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1 Feb 2021

Temporary Technical Lead (21-02335)

Axelon Services Corporation – Posted by iris.chen@axelon.com Jersey City, New Jersey, United States

Job Description

Technical Lead
Jersey City, NJ
12 Months

The Technical Lead / Software Engineer is responsible for system analysis, design, development and testing for their assigned technical product(s) or application(s), within the context of an Agile/DevOps delivery model. In addition, this person will extend DevOps responsibilities to possibly fill the Agile delivery roles of Business Analyst and Scrum Master.

Key accountabilities of the function Analysis and Design: Within the context of Software Development Life Cycle and other relevant processes:
• Analyze business requirements
• Perform technical analysis of new and existing systems
• Triage and analyze tickets
• Develop design documentation and other relevant collateral
• Estimate work effort
• Support, guide and lead other associates in the understanding of legacy systems

Development and Testing: Utilize standard practices for development and delivery of projects and maintenance tickets including the following key tasks:
• Coding and configuration
• Code reviews and peer consultations
• Unit testing and unit test development
• System, integration and user acceptance test planning, execution and testing support
• Defect management and resolution

Business Analysis: Execute the Business Analyst Agile Role by:
• Building a strong understanding of the assigned business processes, functions, roles and rules
• Owning the functional solution– the big picture story – of the initiative being delivered
• Collaborating with the Business to elicit requirements, define acceptance criteria, and maintain a prioritized product backlog
• Creating user stories to the level of granularity required by the team
• Clarifying inconsistencies and resolving issues to bridge the gap between user expectations and the delivered product
• Testing deliverables against a user story’s acceptance criteria to validate that the delivered product meets the business goals

Scrum Master: Execute the Scrum Master Agile Role by:
• Leading the Agile team in the adoption and execution of Agile processes
• Planning and facilitating key Agile events including daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective meetings
• Collaborating with the Product Owner to manage the Product backlog
• Clearing obstacles and enabling the efforts of the scrum team

Coordination and Administration: Support efficient work processes by:
• Coordinating day to day activities with team members
• Leading and mentoring other team members as appropriate
• Coordinating release planning and off-cycle efforts
• Resolving or escalating risks and issues
• Executing resource planning and time tracking processes

Impact on innovations and changes
• Balancing speed to market, product quality and cost in the design and implementation of technical solutions.
• Developing technical solutions that appropriately account for both evolving technology and future business requirements.
• Executing in an evolving agile environment

Purpose and subject of the interaction/communication with internal/external interfaces, negotiating mandate
• Close collaboration with IT colleagues and the Business in the design and implementation of technical solutions.
• Performance of activities and interactions with our internal and external customers through verbal or written communication should reflect adherence to the company’s core values.

Educational Background / Work experience, Leadership experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in IT related field
• 5 – 10 years IT experience
• 3 – 5 years application development in a Microsoft environment

Technical Skills
• Experience with solutions that use virtual machines, cloud services (AWS, Azure, including relevant micro service & API architecture)
• Well-versed in using Internet technologies such as web services, HTML, XML, CSS, AJAX, Java, JavaScript, Spring Framework, node.js, http, DHTML.
• Fully proficient in the core technologies (Angular, SQL, Containers (Docker), Kubernetes & basic UNIX skills)
• Basic understanding of various web service technologies such as SOAP, REST or OData

Additional skills
• Strong knowledge of common concepts, architectures and processes in software development.
• Excellent software engineering skills: object-oriented design, test driven development, automated unit testing, continuous integration and deployment, etc.
• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools, & of Agile tools (Jira, Confluence)
• Experience in working within a multi-location, international environment.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to sell complex topics with members of management at all levels.
• Strong & creative analytical and problem-solving skills with high attention to detail and accuracy in a large-scale production environment
• Excellent organizational habits: documentation, maintainability, serviceability, etc.
• Ability to understand design patterns, object-oriented principles, and architectural best practices
• Ability to simultaneously manage several initiatives and self-prioritize workload
• Identifies and leads continuous improvement process opportunities with measurable results that are impactful to the organization
• High energy, a passion for software and ability to work in a highly collaborative agile environment

Preferences
• 1 – 2 years Automotive OEM (Aftersales & Engineering) industry

How to Apply

Please send your updated resume to iris.chen@axelon.com

Job Types: Temporary.

Job expires in 59 days.

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