Technical Lead

Waltham, MA

Posted: 09/26/2019 Industry: Business Analyst / Project Manager Job Number: JN -092019-49367

Job Purpose:
  • The primary role of the Technical Lead will be to lead a team of technical professionals consisting of internal and external partner resources in the development and delivery of project solutions. The Technical leads will oversee a team focused on software development, technical issue resolution, and delivery of the final solution
  • The Technical Lead will work hand in hand with Project Managers to plan, roadmap and deliver on environment build-outs. The Technical Lead will be the interface between the development team and the project management. He/she will support the creation and execution of business critical or complex technical solutions that meet user needs and improve business performance by providing technical analysis, problem solving, and troubleshooting as part of a project development team
  • He/she will support the creation and execution of business critical or complex technical solutions that meet user needs and improve business performance by providing technical analysis, problem solving, and troubleshooting as part of a project development team




Detail Job Description:

Solution Development
  • Provides technical direction for the application design, development, and systems integration from definition phase through implementation
  • Applies significant knowledge of industry trends and developments to improve solution delivery for internal and external stakeholders
  • Reviews proposals for technology systems
  • Easily recognizes system deficiencies and implements effective solutions
  • Ensure the timely completion of technical of project deliverables

Technical Effort Management
  • Creates and enables technical plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements
  • Keeps SDM and PMs well informed of status
  • Owns technology oversight and is responsible for managing technical risks throughout various projects
  • Identifies project risks and plans mitigation action with the PM at project level
  • Manages technical resources within budget and project schedules
  • Consistently delivers high-quality service to all stakeholders

Technical Expertise
  • Understands complex technology concepts and effectively employs different solutions as appropriate to the engagement
  • Possesses demonstrated work experience with multiple vendors and technology portfolios
  • Possesses significant knowledge of client/server and internet systems architectures
  • Understands networking concepts in a WAN environment
  • Manages and troubleshoots integration issues with all vendors
  • Proactive and hands-on approach to solution delivery

Vendor Management
  • Assists in managing interaction and expectations regarding technology delivery results
  • Communicates effectively with vendors and internal stakeholders to identify needs and evaluate alternative technical solutions
  • Continually seeks opportunities to increase business excellence and deepen vendor relationships
  • Builds a knowledge base of each vendor s business, systems and abilities

Communication
  • Facilitates team and vendor meetings effectively
  • Holds regular technical status meetings
  • Delivers engaging, informative, well organized presentations
  • Resolves and/or escalates technical issues in a timely fashion
  • Understands how to communicate difficult/sensitive information tactfully

Leadership
  • Challenges others to develop as leaders while serving as a role model
  • Inspires co-workers to attain goals and pursue excellence
  • Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change
  • Manages the process of innovative change effectively
  • Remains on the forefront of emerging industry practices
  • Lead will be the interface between the development team and the project management

Teamwork
  • Facilitates effective team interaction
  • Acknowledges and appreciates each team member' s contributions
  • Effectively utilizes each team member to his/her fullest potential
  • Keeps track of lessons learned and shares those lessons with team members
  • Ensures seamless team dynamic between internal team and multiple vendors with product delivery as the focus




Qualifications Required:
  • Bachelor s Degree in Computer Science, MIS, Engineering, or similar field; or equivalent work experience
  • 8-10 years of Technology Lead/Project Management experience
  • Experience building out/standing up environments from an infrastructure perspective for delivery
  • Experience working as a strategic liaison/technology consultant between portfolios and business units
  • Ability to manage vendor relationships and hold vendors accountable for specified results
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • 5+ years experience in a SDLC environment
  • Ability to influence and build relationships and demonstrate team leadership in all interactions
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Communicates effectively with stakeholders to identify needs and propose alternative solutions




Preferred Qualifications:
  • Thorough knowledge and experience with Oracle s Primavera and Unifier products, and experience implementing at an enterprise-scale
  • Familiarity with Agile development




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