Software Development Lead

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Eagle is currently seeking a Developer Lead for a permanent job opportunity, scheduled to begin in December.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Inspiring members to grow and be successful;
  • Providing ongoing coaching and advise in developing member's career goals for junior to senior members;
  • Enabling continuous improvement to standards and templates, mentoring the professional development of members, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement and commitment to maturing application development competencies;
  • Fostering and growing an open communication and continuous improvement culture;
  • Applying DevOps, Agile/SCRUM and continuous delivery practices;
  • Ensuring that the business needs are understood and result in increasing internal business satisfaction with solutions;
  • Leading the design and implementation of new Enterprise Components, review of development initiatives, and the test-driven development approach;
  • Demonstrating hands-on real-world examples and support to the Development team to work through technical challenges outside their skillsets;
  • Setting and enforcing policies and standards related to their assigned area;
  • Determining and adopting the appropriate body of knowledge for their COE (IT4IT, BABOK, TOGAF, ITIL, Scrum, Kanban, etc.);
  • Setting and ensuring standards of quality for work performed by members;
  • Managing current and planned future demands upon their COE;
  • Recruiting and staffing members in collaboration with HR and ISRPs;
  • Approving weekly timesheets including away time;
  • Job Posting Interface to HR;
  • Contributing to staff performance and development plans;
  • Fostering a culture of team collaboration and continuous improvement;
  • Promoting active listening with team members;
  • Promoting and supporting Peer Review of team deliverables, contributing to the development of consistent and effective documentation that adheres to team standards and templates;
  • Working on multiple competing projects, manage own time and schedule, can effectively control scope of own work to deliver before due dates; and,
  • Timely communication and escalates own issues and potential team issues appropriately.

Skills and Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have:

  • A Post- secondary education in Computer Technology or IT related discipline from an accredited institution;
  • Agile/Scrum experience;
  • Test Driven Development experience;
  • Five plus (5+) years’ hands-on demonstrated experience in a development delivery role;
  • Five plus (5+) years' hands-on design and development experience on either the .NET or J2EE platform architectures;
  • Three plus (3+) years' hands-on experience in managing or architecting solutions in a large organization;
  • Five plus (5+) years' hands-on design and development experience in distributed service-oriented architecture;
  • Experience in using different platforms, tools and technologies;
  • Experience developing, documenting, communicating, and enforcing policy for standardizing systems and software;
  • Experience reviewing and analyzing the effectiveness and efficiency of existing systems and develop strategies for improving or further leveraging these systems;
  • Experience providing design guidance, technical direction, and assistance within the application development streams;
  • Experience overseeing the design of reusable components to be leveraged across various applications within the organization;
  • Microsoft Certified Solution Developer;
  • Microsoft Certified Architect;
  • Sun Certified Enterprise Architect / or equivalent certification; and,
  • Sun Certified Java Developer / or equivalent certification;
  • Open-mindedness, optimism and patience to get connected with members to build and maintain healthy relationships.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, apply online today!

Eagle is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.

  • Posted On: March 05, 2020
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job ID: 61782
  • Location: Edmonton AB