Job Description :
Given below is the Job Description for your review:
(Direct client requirement/ looking for W2 candidates only)
Lead Microsoft Software Engineer
Location: Burlington, MA – 01803
Duration: 5 to 6 Months (Possibility of Contract to Hire)

What applications should the candidate have experience in?
Applicant must be a change agent with a desire to lead an important change to our product.
Applicant must be willing to devote a majority of his/her time hands-on with the team performing development in the early stages of change and then planning architecture for next stages.
Accountabilities:
Development and technology planning and related high-level technical design (architecture)
Define the technical frameworks, platforms and design patterns to be used by scrum teams
Assist scrum teams in the use of the technical frameworks, platforms and design patterns and the resolution of complex technical coding challenges
Ensure appropriate technical design and code reviews are performed
Support and mentor individual developers
Provide last line of defense in troubleshooting support issues and customer escalations
Participate in the definition and documentation of development and quality standards and best practices
Drive for constantly improving the functionality, usability, reliability, performance and supportability of software products
Develop code along with scrum teams, especially for complex features or to establish core patterns to be followed by scrum teams.
Aid solutions personnel in creating functional design based on technical complexity of solutions, occasionally developing POC''s to determine feasibility and complexity of technical options
Skill Set Desired:
Must have combined 8-12 years of experience in VB/.NET (4.0 or higher), C# and SQL Server
Must have 4 years of experience designing and leading implementation of the design of software products
Should have 2 years of experience as an Architect or Tech Lead
Must have 2 years of experience with Agile development practices, should have experience leading such practices
Must have knowledge of industry standard technical frameworks, platforms and design patterns
Must be energized by developing along with scrum teams as well as investigating new technical designs
Should have experience working with customers to resolve complex issues
Could have been a change agent who has lead an important change to a software product
Could have experience developing with WPF or HTML/JS
Could have healthcare practice management or related industry knowledge
Specific Requirements:
Academic and professional qualifications
Good Bachelor’s Degree with a major in Computer Science, Mathematics, MIS or any related courses.
Experience
Upwards of 4 years relevant experience in the IT industry.
Demonstrable understanding of architecture principles and methods, technology and standards.
Highly motivated by creating business value through the effective use of technology
Travel requirements:
Up to 25% (Able and willing to travel for occasional short assignments)
Working arrangements:
Core hours based on local time zone, but willing to be flexible in work schedule to accommodate various time zones of a global organization.

Client : healthcare