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TECHNICAL LEAD
Ref No.: 15-01445
Location: Oaks, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Contract
Responsibilities include:
Developing and designing technical solutions based on reading and understanding business and functional requirements following the Agile process
Producing high-quality code to meet all project deadlines and ensuring the functionality matches the requirements
Analyzing and resolving issues found during the testing or pre-production phases of the software delivery lifecycle; coordinating changes with project team leaders and cross-work team members
Providing technical leadership to project team members and responding to inquiries regarding errors or questions about programs
Interacts with data architects, other tech leads, team members and project manager as required addressing technical and scheduling issues.

Suggests and implements process improvements for estimating, development and testing processes.

Responsible for insuring team designs and delivers code in alignment with published SEI & industry standards.

Required:
BS Degree in Computer Science or applicable programming area of study
Must demonstrate experience designing & delivering systems and projects from inception through implementation
Proficiency in Analysis, Design, Build, and Deployment of Java applications. Experience developing solutions within an Application Container; experience developing Java services; web services is a plus
Experience with Database access methods and simple SQL constructs. Experience with ORM tools (Hibernate, JPA) is a plus
Familiarity with key business concepts and challenges of investment-processing components such as portfolio accounting, asset data and operations
Understand Asynchronous and Synchronous transactions and processing. Experience with JMS, MDBs, MQ is a plus
Work experience with any of the following Linus/UNIX/Solaris/AIX; Shell programming/PERL, Groovy
Work experience in developing Web Applications with Java Script, HTML, JSPs. Experience with MVC frameworks such as Struts; Spring is a plus
Multiple project working experience with ER/Studio and TOAD
Strong knowledge of Oracle and UNIX
Excellent communication skills
Strong system/ technical analysis skills


Preferred Qualifications:
Work experience within financial management organization
Self-motivation with an ability to prioritize multiple tasks
Ability to develop a strong internal network across the platform
Excellent collaboration, communications, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills
Ability to think creatively and seek optimum solutions
Ability to grasp loosely defined concepts and transform them into tangible results and key deliverables
Very strong problem-solving skills
Diagnostic skills with the ability to analyze technical, business and financial issues and options
Ability to infer from previous examples, willingness to understand how an application is put together