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Application Development Lead

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Job description

The Development Lead for Mobile eCommerce is responsible for leading the end to end development of “mobile-first” financial products and services, including UX design, UI implementation, and core systems integration.  

The products and services are key components in leading the digital marketing strategy, which seeks to engage with millennials in their technology of choice.  These applications will allow consumers to digitally track, apply, sign-up, or enroll in one or more of the company’s programs or product offerings.   

The role will involve designing and developing mobile, tablet, and desktop applications (native and Web applications) which involve electronic applications, electronic signatures, electronic payments, third party verifications, bank account transfers, and integration with outside partners.  Additionally, this role will be required to integrate the developed applications into existing processes and systems. 

As a Development Lead or “technical product owner” you can be expected to wear many hats, e.g. Architect, Designer, Developer, Analyst, Project Manager, in addition to providing on-going operational support.  This position will be both an individual contributor as well as a leader of technical resources (e.g. staff and/or contract resources).

You should have a keen understanding of the implications of solutions being delivered and should help maintain the focus on business outcomes rather than just the technology at hand. 

As the Development Lead, you will:

•Work directly with leaders and members of brightpeak financial business to ensure the right solutions are being delivered. 

•Lead the design, development, integration and deployment of both vendor solutions and custom applications in alignment with brightpeak’s overall architecture vision.

•Provide leadership to a team of resources, including work direction, design, estimates, and ensuring solution delivery according to timeline.

•Deliver technical solutions which comply with brightpeak’s architecture governance and compliance requirements.

•Ensure that developed solutions are built and tested to meet both quality and security requirements.

•Play a key role in implementing the execution of technology strategy for technology platforms, partnerships, and external relationships. 

•Keep an eye on emerging technology and trends with the goal of leveraging them to improve businesses offerings and future channel development. 

•Bring a consultancy approach to your work.

•Help to introduce/implement full end-to-end testing capabilities, as needed. 

Expected Role Qualifications

•Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or equivalent business experience.

•7-10 years software development experience, including several of: Java, .NET, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, JSON/XML, and WebServices.

•3-5 years of experience providing leadership to technical resources in software delivery.

•Successful experience with Agile development processes.

•Proven ability to multi-task in a dynamic and fast paced environment.

•Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

•DBMS / SQL skills, preferably with SQL Server.

•Experience with object, service, and event oriented architectures and techniques.

•Deep knowledge in SOA and loosely coupled application architecture concepts. 

Desired Role Experience

•Experience in integrating through IBM Websphere or comparable EAI environments.

•Mobile development using MEAP (i.e. Kony) a plus.

•Experience with Adobe server based products:  LiveCycle ES, etc.

•Fluent understanding of multiple development languages a definite plus.

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