Lead Technical Developer

Wolters Kluwer Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 months ago

Wolters Kluwer is a global leader in professional information services. Professionals in the areas of legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance and healthcare rely on Wolters Kluwer's market leading information-enabled tools and software solutions to manage their business efficiently, deliver results to their clients, and succeed in an ever more dynamic world. Wolters Kluwer combines deep domain knowledge with specialized technology. Our portfolio offers software tools coupled with content and services that customers need to make decisions with confidence. Every day, our customers make critical decisions to help save lives, improve the way we do business, build better judicial and regulatory systems. We help them get it right.

The Technical Lead is the senior member of the Development team. You would be responsible for leading/mentoring an offshore development team for internal and customer-facing applications. Participate in the technical and architectural design of the applications and participates in extensive, hands-on writing and reviewing of code. Responsible for ensuring that the development team adheres to our software development practices and processes. Drive all activities necessary to plan, build, test & deploy project team deliverables to production, including managing the migration process workflow; leading, mentoring, inspiring and working as part of team to meet project budget, schedule, and scope; and participating in process improvement initiatives. Typically you would be working on 2-3 work streams at any given time.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Active involvement leading multiple Agile Development teams (offshore)

  • Lead the development of internal and customer-facing applications with the focus on quality, time delivery and ease of implementation. Ability to breakdown business requirements into manageable pieces in order to accomplish goals effectively. Work closely with Scrum Master and Leadership teams

  • Develop an understanding of what Product Managers/Owners are trying to accomplish and the needs of our customer ("voice of the customer")

  • Contribute to the development of the applications, be a technical go-to person for the project and provide guidance to other team members

  • Lead, mentor, inspire, and work as part of team to meet project budget, schedule and scope

  • Work with the Architecture team to ensure high quality software design/architecture being built in the project -- ensure that product user interface and architecture are secure and can be componentized & reused

  • Ensure that the software product is developed with solid design, and followed software development standards and best practices

  • Give direction to 3rd party vendors (on/offsite)

  • Drive all activities necessary to plan, build, test, and deploy project team deliverables to production, including managing the migration process workflow

  • Drive the software configuration and release management processes for projects

  • Review and input into the development of WK LS software architecture framework

  • Participate in the evaluation/implementation of third party software solutions

  • Stay current with technology and introduce new technologies to the team to improve our development process and products. We value new ideas!!

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Significant experience with SaaS and web-based technologies primarily Microsoft stack (ASP.NET/C#, SQL/Visual Studio. Agile development experience is a must

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university or equivalent work experience

  • Minimum of three years as Lead/Senior Developer of medium to large scale projects

  • Prior experience leading multiple Agile/Scrum teams (offshore) and managing multiple projects simultaneously

  • Ability to lead by example, mentor junior team members, motivate senior developers, establish priorities with Scrum Master and Product Managers/Owners

  • Proven ability to lead/mentor multiple on/offshore teams. Strong Agile and project management experience

  • Familiar with architecture/design patterns and re-usability concepts and database design and object/relational database technology as well as OOA&D and Microservices

  • Skilled in SOLID design principles and TDD/ Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployments (DevOps)

  • Familiar with Application Security via OWASP Top 10 vulnerabilities list, and mitigation strategies

  • Strong analytical, detailed, problem solving, and troubleshooting skills

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results, on time, and on budget

  • Experience with data management, analytics and reporting applications is a plus

Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Wolters Kluwer reported 2017 annual revenues of 4.4billion. The company, headquartered in Alphen aan den Rijn, the Netherlands, serves customers in over 180 countries, maintains operations in over 40 countries and employs 19,000 people worldwide. Wolters Kluwer shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam (WKL) and are included in the AEX and Euronext 100 indices.

For more information about our solutions and organization, visit www.wolterskluwer.com, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

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