Job Description :
Applies specialized knowledge to conceptualize, design, develop, unit-test, configure, and implement portions of new or enhanced (upgrades or conversions) business and technical software solutions through application of appropriate standard software development life cycle methodologies and processes.
Interacts with the Client and project roles (e.g., Project Manager, Business Analyst, Data Engineer) as required, to gain an understanding of the business environment, technical context, and organizational strategic direction.
Defines scope, plans, and deliverables for assigned components. Understands and uses appropriate tools to analyze, identify, and resolve business and or technical problems.
Applies metrics to monitor performance and measure key project parameters. Prepares system documentation. Conforms to security and quality standards.
Stays current on emerging tools, techniques, and technologies.
Participates as a member of, and leads, cross-functional development teams.
Leads design of complex cross- functional solutions for others to develop.
Provides mentoring and guidance to developers.
Sets team strategy and direction; represents team to senior management and clients.
Develops innovative multi-team solutions to complex problems.
Designs, prepares and executes unit tests.
Significant time is spent in strategic and creative problem solving.
Demonstrates broad technical leadership, impacting significant technical direction; exerts influence outside of immediate team and drives change.
Applies in-depth or broad, technical knowledge to support global areas or functions.
Applies company and 3rd party technologies to highly complex software solutions, while driving innovation. Independently implements end-
user or enterprise solutions of significant complexity.
Integrates technical expertise and business understanding to create superior solutions for the company and clients.
Consults with team members and other organizations, clients and vendors on complex issues.
Mentors others in the technology community; may publish or otherwise engage professionally outside of the company
Education and Experience Required :
Typically a technical Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and a minimum of 10 years of related experience or a Master's degree and a minimum of 10 years of experience.
Knowledge and Skills :
More than 10 years experience writing code using languages such as (and not limited to) COBOL, PL / 1, Java, C, C++, C#, VB.Net.
Advanced ability to work with Web- development tools for new applications.
Advanced understanding of RDBMS databases such SQL Server and Oracle.
Advanced understanding of modern software design and development methodologies.
Experience on multiple major full release project life cycles.
Advanced understanding of modern SCM (software configuration management).
Advanced understanding of testing tools and unit test and integration test scripting, and testing methodologies
Advanced experience using an Integrated Development Environment (e.g., Eclipse, Visual Studio) and development of tool add-ins.
Strong understanding of basic Database Administration.
Expert in defining quality and security standards.
Strong verbal and written communication and negotiation skills.
Strong project management / team leader skills.
Ability to work effectively in a globally dispersed team.
Strong client and vendor management. skills.
High level of technical leadership skills.