Consultant, Software Engineering (Specialty)

St. Louis, MO

Post Date: 04/09/2018 Job ID: 137380 Job Category: Software Dev. - Java and Open Source

Are you looking for a new and challenging opportunity? Do you have experience with Software Engineering? Technology Partners can help you make your next big career move a reality.

Technology Partners is currently seeking a talented person for a Consultant, Software Engineering position.

What You Will Be Doing:

You will successfully lead major projects and complex assignments with broad scope and long-term business implications. You will create solutions with high level of innovation, cost effectiveness, high quality and faster time to market. You will also lead the day to day system development and maintenance activities of the team to meet service level agreements (SLAs). You will collaborate with business and technical partners to identify and scope the opportunities, outline potential value and ROI, identify risks, benefits, and constraints. You will contribute to the overall strategy and manage complex issues within functional area of expertise.

You will develop an overall strategic technical plan and create architecture proposals based on identified solution gaps. As recognized subject matter expert, you will lead planning, design, and implementation of technical solutions. You will create solution definition and solution architecture. You will also assist Management in Business Case Development and Scenario Planning leading to an effective decision-making process. You will make presentations to the Management, Business Owners, and other Stakeholders. You will assist in examining commercially available and forthcoming industry technologies related to the area of expertise. You will also research on current and upcoming technologies and application appropriate frameworks and provide recommendations to Management. You will perform PoCs (Proof of Concept) and help Department in the selection of Technology. You will also proactively create and maintain solution and technology roadmaps. You will partner with Project Managers in the implementation of processes per the evolving needs of the team and the solutions.

You will create detailed cost and time estimates for implementing business solutions, define technical scope and requirements of the project and assist project manager with managing scope during the lifecycle of the project. You will identify Quality methodology and define Quality Metrics for the Team. You will define and Lead Quality Assurance and Quality Control processes in the department. You will also assist in vendor selection and RFI/RFP process. You will lead Quality Assurance and Quality Control processes in the department. You will ensure adequate test coverage in Unit Testing, System Testing/Integration Testing, and Performance Testing. You will also perform Quality Inspections and Walkthroughs throughout the SDLC including Requirements Review, Architecture Review, Design Review, Code Review and Security Review to ensure compliance with company standards. You will co-ordinate offshore development and manage the day to day activities. You will support collection and reporting of project and software metrics. You will also actively look for opportunities to enhance standards and improve process efficiency. You will mentor and guide other team members during all phases of the SDLC. You will lead and guide the team through all phases of the SDLC of an application. You will also successfully lead production incident and problem management, identification of root cause and remediation of the problems. You will mentor, coach and assist project team members. You will provide Brownbag sessions on new and upcoming technologies, methodologies and frameworks. You will also provide technical training to the team. You will assist with selection of technical resources for the projects. You will also ensure compliance with the defined standards. You will actively look for opportunities to modify and enhance standards per the needs of the department. You will develop documentation templates, lead and enforce development of documentation throughout the development lifecycle of the solution. You will also ensure compliance with Audit Requirements by proactively educating team on Compliance Requirements and Integrating Compliance Requirements in SDLC. You will represent the team during Compliance Audits.

What We Are Looking For:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent experience.

  • 5 to 8 years of experience in related field, including 5 to 8 years of experience in delivering secure solutions in Financial Services Sector is preferred.

  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of Software Engineering Concepts and Methodologies is required.

  • Demonstrate MC Core Competencies.

  • Ability to be high-energy, detail-oriented, proactive and able to function under pressure in an independent environment along with a high degree of initiative and self-motivation to drive results.

  • Strong communication skills -- both verbal and written - and strong relationship, collaboration skills and organizational skills.

  • Ability to quickly learn and implement new technologies, frameworks and tools and support multiple concurrent activities and to interface with external / internal resources, working as a member of a matrix based diverse and geographically distributed project team.

If this position sounds like you, WE SHOULD TALK! We realize our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we offer the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • 401(k) retirement plan

  • Long and Short-Term disability

  • Life insurance

  • Direct deposit

  • Referral program

Your better future is ready, and we want to put the right tools in your hands to get you there. Let's go!

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Technology Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Technology Partners does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws.

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