Job Description :

I have a very challenging Agile Delivery Lead role to lead the technical efforts, in Des Moines, IA.

Would you be interested in pursuing this role, if you are still available in the JOB market?

Let me know your thoughts, with an UPDATED WORD RESUME & the expected HOURLY PAY RATE, preferably on a C2C basis, all incl.

Thank you for your time on this.


Interview Mode – IN-PERSON Interviews Only, so ideally Locals or nearby folks who can attend a Direct round 1 In-Person IV.

100% Onsite work only

Right to Represent will be required.


The Sr. Application Developer / Architect is responsible for leading development efforts for multiple IT portfolio projects including enhancements for multiple systems.

The Sr. Developer will work across functional and technical teams to implement the core features of the Data Integrity and other IT projects.

The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of managing Enterprise Application Development Teams and solutions, including the major responsibilities listed below.


Provide assistance and, in some circumstances, develop project plans for each of the projects including scope statements, work performance measurements, activity and milestone lists, project schedule, human resource plans, team performance assessments and communication management plan in accordance with CLIENT standards.

Develop, test and implement solutions using technologies such as Java, HTML/DHTML, XML, JavaScript, and web services, JSPs, SoapUI.

Manage scope of the project and gain agreement and approval of any scope changes.

Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.

Direct work planning and scheduling of all work, identifying priorities and assuring the completion of

mission-critical tasks in a timely manner.

Be responsible for tracking all assigned work items and driving them to closure.

Be accountable for the completion of tasks across the assigned projects.

Serve as primary point-of-contact for all project related issues and resolution of issues.

Identify and manage project risks and develop risk mitigation strategies, track to closure.

Anticipate issues and proactively address them.

Maintain action items and follow up to drive tasks to completion.

Resolve conflicts with sensitivity and tact.

Think critically and innovatively in delivering solutions to problems and obstacles.

Develop and facilitate achievement of program service commitments and performance metrics.

Ensure that all tasks add value and support the strategic direction of the agency.

Communicate to team members how their work relates to and helps to achieve project objectives.

Participate in team development activities following the Agile methodology including Scrum.

Completing stories within the commitments made for the sprint, including meeting all conditions of satisfaction and definition of complete.

Performing quality assurance reviews and fixing code, configuration and content issues in a timely manner.

Working with Business Owners to proactively identify dependencies and options for effective iterative development.

Perform other duties and projects as assigned.


10+ years of Java/J2EE technical expertise – hands on design & architecture, development, testing, support, etc.

Experience with Continuous Integration and Automated test execution.

Experience with tools such as Jenkins, Eclipse, Maven, Visual Studio, Nexus, Oracle.

Experience delivering software in Agile/Scrum, including story planning, working in sprints, communicating blockers, work as ScrumMaster and Business Owner, and active participation in Sprint ceremonies (daily stand-up, demo, retrospective

Experience with performance testing with IBM Rational Performance Tester or similar, including tuning web applications and architecting to accommodate performance requirements.

Knowledge in the SOAP, RESTful principles.

Extremely organized, articulate, detail-oriented and comfortable working within a non-structured

independent environment.

Ability to prioritize the hierarchy of multiple tasks on various projects.

Communication skills to present, persuade and work with multi-disciplinary teams on technical projects and strategic plans for the department.

A willingness to embrace change and to adapt strategies on the fly.