Manager, Development | Houston, TX

| Houston, TX, USA
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As the Manager, Development of Adcetera, you will play a pivotal role in leading and driving innovation within our web development team. Your primary focus will be on overseeing the development and implementation of cutting-edge digital solutions using Drupal and other DXP enterprise content management system technologies. You will be at the forefront of delivering seamless, high-performance websites and digital experiences for our clients, empowering them to achieve their marketing and business objectives.


  1. Team Leadership: Manage and mentor a team of talented developers, providing technical guidance, fostering collaboration, and promoting a culture of continuous learning and growth.
  2. Technical Strategy: Formulate and execute technical strategies aligned with the marketing agency's vision, ensuring the adoption of the most suitable CMS technologies for clients' diverse needs.
  3. Project Management: Oversee the end-to-end development lifecycle, from requirement gathering to deployment, ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest standards of quality.
  4. Drupal Development: Leverage your in-depth knowledge of Drupal, the Acquia DXP stack, and other enterprise CMS platforms to program robust and scalable solutions, resolving technical challenges efficiently.
  5. Quality Assurance: Oversee best practices for code reviews, automated testing, and performance optimization to maintain the agency's reputation for delivering top-tier digital experiences.
  6. Collaboration: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including design, content, and account service, to integrate their expertise seamlessly into the development process and create unified digital experiences.
  7. Innovation and Research: Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and advancements in Drupal and other CMS platforms, incorporating relevant innovations into our solutions.
  8. Client Engagement: Act as a technical advisor for clients, understanding their unique requirements and translating them into actionable development plans that align with their marketing objectives.
  9. Risk Management: Identify potential risks in projects and proactively implement mitigation strategies to ensure smooth project execution and delivery.
  10. Vendor Management: Collaborate with external technology partners and vendors, evaluating their offerings and managing relationships to ensure optimal project outcomes.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • This is a 50/50 role requiring 50% management and 50% development.
  • Proven experience as a Development Manager, Technical Lead, or similar role within a marketing agency or relevant industry.
  • Extensive expertise in Drupal and other enterprise CMS technologies.
  • Strong understanding of web development languages (e.g., PHP), front-end technologies (e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript), and web services (RESTful APIs).
  • Experience utilizing Jira and agile methodology to manage development teams
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire technical teams, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • Excellent project management skills with a track record of delivering complex projects on time and within budget.
  • Exceptional problem-solving skills, with a strategic and forward-thinking approach to technical challenges.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities to engage with clients, team members, and stakeholders.

As the Manager, Development you will have a remarkable opportunity to shape the technological landscape of our marketing agency and drive the successful delivery of captivating digital experiences for our clients. If you are a visionary leader with a passion for cutting-edge CMS technologies and a desire to make a significant impact in the marketing industry, we invite you to join our dynamic team.


  • Fun-loving and casual team environment
  • Convenient office in Midtown Houston
  • Large integrated agency with stable work and work environment
  • Large and stable client list
  • Competitive salary
  • Excellent benefits, including
    • Internal promotion
    • Generous bonus program
More Information on Adcetera
Adcetera operates in the AdTech industry. The company is located in Houston, TX, Chicago, IL and The Woodlands, TX. Adcetera was founded in 1982. It has 80 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Volunteer in local community, Partners with nonprofits, Open door policy, OKR operational model, Open office floor plan and Employee awards. To see all 2 open jobs at Adcetera, click here.
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