Technical Leader/Architect in Dallas, TX at HUNTER Technical Resources

Date Posted: 10/18/2019

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    Dallas, TX
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    At least 5 year(s)
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Job Description

We are looking for a Technical Leader/Architect who will report to the CTO. This candidate must have strong task and project management skills to ensure projects are completed in a successful and timely manner, possess strong oral and written communication and demonstrate the ability to resolve problems effectively and efficiently. Our ideal candidate is a hands-on strategic leader, who is smart, and self-motivated. They leverage their expertise to offer recommendations to keep the company on track with the product roadmap while maintaining service levels.

The Technical Leader/Architect needs to be a software architect, formally a lead developer, working on enterprise software systems. In this role, they have an opportunity to help transform the development team, products, strategy, and process.

Position Details:
  • Manages and directs the software development organization for external projects.
  • Strong experience using Agile/Scrum/DevOps principles.
  • Drives and establishes software architecture standards across a wide range of software products (server-side applications/services as well as web-based applications).
  • Fosters a collaborative, productive environment while establishing clear expectations, accountability, and the goals for the Engineering team.
  • Expert in Object Oriented development (demonstrated by having designed large scale and complete systems).
  • Leads/participates in code reviews and technical meetings. Leads/influences project planning and estimates.
  • Mentors their team in modern coding, standards and design practices.
  • Ensures that the teams deliver quality, well designed products on schedule.
  • Establishes and enforces software development methodologies, processes and policies.
  • Creates a culture of quality, agility and high performance. Assists with the screening, recruiting, and hiring of top engineers.
  • Monitors the performance of employee and mentor them to ensure effective and happy teams. Manages external development partners and vendors, including offshore teams.

Key Skills/Qualifications:
  • Bachelor' s degree in Computer Science or related discipline. Advanced engineering degree desired.
  • 1zero+ years of combined experience in large scale product (software) development with minimum of 5 years as an architect or technical lead. Highly skilled on Windows .NET Platform or Java,
  • Experience managing
  • 5+ years of experience as a development manager, with the ability to hire and terminate employees.
  • Experience running portfolios of development projects running concurrently.
  • Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences through excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Work closely with product managers to ensure that technical features such as scalability, security, redundancy and fail-over are addressed.