Job Description :
Location : Cedar Rapids, IA
Duration : Long term
Type : Contract
Position : Technical Lead/Manager

Job Description :

Roles & Responsibilities:
o The technical lead/manager must provide guidance for all members of the team on designing, implementing, and updating software.
o Project manage the teams'' delivery to a successful release by tracking work, dependencies and risks and taking corrective actions as necessary
o Be accountable (in conjunction with the team technical lead) for the quality of the teams release by ensuring best quality engineering practices are followed including (but not limited to): writing and running of unit tests, smoke- and regression- test automation, code reviews, and design practices.
o Oversee efforts to improve operational stability of team and software product by creating and monitoring operational dashboards to monitor and alert to system/platform problems and following up on action plans because of customer found issues.
o Responsible for providing multiple possible solutions to problems along with theanalysis on the pros/cons of the solutions that covers speed to development, maintenance costs, scalability,…
o Ensure that all procedures are documented for reference and that all the members of the team are trained to follow the procedures or seek guidance when the normal procedures aren’t adequate.
o Maintains an open channel for communication between various stakeholders.
o Perform management tasks for the team. These duties include conducting reviews, maintain team motivation and dividing the workload among members of the team.

Required Skills:
o 8-10 years of experience in software development
o 3+ years leading a high performing team in a software product development environment
o Experience developing custom financial applications that leverage approved architecture, and integrate into the larger enterprise IT environment
o Experience in high performance, highly available and scalable systems
o Familiarity and/or experience with public cloud infrastructures and technologies such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), Google Cloud Engine or Azure.
o Deep Knowledge and experience with software design patterns and how they can be incorporated into software design.
o Experience in database development with SQL;
o Experience with iterative or Agile mythologies and techniques
o Other skills: Hadoop, Spark, Linux