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Java Lead - Architect
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Information Technology company
ContractContract to Permanent
Information Technology company
$50 - $75 per hour
Jacksonville, FL ( Map it )
$50 - $75 per hour
Jacksonville, FL
ContractContract to Permanent

Tech Lead Scrum / (Sr. Developer or Architect) 

  • To provide development / architectural leadership oversight for the design and development of Customer Connect platform and other domain applications the platform interacts with. 
  • Technical Leads/ architects plan and develop actionable blueprints, principles, models, designs and guidelines for assigned projects/initiatives. They provide broad cross-functional expertise to assist with problem resolution in an agile environment. 
  • Technical Leads/ architects are hands on and have the responsible for ensuring quality and consistency of the applications and architecture across the system and providing technical guidance to the development teams.
  • Technical Leads / researches and evaluates new technology and development tools to remain abreast of current and emerging technology. Lead efforts, oversee work results, providing formal training and serve as a hands on technical resource for others. The position facilitates design and implementation of flexible, scalable and cost effective solutions. 

Job Accountabilities:

  • Defines application architectures and recommends courses of action to ensure technology is consistent, usable, secure and adds value to the business. 
  • Responsible for development and implementation of cross-functional application design strategy, architecture and platforms to ensure solutions are optimized for flexibility, scalability, security and performance. 
  • Accountable for shepherding the design solution all the way through coding, testing and into production, including resolution of post-production issues. 
  • Participates in formulating solution planning including determining appropriate task sequencing and identification of technical skill sets required.
  • Develops conceptual, logical and physical application process and architecture, working closely with other technical leads and architects as needed. 
  • Facilitates project handoffs including preparing documentation, educating and supporting to ensure smooth transitions. 
  • Accountable for adhering to and influencing enterprise standards as appropriate ensuring best practices are maintained. 
  • Troubleshoots, recommends and executes action plans for issue resolution. 
  • Serves as application subject matter expert to business areas, project teams and vendors to apply and execute appropriate use of technology solutions and lead efforts to examine technology vision, opportunities and challenges. 
  • Participates in the evaluation, selection and implementation of technology solutions including providing detailed analysis of pros and cons and build vs buy options. Maintains operational, architectural and design documentation including procedures, task lists, and architecture blue prints. 
  • Evaluates strengths and flaws in application architecture designs including performance, quality, availability, simplicity of design, security and total cost of ownership. 
  • Facilitates project handoffs including preparing documentation, educating and supporting to ensure smooth transitions. 
  • Selects and designs tools that allow reuse of design components and patterns between projects. 
  • Develops actual working solutions or prototypes based on their own designs and resolves any issues that arise. 
  • Establishes and maintains vendor relationships to review and evaluate designs and controls and influence changes in future product releases. 
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with IT and business area partners to evaluate designs and controls. 
  • Continually works to enhance breadth and depth of knowledge and experience.
  • Benchmarks technology strategies and architectures.
  • Monitors and anticipates trends and investigates organizational objectives and needs.
  • Provides guidance on integration solutions and prepares benchmarking reports and presentations. 
  • Promotes implementation of new technology, solutions and methods to improve business processes, efficiency, effectiveness and value delivered to customers. 
  • Participates in issues resolution by removing barriers and driving development teams toward a solution. 
  • Develops conceptual, logical and physical application process and architecture, working closely with other Architects as needed. 
  • Maintains operational, architectural and design documentation including procedures, task lists, and architecture blueprints. 
  • Evaluates strengths and flaws in application architecture including performance, quality, availability, simplicity of design, security and total cost of ownership. 
  • Facilitates project handoffs including preparing documentation, educating and supporting to ensure smooth transitions. 

Job specifications:
Required: 

  • 8 or more years of IT development/programming/coding professional work experience or equivalent combination of transferrable experience and education. 
  • Bachelor’s degree in an IT related field or equivalent work experience 
  • Demonstrated proficiency in creating gradually complex designs. 
  • Proficiency in consulting, negotiating, communicating, consensus building, presentation and facilitation. 
  • Mastery of a variety of hardware platforms including mainframes, distributed platforms, desktops, and mobile devices. 
  • In-depth business process knowledge of two or more key business functional areas. 
  • Experience and understanding of a variety of operating systems. 
  • A broad and deep understanding of databases. 
  • Demonstrated effective decision-making skills related to implementing architecture and design. 
  • In-depth knowledge of development practices of application technologies. 
  • Exceptional leadership skills demonstrated through project or technical leadership experience. 
  • Extensive knowledge of application development practices and systems development lifecycle (Agile,Scrum)
  • Ability to communicate highly complex technical information clearly and articulately for all levels and audiences. 
  • Ability to manage tasks independently and take ownership of responsibilities. 
  • Must demonstrate initiative and effective independent decision-making skills. 
  • Good experience and understanding with unit testing, release procedures, coding design and documentation protocol as well as change management procedures. 
  • Expert level proficiency using versioning tools. 
  • Expert knowledge of Information Technology fields and computer systems. 
  • Demonstrated organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills. 
  • Flexible team player. 
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment. 
  • Expert level proficiency programming in multiple object oriented programming languages. 
  • High proficiency using standard desktop applications such as MS Suite and flowcharting tools such as Visio. 
  • High critical thinking skills to evaluate alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with business objectives and strategy. 
  • Advanced knowledge of and demonstrated experience applying current and emerging technology solutions and trends. 
  • Knowledge of Project Management Methodologies. 
  • Demonstrated ability to understand overall IT strategy and apply/implement IT strategy in assigned projects/initiatives. 
  • In-depth business process knowledge of several key business functional areas.

Preferred: 

  • Experience using Agile methodology. Has several lead projects experience. Tolerance to ambiguity and a driver for results. 
  • At least 4 years of experience and proficiency in designing / developing application using NodeJS, ExpressJS, MongoDB. 
  • At 3-4 years of experience in Java EE or Python or Go
  • Designing and developing micro services.
  • Proficiency in the working of JavaScript Frameworks (ReactJS, CSS) 
  • Good knowledge of Dev Ops using GitLab, Jenkins, PM2 and similar tools and technologies
  • Experience using web services - SOAP and/or REST and SOA a plus. 
  • Experience in Java EE services (J2EE) and integration.
Skills
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
Java
Any100%
JavaScript
Any100%
Applications Architecture
3 - 675%
React.js
1 - 375%
Software Architect
Any75%
WebServices
1 - 375%
Agile Methodology
Any25%
Application Design
Any25%
Application Development
Any25%
Jenkins
Any25%
MongoDB
Any25%
Project Management
Any25%
Python
Any25%
REST
Any25%
Scrum
1 - 325%
SOA
Any25%
SOAP
Any25%