Netwise is a Tokyo-based digital agency with offices in Cebu and the US. We specialize in designing and developing e-commerce websites and solutions, and currently have an opening for Development Team Lead.

The Development Team Lead will manage a small team of web developers and have overall responsibility for the Netwise Philippines office operations and technical staff. The Team Lead will serve as the main point of contact between the local team and other Netwise offices and work with other senior Netwise staff to ensure that development needs are met in a timely and efficient manner. Additionally, the Team Lead will directly participate in the development and support of custom web applications for both internal and client use.

Duties & Responsibilities

Manage and develop a team of approximately 2-6 Web developers
Provide project management on development projects
Monitor assignments ensuring that deadlines and budgets are met
Act as a source for direction, training and guidance for less experienced departmental staff
Manage and mentor other developers
Oversee code development using proper code reviews to ensure code meets standards and appropriate tools, methodologies and processes are used appropriately
Assist with the evaluation of personnel performance
Identify, retain and manage external technical resources on an as-needed basis

Manage service support processes on incident management, problem management, configuration management, change management and release management
Serve as the main point of contact between the web development team and the Tokyo office, communicating and interacting with them on a daily basis
Manage and prioritize the projects and day-to-day activities of the web development team
Source and arrange equipment, office space and other resources required for business operations

Provide architectural direction for applications in development
Stay current on industry trends in order to provide input on IT strategic planning and adjust work plans and applications to take advantage of new capabilities

Required Skills & Experience
7+ years work experience as a web developer and/or team leader
Deep knowledge of PHP, HTML, CSS, AJAX, JavaScript
Knowledge of Magento, Joomla, and WordPress
Experience with e-commerce system development
Knowledge of international web standards and protocols

Desirable Skills & Experience
Experience managing development or technical teams
Experience configuring and managing AWS-based resources (servers, databases, networking components, etc.)
Experience with multi-lingual/multi-locale website development
Required General Skills
Ability to manage projects efficiently and deliver on time
Ability to meet tight deadlines
Ability to adapt and pick up new techniques and technology
Be thorough and precise in all aspects of your work
Able to honor obligations and be honest
Be hardworking and driven
Be highly self motivated and directed.

50,000 php/month

Working Hours
Monday through Friday, 09:00 to 18:00 (flexible)

Non-working Days
Weekends and National Holidays

Netwise Philippines office, Cebu City, Cebu

Interested in joining us? Please send your comprehensive resume to