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Lead, Software Developer (oracle or java)

Posted 4 months ago

Job Title: Lead, Software Developer (Oracle or Java)

Location: Richardson, TX


Job Summary:

The Lead Software Developer possess high level of competency in software design and development, task estimation, resource planning and allocation, and project status tracking & reporting. Designs, modifies, develops, writes and implements software applications; Represents a project team from development perspective for design sessions; Mentors junior level developers in development techniques and best practices; Creates detailed documentation that will be passed on to maintenance to help support the new or enhanced application, job, or report; assign, oversee, and assess developers’ work and be part of peer review team; Work with business users to fully understand the business requirements; Understand integration points to the many different systems as they relate to the project under development; Identifies data interfaces and ensures that they are integrated into project plans; ensures the continuous integration/delivery practices with the project.

Essential Functions (fundamental, crucial job duties performed in a position. include how the person is to perform them including frequency of tasks)

  • Manage the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process.
  • Lead the software development team to meet Systems Development Metric Goals.
  • Provide technical leadership on core product development initiatives.
  • Participate in proposal development with specific focus on the technical response sections.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring for direct reports’ leadership development and career advancement.
  • Understand the project resource needs and match to development pool and make project assignments.
  • Monitor individual employee’s performance and provide timely performance feedback.
  • Conduct scrum meetings and publish meeting minutes.
  • Works with PM, Project Lead, BSA and other team members to ensure translation of business and functional requirements into systems architecture and detailed design.
  • Propose technical solutions based on project scope and schedule.
  • Provide development task estimates and collaborate with Planners and Resource Managers on project resource assignments and timely project plan updates.
  • Assist PM with managing customer expectations and satisfaction.
  • Participate in project kickoff meeting.
  • Support development of Function Requirement Document, Business Requirement Document, Requirement Traceability Matrix, and Master Configuration Document
  • Lead and produce Preliminary Design Document and Detailed Design Document.
  • Lead software development and testing efforts adhering to In Process Metrics for Software Testing, Automated Unit Testing, and Static Code Analysis.
  • Ensure quality of code is in compliance with coding standards.
  • Comply with change control and release management policies and procedures.
  • Participate in weekly project status meetings to review activities from the various functional teams and ensure efficient coordination, as well as raise issues/concerns/risks, as necessary.
  • Transfer knowledge to Central Support team for post go-live software maintenance.
  • Provide higher-tiered technical support to production software defects.
  • Develop business opportunities by identifying ideas and features to be included in next release.
  • Lead and produce Detailed Design Document.
  • Leads the CI/CD (continuous integration/continuous delivery) practices for the project


Experience and Skills:

Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years of technical leadership experience in a software development organization
  • 10+ years hands-on experience in full software delivery life cycle including requirements, design, development, testing, code release cycle and implementation
  • Strong track record of delivering projects on-time and on-budget
  • Strong technical background with object-oriented design and web application development. Working knowledge of Domain Driven Design approach is desired
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively and collaborate with Customers, peers and management to develop solutions and ensure stakeholder buy-in
  • Strong leadership with the ability to take initiative and accountability for achieving success
  • Desire to be part of the high paced, high energy environment
  • Have a “can-do” positive attitude and the willingness to get hands dirty
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering, or a related discipline is required.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience with GIT a plus


Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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