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Technical Lead - Java with AWS

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Description

This position is a combination of a Sr. Developer/Team Lead. Must be strong technically with a capability to be a potential architect as well as the ability to lead small teams.  Will work with the Director of Application Development to help manage the overall book of application development projects.

 

  • Essential Job Function Responsible for leading a development project team(s)
  • Provide hands on development and mentoring as necessary for other members of the development team
  • Coding approximately 30-50% of the time
  • Define high level application designs
  • Establish technical vision and works with developers to turn it into reality
  • Work with various business owners to understand business needs
  • Ability to communicate to business in easy to understand non-technical terms
  • Translate business needs into technical specifications
  • Meet with business areas to explain technical capabilities of current platform
  • Meet with potential 3rd party integrators to understand possible future capabilities and integration points
  • Ability to delegate and get full productivity from development team
  • Ability to work on many projects in various stages concurrently
  • Ability to create visual representation of a technical solution
  • Broaden the technical abilities of the development team
  • Participate in robust debate on technical solutions along with Application Architects
  • Ability to create project plans and status reporting
  • Able to find a balance between doing it right and getting it done
  • Success is measured by the team’s success as much as the individual’s abilities
  • AWS Cloud Experience

Supervisory Responsibilities

Manages staff and carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications

 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Java J2EE Experience. 
  • Angular JS knowledge
  • Willing to learn new technologies/software
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong work ethic with good time management skills
  • Ability to work with diverse, geographically distributed teams
  • High level of focus and attention to details
  • Proactive approach
  • Take ownership of the work and projects assigned to you
  • Superior Organizational Skills / Excellent Communication Skills

 

Education and/or Experience:

Position requires a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Technology, Informatics, Computer Science, Engineering or Business or equivalent experience

  • 7+ years’ experience with Java/JEE, Servlet/JSP, Spring/Struts, HTML/CSS, JavaScript/Ajax, XML, Web Services SOAP/REST, Hibernate, EJB
  • 2+ years’ experience at project/technical lead level leading a team of developers
  • 3+ years’ experience with IBM WebSphere Application Server
  • 3+ years’ experience with IBM WebSphere Portal and Content Management
  • Experience in/with designing and implementing applications utilizing AWS cloud compute, integration, database, storage, security and management services.
  • Experience in/with designing and implementing applications utilizing AWS Lambda, AWS ec2, AWS S3, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, AWS Fargat/ECS or other AWS Service.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of AWS VPC, AWS Auto Scaling Groups and Triggers, AWS IAM roles & profiles, AWS ALB/ELB among others.

Preferred Experience:

  • Production Mortgage Industry Experience
  • 4+ years’ experience at project/technical lead level leading a team of developers
  • 1-2 years of Angular JS experience
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