Lead the delivery, maintenance, support and enhancement of secure and effective technical solutions for products and projects in assigned portfolio.
Participate in requirements identification and feasibility analysis for new solutions or application modifications in response to the formal Change Management process.
Responsible for the generation of technical solutions to include design, coding, testing, quality assurance, implementation and all supporting documentation.
Provide leadership and guidance to assigned staff. Supervise, coach, coordinate and monitor work, workload and performance of assigned staff to ensure that quality of technical solutions is maintained and that learning opportunities are provided.
Provide regular input on performance evaluation for assigned staff to the Manager and Technical Lead responsible and participate in delivering PMPs as required.
Develop and demonstrate a thorough understanding of ITS systems development standards and methodologies, tools and techniques, and its underlying quality assurance principles and processes.
Maintain current knowledge of industry best practices and future direction, and shares findings with other ITS teams.
Demonstrate and maintain a thorough understanding and knowledge of of the company policies that form the basis to existing business processes.
Contribute to policy evolution and refinement and business process re-engineering.
Interact closely with other ITS teams to ensure successful system development according to the detailed specifications and industry best practices within architectural frameworks; engage the Architecture and Standards team to ensure solutions are designed according to the ITS systems development standards and methodologies and in alignment with ITS architectural frameworks.
Work with assigned staff to ensure that staff receives the requisite information to perform their assigned tasks, coordinate and ensure timely delivery of these assigned tasks.
Liaise with business areas to manage scope, deliverables and other matters related to projects and products in assigned portfolio to ensure that users' needs are being addressed.
Degree or diploma in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
Minimum of six to eight years of IT experience in defining and overseeing the generation and implementation of technical solutions for large, complex, multi-tiered applications in a web based environment, four or more years of which are in a senior technical position.
Extensive experience and proven expertise in the development of web-based middle tier, back end and front end development.
Demonstrated experience with formal system development methodologies and standards.
Extensive experience in a senior technical role with the ability to supervise and coach staff.
Ability to understand and prioritize user and business requirements and to conceptualize information processing solutions in response to them.
Ability to analyze scope and define work effort required
Ability to plan and manage workload effectively.
Strong team player with a client/user orientation.
Excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to communicate complex ideas/processes in simple terminology.
Experience with Ab Initio or MicroStrategy is an asset