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Technical Lead

Plano, TX

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Contract-to-HireApplication Development

Plano, TX
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Improving is a custom software consulting company located in the Plano/Frisco, TX area ranked #1 on Best Places to Work for many consecutive years. 

Are you a Technical Lead who wakes up every day with a passion for customers and wants to come to work with the creativity and drive to make amazing things happen? If so, we have a great opportunity for you!

Role: Technical Lead

Location: Plano, TX  < when the open reopens >

Job Type: Contract-to-hire < relocation assistance will not be provided > 

What You Will Do:

  • Complete technical designs for information systems, ranging from high level conceptual designs to detailed technical specifications based on requirements for the retail loan origination business.
  • Lead various technical, infrastructure and application efforts and initiatives. Manage and execute system/application installation, patching, rollouts, releases and upgrades to ensure technical standards and strategies are being followed.
  • Perform quality assurance reviews of technical specifications produced by external resources contributing to H-D technology projects and perform quality assurance reviews of the work product of developers to ensure compliance with the design specifications as well as, reviews of the high-level conceptual designs and architecture with design lead peers.
  • Recommend design changes to production systems in response to changing business process, capacity, risks, and performance requirements as well as solution and technology roadmaps.  
  • Periodically review technology foundation to develop lifecycle roadmaps for them.
  • Contribute to prioritization of technology problems and enhancement requests.
  • Provide consulting and support services to identify technology system’s operational, monitoring and reporting requirements in partnership with the business analysis role. 
  • Create detailed list of design and implementation tasks along with level of effort estimates for initiatives
  • Provide input and assist in the creation of user stories.

What You Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Business Administration, Information Systems is preferred
  • 8+ years of experience successful project delivery experience with a focus on systems design, particularly with large scale program and project delivery
  • 3+ years of experience leading or managing projects requiring technology design and development methodologies
  • 8+ years of development experience with Java J2EE applications
  • Hands-on experience with development tools, administration, design, configuration, customization and implementation of applications, security and 3rd party integrations
  • Experience leading, mentoring, and developing other personnel in design and delivery roles
  • Strong demonstrated experience with solution design and structured system development methodologies
  • Experience coordinating design activities and deliverables across a technology project or program
  • A proven record of accomplishment in planning, managing, and delivering information systems, preferably in consumer products, manufacturing, distribution, or financial services
  • Experience with Agile software development practices in designing, configuring, and implementing on one or more platforms (Linux, AIX, RHEL, IBM WebSphere Process Server)
  • Experience with declarative development tools

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“Being an Improver allows me to work in an environment which is both challenging and fun. I work with amazing people who truly care about the quality of their work and what they deliver to the client. We help each other find creative solutions to problems even if we're on different clients.”

― Tonya Guadiz, Principal Consultant

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