties as assigned.
The American Retirement Association offers its full-time employees a robust benefits package that includes:
Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance
Profit Sharing 401(k) Plan
Defined Benefit Pension Plan
Health Savings Account
Flexible Spending Account
Eleven Paid Holidays
Eighteen Days of Paid Time Off
Two Hours of Personal Leave Per Month
Hybrid Work Arrangement (Telework on Mondays and Fridays)
Employee Assistance Program
Membership in Pryor+ Learning Management System
Membership in Experian My Financial Expert
Membership in Calm App
Worldwide Travel Assistance Program
Will Preparation Services
Qualified candidates will have:
5+ years of experience in a similar role.
In-depth knowledge of full stack web development principles and practices.
Experience configuring, building, and maintaining various web platforms, including Optimizely (EpiServer) and WordPress sites.
Knowledge of industry best-practices, structures, and modules.
Experience building custom capabilities using .NET technologies.
The American Retirement Association, a non-profit professional association, has a long and storied reputation that dates back to its founding in 1966 as the American Society of Pension Actuaries. Today, its 30,000+ members include every type of pension professional – from business owners, actuaries, consultants, and administrators, to insurance professionals, financial advisors, accountants, attorneys, and human resource managers. While American Retirement Association members come from all corners of the country, representing every part of the industry, they are all united by their belief in and commitment to the private workplace retirement system.
The American Retirement Association’s mission is to empower retirement professionals to build a stronger workplace retirement system for Americans through information, education, and advocacy.